Portland Tours

Day Trips from Portland

Have a day to explore? Join a small group tour (ten people or fewer) and the best guides in the Pacific Northwest on an unforgettable trip. We’ll take care of everything!

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Choose your day trip.

The trips below head to must-see destinations in the Pacific Northwest.  Small groups, a great guide, pickup & dropoff, and lunch (on full day tours), snacks & drinks. This isn’t a big bus tour – let’s explore!

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Select your departure date.

Click on any of the blue buttons below to see trip specifics and booking details.  To view trips offered in a calendar view–click on our “Tour Calendar.”

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We’ll take it from here!

You bring appropriate layers and shoes.  We’ll bring everything else: a comfy van, an easy-to-love guide, food, snacks, refreshments, and any gear needed.

Join us! View all of our Portland tours in one calendar.

Tour Calendar
Half-Day Tour from Portland:

Columbia Gorge Tour: Waterfalls & Wine

Set out to explore two of the greatest attractions of the Pacific Northwest – the Columbia Gorge Waterfalls and Oregon wines! Learn the ins and outs of the Columbia River Gorge from your naturalist guide as you wind down Waterfall Alley, stopping to explore viewpoints and waterfalls along the way. After experiencing the natural beauty and historic grandeur of the Gorge, head to the Hood River area to visit two of Oregon’s best boutique wineries to taste fine wines and learn about the art of viticulture.

PRICE

$149
Must be 14 years & up.

DAYS OFFERED

April – Oct:  Daily
Nov – March:  Thursday – Monday

TIMING

Last pickup:  1:00p 
Return to Portland:  7:00p

Full Day Tour from Portland:

Willamette Valley Tour: Wine & Waterfalls

Get the ultimate Oregon experience as you explore the incredible waterfalls of Silver Falls State Park and luscious pinot noirs of the Willamette Valley. Learn how these two Oregon treasures are linked by a fiery natural history while taking to the trails and tasting fine wine with your naturalist guide!

PRICE

$199
Must be 21 years & up.

DAYS OFFERED

April – Oct:  Thursday & Saturday
Nov – Mar:  Saturday

TIMING

Last pickup:  8:30a
Return to Portland:  5:30p

4-hour Morning Tour:

Best of Portland Tour

Our 4-hour Portland tour visits must-see highlights (Mt. Tabor, Rose Garden, Pearl District), can’t-miss local favorites (Alberta Arts District, Washington Park, Blue Star donuts), and our favorite secret spots!  Our small group tour (ten travelers or fewer) is highly flexible and your guide will tailor stops and routes to your group.  Experience the best of the Rose City like a local on our Portland tour!

PRICE

$79
Must be 10 years & up.

DAYS OFFERED

Year-Round:  Thursday – Monday

TIMING

Last pickup:  8:00a
Return to Portland:  12:00p

3-Hour Walking Tour:

Hike Portland Tour

A thrilling morning walkabout that blends nature, Portland highlights, and local culture.  Join a small group on foot to dig into the best Portland has to offer!  Includes an all-day Tri-Met Transit Pass and pairs well with our Columbia Gorge afternoon adventure.

PRICE

$32
Must be 10 years & up.

DAYS OFFERED

June – Sept:  Friday – Sunday

TIMING

8:15a – 11:30a

Full Day Tour from Portland:

Whitewater Rafting & Wine Tour

On this unbelievable tour you will tackle whitewater – splashing through class III and IV rapids – and then will challenge your palate with Oregon’s amazing, handcrafted wines. Heading east from Portland, we will cross over to Washington State to float down the exciting White Salmon River with professional river guides. On the water you will experience the power of this mighty river and learn about the unique ecosystem that calls it home. Then we’ll dry off, change clothes and make our way to Hood River, where we’ll enhance the Northwest experience by tasting at two boutique wineries. In an intimate setting, learn local wine making history and the art of viticulture.

PRICE

$299 for adults (18+ years)
$249 for youths (14-17)

DAYS OFFERED

June – Sept:  Thurs & Sun

TIMING

Last pickup:  7:15a
Return to Portland:  4:45p

Full Day Tour from Portland:

Mt. St. Helens National Monument & Ape Cave Tour

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.

PRICE

$225
Must be 10 years & up.

DAYS OFFERED

April – Oct:  Fr, Su, We

TIMING

Last pickup:  8:00a
Return to Portland:  6:30p

Full Day Tour from Portland:

Columbia Gorge Full Day Tour

The mighty Columbia River cuts a deep swath, over 80 miles long, through the Cascade Mountains. Spend a full day the diverse and stunning landscapes of the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area. Home to some of our favorite places in the Northwest – the Columbia Gorge is not to be missed!

PRICE

$199
Must be 10 years & up.

DAYS OFFERED

Available Memorial Day Weekend!
April – Oct:  
Mo, We, Fr
Nov – Mar:  Fr, Su

TIMING

Last pickup:  8:00a
Return to Portland:  6:00p

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The perfect gift for travelers:

Evergreen Escapes Gift Certificates

Use our links below to select a seat or two on any of our regularly-scheduled adventures – don’t worry, we’ll connect with your travelers to assist them in finding their travel date when it’s convenient for them.

Would your loved one(s) prefer a private trip? We offer those too!

PRICE

It depends on the tour you select as a gift. We offer a range of prices and tours!

DAYS OFFERED

After your purchase, we’ll work with your recipient to find a travel date that works well for them!

TIMING

Choose from half- to full-day trips departing from Portland or Seattle.