What To Do When It Rains On Your Beach Vacation

Nobody expects it to rain on their vacation so most people don’t plan for it. If you don’t have a list of ideas of things to do during inclement weather you’re going to be sitting in your vacation rental  with nothing to do but watch tv. We have a list of 10 super ideas for things you and your family can do if it rains on your vacation while you’re in Holden Beach North Carolina.

10 Things to Do When it Rains on Vacation

  1. Go to the Movies – The closest movie theatre is Coastal Stadium 10 in nearby Shallotte, NC. With 10 big screens you’ll have an assortment of choices for movies. Location: 5200 Bridgers Road, Shallotte, NC.
  2. Bring the Movies to You – Redbox offers unlimited movies that you can rent and watch right in your vacation rental. Pick up a half dozen or so and spend binge-watching while relaxing. At various locations: 3045 Holden Beach Rd SW, 1138 Sabbath Home Rd. SW or 1100 Sabbath Home Rd. SW, Holden Beach.
  3. Walk in the Rain – As long as there’s no lightning or thunder in the area, grab an umbrella, put on flip flops, and go for a walk along the beach. Location: Just outside your door.
    10 Things to Do When it Rains on Vacation
  4. Visit an Art Gallery – The Kd Morris Art Gallery & Wine Shop is where you’ll find an eclectic assortment of fine art, jewelry, pottery and other collectibles made by regional artists along with boutique wines from around the world. Location: 3422 Holden Beach Rd., Holden Beach.
  5. Check out the Museum of Coastal Carolina – The Museum of Coastal Carolina has many themed galleries with outstanding dioramas and exhibits about the natural history, environment, and culture of the Coastal Carolinas. Special programs held daily. Location: 21 East Second Street, Ocean Isle Beach.
    10 Things to Do When it Rains on Vacation
  6. Ingram Planetarium is where you can experience Laser Light & Music Shows, free science-related programs, learn about the prehistoric adventure of sea monsters, and enjoy star shows. Location: 7625 High Market Street, Sunset Beach, NC.
    10 Things to Do When it Rains on Vacation
  7. Bowling, Arcades & Mini-GolfPlanet Fun offers 32 lanes for bowling, laser tag, indoor mini-golf, jungle gym, bounce house and more! Location: 349 Whiteville Road, Shallotte, NC.
    10 Things to Do When it Rains on Vacation
  8. Broadway at the Beach – There is something for everyone here and you’re guaranteed to spend an entire and part of the evening staying occupied with shopping, dining in a large assortment of restaurants, and enjoying amusements such as MagiQuest, Ripley’s Aquarium, Palace Theatre, WonderWorks and so much more! Location: 1325 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach, SC.
    10 Things to Do When it Rains on Vacation
  9. Barefoot Landing – More than 100 shops and restaurants for the whole family’s enjoyment. There’s plenty to see and do including a reptile park, live music, and a carousel. Attractions include Alligator Adventure, House of Blues, Alabama Theatre, and so much more! Location: 4898 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, SC.
  10. Wilmington Trolley Co. Tours – Hop onto a trolley and weave through the bumpy cobblestone streets and hear the stories of the homes, people, and events that make Wilmington the historical city it is. The 45-minute tours depart from Water Street between Market and Dock Streets. Location: 460 Baytree Rd, Wilmington, NC

We want you to make the most of your vacation whether the weather is beautiful or it’s pouring rain. If you’ve been considering a move to the area, there’s nothing like a few rainy days to get vacationers perusing the local real estate. Get in touch with us at Brunswickland Realty if you’d like to look at properties now or in the future.



Annual Holden Beach Concert Series

Annual Holden Beach Concert Series
Summer at Holden Beach just wouldn’t be summer without the popular Holden Beach Concert Series that we look forward to every year. For many of us at Brunswickland Realty it signifies the official kick off of summer and this year is no exception. The Holden Beach concerts include beach music, oldies, jazz, blues and rock ‘n roll.

Free concerts are held at the Holden Beach Pavilion every Sunday night starting at 6:30 p.m.  on May 28, 2017. Refreshments are available for sale so bring cash and bring a chair if you just want to sit and listen.

Following is the schedule for this summer:

May 28 – Steve Owens & Summertime

June 4 – Jim Quick & Coastline

June 11 – The Fantastic Shakers

June 18 – The Embers featuring Craig Woolard

June 25 – The Holiday Band

July 2 – Blackwater Rhythm & Blues

July 9 – The Tams

July 16 – Too Much Sylvia

July 23 – Part Time Party Time Band

July 30 – The Tim Clark Band

August 6 – Gary Lowder and Smokin’ Hot

August 13 – The Entertainers

August 20 – Band of Oz

August 27 – Carolina Breakers

September 3 – The Imitations

Concerts are held Sunday nights through September 3, 2017. They’re free and are held at the Holden Beach Pavilion. Open to the public!