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Top 5 Places To Go When It Rains

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Visiting Orlando in the Summer, then there is a good chance you will come across a rainy day or two. Here are some things to do in Orlando when it is raining. Inexpensive indoor activities where you will stay dry on a rainy day.

1. VISIT A MUSEUM

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Educational as well as fun! The Orlando Science Center and the Orange County History Center are loaded with activities to occupy the kids for the entire day. A little more on the cultural side, the Orlando Museum of Art has a nice selection of American Portraits and Landscapes.

Be sure to check out prices and special events for the current month.

More: Free admission days at Orlando Museums this summer.

2. GO TO THE LIBRARY

Orange County has 15 branches, Seminole has 5 branches. Check on-line to find a public library near you. Browse the shelves, find an old favorite to re-read or select something new. To get a library card, you need to be over 18 and have form of identification to verify your name and address.

For children, most public libraries offer summer programs such as storytelling and summer reading incentives. Looking for magazines and used books for purchase? The Casselberry branch in Seminole County has a great little store located on the first floor that sells used books, magazines and old vinyl albums.

3. WANDER AROUND THE MALL

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Browse through the stores, have a snack in the food court, most area shopping malls are completely enclosed and offer a low cost way to spend the afternoon.

Have you visited Ikea yet? This is a great place to wander around for a few hours and with a very affordable restaurant that serves Swedish specialties and American favorites, you can stay for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

More:Special events at Orlando Malls this summer.

4. SEE A MOVIE

If you need to get out of the house, visit a movie theater for some rainy day entertainment. Want to do something out of the ordinary? Then take in the latest show on the I-Max theater at Point Orlando, the I-Max theater at the Orlando Science Center or see what is playing at the Enzian Theater in Maitland.

More:Free movies in Orlando this summer.

5. CHECK OUT A FLEA MARKET

Open Friday through Sunday, Flea World in Sanford is an inexpensive way to spend a few hours. Much of the market is outdoors, but very well covered. Looking for antiques? Renninger's Farmers and Flea Market in Mount Dora has over 400 spaces under cover.
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