Your Guide to Indoor Activities in Destin and 30A
Weather in Florida can be unpredictable. Thankfully, there are a number of things to do on a rainy day in Destin and along 30A. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite indoor activities for you to enjoy when the weather just won’t cooperate.
Bowling, Arcades, and Indoor Entertainment Options
Surge Trampoline Park : Head to Fort Walton Beach and jump around one of the largest trampoline parks in Northwest Florida.
Rock Out Rock Climbing Gym: Rock out is the only bouldering facility in Destin, Florida. Rain or shine, this indoor rock gym offers fun for everyone.
Uncle Buck’s Fish Bowl and Grill: Weather the storm at Uncle Bucks, an island-themed restaurant and bowling alley in the Destin Commons.
Rain Forest Black Light Golf and Arcade: Play 18 holes of golf inside with the family at this brand new facility in Miramar Beach.
Blast Arcade and Laser Maze: Located in Baytowne Wharf, Blast is fun for the whole family with its laser maze and plethora of arcade games.
Art Galleries and Museums
Fishing Museum: Learn more about Destin and how it became the World’s Luckiest Fishing Village at this fun, locally-owned museum by the Harbor.
Mary Hong Gallery: Pop into this Grayton Beach art gallery to see beautiful works of art being made. This includes glass and reclaimed materials.
Fired Up! Paint Studio: Pick and paint your own souvenir to take home at this art gallery in Seaside!
Santa Rosa Pottery: Make your own creation at the potter’s wheel or watch stoneware being made at this pottery studio in North Santa Rosa Beach.
Man in the Sea Museum: Explore the history of diving at this fun, hands-on museum in Panama City Beach.
Movies and Shopping
Destin Commons: Take shelter from the rain at the Destin Commons. There are a number of entertainment, dining and shopping options at this award-winning lifestyle center. This includes the AMC Theater and Uncle Buck’s Fish Bowl and Grill.
Silver Sands Outlet Mall: Treat yourself at Silver Sands Outlet Mall in Miramar Beach. Here you will find stores like Saks Off 5th Avenue, Kate Spade, Nike, Columbia, and more! Give us a call and ask about our vouchers to save you money as you shop!
Grand Boulevard: Visit Santa Rosa Beach’s newest shopping center. Find everything from big-box retailers like Pottery Barn and Anthropologie and local shops including The Zoo Gallery. Emeril’s newest restaurant also happens to be located here and the Ovation Room – a movie theater that serves dinner!
Sundog Books and Central Records: Staying in Seaside? Get lost in this well-loved independent bookstore and record shop.
Indoor Dining with a View
Brotula’s Restaurant in Destin: Watch the rain pass while you eat! Brotula’s offers a covered patio that overlooks the Destin Harbor and some delicious seafood!
Royal Palm Grille: Enjoy seafood and steaks inside at this gulf front restaurant in Miramar Beach.
Bud and Alley’s Rooftop Bar: Rain or shine, go for the food, and Bud and Alley’s offers plenty of it plus a covered rooftop bar with beach views!