February in Portland often reaches the point where the relentless rain starts to wear on everyone. While some escape to sunnier destinations, others find joy right here in the city, exploring Portland’s amazing indoor activities. If you’re looking to shake off the dreary weather without leaving town, you’re in luck. Here are some of our favorite things to do away from the rain.
- Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI): A family favorite, OMSI is an educational wonderland. Here, hands-on science exhibits, a planetarium, and even a submarine tour offer an exciting and informative experience for visitors of all ages.
- Portland Art Museum: A serene haven for art aficionados, this museum boasts a diverse collection that spans ancient artifacts to contemporary art pieces. It’s a tranquil spot for adults to immerse themselves in the world of art and creativity.
- Hopscotch PDX: For those seeking a unique, artistic escape from the rain, Hopscotch PDX offers an immersive art experience that’s sure to captivate. This interactive exhibit blends visual art, technology, and soundscapes to create a one-of-a-kind adventure.
- Escapology Renowned for its highly immersive and challenging escape rooms, Escapology offers an array of themed adventures, perfect for puzzle enthusiasts looking for a thrilling experience.
- Escapism Step into captivating environments with complex puzzles, offering a memorable and exciting escape room experience.
- Escape Games PDX Test your wits in unique themed rooms ranging from the mysterious Sherlock Holmes to the quirky Portlandia.
- Hour to Midnight Known for its meticulously crafted sets and engaging storylines, this venue provides an interactive and engaging adventure for all.
Wine Tasting Rooms
- Enso Winery SE: This cozy urban winery offers a relaxing atmosphere and a diverse selection of local wines, perfect for unwinding.
- Erath Winery NW: A pioneer in Oregon winemaking, Erath Winery is known for its exceptional Pinot Noir and a wide range of varietals that showcase the unique terroir of the region.
- Boedecker Cellars NW: Renowned for its elegant and expressive wines, Boedecker Cellars provides an intimate setting to explore some of Portland’s finest locally crafted wines.
- Battle Creek Cellars NW: Step into this inviting cellar to sample an array of exceptional wines from the Willamette Valley.
Indoor Climbing Gyms
- The Circuit Bouldering Gym NE: A world-class bouldering gym offering challenges for all skill levels.
- Movement Portland NW: Features quality climbing routes and bouldering areas, suitable for both novices and experts.
- Portland Rock Gym NE: Enhance your climbing skills with a variety of courses and training programs at this premier gym.
We hope some of these things help you to beat the grey weather. Let us know your favorite things to do on rainy days. Looking for other lists of things to do? Find those HERE