Rainy Day Things to Do in Delaware

Rainy days are the perfect kind of days to explore some of Delaware’s plentiful and affordable indoor attractions. We have a few favorite rainy-day activities to share, should you decide that the weather simply will not dampen your vacation spirit:

Kid-approved fun: Entertain the kids with a day of action at Lefty's Alley & Eats, the new entertainment center that features more than a dozen bowling lanes and a two-story arena for laser tag. Plus, savor cuisine from Lefty’s bar and restaurant, or jump on over to Shell We Bounce, an inflatable bounce house recreational center for kids.

Tax-free shopping: Shop for tax-free bargains at the Tanger Outlets in Rehoboth Beach. Also, if moving North, check out Christiana Mall for big savings on electronic goodies, or spend the day window shopping.

Tanger outlet shoppers

Try your luck: Play slots, or try your hand at poker at one of the state’s three full-service casinos: Dover Downs Hotel & CasinoDelaware Park and Harrington Raceway & Casino.

A day at the museum: Engage and inspire the kids with a visit to a Delaware museum or art gallery including the Delaware Children’s MuseumDelaware Art MuseumDelaware Museum of Natural HistoryBiggs Museum of American Art or Zwaanendael Museum.

Dining: The dining options in Delaware are sure to brighten your day. Choose from the fresh bay seafood and hidden gems to fine dining and unique experiences, or maybe just a slice from your favorite pizza spot like Grotto Pizza.
Beach dining in Delaware

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Rain and relax: Being stuck indoors has its perks. Take advantage of the perfect opportunity to catch up on some much needed relaxation. Catch a movie at Westown Movies in Middletown, where they have reclining seats, adult beverages and a dinner menu available! Or treat yourself to a spa day at Bellmoor Inn and Spa