Things To Do When it Rains on Vacation

Things To Do in Holden Beach When It's Raining

When you finally find yourself on that much-needed Holden Beach vacation and the forecast calls for rain, don’t fret. There are plenty of indoor things to do in and around Holden Beach that will ensure you stay dry on even the rainiest of days. Here are just a few of the more popular ones.

Ocean Isle Beach Community Center

Take the family and visit the Ocean Isle Beach Community Center and enjoy scheduled events and activities like Summer Fun Camp for kids, Family Fun activities, and Pot Luck Dinners. Location: 44 East First Street, Ocean Isle Beach, NC.

Fun Adventures at the Bowling Alley

Planet Fun Bowling & Arcade

Family fun can be found for all ages at Planet Fun Bowling & Arcade. Come enjoy bowling, mini golf, laser tag, arcade games or the grill next door. Location: 349 Whiteville Rd. NW, Shallotte, NC.

Museum of Coastal Carolina

Things To Do in Holden Beach When It's Raining

A vacation to Ocean Isle Beach isn’t complete without a trip to the Museum of Coastal Carolina at 21 East Second Street, Ocean Isle Beach. Art shows and regularly scheduled events are for the whole family. There is an admission fee of $10 per adult, $9 per senior, $8 for children 3-12 and free for 2 and under.

Ingram Planetarium

Laser light shows at Ingram Planetarium

If you’ve never visited a planetarium the Ingram Planetarium at 7625 High Market Street in Sunset Beach is the place to go! Movies, laser light shows and music shows. There is an admission fee is $10 per adult, $9 per senior (62+), $8 for each child ages 3-12 and free for ages 2 & under.

Visit a Winery

Silvery Coast Winery / Winery Tasting Room

The Silver Coast Winery is located on Ocean Isle Beach at 6680 Barbeque Rd., NW, and at 105 South Howe St., Southport. The winery is known for their wine festivals, assortment of other special events and their wine tasting rooms.

Do a Little Shopping

Go Shopping in Holden Beach When It's Raining

Spend the day shopping but be sure to visit Island Art & Books, OIB Surf & Java and The Beach Mart.

Other Local Attractions

Visit the uss_north_carolina battleship in Wilmington NC

Or hop in the car and go for a short road trip to Southport and Wilmington, NC, where you can enjoy the NC Maritime Museum at Southport, the Old Brunswick County Jail Museum, and definitely not to be missed, the Battleship USS North Carolina in Wilmington.

Rain doesn’t have to spoil your vacation, not when you have all these activities to do and sites to see in the area. When you’re ready to make those vacation bookings, come rain or some shine, give us a call at Holden Beach Vacations at 800-842-6949 and we’ll assist you in any way we can.