If you’re visiting Destin, you may have visions of endless days spent on the beach or on a boat, soaking up the sunshine. So, what do you do when Mother Nature decides to rain on your parade? This list of fun things to do in Destin when it rains is sure to give you plenty of ideas for keeping the whole family entertained until the sun starts shining again.

  1. Gator Beach-Nothing says “Florida” quite like alligators! At Fudpucker’s we have an alligator habitat that is home to over 100 small alligators! You can watch live alligator shows, see a rare albino alligator, and even get your picture while holding a real, live alligator! Gator Beach offers shelter from the elements, so it’s a perfect rainy day activity that kids, and adults, will enjoy. Fudpuckers Gator Show Schedule
  2. Go Out to Eat-Come early and come hungry! Destin offers many different restaurant options. Who doesn’t enjoy a nice meal when the weather is dreary? What makes Fudpucker’s restaurant special, in addition to the great food and large portions, is everything there is to do when you dine with us, making it the perfect place to spend a rainy day. stuffed shrimp
  3. Play Games at the Arcade-Fat Daddy’s Arcade is located right next door to us at Fudpucker’s in Destin, with an entrance conveniently located inside Gator Beach. A great indoor activity when it rains, kids love to play the latest interactive games as well as old classics like skee ball and hoops. Earn tickets which can be redeemed for fun prizes. Even better, through the fall and winter months, every dollar you spend on food and drink at Fudpucker’s earns you one free token at Fat Daddy’s Arcade!destin rainy day activities things to do rain
  4. Shop for Souvenirs-You can’t go home empty-handed! Rainy days are the perfect excuse for picking up souvenirs for the loved one you left back home-or even stocking up on early Christmas gifts! Our gift shop is HUGE and offers an eclectic collection of souvenirs you won’t find at most of the beach stores. Come in and check it out! things to do in destin when it rains

And there you have it, a good list to keep you and your family entertained during inclement weather-or otherwise! We hope you’ll visit Fudpucker’s in Destin and check out these awesome things to do, whether or not the sun decides to shine!