Roswell CVB | How to Spend a Rainy Day in Roswell, Georgia
Posted April 18 | by Kendall Young

How to Spend a Rainy Day in Roswell, Georgia

When you live in the southern region, you rarely find snow throughout the winter time, but you will find rain.

Even though rain isn’t ideal weather when you are going on a trip, it doesn’t mean that you will be rained out of a good time in Roswell, Georgia! Read along to see some of the suggestions we have to spend a day in Roswell even if there is some rain.

Southern Trilogy Tours

Roswell is full of rich history ready for you to explore. Rain won’t stop you from having a wonderful experience at the Southern Trilogy Tours. The historical antebellum homes in Roswell are not just incredible to look at, but the stories held within those walls will take you back in time. Bulloch Hall is the home where Theodore Roosevelt’s mother, Mittie Bulloch, was raised. It is also where she wed Theodore’s father fondly known as Thee. Barrington Hall is the home of Roswell King’s son, Barrington. He cofounded the colony of Roswell with his father and built this home at the highest point to be able to look over the town. Listed as one of Atlanta’s Most Beautiful Homes, you will want the chance to tour this magnificent place. The Archibald Smith Plantation is full of actual furniture and artifacts of the family. With 10 original outbuildings, including slave quarters, there is a lot to take in on a visit to the Smith Plantation.

Performing Arts

Roswell, Georgia has been known for their arts, and the performing arts is certainly part of that recognition. You could see a show from the Georgia Ensemble Theatre that produces five shows a year. GET is one of many groups that perform at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. Be sure to check the Roswell Cultural Arts Center website for any events that interest you!

See a Movie

Photo from Aurora Cineplex

Aurora Cineplex and Studio Movie Grill offer two great locations to finally see that film you wanted to see. Although your first thought on vacation isn’t usually to see a movie, but sometimes when you let yourself relax and take time for you…it is just what the doctor ordered! Especially on a rainy day, getting cozy to watch a movie is the best!

Be a Kid Again

Photo from Whirlyball Facebook Page

Have fun and play like you are a kid again! Or if you have kids, these are great spots to go if you can’t be outside due to rain. You can bowl at Bowlero, try indoor trampolines at Sky Zone, play some laser tag at War Games, or give the unique game of Whirlyball a go! So many choices for an interesting and fun-filled experience.

Rain does not mean that you or your family has to go without memories and experiences that will last a lifetime! Roswell, Georgia is an incredible place to experience nature and outdoors, but it can also be known for a great place if you have to spend the whole time indoors.

Go Back in Time

Hitting the rain on a Friday or Saturday in Roswell? Head to the Computer Museum of America for a one-of-a-kind experience exploring technology artifacts, play vintage games in the vintage gaming corner, walk the moon in an Apollo 11 exhibit, bask in supercomputers, and more! You'll leave having learned something brand new about technology. You may even feel inspired to create the next piece of technological history!

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