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Rainy Day Activities in Myrtle Beach

There’s a lot to see and do in Myrtle Beach, but sometimes even our sunniest days get washed out with rain. You can still enjoy your vacation while you wait for the skies to clear. From indoor entertainment and shopping to top-notch dining and exciting attractions – there’s plenty to enjoy indoors! From dozens of delicious restaurants, to indoor games for the whole family. Indoors can be just as fun as the usual sunny days in Myrtle Beach. Don’t believe us? Here are a few rainy day activities in Myrtle Beach to keep you busy.

Ripley’s Aquarium

Experience the many wonders of the ocean with a trip to our famous aquarium. Located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Ripley’s Aquarium is home to an array of marine life, including penguins, jellyfish and sharks. It’s a great indoor option for the entire family.

Ripley’s Aquarium in Myrtle Beach can provide your family with the best experience ever. From petting real stingrays, to the Penguin Encounters and other hands-on activities all over the aquarium, this is a great place to spend a day dodging a summer storm.

Escape Rooms

Escape rooms are the perfect activity for any occasion: a night out with friends, a date, a birthday celebration or a team-building activity. There are over 31 escape rooms guaranteed to have you and your group coming back for more! With hints available upon request, it’s up to you and your family or friends to solve the mystery that lies within each room.

Explore rooms like a luxury spaceship ride at Riddles Escape Room to discovering ancient treasure from Atlantis at Backstage Escape Rooms. There are so many worlds to explore. The best part – all rooms are private and indoors!

Duplin Winery

For couples looking to spend some quality time together or a ladies’ weekend at the beach, head to Duplin Winery at Barefoot Landing for a fun tasting. Sample the winery’s signature muscadine wine and learn about their history from knowledgeable staff members. This isn’t just an indoor event, as they offer and outdoor patio to enjoy as well, but their interior is just as comfortable, and wine just as delectable!

Alabama Theatre

The Alabama Theatre at Barefoot Landing serves up a double dose of fun with exciting live shows year-round, including original Broadway-esque performances and the best in comedy. The award-winning theatre’s new show, Iconic, debuts in February 2023. Iconic brings back the biggest hits of yesterday and today as well as exciting comedy and thrills.

8/10 Bowling

810 Bowling & Billiards provides the perfect respite from a dreary day with an upscale twist on your typical bowling alley and full-service bar. With state-of-the-art bowling lanes, tasty and innovative menu, and a variety of board and bar games to choose from, 810 is a great spot for any occasion. 

You can even find an awesome indoor mini golf course, billiards, and weekly trivia night to enjoy your day indoors.


When the sky gets gloomy and stormy, it’s the perfect time to visit Myrtle Beach SkyWheel. There are no lines and you can soak in the most spectacular views of Myrtle Beach! Our gondolas are completed inclosed and temperature controlled, making sure your ride is comfortable and dry. Enjoy the sights of the storm over the coast, or admire the amazing views from over 180 feet in the air. 

The SkyWheel at Myrtle Beach is unlike any other in the world, providing three rotations and an 8-10 minute ride. However, due to light crowds and inclement weather, you’ll likely get several extra rotations and a much longer flight. Don’t let this chance go to waste. Enjoy the Boardwalk and SkyWheel on this rainy day.

Take A Ride On The SkyWheel

If you’re looking for rainy day activities in Myrtle Beach, the SkyWheel is a unique option! You can purchase your tickets online for any time. You can even reserve your VIP Experience with first-class service at new heights. Come experience the height of Myrtle Beach attractions at SkyWheel. Question? Give us a call at 843.839.9200