rainy day fun in the myrtle beach area

Whether its propelling down a waterslide, partaking in your favorite watersport, improving your golf swing, or just splashing in the ocean, everyone knows The Myrtle Beach area is the place to be for outdoor activities and fun in the sun! But do you know there are also lots of great, family-friendly indoor activities to keep you busy when the weather is less than perfect? Here is a sampling of the places you could visit for rainy day fun in the Myrtle Beach area.

Molten Mountain Indoor Miniature Golf

While the Myrtle Beach area is known for its variety of mini golf courses, many don’t realize that there’s an indoor option, too. Molten Mountain Miniature Golf in North Myrtle Beach has a giant 50-foot “active” volcano that erupts every 30 minutes. Kids will love the countdown to the next “volcanic explosion” while working their way around the course. Enjoy 18 or 26 holes, depending on your mood. Not just for spring showers, Molten Mountain is also great for when you need to cool off, with 18 air-conditioned holes to help you stay cool on hot, summer days.


The upside-down exterior of this building lets you know topsy-turvy fun is about to take place the moment you enter the door! Located at Broadway at the Beach, WonderWorks features more than 100 hands-on exhibits, thrill rides and interactive displays for adults and children alike. Families can bond together over a variety of indoor amusements including a ropes course, bed of nails, virtual sports, laser tag, and a bubble lab. Enjoy WonderWorks seven days a week, rain or shine!

Ripley’s Aquarium

Whether you are a coastal native or visiting the beach on vacation, folks of all ages will love learning about the many amazing creatures of the sea at Ripley’s Aquarium! This 1.4 million-gallon aquarium features 12-foot sharks and over 10,000 exotic sea creatures! Glide along the 33-foot moving path as sharks swim above you — a unique experience your kids will never forget! Experience a full color spectrum of fish at Rainbow Rock, and learn more about your favorite sea creatures at the daily live dive shows, and touch tank areas.

Rockin’ Jump

Looking for a way to burn off some energy on a rainy day? At Rockin’ Jump, the ultimate trampoline park, kids are free to get wild with open jump areas, pools of soft foam cubes for diving, an obstacle course, and more! Rockin’ Jump is located across the street from the Myrtle Beach Convention Center and Myrtle Beach Sports Center.

7D Cinema at Barefoot Landing

7D Cinema isn’t your ordinary movie theatre. Instead of passively watching a film, experience it from all angles! 7D Cinema features 10 different rides ranging from five to fifteen minutes. Use all your senses to feel, hear and smell everything around you. Enjoy a 4D screen plus 9 physical effects on every single seat!

Dinosaurs the Exhibition

Located at Broadway at the Beach, Dinosaurs the Exhibition offers a variety of ways for kids of all ages to get up close with history’s most ferocious creatures—dinosaurs! Kids will enjoy learning how to be a real Paleontologist as they dig and find dinosaur bones. The T-Rex Fun House offers a soft play area where kids can climb and navigate a junior dinosaur environment. Guests of all ages will enjoy watching fun and interactive short movies in the Dino Movie Room. And for big excitement, Kids will love sitting on top of a life-sized T-Rex or Triceratops!

Hollywood Wax Museum

Come play with the stars at this unique attraction located across from Broadway at the Beach. The Great Ape atop this building is a beacon of fun, and a tribute to the U.S. film industry. Once inside, you’ll be able to pose for photos with wax versions of famous Hollywood celebrities. Talented Hollywood Wax Museum artists make each wax figure, and you’ll be shocked to see how realistic they look when you “meet” your favorite actor! While inside, visit Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors and Outbreak for more indoor fun!

710 Bowling

Another fun thing to do on a rainy day is bowling. 710 Bowling in North Myrtle Beach features the best in modern bowling with the latest pin machines, lane surfaces and intelligent scoring systems. Test out your skills with 14 standard lanes and 6 boutique lanes. The boutique lanes come with complete customized lane surfaces and XTreme LED lighting. Enjoy state of the art lanes, delicious food and drinks, and flexible hours to enjoy bowling late into the night.

There is something for everyone in the Myrtle Beach area, no matter what the weather forecast calls for! Contact Vacation Rentals of North Myrtle Beach to get started on your vacation getaway today!


The sea, the sun, and the Grand Strand! Vacation Rentals of North Myrtle Beach, LLC, is a premier, full-service, licensed property management company in North Myrtle Beach, SC. Whether you are booking a reservation for your vacation or entrusting us with the management of your property, our professionally trained staff will ensure that all the details of renting the property are handled in a pleasant, stress-free manner. Call us today at 888-488-8588!


Myrtle Beach Barefoot Resort, a division of Vacation Rentals of North Myrtle Beach, is just a hop skip and jump away from the beach and beautiful Barefoot Landing, and was built with golf in mind with four of the most amazing golf courses in the area. When planning your vacation getaway, Myrtle Beach Barefoot Resort will help you make the most of your visit to the Grand Strand. Call us today at 800-548-9904!




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