Indoor Adventures Last Updated 1/21

Whatever the weather is like outside, the fun is non-stop inside — at all these indoor adventure sites around Connecticut. Who knew you could race cars indoors? Or, try rockclimbing any time of the year? Here are a few thrilling spots that are open and following safety measures. Just be sure to check with each location before venturing out, as hours may change due to COVID-19.

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Indoor Ropes Courses

In addition to sofas and bedroom sets, Jordan's Furniture has a massive new location in New Haven featuring IT Adventure — “the world’s largest indoor adventure ropes course” — swinging beams, rope ladders, bridges, planks and a 48-foot “free-fall” jump. In Danbury, swing on indoor ropes courses and more at Thrillz High Flying Adventure Park or venture across bridges and zipline at Soarin' Indoors in Manchester.

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Indoor Rock Climbing

Connecticut’s first indoor climbing center is ready, as always, to aid and equip climbers of all ages in its rock climbing gyms. There are classes for beginners, extreme challenges for the experienced, social meet-up sessions and even “yoga for climbers” groups. Find indoor rock climbing adventure at Prime Climb in Wallingford, City Climb Gym in New Haven, Stone Age Rock Gym in Manchester, and Rock Climb Fairfield.

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Roller Skating

Get a little nostalgic and try indoor roller skating! Round up the kids, put on the skates, and expect fun for the whole family at Ron-A-Roll Indoor Roller Skating Center in Vernon, Middletown Roller Skating Rink, or Roller Magic in Waterbury.

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Indoor Sports Centers

In Connecticut you'll find great indoor spaces for a sports-minded gang. At Chelsea Piers in Stamford guests can enjoy ice rinks, turf field, basketball, volleyball courts, batting cages, a gymnastics center, swimming pool, trampoline, soccer, lacrosse and baseball and more.  SportsCenter in Shelton features hockey and figure skating on an indoor ice skating rink, a themed Lazer Tag arena, interactive bowling alleys, target paintball and a video arcade. You can even get adventurous and play airsoft at Tactical Airsoft in Windsor.

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Indoor Go Karting

Supercharged Powered by Mohegan Sun features the largest mulit-level indoor karting facility in the world! These all-electric, zero emission karts will get your adrenaline pumping as zoom around one of our two uniquely designed tracks, each measuring a quarter mile in each lap. Or zip around an indoor track at On Track Karting in Wallingford, Monza World Class Karting at Foxwoods, or RPM Raceway Stamford.

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Luxury Bowling

Those seeking indoor diversions this winter are probably already aware of the mind-boggling array available at Connecticut’s two casinos – Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Resort Casino. But within Foxwoods, take special note of the bowling experience available at High Rollers. Not the worst place to get snowed in.

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Escape Rooms

In an escape room, your team will be placed in an unfamiliar environment where you will have to gather objects, find clues, decipher codes, open locks and solve puzzles in order to escape within 60 minutes. Will you make it out? Try your luck at spots such as Escape New Haven, Adventure Rooms in Middletown, Mystified Escape Rooms in Mystic, Mind Factory Escape Games in Bridgeport, Mission Escape Games in West Hartford, or Pursue the Clues in Torrington.

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Axe Throwing

A new kind of adventure sport is an indoor recreational axe throwing range where guests can throw an axe at a bullseye target to earn points. Experience the thrill at spots such as Pine & Iron Axe Throwing in Hartford, Axe It in Wethersfield, Oden's Keep Axe House in Enfield, Stumpy's Hatchet House in Manchester, or Montana Nights Axe Throwing in Newington.

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Virtual Reality

Jump into realistic worlds with explosive visuals as you step beyond reality and explore just about anything you can imagine. Whether you are playing games, exploring the world, or unleashing your artistic talents, it is fun for everyone. Try out VR at Xperiment VR in Trumbull or Holgate Virtual Reality at Sonny's Place in Somers. At The Vault Virtual Reality in Seymour guests can enjoy VR designed for wellness for relaxation, meditation, and mindfulness.

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Indoor Golfing

When the weather prevents you from taking a swing outdoors, Connecticut's got a few ways to get your golfing fix. At Golf Lounge 18, Litchfield Golf Center, Oakwood Virtual Golf, or Fore Seasons Golf Club, try virtual golf for a truly unqiue experience; play on the best golf simulators in the industry, on the most beautiful courses from all over the world. Enjoy indoor mini golf and more at Monster Mini Golf in Bethel, Lessard Lanes in Plainville, or Nomads Adventure Quest in Windsor. Or try the indoor hitting bay at Valley Golf Center in New Milford.