20 Rainy Day Activities ::

Rain all your plans for the day.

The thought in your mind: “What can we do now?”

Here are some ideas of things to do in the Great Outdoors of Pennsylvania to help you out when Mother Nature isn’t cooperating:

1. The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center is located in a former post office. It is a statue building that anyone interested in architecture will enjoy. for kids? much to do. Since Punxsutawney is the Weather Capital, the Weather Discovery Center adds to children’s knowledge of how to predict the weather, what to do in emergencies, science and folklore, and even how to bring about a thunderstorm. Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center – Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania


2. Gobbler’s Knob Visitor Center This new “must see” attraction is free to the public. It houses several historic and rare Groundhog Club, Groundhog Day, Punxsutawney Phil items, and a gift shop. Home | Punxsutawney Groundhog Club

3. Kalyumet Fore Fun is located just north of Cook Forest and has a virtual reality room. Using their advanced VR equipment, you can find clues, solve puzzles, and unlock secrets. This is a unique opportunity to venture into the realm of true genius and discover the madness behind music. Upon entering his palace, you realize that the invitation was a trap… You have all turned into ghosts. Other indoor activities include an arcade, snack bar, mini golf, laser tag and ice cream. Things to do | Calumet Camping and Cabins – Lucinda, Pennsylvania

4. Double Diamond Deer Ranch in Cook Forest enables visitors to experience the petting and feeding of more than 20 whitetail deer in the summer months. Although there are deer outdoors, the deer feeding and watching trail is a covered walkway. In addition to live deer, go to the wildlife museum known as Buck Barn. It features “everything from mouse to moose. Double Diamond Deer Ranch | Facebook

5. The Sinnemahoning State Park Wildlife Center is full of up-to-date educational interpretive exhibits. There are opportunities to see eagles, elk, and other wildlife. Guests can participate in park-sponsored activities and learn about the history and environment of First Fork Valley. Cinemahoning State Park

6. The mysterious maze in Cook Forest is where you can venture into the mysterious maze. Every move can make you finally. This is a challenging 2-storey indoor maze with weird music and lit illusions. Mysterious Labyrinth

7. Parker’s Indian Trading Post in Cook Forest provides gem search service. Choose from the salt bag or bucket and enjoy learning about gems from around the world. Indian Parkers Trading | Facebook

8. Swift Safariland in Fairmount City houses 100 different exotic animals from all over the world. Animal stands include a life-size grizzly bear, elephant, hippopotamus, lion, cape buffalo, crocodile, and many more. The walls are painted to match the habitat the animals belong to. You can also try ax throwing and test your skills in their virtual shooting range. It is located inside Long Shot Ammo & Arms. Swift Safariland | Facebook

9. The Elk Country Visitor Center in Benezette is a state-of-the-art facility with interactive stations to learn more about not only elk, but other wildlife as well. The Center is a new 4D movie on a wraparound screen that makes you feel “in the herd” and emits the scents and movement that make the experience complete. Elk Country Visitor Center

10. The Small Museum at Stirling Run is one of the top 10 seasonal museums in the PA. It is home to more than 15,000 items including tools and photographs from the lumber and dynamite industries, and personal belongings from Tom Mix and General Joseph McNarney. small museum

11. The Elk County Council on the Arts in Ridgway has a sales gallery featuring high-quality handmade goods. Pottery, wood, original artwork, prints, jewelry, fibers and more from over 60 local artists: lessons and performances. Elk County Council of the Arts

12. The Cameron County Chamber of Commerce’s Craftsman Center at Emporium offers visitors the opportunity to browse and shop one-of-a-kind handicrafts from over 65 artisans. Chamber / Emporium / Cameron County Chamber of Commerce and Craftsman Center

13. The Red Brick Gallery in Foxburg has two floors for local artisans to display one-of-a-kind works: ceramics, jewelry, wearables, fiber art, photography, watercolors, oils, illustrations, wood, mixed media, greeting cards, and more . Red Brick Gallery and Gift Shop – Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts

14. The gallery at New Bethlehem Town Center displays a variety of American art for sale or just browse and enjoy the work of talented artisans. The exhibition in the new city center of Bethlehem | Facebook

15. The Teonesta Forest County Historic Center is housed in a beautiful 1875 Eastlake-style home filled with antiques from Native Americans and early settlers, tools, and products from county businesses, and the lineages of local families. Visitors can tour the new Replica Lumber Camp, too. Forest County Historical Society

16. The Jefferson County History Center in Brockville offers exhibits, public programs, publications, gifts relating to Jefferson County, and research facilities. Jefferson County History Center | Brockville, Pennsylvania

17. Himalayan Salt & Body in Knox is Western PA’s newest Himalayan salt room, surrounded by pink Himalayan salt, you’ll be treated to a 40-minute Halotherapy session. Just sit back, relax, rejuvenate and breathe. Home | Himalayan salt sauna room | Knox, Pennsylvania

18. A great outdoor tour of Pennsylvania You can also visit samples of locally made produce at one of the wineries, distilleries, and breweries. tour map

19. Shopping If you love one-of-a-kind items and things you can’t find in “big stores”, we’ve got just what you’re looking for. Visitors will find local merchants offering beautiful handcrafted goods, jewelry, pottery, clothing, antiques, rustic crafts, artwork, souvenirs, and much more. the shopping

20. Get something to eat. Great food with delicious local flair awaits the hungry traveler. Experience our delightful restaurants offering culinary options with everything from gourmet cuisine with perfectly paired wines, to an incredible variety of burgers and pizzas, or from dishes unique only to this part of Pennsylvania, to ice cream and tempting snacks. Dining and restaurants

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