With its natural beauty, easygoing vibes and sweet-spot size (not too big, not too small), Portland is an ideal destination for tours of all types. From providing expert recommendations to reaching out to suppliers and providers on your behalf, Travel Portland’s tourism team can help you make the most of your time in the City of Roses — read on to find step-on guides, group dining options, transportation resources, visitor guides, itineraries and more.
Assistance With Lodging
Contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org to save time and money. We ask specific questions about your program and send out those specifications as a lead. Suppliers respond directly to you via email. Our service eliminates the need for you to take precious time to reach out to numerous vendors. Additionally, receiving competing bids can save you money.
The following providers offer step-on guide services — hire a local expert to join you aboard your motorcoach, bus or van and give an insider’s tour of the City of Roses:
You can also contact us via email@example.com for assistance with step-on guides — once we’re familiar with the specifics regarding your upcoming tour, we can either provide a referral list with contacts or send out a request for proposal (RFP) to providers on your behalf.
Group Dining Suggestions
Looking for somewhere to take a group of 10 to 56 out to eat? These sizable eateries can accommodate large parties and are usually able to accept group reservations, often without a minimum spend:
- Bob’s Red Mill Restaurant & Bakery
- Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse
- Jantzen Beach Bar & Grill
- Mother’s Bistro & Bar
- The Old Spaghetti Factory
- Old Town Pizza & Brewing
- Portland Spirit
- Wilf’s Restaurant & Jazz Bar
If you’re interested in booking private dining, our Venue Finder tool can help you identify an ideal venue for your group. Simply choose “I’m Looking For Offsite Spaces,” select “Do you need private dining?” and fine-tune the options based on your needs. You’re sure to find somewhere with the ideal size and vibe.
Our guide to parking, loading and unloading passengers in downtown Portland and outlying areas provides full details on motorcoach parking, including information on how to attain and find lots. Additional information on parking and transportation is available from the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT).
State-Wide Transportation Resources
Oregon Department of Transportation
Washington State Department of Transportation
Familiarization and Research Tours
Travel Portland does not offer regularly scheduled tours for travel trade professionals. However, we would like to assist you with your specific needs for your groups. Please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
A two-page, concise, downloadable PDF produced by Travel Portland.
A mini, downloadable guide (PDF) to the city in Japanese. Produced by Travel Portland in collaboration with True Portland.
A version of TravelPortland.com geared toward the Japanese audience.
A version of TravelPortland.com geared toward the Korean audience.
The 2023 international guide (English) produced by Travel Oregon.
The 2023 international guide (FRENCH language version) produced by Travel Oregon.
The 2023 international guide (GERMAN language version) produced by Travel Oregon.
The 2023 international guide (KOREAN language version) produced by Travel Oregon.
Let us help you by discussing inventive ideas or the nuts-and-bolts specifics. We can produce itineraries for FIT packages, incentive travel, special interest tours, group programs or technical tours. Plus, we’ll take it one step further and provide routing, timing and contact names along those routes.
For additional itinerary ideas, visit Travel Oregon.
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Information for Local Businesses and Partners
I work for a hotel — how can I ensure that we have the tourism contact indicated in the partner portal (extranet) to receive any potential international or domestic group leads?
I’m a step-on-guide — how can I get added to the list of referred step-on-guide providers?
If you are not currently a Travel Portland partner and are interested in becoming one, please visit this website to learn more about partnership opportunities and to submit an application. Unsure if you’re a partner? Email email@example.com to check on your partner status.
Can my restaurant be added to the “Group Dining Suggestions” section?
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