Yet, there is something romantic about a rainy day, especially in New York City. So, here are 25 things you can do to enjoy NYC when the weather’s a little disagreeable!
Things to do on a rainy day in NYC
Escape from the rain (literally) by turning your NYC apartment into your own personal Escape Room with this super fun at-home kit. You can choose from themes like superheroes, “The Heist of the Century” inspired by the Netflix hit show Money Heist, or even a magical mystery at a wizarding school! Each kit includes everything you need – from the setup guide to the game pieces, to the instructions for the Game Master and other accessories – all you have to do is print it out and get your adrenaline pumping. With no limit on the number of players, you’ll have 60 minutes to see if you can figure it out…
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2. Golf at Chelsea Piers
Have fun at the heated and weather protected driving range at Chelsea Piers. Order food and drinks to your stall as you practice your swing! Learn more here.
3-11. Explore New York’s many museums
NYC is known for it’s incredible museums! From ones entirely dedicated to dogs, ice cream, posters and more, there are tons of fun museums and exhibitions to choose from!
- Banksy: Genius or Vandal?
- The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
- Museum of the City of New York
- Whitney Museum of American Art
- Superfunland at the Museum of Sex
- Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
- Fotografiska New York
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art
- The Museum of Natural History
12. See a movie
Now that theaters have opened up, New Yorkers can once again relax in comfy recliners with some delicious popcorn and enjoy the newest releases on the big screen! Grab your AMC tickets here.
There are endless hidden gems to discover in New York City, you just have to know where to look. From back rooms that were actually around in the 1920’s to hidden doors inside bodega’s, here are some of our favorite spaces we think everyone has to try at least once. Here’s our list:
- La Noxe, Chelsea
- Patent Pending, Chelsea
- The Little Shop, South Street Seaport
- Attaboy, Lower East Side
- Angel’s Share, East Village
19. Hide away with a book in the New York Public Library
When its cold and rainy out, there’s nothing better to do than curl up with a good book! And what better place to hide out than the New York Public Library? The Fifth Ave flagship’s beautiful Rose Reading Room provides the perfect spot to curl up and take in the gorgeous art and architecture.
Where: 476 5th Ave.
Williamsburg’s Area 53 has always been known for paintball, but they also opened an incredible indoor adventure park in the massive warehouse next door! Located at 616 Scholes St., the venue’s 40,o00-square-foot Indoor Adventure Park first opened back in May. It looks like the ultimate space for a fun date, hangout with friends, or even company get-together because it has practically EVERY fun activity you could be looking for…Oh — and you can enjoy it no matter what the weather is! Read more here.
Or await your always dreamed of meet-cute to happen as you sip on your latte! Either way cozy inside from the rain (at limited capacity of course) and try some of the best java the city has to offer! here are a few of our suggestions, but you can read the full list here.
- Intelligentsia, Chelsea
- Astoria Coffee, Astoria
- Ground Support, SoHo
- Hi-Collar, East Village
- Stumptown Coffee Roasters, Greenwich Village or Flatiron