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Top 5 Indoor Activities in Manhattan

Posted on November 16, 2020 at 9:09 AM by Tarra Rotstein

You know Manhattan is full of outdoor activities that are perfect for the spring, summer and fall seasons, but did you know Manhattan has tons of indoor fun for winter? You're looking for something fun to do, but want to shed that heavy coat really quick. Adventure out to one of these 5 indoor activities perfect for any winter day.

1. Flint Hills Discovery Center

The Flint Hills Discovery Center is located in downtown Manhattan in the Blue Earth Plaza. The center serves as a tribute to the 10,000 square miles of tall grass prairie that we call the Flint Hills. The three story structure is filled with opportunities to learn for all. On the lower floor learn all about the striking Flint Hills. On the second floor find their temporary exhibit, Animationland, which will be there through January 3. Starting January 16 find their newest temporary exhibit Run! Jump! Fly! Adventures in Action. Find their hours of operation here.

2. Midwest Dream Car Collection

The Midwest Dream Car Collection is a unique collection of more than 60 vehicles. Find muscle cars, customs, exotics, classics and more in the collection. Learn about each vehicles story as you travel the floor. The Midwest Dream Car Collection is always hosting events like guest lectures, kid's studio and feature car talks. Learn more about their exhibits here.

3. Locked Manhattan

Locked Manhattan has earned the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, so you know this escape room adventure is going to be great! Located in downtown Manhattan they have six unique escape rooms that range in difficulty level. Escape rooms are intricately designed through countless hours of research and planning. Your group has one hour to investigate semi-cover clues, piece the clues together and gain your freedom. Find out more about Locked Manhattan.

4. Uncorked Inspiration

Maybe you're crafty or can laugh at yourself or maybe you're just there for the wine, whichever you are, you will definitely have a great time at Uncorked Inspiration. Located in Aggieville, enjoy group painting events with instruction and a smidge of art history. As you're bringing out your creative side sip your favorite beverage like wine. Or head in for an afternoon of painting pottery, open painting or DIY wood and crafts. Find out more about Uncorked Inspiration here. 

5. Widgets Family Fun 


PEW PEW! You'll be hearing a lot of this sound as you enter Widgets Family Fun! Find arcade games, ballocity, laser tag, mini bowling and virtual reality games. This is a great place to bring the whole family for an afternoon of fun. Find out more about Widgets. 


Come visit Manhattan experience one of these five fun indoor activities perfect for winter weather. Which activity will you try first?

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