Fun Indoor Ideas For Rainy Days

Don’t let rainy days get you down. Instead, embrace this opportunity and battle the bad weather blues away. Museums, bowling alleys, libraries/bookstores and movie theaters are a great way to spend the time, some community centers also have fun activities, or try one of these fun places to burn off some energy and stay dry.

* Check on hours before going.


I Made It! Glass Creations, San Rafael

Create beautiful, functional fused glass art. No appointments required - just come on in. It's so easy and fun.

Playland, Sausalito

Closed  Wednesday and Sunday. Playland Sausalito is a year-round drop-in play center for kids aged 7 and under featuring a full-sized gymnasium with 4 inflatable jumpies and a whole lot more!

MVCode, Mill Valley, Greenbrae, San Francisco, Redwood City, Albany and San Anselmo

With 4 locations and 2 pop-ups, now is the time to give a free trial class a spin. Kids love the MVCode! 

Studio4Art, Mill Valley and Novato

Drop in for some creative art studio time at Studio4Art. 

Bay Area Discovery Museum, SausalitoThe outdoor space is gorgeous but indoors are a blast too at this wildly popular venue featuring seven exhibition spaces and more than six daily drop-in programs for children 6 months of age to 10 years.

Bay Model Visitor Center, Sausalito

Closed Sunday and Monday. The Bay Model Visitor Center in Sausalito is a fully accessible education center administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers which hosts a working hydraulic model of the San Francisco Bay and Sacramento - San Joaquin River Delta System. The only one of its kind in the world!

Poekie Nook, Mill Valley

Don't just go on a stuffed animal safari....create one! At the Poekie Nook kids learn to sew and bead inspiring kids to create, craft and imagine. Check them out!

Play-Well Engineering Center, San Anselmo, Pleasanton

Play-Well is a project-based program designed to teach principles and methods of engineering to grades Kindergarten through 5th, utilizing LEGO®.



Peek-a-boo Factory

A four story safe, clean, climate-controlled and supervised environment for children and parents to explore together.

House of Air

A huge trampolines, trampoline dodgeball, trampoline basketball dunk zone, rock climbing, kid play zones, ninja obstacle courses, and fitness classes. 


Another huge indoor slide, climbing area, and swing specially designed for young children. Note: Recess is only open to members on rainy days.

Peekadoodle kidsclub

Designed to foster independence and creative thinking at the earliest stages, and to nurture those principles from infancy through preschool providing just what your child needs at each developmental stage.

My Gym San Francisco helps children 6 weeks thru 10 years of age develop physically, cognitively and emotionally. Try a class free today!

Japantown, San Francisco

This 5 acre indoor mall houses specialty shops and restaurants unique to San Francisco. 


Habitot, Berkeley

Fun indoor activities, hands on exhibits, classes and camps for preschoolers, young children.

Sticky Art Lab, Berkeley

Sticky Art Lab is a place where children and adults can experiment together with exciting reuse materials and bring home unique handmade projects.