Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Ocean City, MD

kid in red rainboots jumping in a puddle

Rainy days don’t stop the fun when you’re vacationing in Ocean City, MD! At Central Reservations, we’ve got your guide for all the best things to do when it rains or snows in our beach town. We’d rather be at the beach when it rains than stuck at home when it’s sunny!

There are plenty of adventures and attractions to enjoy in Ocean City even when the weather ruins your planned beach day. Dare we say—you might even have more fun than you thought?! 

Rainy Day Activities in OCMD

Food & Drink

It should be no secret that Ocean City, MD has some of the best places around for delicious fresh seafood and specialty drinks. Spend the day at your favorite restaurants with good food and company and you’ll forget all about the dreary weather outside. Take it one step further by going on your own self-guided brewery tour of the local brewing companies nearby!


You’re on vacation—treat yourself to a shopping spree! OCMD has tons of great shops to explore including the Ocean City Outlets, and Gold Coast Mall. Browse boutiques and unique shops on the Boardwalk to find souvenirs and trinkets that’ll represent your memories for a lifetime. 


Learn about the rich history of our beach town at popular museums like the Ocean City Life-Saving Museum. Venture into nearby towns like Berlin, MD to keep exploring historic buildings, and life on Maryland’s coast. Or, experience a world of unbelievable sights at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! on the Boardwalk. 


We all love some friendly competition and luckily for you, there are plenty of fun challenges waiting for you in town. Face off in a game of indoor mini-golf, or work together to be freed from escape rooms downtown. Collect tokens for prizes at arcades or try your luck at Ocean Downs Casino.

If you’re still searching for more to enjoy on your trip, check out our events and guest services to make the most of your stay. Book now with Central Reservations and we guarantee you’ll have a blast rain or shine!

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