Watch an outdoor movie Multiple locations Once the rain stops there are a number of great pop-up outdoor movie theaters to choose from. Our favorite? Top Down Cinema at Hotel deLuxe, a wine-filled “drive-in” on the roof of a parking garage in Goose Hollow.
Jackpot Meadows Mt. Hood National Forest Distance: 6 miles Another hike that’s more rewarding for its solace than epic Instagram-ability, Jackpot Meadows is the perfect mountain hike for cloudier days. Near Trillium Lake, the trail to Jackpot Meadows is an ambling walk through the forest with no real views of peaks or valleys -- but there are plenty of wildflowers and and an unnamed creek just begging for attention.
Contrary to popular belief, swimming in the Willamette won't make your skin peel off or give you hepatitis P. Need proof? Look at the folks braving the waters at the Eastbank Esplanade, the South Waterfront, or soaking it up during the Big Float (taking place July 26th, by the way). Those folks have plenty of skin, and probably only familiar strains of hep. Dive in! The water's just fine.The DEQ even says so.