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Best of Portland Small-Group Sightseeing Tour

Highlights
  • Visit Pittock Mansion and Powell’s Books
  • Explore at least two of Portland’s parks with your guide
  • Morning tea, pastries, and seasonal snacks included
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Best of Portland Small-Group Sightseeing Tour
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Best of Portland Small-Group Sightseeing Tour
From US$79.00
Overview

Explore Portland in style by luxury vehicle. Get the lay of the land with a half-day tour of the city, which includes a few top attractions, an overview of city neighborhoods, and green spaces with your guide. This small-group tour is designed for visitors who want to go beyond the main sights to get to know Portland’s diverse neighborhoods and history, and to learn about native flora and fauna.

What to Expect
Start the day with pick-up at your downtown Portland hotel and enjoy pastries and seasonal snacks as you settle into your luxury van and make your way to the Pittock Mansion to delve into Portland’s history and take in city views from the mansion’s manicured grounds.

Next, get your bearings with a tour of the city’s four quadrants, stopping to explore the shops, art galleries, restaurants, and bars that give Hawthorne, Alberta, The Pearl District, and other neighborhoods their distinct identities.

Then tour at least two of Portland’s parks to learn about native plants and animals with your guide. You might explore wooded walking trails at Mount Tabor, walk the graceful lawns and ponds of Laurelhurst Park, sniff up to 500 varieties of roses at the International Rose Test Garden, or take in panoramic views from Washington Park, depending on the season.

You also stop at Powell’s Books, one of the largest bookstores in the world, before being returned to your downtown Portland hotel.
Reviews (99)
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Reviewed 17 August 2018
Excellent Introduction to Portland

Tour guide was very knowledgeable and passionate about Portland. Wish we had a little more time at the Rose Garden or had actually stopped at Powell's.More

Thank MavishB
Team_Evergreen, General Manager at Evergreen Escapes Portland, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Thanks for your comments. We are certainly proud of our guides, and have often considered ways to visit Powell's. In the end, our tour is an introduction and overview of the city, and a visit to Powell's would take a huge amount of time out...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile
Wonderful tour!!

My husband & I had a great experience! It was very informative & we enjoyed the various stops throughout the tour. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and he gave us great recommendations!

1  Thank jensallthat
Reviewed 27 May 2018
A Private Tour with Paul!

We booked the Portland City Tour and were lucky to get Paul as our guide. Even though we were the only people to book the tour on this particular day, they did not cancel or try to reschedule. Instead, they gave us a full private...More

4  Thank ks51
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile
Wonderful tour and guide

I appreciated Alexis for her knowledgeable and entertaining guide! She made the tour fun with interesting tidbits about Portland. I came away with a deeper appreciation for Portland thanks to Alexis! Thank you Alexis!More

1  Thank nguyentph
Team_Evergreen, General Manager at Evergreen Escapes Portland, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Hi Nguyentph, One of our goals is to help travelers appreciate and understand our destinations more intimately - we are so glad Alexis was able to help connect your group to Portland. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay! Thank you, Halee Sexton...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile
Best tour- got to take this one first

We took this the tour the first day in Portland and we got so much information. Jeff, our guide, was very knowledgeable and fun to listen to about his history of the city. He loves Portland and talking about its many district “neighborhoods “. The...More

2  Thank Brian P
Team_Evergreen, General Manager at Evergreen Escapes Portland, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Hi Brian, Thanks for the kind words. It's great this was your first day Portland, so you could be more in tune with the city for the rest of the trip. So glad you enjoyed the day! Please catch up with us next time you're...More

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Bernie A
11 April 2018|
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Response from DIANA B | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see any free parking. But we parked at an open lot with an attendant just across the street. It was not free, but it was a very good rate for the entire day.
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MaryMaryAZ
4 April 2018|
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Response from DIANA B | Reviewed this property |
We were in a large van, but I don’t recall a ramp. The tour itself is accessible, but I’m not sure about the transportation. I highly advise emailing the company with your question though!
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