The city is overflowing with fun indoor activities to keep anyone both dry and entertained.

Rainy Day Activities

These local attractions offer a respite from the rain, along with hours of entertainment.

Quiet Places Made for Reading

Pick up a winning read at one of Portland’s many independent bookstores and curl up in a cozy corner of one of these eight local coffee shops.

Indoors with Kids

Keep little ones entertained (and dry) with these kid-friendly activities and attractions.

Indoor Activities for Children

When Portland's weather prevents kids from running around outside, families can choose from dozens of indoor activities.

Children’s Theater

Portland's children's theater companies introduce kids to live theater and teaches them people in costumes are fun, not scary.

When I Grow Up: Portland Attractions for Career-Oriented Kids

At these family-friendly Portland attractions, kids can walk in the shoes of the heroes they idolize: firefighters, astronauts, airplane pilots and sailors.

What to Do When It Rains

Yes, it’s true — it rains in Portland. Locals don’t let that stop them, and neither should you! Duck into these destinations for a fun reprieve.

Get Cozy

When skies turn grey, locals indulge in these belly- and soul-warming activities.