10 Best Rainy Day Activities in South Carolina!

When the skies are gray, and the rain is pouring, don’t cancel your plans — South Carolina has plenty of activities to keep you busy! From a day excursion at Charleston City Market in beautiful historic downtown Charleston to learning about the history of the United States Marine Corps at the Parris Island Museum, here are the 10 Best Rainy Day Activities in South Carolina.

Charleston City Market, Charleston, SC

Located in the city center of Charleston, the Charleston City Market houses a collection of 200-year-old brick market buildings that contain shops, galleries, and restaurants. Shop around to find local treasures and unique goodies, all while staying dry.

Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC

By bringing together works of art from around the globe and around the corner, the Columbia Museum of Art sparks powerful connections. Spend some time appreciating the fine details and techniques that have taken the artists years to master; not even the incoming wave of AI-generated art can compare.

Food Tours Hilton Head, Hilton Head Island, SC

This premier food tour company on Hilton Head Island makes it easy for you to enjoy the best culinary delights on the island. It’s a walking tour, so there will be a little bit of exposure to the elements. But you’ll be mostly indoors, and the foods you’ll sample along the way make it well worth it.

Hollywood Wax Museum, Myrtle Beach, SC

With the Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center, visitors can enjoy three very different experiences year-round. Meet your favorite stars and pop culture icons for photo ops galore and get up close and personal like never before.

Twelve 33 Distillery, Little River, SC

With every spirit produced at Twelve 33 Distillery, local farms are sourced to make premium products only available in South Carolina. Experience the VIP Tour and Tasting while taking in this Spartanburg landmark.

The Peace Center, Greenville, SC

A six-acre downtown destination in Greenville, the Peace Center is home to cutting-edge architecture, world-class event spaces, and historic preservation. Visit this venue in a spectacularly revitalized Southern city for your favorite traveling Broadway shows and musical entertainers.

BMW Zentrum, Spartanburg, SC

BMW Zentrum is a manufacturing plant and a museum that showcases how the BMW creates the "Ultimate Driving Machine". It is the only museum of its kind in North America, providing insight into BMW's past, present, and future.

Kazoo Factory Tour & Museum, Beaufort, SC

Learn more than you ever wanted to know about the ever-popular kazoo at Kazoobie Kazoos, a family-run kazoo manufacturer in Beaufort. Visit the on-site factory and hear stories about the American-invented instruments.

Tanger Outlets Hilton Head, Bluffton, SC

Rainy days are the perfect times to find new inspiration for your home, wardrobe, or daily life. Why not grab up some good deals at Bluffton’s Tanger Outlet Center? Find your favorite brands at less-than-retail prices.

Parris Island Museum, Parris Island, SC

The Parris Island Museum is one of the largest collections of the history of the United States Marine Corps (USMC). It’s open every day and admission is always free.

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