Attractions for a Rainy Day in Myrtle Beach

Family exploring attractions for a rainy day in Myrtle BeachYour vacation doesn’t have to come to a screeching halt just because of a rare rainy day. There are plenty of things you can do that are indoors. From movies, to shopping, to many other attractions, there is something that will keep your family occupied until the rain clears.

Ripley’s Aquarium
Spend a rainy day than by looking all of the fish, sharks, and other sea creatures at Ripley’s Aquarium at Broadway at the Beach. Glide along through the tunnel while sharks, fish, and turtle swim above you. You can even pet a sting ray at the Friendship Flats. If you get hungry while exploring the aquarium, there is even a place to grab a bite to eat, and their menu is perfect for picky eaters.

Come visit Dr. Wonder’s secret lab that was brought to Myrtle Beach by an experiment gone wrong. The exhibits bring science and fun together which is great fun for kids and adults alike. You can experience a hurricane with winds up to 71 MPH in the Hurricane Shack or feel how cold the water was when the Titanic was. Ever wonder how some people can lay on a bed of nails? You can find out at WonderWorks. The snack bar overlooks Lake Broadway giving you a view while you eat. WonderWorks is located at Broadway at the Beach. 

Fight dragons all while you find the secrets of the realm and strive to become a Master Magi at MagiQuest. You will get a real magic wand that you can use to cast spells along your journey. MagiQuest is an interactive role play game that allows you to become the wizard. Your wand saves your progress, making it perfect for repeat playing. MagiQuest is ultimate fun for the whole family and no journey is the same as it is based on your decisions.

Coastal Grand Mall
If you’d rather shop until you drop, Coastal Grand Mall is the perfect place to spend a rainy day. It has all of your favorite shops with Express, Belk, Journeys, and many more. Cinemark Cinemas is located in the Coastal Grand Mall if you’d like to see a movie; they even have an arcade if you get there too early. There are plenty of places to eat in and around the mall. There is a food court, but if that isn’t your style, you can enjoy food from Cracker Barrel, Red Lobster, Chipotle, Abeulos, just to name a few. 

Medieval Times
Enjoy dinner and tournament at Medieval Times. It’s a perfect way to enjoy dinner and a show at the same time. At Medieval Times you will enter into waiting area before it is time to enter the tournament; in the waiting area, you can grab a drink from the bar, buy a souvenir, or learn about medieval punishments. When it is time, you will enter into the tournament and sit in the section of your knight’s colors. While you eat, watch as the knights joust for the title of Defender of the Realm.