The city of Austin welcomes more than 30 million tourists each year and is known for many great activities outside. From hiking and kayaking on Lady Bird Lake to attending the ACL music festival, there are plenty of outdoor adventures in Austin.
But what about on a dreary, rainy day? It can be tough to get out of the rain, but luckily Austin has lots of fun things to do indoors too!
Go Go-Karting at K1 Speed – Race your friends around the indoor go-kart track! Located in North Austin, K1 Speed offers several different go-kart options for everyone from kids to adults.
Shoot a Target at The Range – This shooting range is perfect for those who love to target practice. They have packages and classes as well as shooting games and other fun activities!
Grab a Book & Coffee Shop on the Way – Browse through Resistencia Bookstore, where they celebrate indigenous/Chicana/o/x/Latina/o/x writers. They also have a community of people who love to read and discuss books, so it’s the perfect place to get cozy with a good book!
Try Breweries – The beer scene in Austin is huge, so there are tons of options to check out. Whether you want to explore a new brewery or visit a familiar one, there are tons of options for a rainy day activity in Austin!
Dance – Swing dancing is popular in Austin and a great way to keep active while having a lot of fun. There are several places to learn swing dancing, such as the Austin Swing Syndicate and Inspired Movement.