18 Rainy Day Activities in Utah

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18 Rainy Day Activities in Utah

Does the rainy weather have you worried about the Memorial Weekend?  Never fear! We've compiled a list of some awesome alternatives with the sun not shining. Click on the photos or the links below to see more details. Don't forget to enter our weekly giveaways.  We've actually got two this week. So be sure to enter here and here. As always, don't forget to tag #thesaltproject. We'd love to see your Memorial Weekend adventures.  

Hill Aerospace Museum | Roy, UT

Yes, it's open Memorial Day! At least that's what the website says.  Be sure to call to confirm.

The Leonardo Museum | SLC, UT

One of the best museums, kids or not, you'll want to visit the Museum if in Salt Lake! We think it will be open Memorial Day, but double check, the website didn't say anything about it being closed...

Treehouse Museum | Ogden, UT

This interactive, fun museum is all about the kids! (Closed Memorial Day.)

Salt Lake City Library | SLC, UT

Eat, drink, read, play, or just sit and people watch.  The architectural masterpiece is amazing.  (Website doesn't say anything about being closed.)

Monte L. Bean Museum | Provo, UT

Blog post come soon, but this museum is a FREE museum!  (CLOSED for Memorial Day!)

Casper's Fat Boy Ice Cream Factory | Richmond, UT

Peak in on the Ice Cream process or stop for a sundae!  Be sure to hit up the Pepperidge farm thrift store too.

The Living Planet Aquarium | Draper, UT

Plan to be amazed! You could easily spent a half day hanging out with the penguins. (Open Memorial Day.)

The Curiosity Museum | Lehi, UT

Our blog post is coming soon, but if you are lucky enough to live nearby, add this place to a MUST visit.  (Open Memorial Day)

Great Harvest Bread

Did you know Great Harvest Bread does tours?  Make your own bread sample and learn how to bake with the best of them. Check you local shop to set appointments.

Go to your local Library

We're lucky that our library has weekly Discovery Time for the kids, plus they offer free movies most Saturdays. Also, who knew that the Library had toys?!  Does yours?  Because we've seriously been thinking about getting rid of toys and just checking out new ones from the Library every week. 

Clark Planetarium | Salt Lake City, UT

Another FREE museum!  Unless you want to see their movies, there is a charge for that. A good place to go for a few hours and learn about space.  (Open Memorial Day)

Home Depot Workshops | Check your local shop

Guys, hop on to Home Depot or Lowe's and check out their workshops!

Crystal Hot Springs | Honeyville, UT

Believe it or not, this place is AMAZING in the rain. Have you seen their Instagram Feed? (Open Memorial Day.)

The Dartside | Layton, UT

Be prepared to dive, twist and duck! (Open Memorial Day)

Union Station | Ogden, UT

4 Museums in one place! Head out in the morning, then stop by Historic 25th street for some shopping and grub. 

(Open Memorial Day)

The Food Truck League | SLC, UT

Memorial Day there is going to be line dancing and 18 food trucks!  Check their facebook event.  (Open Memorial Day)

Utah Children's Theatre | SLC, UT

Winnie the Pooh is playing one the weekends! 

Natural History Museum of Utah | SLC, UT

Totally a place to spend the whole day. Kids young and old will love it here. There's a new exhibit for EXTREME MAMMALS!  Face painting! (Open Memorial Day)

Utah Fine Arts Museum | SLC, UT

Great place to teach your kids the finer things in life! (Open Memorial Day)

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It's always good to call before just in case for holidays.  We've checked the websites and calendars trying to find out, but better safe than sorry! 

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