Posted on 4/19/2024

Rainy Day Rescue: How to Enjoy Ocean City, MD When It's Pouring Outside!

Ah, the joy of vacationing in Ocean City. Sun, sand, and…rain?! Don’t let a little wet weather dampen your spirits! OCMD has plenty of indoor attractions to keep your family dry and entertained on those less than ideal beach days. Here’s a few fun things to do to make the most of your rainy day in Ocean City!

Putt your Way to Fun

Who says you can’t golf when it's raining?! Head over to one of Ocean City’s Indoor Mini Golf Courses like Old Pro Golf on 68th St. for a competitive round with family and friends. Thankfully there aren’t any bunkers at these courses!

Dining Delights
Rainy days call for comfort food! Dive into OC’s vibrant dining seafood with your choice of fresh, local seafood from Waterman’s Seafood Co. or Shark on the Harbor, hearty burgers from Ocean 13, pizza from Mione’s, and so much more. Looking for some fun while you eat? Alley Oops has TWO locations that feature arcades, mini bowling, and virtual rides! There’s something to satisfy every craving!

Retail Therapy
Grab your umbrella and hit the shops! OC has a range of shopping options from shops on the boardwalks to the popular outlets in West OC. Discover unique OC themed souvenirs or upgrade your wardrobe with some of the latest and greatest in fashion!

Catch A Flick
When it’s raining cats and dogs, why not catch a movie? Head to Flagship Cinemas in West OC for the latest blockbusters. (If you head there on a Tuesday, you’ll be able to catch a movie for $6.50!) The theater is top notch with reclining, heated seats, digital projection and surround sound, and a cozy atmosphere. Bonus: It’s the perfect excuse to indulge in popcorn!

Trimper's Rides
Trimpers Rides and Amusements isn’t just for sunny days! Enjoy classic indoor rides including the Carousel, Bumper Cars, and a small ferris wheel for the kids! The rain will likely drive the crowds away, making for an even better experience with shorter lines for your family!

Believe It...Or Not?
Step into a world of wonders at Ripley’s Believe It or Not on the Boardwalk! Explore bizarre exhibits, optical illusions, and interactive displays at this weird yet wonderful attraction!

Challenge your wits with an escape room adventure at Captive Escape Rooms for your family. Team up to crack codes, solve puzzles, and escape before time runs out. It’s rainy day fun at its best!

Museum Magic
Learn something new at one of Ocean City’s museums. From maritime history to local lore, delve into the fascinating stories that have shaped your favorite seaside town.

Artistic Escapes
Get inspired at the Ocean City Center for the Arts. Explore galleries showcasing local talent, or join a workshop to unleash your inner artist. Rainy days are PERFECT for a splash of creativity.

Indulge in some well deserved relaxation with a spa day or massage. Ocean City boasts several spas offering rejuvenating treatments from soothing massages to float therapy at places like Ocean Elements Salt Spa & Float Center. Let the sound of rain outside enhance your blissful escape indoors!


Seaside Vacations offers vacation rentals with a host of amenities including everything from indoor pools and saunas to ice skating rinks and movie theaters. Browse our listings or Give our team a call to see what amenities are available to you at each location so you can make the most of your vacation without having to go out in the rain!

No matter the weather, Ocean City offers endless possibilities for indoor fun and relaxation. Don’t let a few raindrops spoil your vacation. Embrace the adventure and make the best of your rainy day in OC!

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