THE 8 BEST Indoor Things to Do in Mexico When it Rains

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Have you planned an amazing day in Mexico only to have your plans completely ruined by the rain? Not to worry, there are so many ways you can have fun without spending any time outdoors. Whether you are flying solo, spending some quality time with your friends, or desperately trying to entertain your little ones, we have you covered. Mexico offers so many rainy day activities, you will surely find something that suits you. So, without further ado, here are the best indoor things you can do in this part of the world when it is pouring outside.

Visit Museo Maya de Cancun

There are numerous museums in Cancun, and if you are willing to learn more about Mayan history and culture, Museo Maya de Cancun is the best place to start. Check out some great exhibits and displays and learn amazing facts about the Quintana Roo region. Since the San Miguelito Archaeological Site is located just next to the museum, be sure to check it out as well. This place was home to Mayans for many, many years, and you can take a look at five different structures.

Test your luck in an online casino

If leaving your room seems like too much effort, spend a rainy day playing online casino games. Poker, blackjack, and even roulette are just a few clicks away, so spend the afternoon playing cards or rolling the dice. Who knows, maybe Lady Luck will be on your side, and you will leave the virtual table with some pocket money you can spend on other fun activities in Mexico. To be on the safe side, make sure you opt for a reputable casino such as the Sky City Online Casino, which has all the required licenses and amazing reviews.

Check out Cancun’s Interactive Aquarium

Learn more about local marine life in the Interactive Aquarium located in Cancun. Here you can check out more than a thousand underwater species and enjoy various activities with your family or friends. Due to its interactive nature, this place is the perfect place to keep your kids entertained during those boring, rainy days. Engage in some of the many activities that allow you to interact one on one with various sea creatures. At the Sea Trek, you can see dolphins and sea lions, while the Touch Tanks allow you to touch starfish, sea cucumbers, sea urchins, and other sea inhabitants.

Go to a tequila tasting

If you are traveling with friends, going to a tequila tasting might be incredibly fun for your group. There are hundreds of tequila distilleries throughout Mexico, so find tours near you and get the party started. Most such tours begin with a welcome drink, after which you can hear all about harvesting blue agave, distillation, and the aging process. You will also be able to enjoy small appetizers that will accompany your tequila tasting.

Relax at a spa

Mexico is famous for its serene spas, so take advantage of a rainy day and treat yourself to a massage, facial, or body scrubs. Pamper yourself in luxury at a local resort spa and add some relaxing experiences to your itinerary. Some spas offer deluxe packages, so both you and your partner can unwind and enjoy getting a massage from a skilled professional.

Take the kids to the 3D Museum of Wonders

If you are looking for hidden gems at Playa del Carmen, be sure to visit the 3D Museum or Wanders. Have your phone prepared since you will be taking a ton of pictures of incredible optical illusions. This one-of-a-kind museum will make you question reality, and you will have a ton of fun checking out all the outstanding art throughout the museum.

Go shopping

Whether you are exploring Mexico City or enjoying the beaches of Cancun, you can find incredible malls in your area. Use those rainy days to check out local shopping districts and pick up a few souvenirs for yourself or your loved ones.

Take a look at the stars

In Papalote Museum located in the Chapultepec forest of Mexico City, you can visit the planetarium and learn more about our galaxy. You will also have the opportunity to watch a movie in the IMAX theater and check out cool exhibits. Your kids will surely love spending time here since Papalote Museum has a Lego room, sand pit, and bubble zone and offers various activities where little ones can explore science and technology. Your children can also learn to make wise choices in a simulated shopping area, as well as inspect the biodiversity room full of taxidermy and drawers filled with creepy crawlies where they can dig for worms. If the rain stops, make sure to check out the well-equipped play area.

There are so many cool and fun indoor things you can do in Mexico, so have your pick and do not let the rain spoil your mood. 

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