Guide to a Rainy Day in Charleston

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Rain is inevitable this time of year, but it doesn't have to put a damper on your time in Charleston! There are plenty of rainy day activities to that will make your trip memorable and relaxing. Read below to get the scoop on where to go when the clouds come out. 

Take a candle making class at Candlefish

This is perfect for a small group of friends who want to chat, drink wine, and create their own custom candle. The classes are educational, light, and a fun way to make your own Charleston souvenir.

Catch a show at Theater 99

With an impressive company of comedians, you will always leave laughing after a theater 99 improv show. They have an original show every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday night for just $12.

Stop by Mira for a wine tasting

The Mira Winery Napa Valley Tasting Room is a unique experience where guests can taste Napa Valley wines in the heart of Downtown Charleston. Guests will get an impressive education on the soil, topography, and process of Mira wines and of course some delicious samplings.

Roam around the Gibbes Museum

Charleston's only visual arts museum holds so much for guests of all ages to gaze at in wonder. Whether you want to explore the first floor that is free to the public or buy a ticket for the upper galleries you're sure to have a beautiful visit.

Get a strike at the Alley

A rainy day classic. Lace up your bowling shoes and enjoy a few games with a side of tater tots.

Make memories at the Children's Museum

With little ones in tow, you'll be happy to have a place created just for them. There are different themed rooms that will engage them and keep them playing for hours on end.

Say hi to the fishes at the South Carolina Aquarium

Boasting over 5,000 animals our stunning aquarium will take your breath away. A few of our favorite exhibits are the Sea Turtle Recovery and the Coastal Plain (say hi to the albino alligator for us).   We hope your rainy day in Charleston is adventurous and memorable. Please share other ideas in the comments!

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