If you choose Los Angeles as your family vacation destination, chances are you’re picturing yourself basking in the abundant California sunshine.
And chances are you will be — but for those few days per year that contribute to Los Angeles’ 15-inch average rainfall, we have put together a list of fun and exciting things to do in LA when it rains.
If you’re in the advanced planning stages of a trip to LA, take a look at some of these top-rated indoor attractions. Then, as the time of your trip gets closer, check the weather forecast. If you see a chance of bad weather, you’ll already know the best family-friendly things to do in LA when it rains.
Looking for some fun things to do indoors?
Admission to a bunch of the below activities are available on the Go Los Angeles® pass.
Choose as you go from dozens of fun attractions and save up to 50% off combined admission vs paying at the gate.
A few of the available activities include…
- Madame Tussauds di Hollywood
- California Science Center e film IMAX
- K1 Speed Indoor Karting
- Museo di Storia Naturale
- Hollywood Museum
- e molto altro ancora!
Madame Tussauds di Hollywood
Trascorri una giornata di pioggia avvicinandoti alle migliori star di Hollywood al Madame Tussauds di Hollywood.
Le figure di cera realistiche che troverai al museo sono così reali che puoi facilmente ingannare i tuoi amici a casa con le foto di te e della tua celebrità preferita che stanno fianco a fianco.
The 100+ wax figures span a variety of interests and time periods, so adults and kids alike will be entertained.
So whether it’s James Dean or Beyoncé you swoon over, make sure to bring your camera!
Be sure not to miss Zac Efron’s Wax Figure as Baywatch Lifeguard. It celebrates Efron’s popularity and the enduring pop cultural icon that is Baywatch.
Don’t miss the Kylie Jenner Wax Figure. It portrays the reality star in the beautiful, custom-made gown she wore to the Met Gala in 2016. It is said to be so realistic that it fooled her own fans!
Entrando: Ingresso a Madame Tussauds di Hollywood is included with the Go Los Angeles® pass.
California Science Center e film IMAX
The California Science Center makes for a great day trip on a rainy day. The Science Center features exciting science exhibits that will engage visitors of all ages.
Experience a simulated earthquake or volcano, climb a rock wall, or play a game of virtual volleyball. At the Science Center, adventure takes place right indoors.
Per sfruttare al massimo il tuo viaggio, cattura un film IMAX presso il teatro all'avanguardia del Centro che offre un 7 -storia schermo alto
Con una varietà di film tra cui scegliere, troverai qualcosa di divertente per tutta la famiglia.
Entrando: Admission to the California Science Center is included with the Go Los Angeles® pass.
OUE Skyspace LA
Although your view won’t be as excellent as it may be on a sunny day, a trip to the top of the iconic US Bank Tower is a great opportunity to see Los Angeles from a unique perspective.
Even in rainy weather, you’ll have an impressive view, and you’re sure to identify major landmarks like Dodgers Stadium and Catalina Island.
Plus, it can be kind of cool to get a photo of the blurry cityscape through the wet glass. A perfect snap for Instagram!
Entrando: Admission to OUE Skyspace LA is included with the Go Los Angeles® pass.
K1 Speed Indoor Karting
Le auto ad alte prestazioni ea emissioni zero dotate della più recente tecnologia fanno K 1 Accelerare uno dei luoghi migliori per andare a Los Angeles in una giornata piovosa.
K1 Speed has quickly become the largest indoor kart racing chain in the United States. It has an unbeatable reputation.
La struttura di Los Angeles vanta uno dei percorsi indoor più impegnativi con una combinazione di rettilinei, spazzaneve e tornanti e capacità di drifting.
Questo è un posto davvero divertente per i legami familiari indoor, basta ricordare che i conducenti di kart adulti devono essere almeno 4 ' 10 "Alto.
Entrando: Admission to K1 Indoor Karting is included with the Go Los Angeles® pass.
Museo di Storia NaturaleVisit the first museum in Los Angeles, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. It’s the authority on exploring the “big picture” of the planet of the natural and cultural world.
Questo museo ha ammassato una delle collezioni più vaste e preziose al mondo di reperti naturali e culturali che risalgono 4 . 5 miliardi di anni.
You’ll see dinosaur skeletons and mammal fossils, rare gems and minerals, intricate habitat dioramas, and ancient Latin American archaeological treasures.
Entrando: Admission to the Natural History Museum is included with the Go Los Angeles® pass.
