Things to Do in Orange Beach when it RainsPete Dimao - May 14, 2019
In case of those rare rainy beach days, we’ve collected the best things to do in Orange Beach when it rains, including nearby destinations and popular indoor attractions.
Explore the best things to do in Orange Beach when it rains!
Where: 18948 Oak Road W, Gulf Shores
Contact: (251) 202-0900
Jump, bounce, dodge, slide, and more at The Factory in Gulf Shores. This trampoline park is a favorite among all ages and includes the Ninja Obstacle Course, an arcade, flight simulator, and Xtreme Dodgeball.
Address: 2881 Juniper Street, Foley
Contact: (251) 943-4575
Home to 23 bowling lanes, Gulf Bowl in Foley, AL is a popular spot to spend some time during those rainy beach days. Gulf Bowl also has laser tag, an indoor ropes course, pool tables, and an arcade!
Orange Beach Indian and Sea Museum
Address: 25850 John M Snook Drive, Orange Beach
Contact: (251) 981-8545
Since 1995, the Orange Beach Indian and Sea Museum has displayed regional Native American and fishing artifacts and memorabilia. Historical artifacts include boating, farming, and fishing items. Admission is free.
The Track Gulf Shores
Address: 3200 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
Contact: (251) 270-0209
The Track in Gulf Shores is well-known for its go-kart tracks, but this family-friendly amusement destination also features an arcade area with nearly 50 games, including new and classic arcade games!
Gulf Shores Museum
Where: 244 W 19th Avenue, Gulf Shores
Contact: (251) 968-1473
Discover the history and stories of Gulf Shores through informative exhibits, seasonal events and films, and youth and adult programs that are offered throughout the year. Admission is free.
Fort Morgan Museum
Where: 110 Highway 180, Gulf Shores
Contact: (251) 540-7127
Step into history when you visit Fort Morgan, located on the Fort Morgan peninsula. Built in the early 1800s, Fort Morgan played an important role in the Battle of Mobile Bay during the Civil War. Walk the corridors and enjoy the views from this historic coastal landmark.
Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach
Where: 26389 Canal Road, Orange Beach
Contact: (251) 981-2787
Situated in a beautiful, two-story building, the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach is a great way to spend a rainy day. The center houses various collections of local artwork that includes paintings, pottery, photography, and sculptures. Create your own masterpiece at the Clay Studio during an adult art class.
Fat Daddy’s Arcade
Where: 24565 Perdido Beach Boulevard, Orange Beach
Contact: (251) 980-1050
This vibrant arcade facility features over 80 of the newest arcade games and many of the traditional games. Collect points as you play and redeem them for fun prizes before your you leave!
Arena the Next Level
Where: 4720 Main Street, Orange Beach
Contact: (251) 224-5297
Located right across from the Ferris wheel at The Wharf, Arena the Next Level boasts two exciting indoor attractions. Enjoy some family-friendly competition during a round of laser tag or gear up for a game of bazooka ball.
National Aviation Museum
Where: 1878 S Blue Angel Parkway, Pensacola, FL
Take a short drive east to Pensacola, FL to the National Aviation Museum that includes over 150 restored aircraft from the Coast Guard, Marines, and Navy. This 350,000 square foot museum includes several exhibits and exhilarating attractions, including a flight simulator, virtual reality, and a 4D experience.