10 Best Rainy Day Activities in Arkansas!

A rainy day doesn’t have to mean a boring day as long as you know what’s available in your area. From the bowling lanes at Hijinx Family Entertainment Center to the massages at Affinity Day Spa, enjoy these 10 best rainy day activities in Arkansas.

Museum of Discovery, Little Rock, AR

Expand your child’s mind with an outing at the Museum of Discovery. This unique Little Rock museum is the ultimate children’s science center where kids of nearly any age can learn and have fun at the same time.

TheatreSquared, Fayetteville, AR

Live theater is a rare treat for most people today, but it’s an excellent way to do something outside the box the next time the rain is pouring on your plans. Check out the outstanding event calendar at Fayetteville’s TheatreSquared.

Hijinx Family Entertainment Center, Jonesboro, AR

Head out for some fun hijinx at Jonesboro’s Hijinx Family Entertainment Center. This popular local spot is your headquarters for all the greatest arcade games, bowling, and more.

Bathhouse Row, Hot Springs, AR

Most national parks aren’t exactly rain-friendly, but bathhouses in the Hot Springs National Park are an exception. Explore Bathhouse Row to see Arkansas’s eight historic bathhouses that have been standing since between 1892 and 1923.

Thunder Lanes Bowling Center, Pine Bluff, AR

When it’s thundering outside, make your own thunder at the Thunder Lanes Bowling Center. Located in Pine Bluff, this classic bowling center is the ultimate destination for kids and adults alike.

Affinity Day Spa, Fort Smith, AR

Sometimes a rainy day is your sign that you need to pause and take a break. There’s no better way to take a break than to get pampered with a trip to the spa. From massages to facials, Affinity Day Spa has everything you need to relax and refresh.

Bentonville Brewing, Bentonville, AR

If you’re looking for a fun place to simply hang out and have a good time, Bentonville Brewing is the perfect choice. This local brewery has a fantastic gastropub where you can enjoy its original brews and it offers tours too.

Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources, Smackover, AR

You might not want to spend the day out in Arkansas’s landscape while it’s raining, but you can take the opportunity to learn about it at the Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources. Located in Smackover, this great museum tells the tale of Arkansas’s natural history.

Action Jack’s Family Fun and Entertainment, Conway, AR

Bring some action into your next inclement weather day at Action Jack’s Family Fun and Entertainment Center. You might not be able to enjoy the outdoor paintball fields but its indoor facility still has plenty to offer, like mini paintball, laser tag, arcade games, and even escape rooms.

Sharp Edges Axe Throwing, Mountain Home, AR

Axe throwing is all the rage for outside-the-box entertainment, so you know you’ll have a great time at Sharp Edges Axe Throwing in Mountain Home. It’s fantastic for axe throwing beginners and experts alike.

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