Portland January 01, 2017
9 Unforgettable Tours Everyone In Portland Should Take At Least Once
It’s easy to go about daily life and not really know much about our city’s history, architecture, and growing food, beer, and wine scene. If this is you, then consider taking one of these great tours to get better acquainted with our city’s culture, past, and even nature.
1. Brewvana Brewery Tours
Beer lovers will enjoy this all inclusive tour that takes you to well-known and up and coming breweries alike. Choose from a variety of different tours and learn about beer making from some of the best.
2. Secrets of Portlandia Free Walking Tour
A cross between stand-up comedy and history, this unique tour is, as the name implies, for walking and lasts about 1 hour 45 minutes. There is no reservation needed, it is free (although you can donate to the guide at the end of the tour), and is a wonderfully fun way to learn about the city.
3. A Great Oregon Wine Tour
Head down to the valley for the full day trip to wine country for a comprehensive look at our thriving wine industry. Sample wines at several vineyards and enjoy a gourmet lunch at one winery for a pleasant day of wine touring.
4. Pedal Bike Tours
If you want to see the city from a different perspective than a bus or van, a pedaling tour is the way to go. Pedal to local breweries as part of a group, or enjoy one of the company's other tours at the Gorge or in the Willamette Valley's wine country.
5. Portland By Segway
If you really want to see Portland from an even different perspective, hop on a Segway for this easy tour of the city. Explore the architecture downtown, the waterfront, and more on these unique 2-hour tours.
6. Forktown Food Tours
Take one of these delicious 3-hour tours through Portland's food neighborhoods to sample some of the great cuisine coming out of our city. Visit a mix of food carts, restaurants, artisan shops and more on this exciting culinary tour.
7. Wildwood Adventures
Offering small group tours in the areas surrounding Portland, this is a great tour company that takes you on an off-the-beaten path adventure. Choose from half and full day adventures for a memorable trip exploring the area.
8. Portland Walking Tours
See the city by foot on these tours that combine local history and architecture with plenty of great up-to-date information about our city. Knowledgeable guides make these tours fun and engaging. Choose from an Underground Tour, Chocolate Decadence Tour, Best of Portland Cultural Tour and more.
9. Portland Spirit River Cruises
See the city by river on one of these memorable cruises. In the summer, take a cruise on the smaller Explorer ship, or enjoy a romantic dinner cruise or narrated sightseeing cruise on the Portland Spirit.
Have you taken one of these amazing tours in Portland? Feel free to share your experience below!