What To Do on a Rainy Day

Don't let those clouds get you down! When you need some indoor fun, check out this list of ideas for what to do on a rainy day around Winston-Salem.

Although rain can certainly put a damper on certain activities (say an outdoor sporting event or a hike you had planned), it can also be a good excuse to have a cozy, low-key day. (We personally love a good rainy day every now and then!) If you find yourself with a drizzly day in Winston-Salem and are looking for some inspiration on how to make the most of the weather, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got some great suggestions for what to do on a rainy day!

These ideas are sure to have you longing for the next wet-weather forecast…

  • Spend hours in Bookmarks or McKay’s selecting the perfect books (then dive into one right there or head straight to a coffee shop to get started on one!)
  • Have a problem-solving adventure with friends at Total Escape
  • Lose yourself in a movie at a/perture
  • Visit Underdog Records on Burke Street to add to your vinyl music collection
  • If you have kids in tow, hit up Kaleideum to help them get their energy out and their brains working, too
  • Go on the Reynolda House tour – especially if you’ve never been (since it’s easy to skip over the “tourist stuff” in your own town!)
  • Check out an art exhibit at SECCA (which is always FREE!)
  • Settle in at a brewery alone or with friends and perhaps a game or two
  • Shop at a local boutique
  • Head over to Dough-Joe’s for a sweet treat and a killer cup of coffee
  • Treat yourself to a meal out and savor it
  • Get those muscles shaking with a great workout at Pure Barre Winston-Salem
  • Enlist the help of the wonderful ladies at Tartan Professional Organizing to get your closet in order (although you’ll definitely have to plan ahead for that one!)
  • Take a cooking class at Southern Home & Kitchen