Portland City Tour Calendar
‘Best of Portland’ City Tour – Additional Details
Immerse yourself in the city’s eccentric culture in quirky corridors like Alberta or Mississippi Streets. Walk the grounds of the Pittock Mansion for a bird’s-eye view of the city.
Get a taste of Portland’s greenery and sustainability as you visit at least two of the following parks: Washington Park, Mt Tabor Park, and McCall Waterfront Park.
Enjoy French press coffee brewed with beans from one of Portland’s local roasters and stop at one of the city’s new wave of gourmet doughnut shops.
Stop to smell the roses at the International Rose Test Garden (summer and fall).
Cross Portland’s famous bridges to visit neighborhoods in each of the four distinct city quadrants.
Learn about the city’s history, urban development, restaurant/beer/coffee scene, and more.
The course of your day can go so many ways. Your guide will combine group preferences, weather considerations, mixed access & highlights, crowd avoidance, and more to create a lovely day. For many reasons, no two trips are the same.
7:30a - Downtown pick-ups begin.
8:00a - Downtown pick-ups end.
8:15a - Visit the Pittock Mansion grounds for big views and an overview of the city's layout.
9:30a - Explore the Portland International Rose Test Garden. Travel through SE Portland neighborhoods like Hawthorne Boulevard.
10:30a - Famed Mt. Tabor Park for the city's most beloved vistas. Travel through NE Portland neighborhoods like Alberta Street and Mississippi Avenue.
11:00a - Break for donuts at local favorite Blue Star on Mississippi Avenue. Travel through NW Portland neighborhoods like 23rd Avenue, the Pearl District, and the Waterfront.
12:00p - Hotel (or Powell's City of Books) drop-offs begin.
⭐ Complimentary pick-up and drop-off at your downtown accommodations (hotel, AirBNB, rental, etc.).
⭐ A local, TripAdvisor 'Hall of Fame' naturalist guide. We guarantee you'll love your trip leader!
⭐ No additional charges during your day. We cover everything you'll need during our tours (drinks, entrance fees, permits, wine tasting fees, fuel, etc.).
⭐ Morning coffee & tea.
⭐ Local donuts! Later in our tour, we’ll drop into local favorite Blue Star Donuts to sample these famous treats!
⭐ Plenty of readily-available snacks, water, sparkling water, and more throughout the afternoon.
⭐ Comfortable transportation in brand new Ford Transit vans or Mercedes Sprinter vans. Most of our vehicles are built for 15 people - we only open ten seats per trip to leave plenty of space.
Downtown Portland Pick-ups:
Approximate Pick-up Start time: 7:30a
Downtown Pick-up End time: 8:00a
When booking, be sure to provide the phone number where we can reach you during your travels. Let our team know where you're staying and we'll do everything we can to make your pick-up as easy as possible. We’ll connect the day prior to your tour to confirm details. If you’re staying outside of downtown, our default downtown pick-up location is at the Hotel Monaco (506 SW Washington St.).
Are you looking to make your Portland urban adventure even more intimate and comfortable? We offer beautiful private tours led by the Northwest's best field educators.
To inquire about private trip dates, give us a call!
⭐ 1 person: $450/person
⭐ 2 people: $250/person
⭐ 3 people: $183/person
⭐ 4 people: $150/person
⭐ 5 people: $130/person
⭐ 6 people: $117/person
⭐ 7 people: $104/person
⭐ 8 people: $94/person
⭐ 9 people: $86/person
⭐ 10 people: $80/person
⭐ 11 people: $75/person
⭐ 12 people: $71/person
Please contact us for groups larger than 12 travelers for a custom quote. Groups larger than 12 generally require a second van, second guide, etc.