According to the Central Weather Bureau's statistics, Yilan has over 200 rainy days per year. If you encounter bad weather during your trip, it can easily disrupt your plans and dampen your spirits. However, if you prepare a list of indoor attractions for rainy days, you can still have a great time in Yilan even when it's raining.
We have carefully selected 8 indoor attractions in Yilan as rainy day backup plans. Each attraction not only has its unique features worth visiting, but also has a considerable scale that is worth staying for a while.
Time：09:00 – 17:00 (Closed on Wednesdays) Add：No. 750, Section 3, Qingyun Road, Toucheng Township, Yilan County
The National Center for Traditional Arts is famous for its unique architecture, which incorporates the natural landscape with a sloping gray exterior design that echoes the single-sided mountain. In addition to its distinctive building structure, the center also offers beautiful views, with periodic exhibitions and a skywalk that provides a different perspective on the interplay of light and shadows inside the building.
Add：No.103-1, Qilidan Road, Jiaoxi Township, Yilan County
The Ching Chuang Kang Orchid Garden is a large greenhouse and the largest butterfly orchid garden in northern Taiwan, cultivating a variety of orchid species from both domestic and international origins. The garden also features an ecological zone for orchids, a cactus zone, and an aquatic plant zone. In addition to plants, the Ching Chuang Kang Orchid Garden also has an animal interactive experience area where visitors can interact closely with small animals.
No. 95, Shikong Road, Waiao Village, Toucheng Township, Yilan County, Taiwan
The King Car Coffee Castle is situated on a hillside and consists of two European-style castle buildings. In addition to the magnificent architecture, visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the Yilan Plain and the sea from the mountain. The castle also houses the Barista Café, which offers a variety of coffee and light meals.
Time：09:00 – 18:00 Add：No. 201, Wubin Rd. Sec. 2, Wu Jie Township, Yilan County
The Yilan Traditional Art Center features a red brick building and stone-paved streets, creating a nostalgic atmosphere of traditional Taiwan and allowing visitors to experience the joy of traditional markets along the river. The center offers a variety of art performances such as drama, music, and dance, and also houses many traditional crafts and designed art pieces in its exhibition halls.
Time：09:00 – 18:00 (Closed on Mondays) Add：650, Neicheng Rd, Yuanshan Township, Yilan County
Herb Picking Garden is a leisure park themed around aromatic plants. Inside the all-white glass greenhouse, various types of herb plants are displayed and spices are introduced. There are also various activities including handicraft classes, essential oil experiences, specialty food and drinks, floral merchandise, art and cultural spaces, and other facilities and services.
Time：09:00 – 18:00 Add：No. 326, Sec. 2, Yuanshan Rd., Yuanshan Township, Yilan County
King Car Kavalan Whisky Distillery has been selected as one of the world's top 100 distilleries. Visitors can tour the distillery to learn about the whisky-making process and gain insights into the world of whisky. Moreover, there are whisky tastings available, allowing visitors to experience the pleasure of tasting whisky surrounded by oak barrels.
Time：weekday09:00~17:00 ＆ weekend09:00~20:00 (Closed on Thursdays) Add：415, Section 2, Zhongshan Road, Su'ao Township, Yilan County
Ayong Heart Restaurant" is a restaurant that combines high technology with marine elements as its main theme. Its architecture is very modern and stylish, and the interior uses technologies such as augmented reality to create games with marine, fish, and cultural themes, allowing children to have fun while also increasing their knowledge.
Time：weekday09:30 – 17:30 ＆ weekend 09:30 – 18:00 Add：23 Dingqiang Road, Suao Township, Yilan County
The representative of the Chunghwa Jelly Juice Culture Museum is the light bulb milk tea and the DIY experience of hand-shaken pearl milk tea. In addition, there is an indoor parent-child playground that allows children to have fun, including go-karts, outdoor exploration, ecological bird park, and star ranch. In addition, there are various rich activity experiences such as limited-time pottery DIY on holidays.