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Rainy day? There's still plenty to do in Dunedin, Florida

Rose Burke


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Rainy days in Dunedin, Florida don't have to put a damper on your plans! While you could avoid getting wet by doing some shopping or running inside the nearest bar, there are many other options to consider. There are plenty of breweries and restaurants off Maint Street, but if you're looking for some more kid-friendly activities, I've got you covered!

Here's everything you can do on a rainy day in Dunedin, Florida:

Visit the Penny Lane Beatles Museum


Penny Lane Beatles Museum | Tripadvisor

Love The Beatles? Then rain or shine, the Penny Lane Beatles Museum in Downtown Dunedin is a must-see! The private collection belongs to a Dunedin local and includes rare memorabilia dating back to 1961. It also includes signed guitars, vintage posters, puppets, and even a lock of hair!

Address: 730 Broadway 2nd Floor, Dunedin

Hours: Thursday - Sunday | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Phone: (727) 281-8130


Check out the Dunedin Fine Art Center


Dunedin Fine Art Center | Facebook

More than an art school, the Dunedin Fine Art Center also has several galleries that are open to the public. Exhibits change frequently and feature a mixture of national, regional, and local artists. Even the kids will enjoy the various mediums on display! On Monday and Wednesday afternoons The Gallery Shop is also open to visitors who want to purchase one-of-a-kind handmade items and artwork.

Address: 1143 Michigan Bulevard, Dunedin

Hours: Monday - Friday | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Phone: (727) 298-3322


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Play some games at Reboot


Reboot arcade bar | Facebook

Reboot combines two of my favorite things: beer and gaming. It's the perfect place to spend the afternoon whether it's raining or you just need to get out of the heat for a few hours. In addition to some vintage arcade games and pinball machines, the bar also has a variety of video game systems to enjoy. What makes this place even more enjoyable is the wide selection of locally sourced craft beers on tap. While the kids are gaming, you can enjoy a nice cold drink at the bar. Reboot is a rainy day must!

Address: 248 Scotland Street, Dunedin

Hours: Monday - Thursday | 4:00 pm - 3:00 am | Friday - Sunday | 12:00 pm - 3:00 am

Phone: (727) 474-7171


Visit the Dunedin Historical Society and Museum


Dunedin Historical Society and Museum | Facebook

Whether or not you consider yourself a history buff, it's nearly impossible not to find the artifacts at the Dunedin Historical Society and Museum interesting. Dunedin has deep Scottish routes that date back over a hundred years, forming many of the traditions enjoy to this day. The museum also offers walking tours for days when the weather holds up!

Address: 349 Main Street, Dunedin

Hours: Tuesday - Saturday | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm | Sunday | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Phone: (727) 736-1176


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Paint some pottery at Art From The Heart


Art From The Heart | Facebook

If you're feeling inspired by the magnificent murals and art galleries in Downtown Dunedin, you may want to try your hand at painting yourself. At Art From The Heart, you can choose from a variety of pottery pieces to paint either in their studio or at home. It's the perfect rainy day activity for the whole family, and everyone gets to go home with their very own souvenir! They also host special paint night events, so check their website for walk-in hours.

Address: 1248 County Road 1, Dunedin

Hours: Check website for current hours

Phone: (727) 483-9876


Go bowling at Dunedin Lanes


Dunedin Lanes | Facebook

Bowling is a classic rainy day activity that the whole family will love. With 24 lanes, social distancing is a sinch at Dunedin Lanes. Not only are prices reasonable, but they have great deals over the weekend! Inside you will find a full-service restaurant, a lounge with a stocked bar, and the newest computer technology. They recommend calling to ensure lanes are available before making your way over there!

Address: 405 Patricia Ave, Dunedin

Hours: Sunday - Thursday | 9:00 am - 9:00 pm | Friday - Saturday | 9:00 am - 1:00 am

Phone: (727) 736-1282


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