Things for Rainy Days

Yes, even though Florida is known as the Sunshine State, we do have rainy days! There are several places to explore that are strictly for indoor activities. Here are a few ideas for some vacation fun when there is no sun!

Bishop Museum of Science and Nature

The Bishop Museum of Science and Planetarium are located in Downtown Bradenton. It is a natural and cultural history museum specializing in the history of Florida`s gulf coast. It houses exhibits highlighting Florida history from the prehistoric to the present.
Location: 201 10th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205
Phone: (941) 746-4131

Regal Oakmont Theatre

Located in the South Trail Village Shopping Center in Bradenton. Get showtimes, buy movie tickets and more at Regal Oakmont movie theatre. It has multiple screens featuring new release films, plush seating and a concession stand.
Location: 4801 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton, FL 34210
Phone: (844) 462-7342

Jumpin Fun Inflata Park

Over 15,000 sq/ft of Inflatable Fun & Our Thrilling 250 ft Long AirRider Zip-Rail Coaster You Will Have The Time of Your Life In A Fantastically Fun Park! With Almost 20 Attractions & Fun Areas of Play You Are Sure To Find Something Fun To Do For Everyone In The Family!
Location: 7321 Trade Ct, Sarasota, FL 34240
Phone: (941) 388-5867

Bishop Planetarium

The Planetarium at The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature is a premier astronomy facility, with a full-dome able to recreate a dark sky’s natural environment. The Planetarium is a remarkable astronomy education resource, allowing you to explore the universe through immersive virtual journeys to the far reaches of the cosmos with their state-of-the-art projection system.
Location: 201 10th St. W Bradenton, FL 34205
Phone: 941-746-4131

Bowlero Bowling of Bradenton

Bowlero of Bradenton has 64 Lanes, an Arcade, Billiard/Pool, an on-site Pro Shop and Sports Bar. They run some awesome specials, so check their website.
Location: 4208 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton, FL 34210
Phone: (941) 758-8838

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium is an independent, nonprofit, marine research organization based on City Island in Sarasota. They develop science-based solutions to urgent problems, save marine wildlife, restore critical ecosystems, help coastal communities preserve their quality of life, and uncover new, sustainable sources of food and medicine from the sea. They advance marine science worldwide and share their discoveries through their public aquarium and education for all ages.
Location: 1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: (941) 388-4441