Here are some of the best indoor activities in Dallas, whether it's a rainy day or a cold week. Browse the list below and enjoy while staying safe!
1. Enlighten Yourself
A rainy day is the perfect excuse to be a tourist in your own city. Dallas has so many museums to choose from with staples like The Sixth Floor Museum, George W. Bush Presidential Library, Perot and the Dallas Museum of Art. The DMA currently has nine exhibits including the works of Dalí and Frida Kahlo. 1717 N Harwood Street Dallas, TX 75201, 214.922.1200, dma.org
With over 400 stores and 60 eateries in The Galleria, it's incredibly easy to fill a whole day with shopping. Everyone knows shopping can be exhausting, but with so many restaurant options you can take a break at any moment and with any type of cuisine. The Galleria also offers a skating rink, art exhibits and events for the kids. 13350 Dallas Pkwy Dallas, TX 75240, 972.702.7100, galleriadallas.com
If you consider yourself a coffee afficionado or just like the vibes of coffee shops, use a rainy day to try out that one you've been seeing all over Instagram. Greenville and Lower Greenville have lots of unique cafés to discover. If you haven't been yet, La La Land is a popular favorite with great drinks and a beautifully curated atmosphere. 5626 Bell Avenue Dallas, TX 75206, 214.579.9550, lalalandkindcafe.com
Bring out your competitive side with some fun and games! Places like Barcadia, Dave & Buster's and Bowlounge are perfect for entertaining the whole family or friends for hours. Knock down some pins while enjoying craft beers and delicious bites made from the scratch kitchen. Not into bowling? Bowlounge also offers billiards, ping pong and darts. 167 Turtle Creek Blvd Dallas, TX 75207, 214.741.7737, bowlounge.com
Sometimes the rain brings out the dreamy and creative side of us. Thankfully you don't have to have an in-home art studio to let your creative juices flow. Dallas has lots of wine and paint spots as well as a place called Upstairs Circus. If crafting and cocktails sounds like your ideal activity this is the spot for you. 2810 Main Street Dallas, TX 75226, 214.247.6007, upstairscircus.com
When it's cold and rainy outside, a cozy robe and a serene environment sounds like the perfect escape. Dallas has a plethora of day spas to pamper you for hours. Try Hiatus Spa and Retreat for a range of services including the Monthly Retreat for a full body exfoliation, shower and Swedish massage. 5560 West Lovers Ln Suite 250 Dallas, TX 75209, 214.352.4111, hiatusspa.com