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 awesome 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.

Indoor Children’s Play Areas

Banish your children’s boredom at Portland’s parent-approved play zones, including castles, bounce houses, obstacle courses and malls.

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.