The bayous of Louisiana are no strangers to soggy weather, but that doesn’t mean you’ll want to be out in the rain. Don’t worry, because there are plenty of places to have a great time while also staying dry. From the numerous sharks at the Shreveport Aquarium to the batting cages at D-BAT, check out these 10 best rainy day activities in Louisiana.
Whether you’re a history buff or just someone who wants to expand their understanding of history’s most impactful eras, the National WWII Museum is a can’t-miss. Pop in to see a variety of exhibits along with an immersive sound and light show.
Louisiana might be along the coastline but how much do you really know about our marine neighbors? Get acquainted with a wide range of sharks, fish, and more at the well-orchestrated Shreveport Aquarium.
Indulge your fantasies of returning to the skating rinks of your youth when you visit Fun Nation. This Lafayette skating rink is everything you lovingly remember and more. It even has classes if your skating skills could use a refresher.
Puzzles are fun any time, but they’re far more fun when you’re living them. If you’re bored and looking for some mental stimulation, head to Key 2 Escape, Alexandria’s favorite escape room game.
You can turn any dull rainy day into an adventure, and all you have to do is go to Spartan Adventure Park. In quaint Monroe, this indoor entertainment complex has everything you need for an exciting day: trampolines, virtual reality experiences, virtual golf, and more.
Spend your next rainy day under the glitz and glam of the bright lights at the Golden Nugget. This Lake Charles casino has all your favorite games from slots to craps, along with live entertainment.
Let your child’s imagination go wild with a trip to Operation Imagination. This popular family destination has multiple play rooms so kids can enjoy their favorite activities and adventures under one roof.
Covington’s own Abita Brewing Company is loved by beer drinkers across the country, but it’s always better when it’s enjoyed right from its home facility. Take a tour of the brewery and taste all your favorite beers in the taproom.
Exercise your batting skills or just have a great time at the popular D-BAT. As Ruston’s favorite spot for indoor batting cages, D-BAT welcomes players of all levels for baseball and softball.
Louisiana is full of stories of the past that you might be missing out on. Hear all those amazing stories and celebrate the regional culture at the Bayou Teche Museum.