Rainy Day Activities in Round Rock, TX

Oh no! You spot a looming gray cloud during your vacation, and you fret your plans may be washed away. You don’t need to wish the rain away! We have plenty of rainy day activities for you to enjoy in Round Rock, Texas. Ditch the rain boots and umbrellas and take cover in these entertaining waterproof spots.

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions

Indoor Waterpark at Kalahari Resort
Kalahari Waterpark

Kalahari is the ultimate destination for a drizzly day because most of the excitement is indoors! The Kalahari Resort in Round Rock is home to America’s Largest Indoor Waterpark with 223,000 square feet of entertainment for the whole family. They have 30 waterslides, 20 pools and whirlpools, a wave pool, an adult swim-up bar, private cabanas, a waterfall, and a kiddie pool area. They also have the Tom Foolery’s Adventure Park for more family-friendly thrills, including amusement rides, 250+ arcade games, ropes course, climbing walls, indoor zipline, bowling, laser tag, and a mini-golf course. 


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Escape the watery weather by taking cover at Escapology! Escapology is an escape room experience where players must complete their mission in 60-minutes or less. Players are taken on a real-life adventure where they must discover hidden clues, piece together puzzles, crack the code and escape just in time!

Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World

Water tank filled with fish and wild life decor in background.

It might be showering outside, but the Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World has the great (dry) outdoors inside! Hike around the 120,000 square foot shop and see all the outdoorsy sights. They have an antique store, aquarium, attached restaurant, bowling alley, and artwork throughout. The shop offers education, entertainment, and outdoor apparel for everyone!

Altitude Trampoline Park

Indoor Trampoline park
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We know the kids love to jump in puddles, but this is the next best thing, and it’s mud free! You and your kids can bounce around at the 23,000 square foot trampoline park! Catch some air and have a ton of fun at the trampoline, battle beam,  foam pit, and trapeze.


Couple shopping at Ikea with their cart full.
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Take shelter from the storm and hit up the showrooms! Spend hours wandering through Ikea, planning your perfect home. In this popular furniture store, you’ll be surrounded by Swedish-named home decor and accessories that will bring sunshine to your space.

Movie Theaters

Movie theater with popcorn.
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There’s no better activity than watching the latest flick during a rainstorm. Enjoy a buttery bowl of popcorn while lounging in an armchair at our movie theaters. We have Flix Brewhouse and Cinemark in Round Rock that both feature timeless classics and the latest hits!

Painting with a twist

Group of people cheering their wine glasses and painting.
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When it rains, pour yourself a glass of wine and create a masterpiece at Painting with a Twist! This artistic spot is a fantastic rainy day or night hideout. Painting with a Twist is a BYOB creative studio that provides painting supplies and a local coach that can lead you step by step through the painting process.

Ceramic Lodge

Cacti ceramic creations.
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You can’t change the weather, but you can change the shape of clay! Create a ceramic masterpiece or take a clay building class at the Ceramic Lodge. Unleash your artistic side and mold a creative ceramic souvenir.

Spa Day

Halotherapy salt room
Halotherapy Salt Room at Spa Kalahari, Photo by: @spakalahari

Unwind with a spa package or couple’s massage at our local spas. We have wonderful spas that offer rejuvenating services like chromotherapy, European-style regiments, reflexology therapy, and even halotherapy! Book an appointment for a day of tranquility with your loved one.

Top Notch Axe Throwing

Group of girls at Axe throwing.
Photo by: @rach.willis

Axe, and you shall receive! This rainy day activity hits on the bullseye. Hurl an axe and your cares through the air at the Top Notch Axe throwing. This new spot is a popular place for parties, girls’ nights, dates, and even rainy days!

Virtropolis VR

Group of kids playing virtual reality.
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Transport to a virtually sunny day at the Virtropolis VR in Round Rock. Virtropolis offers fully immersive virtual reality excursions and games to play with friends and family. You can also take a virtual trip to the pyramids of Egypt, space, future worlds, and a Greek mythology land.

Curl up with a Cup of Coffee

Cup of coffee with a book in the background.
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One of our favorite rainy day activities is cozying up with a cup of coffee and an interesting book! Embrace your inner bookworm in a nook at one of our local coffee shops. We have plenty of cafes throughout Round Rock that offer gourmet drinks and relaxing vibes.

Go Shopping

clothing display with colorful slippers at Rhae Boutique.
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Need an excuse to shop? How about a stormy day! Shower yourself or a loved one with some new clothing pieces from our local boutiques and outlets. We have plenty of spots to get a spring outfit or a new raincoat!

Home Run Dugout

Virtual batting cage.

It’s always sunny in the Home Run Dugout! Step up to the bat at Home Run Dugout. Located in Dell Diamond, Home Run Dugout has immersive batting bays where you can hit some Dell Dingers out of the virtual park. They also have a full-service restaurant and bar that’s a hit with guests!

Round Rock Sports Center

Courts at the Round Rock Sports Center.

Gloomy day have you down? Cheer up with a basketball game with friends at the Round Rock Sports Center. Rent out a court and play the rainy day away. This immaculate facility has top-of-the-line courts and amenities for you to enjoy!

We hope our rainy day guide helps you have an enjoyable stay in Round Rock, no matter what the meteorologist predicts in the morning. If the weather changes and you’re looking for additional activities, check out our attractions page to see more offerings. Rain or shine, we’re sure you’ll have a fantastic time in Round Rock!