There is a famous saying about perseverance which is, "you need both sunshine and rain to grow." While most folks visit for the waves, sand, and fun in the sun there are also lots of great things to do in Gulf Shores on a rainy day. From arcades to magic shows to virtual reality, Gulf Shores, Alabama, will surprise with the number of exciting indoor activities! Don't be fooled, though, as these activities aren't just for rainy days. In fact, they are great options for anytime you're in town! So come on down, best the elements, and check out our list of 7 Things To Do in Gulf Shores on a Rainy Day!
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7 Things To Do in Gulf Shores on a Rainy Day...
Virtual Reality Experience at The Wormhole
When reality brings you rain, virtual reality delivers action and excitement for the entire family! The Wormhole is a gaming experience that will push you to the limits of your mind and imagination! Book by the half hour, stay for the day, and enjoy the entire collection of games from simple fun to wild and vivid. The Virtual Reality Experience at the Wormhole is sure to impress and have you begging for more. Book your Virtual Reality Experience at The Wormhole
MAGIC WITH STYLE! A Kids Magic Show
Hailing from the magic capital of the world, Las Vegas, Brandon Styles brings his immense talents and prestige to the Gulf Coast. Your kids will love this amazing display of tricks, traps, and everything in between. Shows encourage audience participation and is sure to put a smile on your face and a question in your mind as to how exactly this magic can actually be happening before your eyes! Book tickets to the MAGIC WITH STYLE! A Kids Magic Show
BRANDON STYLES Impressions & Variety Show
BRANDON STYLES Impressions & Variety Show is one of the premier entertainment experiences on the Emerald Coast. Join host Brandon Styles as he guides you through a night of hilarious comedy, spot on impressions, and fantastic music numbers from across decades! A ventriloquist, a dancer, a comedian, a magician, and a darn good story teller, all bets are off when the lights turn on and Brandon takes the stage. You need to see this show to believe it!
Orange Beach Indian & Sea Museum
The Orange Beach Indian & Sea Museum is a collection of some of the most historic native artifacts and tales in the region. Get up close and personal with the rich history of the beach, it's original inhabitants, and examine the impacts of European settlement on local communities and ecosystems. Experts are available to answer any and all questions as well as enlighten you to stories that get to the heart of the photos, memos, and relics featured throughout!
Gulf Coast Escape Room, INC.
Do you have what it takes to solve the puzzle and escape before time expires? The Gulf Coast Escape Room, INC. provides a seriously fun and perplexing in-person adventure. Work closely with team members to uncover clues and use them to solve the riddle and make your escape to freedom! Choose your teammates, select one of four themed rooms, put on your thinking caps, and get ready for the challenge!
Escape land and save $15 PER PERSON on a Sunset Helicopter Tour by Lost Bay Helicopters and see the beach and all of the best local landmarks from the sky!
Fat Daddy's Arcade
Fat Daddy's Arcade is wall-to-wall action, excitement, and fun games for everyone in the group. Test your luck with the MegaDrop or challenge your friends to a game of intensely competitive air hockey! Fat Daddy's also features classic games like Pac Man as well as new thrills like the Walking Dead and American Idol! But wait, there's more. The more you play the more you win, so do your best to save up those tickets and head over to the rewards zone for a great payoff. Have fun, get rewarded, and keep on winning. Need we say more?
Gulf Shores Museum
Gulf Shores Museum is a small cottage with a huge history and tons of great exhibits, stories, and nuggets of knowledge. Get up close and personal with their "Hurricane Hunters" interactive display and get to know what it's like to be in the eye of a hurricane! Also popular are the permanent exhibits about the history of the town and region as well specialized, rotating exhibits based on the time of the season. With insightful films for adults and youth alike, it's a great option for the whole gang!
Make the MOST out of your next Gulf Shores vacation by checking out our Gulf Shores Visitor's Guide and learn where to go, what to see, and how to best enjoy your stay!