Category: Portland Private Sample Escapes

Columbia River Gorge - 3 Day Tour

3-Day Ultimate Columbia River Gorge Tour

Agriculturally abundant and breathtakingly beautiful, the Columbia River Gorge offers the ideal mix of nature, adventure, and wine. This three day tour has a little bit of everything and allows you just enough time to truly fall in love with the area. Wind your way down Waterfall Alley, tackle rushing rapids on a whitewater rafting trip, learn about the Native American history of the less-visited eastern regions, taste wine in Hood River, and top it all off with a fine dining experience at Mt. Hood’s historic Timberline Lodge. Embark on your Ultimate Columbia River Gorge Tour with an expert naturalist and wine guide or enjoy a stress-free self drive as you leave all the planning to us.

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Seven Wonders of Oregon 14-Day Loop

Experience the Seven Wonders of Oregon – Mt. Hood, the Oregon Coast, the Columbia River Gorge, the Painted Hills, Smith Rock, the Wallowas, and Crater Lake. See these natural wonders through the eyes a naturalist guide and exciting activities such as hiking, rock climbing, whale watching, and jet boating. It’s the ultimate Oregon adventure!

Amazing views of Mt Hood on Explore Portland Tour

Explore Portland Tour – History, Parks & Neighborhoods

This fun, small group tour of Portland takes you over the bridges and through the eclectic neighborhoods of Portland, the City of Roses. Depending on the day, you may visit the famed Pearl District, the International Rose Test Garden, the Pittock Mansion, Washington Park, Mt. Tabor Park, Alberta Arts District, Historic Mississippi District, and Powell’s Bookstore, where you may choose to be dropped off at the tour’s end for endless literary exploration.

Portland Brewery Tour

Experience Portland from a beer-lover’s perspective on our Portland Brewery Tour. Learn about the past and present brewing industry in the Pacific Northwest, while sampling stouts, ambers, ales and other handcrafted beer at select breweries throughout the city. Sight see through Portland’s downtown area, vibrant neighborhoods and scenic bridges in comfortable vehicles and leave the driving to our engaging guides.

Columbia Gorge Waterfalls & Wine Tour from Portland

Set out to explore two of the greatest attractions of the Pacific Northwest – the Columbia Gorge Waterfalls and Oregon wines! Travel along the mighty Columbia River watching for Bald Eagles and Osprey, while admiring the towering basalt cliffs and other fascinating rock formations formed when the now tame River cut it’s way violently through the Cascade Mountain Range. Learn the ins and outs of the gorge while searching for wildlife and hearing tales of historic grandeur, before visiting Oregon’s boutique wineries for sipping and learning about the art of viticulture.

Portland Urban Wine Trail

On this half-day tour, visit some of the city’s best urban wineries and tasting rooms that pair Portland’s quirky charm with the region’s delicious Pinot Noir. Learn about the art of viticulture from an expert guide and sometimes the winemakers themselves while sampling Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and other boutique wines without leaving the city limits. Sightsee through Portland’s downtown area, vibrant neighborhoods and scenic bridges in comfortable vehicle, leaving the driving to our engaging guides.

hiking the hummocks trail in mt. st. helens national monument

Mt. St. Helens National Monument & Ape Cave from Portland

Mt. St. Helens is one of our region’s most iconic and “powerful” attractions. On this small-group Mt. St. Helens Tour from Portland, your naturalist guide will capture the significance of the 1980 volcanic eruption through captivating stories and interpretative nature walks. You’ll also discover how the local ecosystems are reemerging and evolving. Descend into the Ape Cave lava tube, watch for elk grazing in the gaze of the smoldering crater, and enjoy the contrast of colorful wildflowers against the barren landscapes. You’ll hear incredible stories of survival and science, and experience the resilience of nature demonstrated by this rebounding environment!

Columbia Gorge “Cliffs, Waterfalls and Wind” Tour

In the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area, your naturalist guide will lead you out on a series of short hikes to experience a selection of the 90 + waterfalls that exist here. After a delicious lunch in Hood River, continue to high desert country and watch for birds and wildlife roaming the basalt cliffs before heading to The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center for some fascinating history and culture including the treacherous journey of Lewis and Clark in the early 1800’s.

Mt. Hood Snowshoe

Private Tour | Winter | Daily | 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. | Price on Request |

This full-day escape offers ample opportunities for adventure, exploration, learning, and having fun! Old and new growth forests, birds, wildlife, lakes, waterfalls and river valleys connected to Glaciers are just a few of the sights you may see as you snowshoe high above the hiking trails.

Mt. Hood Loop Adventure

All-Inclusive | Private Tour | Available Daily | 8:00am – 6:00pm | Year-Round The trip from Portland through the Columbia River Gorge and around Mt. Hood offers views of spectacular waterfalls, stream laden walks, historic sites, boutique wineries and breathtaking mountain vistas. Traveling along the Historic Columbia River Highway, opportunities for hiking, splashing, wine tasting and photography…
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