Winter in Portland, OR
Portland winters are indeed as wet as they are reported to be. Follow the maxim “There’s no bad weather, just bad weather gear” and you can brave the elements and seize the season.
Powell’s City of Books The largest used and new bookstore in the world. There is no better place to spend a rainy afternoon then exploring more than a million new and used books.
Portland Jazz Festival – A 10 day celebration of America’s greatest musical invention, held at various venues around town. The 2014 event begins on February 15 and is one of the West Coast’s most celebrated musical festivals.
Christmas Lights on Peacock Lane - Since the 1920s this Southeast Portland neighborhood has been setting the standard for Christmas Spirit. The houses of Peacock Lane are adorned with millions of brilliant lights. Be warned, this tradition draws thousands of people; for best results park nearby and walk; between SE Stark St. and SE Belmont St. and one block east of SE 39th.