Top 5 Things for Kids to do on a Rainy Day
Things Families Can Do Near Destin When It Rains
Let rainy days at the beach bring the family together – there are plenty of things to do near Destin when it rains. Hilton Sandestin Beach Resort offers a number of rainy-day activities for kids right here on site! Find fun things to do for an easy day at the resort or take our complimentary tram to explore nearby indoor attractions the kids will love.
A little rain never stops kids from wanting a dip in the pool. At Hilton Sandestin Beach our indoor pool is the perfect spot to continue the vacation fun. Inside the indoor pool area, you can relax in lounge seating or table and chairs while the kids swim. Located by the indoor pool is a heated whirlpool – another great escape for adults.
Picnix Poolside Market Ice Cream
Brighten a rainy day with a scoop or two of ice cream from Picnix Poolside Market. Picnix serves hand scooped or soft serve ice cream in a variety of flavors. But there’s more than just ice cream, and adults will find a few treats of their own, with every type of hot dog you can name on the menu. View the full menu at Picnix Poolside Market Ice Cream to see just what you’re missing out on!
Activities at Baytowne Wharf
Venture off-site for some unique activities at the wharf – one of the most popular things to do near Destin when it rains is just a tram ride away. Take the Sandestin Resort Tram over to the Village of Baytowne Wharf where your kids will be entertained for hours in the laser tag and arcade game center. If the sun decides to come out while you’re there, check out their children’s zip lining course!
There is a variety of shopping and dining options at Grand Boulevard along with a movie theater. Spend your rainy evening watching new movies on jumbo digital screens.
Treat the kids to an experience of a lifetime with up close marine animal encounters at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Discover dolphins, snorkle with stingrays, feed a harbour seal, get to know a penguin. Gulfarium offers many chances to interact with species from reptiles to sea lions. They even offer a VIP Trainer for a Day experience for kids 13 and over. A visit to Gulfarium is sure to make lifetime memories.
Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park