Love music? Don’t leave LA without visiting the Grammy Museum’s impressive collection of artifacts, exhibits, films, and more, in the museum’s interactive permanent and traveling exhibits.
Pay tribute to legendary artists such as John Lennon, Barbra Streisand, Roy Orbison, Bob Marley, and more. The special exhibits will inspire a new-found appreciation for the music-making process, and for the talent and precision it takes to produce award-winning music.
Entrando: Admission to the Grammy Museum is included with the Go Los Angeles® pass.
Vedere 100 anni di storia di Hollywood dai tuoi film e programmi TV preferiti all'Hollywood Museum.
You’ll explore the most extensive collection of Hollywood memorabilia in the world with over 10,000 authentic show business artifacts. See Rocky’s boxing gloves, Marilyn Monroe’s iconic dresses, Indiana Jones’ whip, Cary Grant’s Rolls-Royce and much more!
It’s the perfect indoor activity for a film lover, and it’s a must-see when you come to Hollywood.
Entrando: Admission to the Hollywood Museum is included with the Go Los Angeles® pass.
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
Explore the ocean indoors at the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, located in San Pedro between Point Fermin and the Port of Los Angeles.
The aquarium has provided over 70 years of marine education, so you know you will be visiting a reputable establishment.
Featuring over 200 species of marine animals that live in the Southern California region, the Cabrillo is number one of its class.
A visit to the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium will infuse education into your vacation, in a fun and interactive way.
Gli amanti della scienza possono anche godersi un viaggio all'Acquario del Pacifico, situato a Long Beach, in California.
Visite in studio
One of the best things to do in Hollywood is to visit to a real working studio! Places like Universal and Warner Bros. offer exciting, behind-the-scenes looks at the way Hollywood works.
You’ll enjoy tours through back lots, across sound stages, around prop rooms, and through wardrobing. Get a real chance to see where (and how!) movie magic is made with a tour through the amazing studios.
If the rainy day clears up, take advantage of the theme park of Universal Studios Hollywood, which offers some delightful outdoor fun, too.
Keep in mind that some portions of these studio tours will involve being outdoors, so be sure to plan accordingly with your gear.
Dolby Theatre Guided Tour
Ottieni l'accesso VIP alla sede della cerimonia degli Academy Awards® con una visita guidata al Dolby Theatre®.
You’ll will see areas of the theatre not seen on TV, plus get a behind-the-scenes look at where lots of popular events take place. See where events such as the American Idol finals, the AFI Awards, the Daytime Emmys, and Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show take place.
A few highlights of the tour include: seeing an Oscar® statuette, visiting the Dolby Lounge and viewing the images from previous Academy Awards ceremonies.
Entrando: Admission to the Dolby Theatre tour is included with the Go Los Angeles® pass.
Autry Museum of the American West
Regarded as one of Los Angeles’s premier cultural institutions, the Autry Museum features art, artifacts, and special exhibitions that focus on the history of American West.
The Autry Museum is known for its dedication to educating visitors. As a result, visitors can enjoy a selection of informative tours, special events, family activities. There are film screenings, lectures, workshops, and more.
Getting In: Admission to the Autry Museum of the American West is included with the Go Los Angeles® pass.
Entra in qualche terapia al dettaglio
We’re firm believers that you don’t need an excuse to shop. Even so, a rainy day is the perfect reason to dip into your souvenir funds.
Los Angeles è una delle migliori destinazioni per lo shopping e sede di una varietà di negozi che soddisfano ogni punto di prezzo.
Stroll around the shops (and be ready to splurge) on the famous Rodeo Drive, and find a variety of luxury boutique shopping along Melrose Avenue.
Prendi un film in un teatro di lusso
Prendi rifugio dalla pioggia con popcorn sovradimensionati, un successo di grande successo e un'esperienza di lusso.
Lots of movie theaters in the Los Angeles area now focus on offering a luxury movie viewing experience. It’s a fun and relaxing way to wait out the weather.
Check out the newer iPic movie theaters for the ultimate luxury experience or book a lounge experience at Landmark Theatres. Or head to AMC Marina 6 Dine In for a classic dinner and a movie combination, right from the comfort of your over-sized seat.
Getting In: The Go Los Angeles® pass does not include theater tickets.
Quick Rainy Day Recap
See? You can stay dry all while having plenty of great options for things to do in LA when it’s raining.
We hope these ideas helped inspire you to create a fun-filled indoorsy itinerary. Don’t forget to pick up a Go Los Angeles® pass and save big on your indoor activities!
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