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How to Make the Most of a Rainy Day in Florence

Finally, warm weather is coming and sunny days are ahead! Unfortunately, so are those rainy summer days. If you are like me though, you might enjoy a rainy day, but still, want to do something social and fun! While the rain may ruin some plans you have, there is still plenty of excitement to be had in Florence when the weather isn’t optimal!

For those who are a little competitive and like an adrenaline rush, check out Xhiliracing, located right in the heart of Florence. It’s an indoor go-kart track with zero-emissions Xtreme Karts. This is an activity that people of all ages will enjoy! The carts are able to reach a speed of 45 miles per hour on the ¼-mile track.

For art enthusiasts, travel a little down the road to Covington, Kentucky and visit The Carnegie. The Carnegie is a multidisciplinary arts venue that contains six galleries, a theater, and a children’s arts education center. The 17,000 sq. ft. arts venue is the largest one in Kentucky

The Newport Aquarium will make you forget about the bad weather outside with the thousands of animals it has on showcase from around the world. The aquarium features 70 exhibits and 14 galleries in 1 million gallons of water! Guests have the opportunity to touch a shark and pet a penguin during the Penguin Encounter! The aquarium’s Shark Bridge is the only suspension in North America that allows guests to walk just inches above two dozen sharks!

Come to Lazer Kraze with friends and team up together for an exhilarating indoor game of laser tag! Lazer Kraze uses the latest technology to make their laser tag experience one of the best. Compete in multi-level blacklight arenas with live briefings, real-time score board, and an observation deck! Lazer Kraze is located in Erlanger, Kentucky and also provides its visitors with in indoor trampoline park, arcade, and snack bar for hours of rainy day fun!

Were you looking forward to getting out on the fairway or hit a few at the driving range? Don’t worry! You can still work on your swing at World of Golf located here in Florence! They have a new indoor driving range that is 80 feet wide with a 15 feet high net. This range has 8 hitting stalls, each equipped with the V1 Digital Coaching System that can record your swing for you to analyze it against a PGA player. There is also an indoor putting and chipping green for you to practice that short game!

The Florence Mall is last, but definitely not least on the list! Who doesn’t like shopping when it’s raining out! The mall has 100 stores including 4 anchor stores. The mall also contains a Rave Cinemas for movie lovers!

The next time it rains in Florence, you will have plenty of things to keep you entertained! These activities will definitely get rid of your rainy day blues!