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Fun things to do over winter break

Lola McAllister

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Want to stay indoors and enjoy the warmth of your home?

  • Perhaps you could bake!
  • Treat yourself to a Netflix (or hulu or other such platforms) binge day
    • Devan Jeffrey (’18)recommends New Girl
    • Devan Jeffrey also recommends Gossip Girl
    • Devan Jeffrey also recommends It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Itching to exercise?

  • Feel the brisk Winter air in your face on an outdoor excursion with your loved ones
    • Hannah Shrank (’19) recommends Crissy Field
    • Jack Katzer (’19) loves to bike across the bridge and up the hill to the West
    • Jade Barnblatt (’18) recommends a hike on Lands End trail
  • Henry Shnieberg (’19), Matthew Sherman (’19), and Ari Gamshad (’18) invite you to join boys varsity basketball practice
    • You may want to check with Joe Skiffer first
  • Seth Snyder recommends hiking up Coit Tower
  • Alum Max Rickert Wong suggests playing “lax”
  • Walk up the tiled 16th Avenue Stairs

Feeling a tad adventurous?

  • Ez Singer (’19) suggests taking a random Muni line and spending the day where ever it takes you
  • Head over to the Seward Street Slides above the Castro
    • Make sure to bring a piece of cardboard so you slide faster


Willing to spend some money?

  • The Academy of Sciences is a lovely place
    • Tickets are $35.95 but if you go with a group it’s a little cheaper!
  • Leo Hidy (’19) recommends a day in Japan Town
  • Julian Dahan (’18) suggests going to Urban Putt, an indoor mini golf place
  • We recommend ice skating in Union Square
    • Tickets are about $18
    • Other skating rinks: Yerba Buena (indoor), Embarcadero


And finally, Leo Stahl-Kim (‘20), says the best way to spend winter break in San Francisco is to “be with your family.” Way to warm our hearts, Leo.

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Fun things to do over winter break