10 Fun Things To Do on a Rainy Day in Blue Ridge GA

It happens every now and then: Mother Nature doesn’t get the memo that the weather is supposed to be perfect during your vacation. Instead of the clear, sunny skies you envisioned, you get dark gray clouds and rain. (So much for all the outdoor activities you had planned.) But don’t let a little bit—or even a lot!—of rain stop you from having a good time during your visit. There are plenty of fun indoor activities available in Blue Ridge for you to enjoy, even during wet weather.

1.  Pinball Machine Fun - Next to Bigfoot Museum

Experience a load of fun on vintage pinball machines from the 1930s through the 1990s at Georgia Pinball Museum where you can play HISTORY! Go next door and tour the Expedition Bigfoot Museum, a 4,000 square foot family attraction - the country’s largest permanent display of genuine Bigfoot artifacts, life-sized exhibits, large up-to-date sighting maps, and the world’s only Bigfoot Research and Tech Vehicle on display.

2. Check out a Live Play at Blue Ridge Community Theater

Dedicated to enriching Blue Ridge’s cultural experience, the Blue Ridge Community Theater offers various plays and performances to Blue Ridge residents and visitors alike. It’s the perfect way to enjoy a rainy day and support our awesome local talent at the same time. Check the calendar to see what is happening during your visit!

3. Go Wine Tasting at the Vine Wine Bar and Bistro

Located in downtown Blue Ridge, The Vine offers a relaxing, sophisticated atmosphere to enjoy wine tasting. Choose either a full flight and taste 6 different wines, or opt for a light flight and taste 3 different wines. Their extensive wine list includes local wines, as well as wines from California, Oregon, and even Italy!

4. Check out the Local Breweries and Taste Local Beers

More of a beer buff than a wine connoisseur? Then check out several local microbreweries and experience a fun day of tasting local beers. 

5. Fun for Kids in Downtown Blue Ridge

Check out Vertigo Pinball on Main Street in Downtown Blue Ridge ~ this is the sister location to Georgia Pinball Museum! For indoor putt putt, check out 2nd Story Entertainment where you can putt putt through 9 rooms of a 100+ year old hotel ~ plus Giant Checkers, Connect 4, and arcade games to play as well. During a break in the rain, kids can run down Huck's General Store for old-fashioned candies as well as current favorites along with books, puzzles, T-shirts, and souvenirs.

6. Shop ‘til You Drop in Downtown Blue Ridge

If the rain is not coming down too hard, why not do some serious shopping? You’ll be sure to find unique shops and trinkets in downtown Blue Ridge. Known for specialty shops such as Blue Ridge Olive Oil Company, Tupelo Tea, Wrapsody in Blue, Blue Ridge Cotton Company, Gather, or Crawford Collections, this area offers shopping you won’t find just anywhere. Check out this shopping guide and see what strikes your fancy!

7. Enjoy a Spa Day in Blue Ridge

Restore body, mind, and spirit at a full-service spa in Blue Ridge, GA. Tea Trees Boutique Spa or Serenity in the Mountains provides massage, facials, pedi/manicures, and more. If you prefer not to get out in the rain, they will come to you in your luxury Blue Ridge cabin with massage tables, oils, serene music ~ all that is needed to refresh and revitalize your being.

8. Rainy Day Dog Activities

If your dog is used to spending time outdoors but can't when it's raining in Blue Ridge, we have some great ideas! Take your pup to Blue Ridge Adventure Dog - Food, Drinks, and Dogs. Featuring a dognasium, dog-friendly patios, lounge, cafe, and more. Purchase a day pass and let your dog play and frolic with other dogs while you dine, shop, and play in Downtown Blue Ridge. 

9. Hang out at a Local Coffee Shop

Mountain Mamas Coffee Lounge is THE best place in Blue Ridge to enjoy a rainy afternoon ~ have a specialty latte and relax on the sofas with a good book, or fun conversation with those around you. Wifi is available and it's just an all round cozy place to be rain or shine.

10. Have Fun in Your Luxury Blue Ridge Cabin

Each of our Blue Ridge cabins is outfitted with game rooms, hot tubs, and fun amenities to enjoy a rainy day in your cabin. Some cabins offer book libraries, board games, and more to keep everyone occupied. Snuggle in and watch a movie on big screen TVs...bake up some goodies in your fully equipped kitchen...or just sit outside under a covered porch listening to the rain fall on a metal roof overlooking ever-changing mountain views as the clouds move on.

No matter what the skies have in store for your trip, there are plenty of ways to have fun in Blue Ridge. With all the options for indoor fun in the area, you might just find yourself enjoying these local treats even if your trip is nothing but sunshine!