Rainy Day Attractions For Kids in Myrtle Beach

Looking for rainy day activities for Kids in Myrtle BeachThere’s a chance that it may rain during your stay at Dunes Village Resort. Don’t worry! There are still plenty of fun indoor attractions in town that are perfect for rainy days. Take a look at our Top 5 list of fun rainy day activities the family can do together!

Indoor Pool and Waterpark

One of the best attractions for the kids on a rainy day is right on property at Dunes Village Resort in Myrtle Beach. Both MyrtleBeach.com and Tripadvisor rate our indoor waterpark and pool among the best in Myrtle Beach. It offers plenty of fun water features for the kids to splash around like the silly submarine pool, waterfall buckets & more! While the little ones will surely have their fun, event the adults can get in on the action with our adult sized water slides, lazy river and relaxing whirlpool. If it happens to rain during your vacation, you’ll be glad you chose Dunes Village Resort.

Ripley’s Aquarium

The Ripley’s Aquarium at Broadway at the Beach is one of Myrtle Beach’s top attractions all year long, especially on rainy days! Offering an experience that’s equal parts fun and education, the Ripley’s Aquarium is a place where the kids can learn without even knowing it. Their main attraction is the dangerous reef; a giant 340’ moving walkway that traverses through an aquarium full of sharks, fish, eels and more! They also have shows where divers get into the tank with fish and rays as spectators learn about the tank’s inhabitants from one of the experienced aquarium employees.


Another fun an educational attraction in Myrtle Beach is Wonderworks at Broadway at the Beach. It’s tough to miss the enormous upside down house from the outside, but it’s the inside that’s so interesting. In the Wonderzones kids learn about natural disasters, space, light & sound, and much more. Wonderworks also has a glow-in-the-dark ropes course, laser tag arena, and a 6D motion ride. These fun exhibits test the children’s ability to learn as well as their ability to perform, all while providing an unforgettable experience.


No matter where you are, going to the movie theater is something fun to do when it rains. When you’re on vacation it’s even more special when you get the whole family together to see a movie. While our theaters in Myrtle Beach may be very similar to what you’re used to at home, beating the rain and having fun on vacation makes it an extra special experience. Myrtle Beach has quite a few theaters to choose from so you’re bound to find the latest flick you’ve been anticipating since the first trailer. The closest theaters to Dunes Village are the Carmike Cinemas at Myrtle Beach Mall, Carmike Cinemas at Broadway at the Beach and Cinemark theaters at Market Common.

Hollywood Wax Museum

As one of the newer indoor attractions in Myrtle Beach, the Hollywood Wax Museum is certainly growing in popularity, drawing in more and more people each year. On a rainy day there aren’t many more things to do as fun as taking pictures with your favorite “celebrities,” and Myrtle Beach’s wax museum is the only wax museum in the country devoted to celebrities only.   Stand next to the likes of Iron Man’s Robert Downey Jr., or other a-list staples like Robert DeNiro and Julia Roberts. Take photos that may never be possible in real life, especially with real life security guards around. The wax museum also has 2 other attractions; the zombie outbreak experience and Hannah’s Maze of Mirrors.