Activities for a rainy day at Ocean Isle Beach


At some point, it's bound to happen. You are enjoying the beach vacation you've waited for all year long and it begins to rain. Don't be sad, there are plenty of nearby activities to provide you with entertainment!

The Museum of Coastal Carolina - The Museum of Coastal Carolina is located on Ocean Isle Beach, featuring a touch tank, fossilized skeletons, a fossil pit where you can dig for shark teeth and their most recent exhibit Shipwrecks, opening May 27th, 2016 which will include a 700 gallon aquarium and information about North Carolina Shipwrecks. Admission to the museum is $9 for adults and $7 for children with ages 2 and under being free.



Ingram Planetarium - The Ingram Planetarium located on the mainland of Sunset Beach is fun for the whole family, from films about dinosaurs, learning about the constellations visible under the sky on Sunset Beach, to Laser light shows set to some of your favorite bands, there is something for everyone. Admission to the Planetarium is $9 for adults, $7 for children with ages 2 and under being free.


Summertide Adventure Tours - Just a little rain? That doesn't stop Summertide Adventure Tours from leading a group of paddlers on tours of Bird Island, Tubbs Inlet, a Twilight Tour or even a kayak Fishing tour! So if a little rain won't stop you from being outside, give them a call or visit them online to reserve your spot today. Mention at time of booking that you will be staying with Sunset Properties (providing proof with your rental key during the day of your tour) to receive a special Perks Club discount.



Totally Chic Salon & Spa - Maybe kayaking in the rain isn't your thing? How about a Spa Day? Totally Chic Salon and Spa in Calabash provides Sunset Properties guests with 10% off any one salon or spa service when you show your vacation rental key at checkout. This is a full service spa offering cuts and styles, color creations, massage therapy, extensive body treatments, facials and more! Appointments are highly recommended so check that forecast and if you see a rainy day, call and make your appointment!



If you would rather stay in relaxing and unwinding in your vacation home, take advantage of the free DVD Rentals from The Island Market offered to guests of Sunset Properties. To rent a DVD simply take one of your Sunset Properties vacation rental keys to The Island Market, pick out the DVD you'd like (you can rent 2 at a time) and show your keys and a valid credit card, in case of loss or non-return, at the register. It's that simple!



Planet Fun - Located in Shallotte with a bowling alley, an award winning restaurant, laser tag, a full arcade, and indoor putt putt Planet Fun is a place you can spend an entire rainy and not run out of things to do!


Next time you have a rainy day at the beach, we hope you'll keep some of our suggestions in mind! We would love to hear your suggestions as well.

What do you like to do during a rainy day at Ocean Isle Beach?