Rainy Day Activities in Ocean City
Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Ocean City
You’ve planned your perfect Ocean City vacation complete with long days on the beach, at local parks and on the boardwalk. Then the storm clouds roll in, crushing your well laid plans. Although Ocean City is known for its outdoor activities and water sports, the fun can continue indoors. Instead of spending your time inside pouting about the weather, do a little exploring. You’ll learn that Ocean City has much to offer—rain or shine.
Rainy Day Activities in Ocean City
Here are our favorite things to do on a rainy day in Ocean City.
Mini golf is a favorite activity for family fun. If the weather keeps you from playing on one of Ocean City’s outdoor courses, take the fun of mini golf indoors. Old Pro Golf has two indoor courses that are open year-round. Choose from the undersea adventure themed course or the jungle safari course.
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Discover the Unusual
View over 500 incredible and unusual exhibits and artifacts at Ripley’s Believe It or Not. Ripley’s odditorium features shrunken heads, artwork, bones and so much more. The recently renovated museum is also home to Ripley’s Marvelous Mirror Maze and Ripley’s Impossible LaseRace
Visit a Local Museum
While you’re in Ocean City, take some time to learn a bit more about the area and its culture. Ocean City has several museums, including the Ocean City Life-Saving Station, that will provide all ages with a fun, educational experience.
In nearby Salisbury, the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art has an acclaimed collection of wildfowl art, as well as more exhibits surrounding art, nature and culture.
Shop ‘til You Drop
Dreary weather is the perfect excuse for some retail therapy. There are plenty of opportunities for shopping near Ocean City. Head to the Tanger Outlets in West Ocean City to save on your favorite apparel, accessories, housewares and more.
Gold Coast Mall in North Ocean City is the town’s only indoor mall. Find national brands of men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, as well as cosmetics, jewelry and more. When you finish shopping, grab a bite to eat at one of the restaurants or catch a movie at the theater.
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Bounce the Day Away
Just across the Maryland state border is Shell We Bounce, an indoor trampoline park. Shell We Bounce is the perfect way to let the kids burn off some energy bouncing away and playing on the enclosed playground and jungle gym. It’s not just kids who will get to bounce, Shell We Bounce was created to accommodate all ages and sizes.
Try Your Luck
Take a break from Ocean City and head to nearby Berlin for some gambling. Ocean Downs Casino features a racetrack, 900 slots, card tables and more. When you need a break from the games, enjoy a meal at one of the casino’s restaurants.
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Pose for a Picture
Photos always make for a fantastic souvenir to remember your trip to Ocean City.
Selfie Fantasy is Ocean City’s first “interactive Instagram-worthy experience.” Take photos you won’t be able to wait to post on social media. Selfie Fantasy uses playful props and backgrounds to help you take the perfect picture.
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Pose for photos in costumed attire at Flashback Old Time Photos. You’ll love dressing up as a flapper, gangster, cowboy and more then snapping photos at Flashback’s portrait gallery.