10 Best Rainy Day Activities in Rhode Island!

Let’s face it, living in New England means you’re going to get some rain. But don’t let a little water dampen your fun! From a playful museum experience at the Providence Children’s Museum to exploring the all-time tennis greats at the International Tennis Hall of Fame, here are the 10 Best Rainy Day Activities in Rhode Island.

Providence Children's Museum, Providence, RI

The Providence Children's Museum is a delightful museum experience where you can play, create, and explore. It’s fun for the whole family and there’s always something new to discover.

Babcock-Smith House, Westerly, RI

This historic Georgian mansion, now a museum, was built by Joshua Babcock, a correspondent of Benjamin Franklin, in 1734. Dudley Babcock acquired the property in 1812 as a post office and general store and now stands as a testament of the Colonial period.

Rock Spot Climbing, Lincoln, RI

At Rock Spot Climbing in Lincoln, people of all ages and skill levels can take part in indoor climbing classes. Save time by filling out your waiver online so you can get right to climbing.

New England Wireless & Steam Museum, East Greenwich, RI

The New England Wireless and Steam Museum is dedicated to the history of radio and steam power. It recognizes the contributions of engineers who served the public good by analyzing engineering problems and finding solutions to them. It’s a great reminder to show us how far we’ve come as a society.

Museum of Work & Culture, Woonsocket, RI

The Museum of Work & Culture presents the extraordinary story of immigrants seeking a better life in the mill towns along the Blackstone River. Hear the stories of their journeys via immersive exhibits and learn how the immigrants lived, worked, and learned.

Boss Ice Arena, South Kingstown, RI

Located on the campus of the University of Rhode Island, the Bradford R. Boss Arena offers a wide range of activities for you and your family to enjoy. Sign up for ice skating lessons, take in a hockey game, or drop in during open skate.

Newport Indoor Golf, Portsmouth, RI

Perfect your swing at your choice of 45 golf courses from around the world, as well as two driving ranges. They’re open seven days a week and offer early morning and late night tee times.

Jamestown Museum, Jamestown, RI

As a one-room school built in 1885, the Jamestown Museum was thoughtfully transformed in 1971 into a seasonal museum with rotating exhibits. Use your rainy day to brush up on local history and gain a newfound appreciation for modern life.

Launch Trampoline Park, Warwick, RI

Launch Trampoline Park features giant trampoline jumps, ninja-style obstacle courses, climbing walls, laser tag, battle pits, bowling, and more. Bouncing off the walls here is perfectly acceptable, especially on a rainy day.

The International Tennis Hall of Fame, Newport, RI

The International Tennis Hall of Fame promotes and preserves the history and achievements of tennis as well as honoring its champions, helping to expand the game throughout the world. The museum features a wide range of interactive exhibits and more than 25,000 artifacts.

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