Explore Portland

Why We Love This

  • Explore some of the city’s 8,100 acres of protected natural areas
  • See the planned landscape design of John Charles Olmsted
  • Visit neighborhoods such as the Pearl District and Hawthorne

Evergreen Escapes

This fun, small-group Explore Portland tour takes you out of downtown and into the eclectic neighborhoods and leafy parks where Portland truly shines! Experience the Rose City like a local as you visit iconic sites and your guide’s favorite spots.

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When To Arrive

Please be ready 15 minutes prior to your pick up time.

Cancellations & Refunds

7+ days prior to our tour: Any change or cancellation, including a rescheduling of the tour date, will incur a fee of $50/tour.* Within 6 days of our tour: Any change, including a rescheduling of the tour, will incur a fee of $50/tour.* No refunds for cancellation.

General Information

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 Stop to smell the roses at the International Rose Test Garden (summer only) 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 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 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 Get out of downtown and into the eclectic neighborhoods and leafy parks where Portland truly shines! Experience the Rose City like a local as you visit iconic sites and your guide’s favorite spots. Begin your day at the manicured grounds of the Pittock Mansion for unparalleled views of the city and Mt. Hood. The historic setting is an ideal place to discuss Portland’s pioneer history and get an overview of the city’s layout and development. Next, you’ll explore some of the city’s 8,100 acres of protected natural areas in Portland’s famous parks. Take in the fragrant bouquet of roses or cherry blossoms, see the carefully planned landscape design of John Charles Olmsted, witness how sustainability is integrated into the urban environment, and learn about the cinder-cone volcanoes that once covered the area. After experiencing the city’s natural side, delve into its artsy and independent spirit. Experience neighborhoods such as the Pearl District, Hawthorne, Nob Hill, Alberta, and North Mississippi for a slice of Portlandia, embodied in food truck pods, hip specialty boutiques, and craft breweries.


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