Feel the sunshine at Ocean City, MD, no matter the forecast. Check out these 8 forecast-proof, rainy day activities:
Escape the rain with a safari trip or undersea adventure at one of Old Pro Golf’s classic indoor mini golf locations, sitting at 68th Street and 136th Street. Open from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily, this OCMD icon is the perfect place to putt during those surprise A.M. showers or post-dinner drizzles.
The only rule? Hole in ones get rewarded with bragging rights...and Candy Kitchen fudge.
An overcast sky is the perfect excuse to treat yourself to that spa day you’ve been wanting. Head over to Creative Day Spa on 91st Street at the Princess Royale Oceanfront Resort and get pampering.
Soothe your summer skin with an “Island Escape” facial, couples deep tissue massage, or bring the little ones for Prince & Princess Pedicures! This award-winning spa has a little something for everyone.
Tap into your inner Picasso for a paint night on the town! Pop in on a “Paint Your Pet” class or a Paint & Sip night at T.C. Studios on 15th Street in Downtown OC. And, with their paint party packages, the studio is a prime spot for hosting birthday parties and bachelorette shindigs.
Looking to dabble in pottery, watercolor or illustration? Check out The Art League on 94th Street! They host classes and workshops for every level of experience, even the stick figure doodlers.
No Seacret here. Sitting at 49th Street bayside is Seacrets, Jamaica, your slice of island paradise -- rain or shine.
With a covered outdoor area complete with sandy floors, bayside views, and tableside palms, you’ll be left saying “what rain?” Forget the forecast and swing by Seacrets for happy hour cocktails and an order of Dotsy’s Delight Crab Dip for the table.
Rainy day blues don’t stand a chance against a little retail therapy. Ocean City is packed with beach shops, discounted outlets, and unique souvenir finds for your people back home.
For cool local finds, check out K-Coast Surf Shop, Sea Quest, or head over to the Gold Coast Mall on 114th Street. Rather get your outlet fix in? The Ocean City Outlets features 30 of your favorite outlet shops, all within walking distance of each other!
Get your nostalgia fill by hitting Marty’s Playland on the Boards for a few rounds of skeeball, a fortune reading from Zoltar, and a lot of tickets. See who can rack up the most by going head-to-head in some of Marty’s arcade classics! At the end of your ticket spree, hop in the photobooth to snap a few pics for the fridge back home.
Looking for some adult arcade games? Test your luck at the Ocean Downs Casino over in West OC.
Step one: Stay in! Jammies optional.
Step two: Build your own at-home buffet by ordering a medley of shareable meals from a few of your fave takeout spots -- wings from Hooters, lo mein from Asian Garden, a few slices from Pizza Mambo, and carryout cocktail pouches from Longboard Café.
Step three: Chow down over a game of charades and “would you rather” q’s, or pick up a deck of cards for rummy and go fish.
Everybody knows that rainy days are literally made for the cinema. Check out that new release you’ve been eyeing up or catch a classic flick on the big screen at Fox Gold Coast Theater on 113th Street!
Sit back, relax, and enjoy the show in their cooozy, reclining seats -- complete with a side table for you to load up on theatre snacks.