10 Best Rainy Day Activities in Kansas!

Feeling like your entertainment is stuck in a rut, especially when the weather is less than favorable? There are plenty of places to mix it up. From the one-of-a-kind obstacle courses at BRKTHROUGH to the planetarium at Cosmosphere, experience these 10 best rainy day activities in Kansas.

BRKTHROUGH, Overland Park, KS

BRKTHROUGH is an entertainment venue that’s unlike anything else. It has created social gaming that combines physical challenges like obstacle courses along with puzzles and teamwork. Experience it for yourself in Overland Park.

Carousel Skate Center, Wichita, KS

Take a step back in time to the skating rinks of decades past when you pay a visit to Carousel Skate Center. This Wichita skating rink brings all that ‘90s nostalgia into the 2020s so kids and adults alike can have a great time.

GreatPlay, Topeka, KS

GreatPlay is a place that celebrates play for all it has to offer - fun, exercise, learning, interaction, and more. Head to this Topeka spot for its trampoline park, arcade, laser tag, and more.

Inspired Play Cafe, Leawood, KS

It’s always a struggle to keep kids entertained while you’re dining out, but Inspired Play Cafe has the solution. This innovative cafe offers a full restaurant for families and community members along with an interactive play atmosphere full of enriching play equipment for kids.

Emporia Granada Theatre, Emporia, KS

Live theater is always a special treat, and if you’re in the Emporia area, it’s easy to treat yourself because you have the Emporia Granada Theatre in your backyard. Check it out for a wide range of events and shows.

Axe to Grind, Manhattan, KS

Want to try something new? Axe throwing has become a popular choice for active entertainment, and it’s the perfect way to brighten any gloomy day. Head to Axe to Grind in Manhattan to learn the ins and outs.

Cosmosphere, Hutchinson, KS

If you’re in awe of the expanses of space and the mysteries they may hold, you’ll love spending a day at the Cosmosphere. This Hutchinson space center is designed with space fans in mind, with a planetarium, space museum, interactive lab, and more.

District, Salina, KS

The District is a fabulous venue where you can easily spend your entire day hopping from one activity or attraction to the next. Go-karts, boutique bowling, and arcade games await at this popular Salina destination.

Boot Hill Museum, Dodge City, KS

Experience the Wild West at the incredible Boot Hill Museum. Located in Dodge City, this museum recreates the magic of a town in the old West, with plenty of saloons and general stores for you to enjoy while you stay out of the rain.

Defiance Beer Taproom, Hays, KS

Give your taste buds an adventure by taking your next rainy day to the Defiance Beer Taproom. This is the perfect place to experience Hays’ local beer from Defiance Brewing.

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