Things To Do In Austin When It’s Cold or Rainy

The age old question, what do Austinites do when its rainy or cold? Most of us want to bundle up and stay inside but for those ready to brave the weather, here are 12 Things To Do When It’s Rainy or Cold.

 

Things To Do On A Cold/Rainy Day In Austin

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The age old question, what do Austinites do when its cold or rainy? Here are our favorite recommendations. 

  • Book People

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    Book People is hands down the best local book store in Austin. They have two stories of books for you to browse. 

  • Pinballz Arcade

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    Pinballz offers a massive 13,000 square feet of Classic Arcade experience! The family-friendly fun center offers over 250 games including Classic and New arcade games. 

  • The Goodnight

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    This place has it all, including excellent cocktails, food, bowling, karaoke, table tennis and shuffle board. 

  • The Blanton

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    This art museum located on the UT campus is a top pick for anyone with a creative side. 

  • Whole Foods

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    The Flagship location is the Disneyland of grocery stores, so it's easy to get lost shopping, dining at one of the many stations, or just wandering around. Samples? Yes please.

  • Bowling

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    Few things bring out my inner child like a good round of bowling. Check out Dart Bowl (North Central), Union Underground (Central) or Westgate Lanes (South). 

  • Blazer Tag

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    Blazer Tag is home to the largest lazer tag arena in the state, think three stories of bridges, ramps and towers.

  • iFly Indoor Skydiving

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    iFLY Austin is a state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel that provides a fun and safe way to experience true human body flight. This definitely appeals to those with an inner sense of adventure.

  • Waterloo Records

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    This internationally recognized record store is the go-to place to grab vinyl in Austin. If you're lucky enough, you may run into an in-store performance while you're there. 

  • LBJ Library & Museum

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    The LBJ Presidential Library is located on the University of Texas campus. It even has a re-creation of the Oval Office from when Johnson was President. 

  • Bullock Texas History Museum

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    This is the go to destination for everything Texas. They also have an IMAX movie theater. Check their site to check out what's showing.

  • Alamo Drafthouse

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    This is the obvious answer, Austin's favorite movie theater. You can't go wrong with dinner, drinks and a movie. 

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