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February 4, 2019
Streetcar on a rainy day in San Francisco

10 Things to do on a Rainy Day in San Francisco

San Francisco is notorious for its unpredictable weather, but a little rain doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy your visit to San Francisco. Here are 10 fun things to do on rainy days in the City by the Bay:

Local Tastes of the City Tours

Eat your way through San Francisco. With knowledgeable tour guides who know the ins and outs of San Francisco, you’ll visit the best food spots coupled with a rich history of the different foods. This activity is a favorite amongst locals and tourists alike! Rain or shine, the food remains delicious!


The Walt Disney Family Museum

Are you a Disney fanatic? A trip to The Walt Disney Family Museum will be sure to keep you and your kids entertained despite the gloomy weather. Here you’ll learn about the very beginnings of Walt Disney and see how his vision came to life. Buy tickets now.


Wine Down

Join the folks at this fun bar in San Francisco’s SoMa neighborhood to really “wine down” your day. With a focus on local wine, beer and food all at a good price, you can count on this spot to lift your spirits on a rainy day.

Have a Spa Day

Who says you can’t pamper yourself on a rainy day? From massages to facials, yoga classes and much more, you’ll feel refreshed after your visit a spa such as at Burke Williams or Hotel Vitale.

Shopping at Union Square

Spend hours on end shopping at the Westfield San Francisco Centre, a nine-story shopping destination that offers over 200 shops and restaurants for every shopaholic and foodie. From neighborhood nooks to large department stores like Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and Nordstrom, Union Square has it all. Just be sure to wear your most comfortable walking shoes!


For ping pong lovers who are looking for a little friendly competition and an urban atmosphere, this is the spot for you. You’ll find a collection of street art, a house DJ, two full bars, and a private lounge area and patio. It’s time to get your pong on!

Watch a Warriors game

Cheer on Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors while they’re in the hunt for their fourth title in five years. Warriors fans are known to be some of the loudest fans in the NBA, so you’ll definitely have a night full of high-level energy at one of these sports bars! Keep an eye out for the Warriors’ new home at Chase Center, on track to open in time for the 2019-2020 NBA season.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)

SFMOMA’s seven floors of modern and contemporary art will make you forget about the dreary weather outdoors. With more than 33,000 works featured in its gallery space, you’ll find awe-inspiring pieces from renowned artists like Jeff Koons, Andy Warhol, Alexander Calder, and many more.


Mini-golf at Urban Putt

Have you ever played mini-golf in a high-tech indoor facility? Well, today’s the day to check that off your list. Urban Putt is San Francisco’s only indoor mini-golf course, and their 14 handmade holes were inspired by San Francisco landmarks and architecture, making for a fun and quirky San Francisco experience. Don’t miss out on their mouthwatering fried chicken and waffle skewers. Not to worry, munchies on the mini-golf course are encouraged!

Boudin Bakery Tour

Learn some history behind Boudin’s sourdough French bread and why it just can’t be baked anywhere else on earth other than right here in San Francisco. During this special tour, you’re even able to participate and roll bread with one of the actual bakers. Keep yourself warm with Boudin’s classic clam chowder in a sourdough bread bowl to complete the experience!

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