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Stay dry with these fun indoor activities around Tampa Bay

Posted at 11:17 AM, May 25, 2018

TAMPA BAY, Fla. - Could someone tell Mother Nature to ease up on the rain? Tampa Bay is expected to receive several inches of rainfall over Memorial Day weekend. 

If you’re looking for ways to escape the dreary weather, try out these indoor activities that will certainly keep you dry. 

Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field

Stay out of the rain and head to the Trop! The Tampa Bay Rays will host the Baltimore Orioles for a 3-game weekend series at Tropicana Field! First pitch is Friday night at 7:10 p.m. 


Skating at Clearwater Ice Arena

Learn how to ice skate, figure skate or play hockey at the indoor Clearwater Ice Arena. New and experienced skaters can enjoy this year-round attraction at three different Tampa Bay Skating Academy locations. You may even want to grab a sweatshirt, it will be chilly inside! You know, because of the ice.

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Sky Zone Trampoline Park

Get ready to grab some air! Sky Zone Trampoline Park has numerous activities that will certainly bring along a physical workout. This trampoline park offers dodgeball pick-up games, trampoline dunk competitions, foam pits, workout classes and freestyle jumping hours for both kids and adults. 

The Great Escape Room

Put your thinking cap on for this one! Try out The Great Escape Room in Tampa, which is a Sherlock-themed escape adventure game where players solve a series of puzzles and embark on a scavenger hunt using hints, strategy and clues in effort to ‘escape.’ Remember, you must work as a team to get out and you only have 60 minutes!


Vertical Ventures

Whether you’re an experienced climber or a first-timer, Vertical Ventures has a rock wall just for you. Serving as a climbing destination in Tampa Bay since 1996, Vertical Ventures offers classes, memberships, group events and four types of climbing at both of their local locations.


iFLY Tampa Indoor Skydiving

Experience the thrill of freefall without jumping out of an airplane! Jumpers will take turns ‘flying’ in a vertical wind tunnel with an instructor to simulate the true feeling of skydiving. There’s no parachute or jumping, and nearly anyone can fly, including those with disabilities. Indoor skydiving is a fun and safe activity that can help anyone with their fear of flying. With wind speeds around 120 mph, you're sure to stay cool with this one. 

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The Florida Aquarium

Dive with sharks, swim with fishes or just tour the massive aquarium where you can discover over 20,000 animals and plants native to Florida and around the world. Besides its vast display of marine wildlife, the Florida Aquarium is also home to plenty of birds and mammals. Their mission is to entertain, educate and inspire stewardship about our natural environment. 

Of course, you could always catch a film at the movie theater or check out your local mall. What's your favorite way to spend time indoors? Let us know! Send your ideas to