Top 10 Ways To Spend a Rainy Day
Haul the whole crew to the Otsego County Sportsplex to splash and skate in the indoor pool or ice rink. www.ocsportsplex.com, 989-731-0958.
2. GAYLORD CINEMA WEST
Don’t want to catch a cold in the rain? Catch a flick instead. For showtimes: 989-731-9766, northernmicinemas.com
3. CALL OF THE WILD
See deer, elk, moose, bear, wolves, coyotes and more at this wildlife museum. 989-732-4336, gocallofthewild.com
4. SATURN BOOKSELLERS
Catch cabin fever in a good way at this local hangout. Saturn. indiebound.com, 989-732-8899
5. OTSEGO COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM
Learn about the days this place was named Okkuddo (translation: stomach pains) and take a driving tour to see a 1930’s tuberculosis sanatorium. Open June through late October. 320 W. Main Street, Gaylord, 989-732-4568, otsego.org
6. ELK PARK
Drive to the end of Grandview Boulevard and watch the show of elk in this 108-acre enclosure—all from the comfort of your front seat. 800-345-8621.
7. COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER
Art blooms here year round—in any weather. 989-732-3242, otsego.org/gaylordarts.
8. GAYLORD DISCOVERY CENTER
Explore the makings and mechanics of the world in the super fun, Fort Tyke’onderoga. Dig deep in the Curious Quarry or seek out hidden stuff in the Navigation Maze. gaylorddiscoverycenter.com, 989-748-4050.
9. GAYLORD AREA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS
Many local artists on exhibit. 125 East Main St., 989-732-3242.
10. OLD SPUD WAREHOUSE
A trove of décor treasures old and new, Old Spud Warehouse is arranged floor-to-ceiling with cottage-cute home accessories and unique interior design ideas. oldspudwarehouse.com, 989-731-0330.