Great for first-time visitors, city tours offer a comprehensive experience highlighting the best that Portland has to offer.
Portland city tours by bus
You can hop on and off the Big Pink Sightseeing Trolley Tour at any of 12 stops, which include Pioneer Courthouse Square, the Rose Garden and the Pearl District. The trolley serves each stop hourly, giving you plenty of time to explore.
America’s Hub World Tours offers a City Tour & Gorge Waterfalls Combo as well as a Portland Unforgotten tour that takes you to beloved Washington Park. The company offers many other tours in the Portland region and throughout the state.
The Explore Portland Tour from Evergreen Escapes delves into Portland’s parks, neighborhoods and history, with stops at Pittock Mansion, at least two parks, eastside neighborhoods and the world-famous Powell’s City of Books. My Chauffeur Wine Tours offers a Portland City Tour that takes in as many as 75 sights, including Pittock Mansion, Portland Japanese Garden and the International Rose Test Garden. Oregon Tour Co.’s Portland City Tour explores historic sites, geographic landmarks and neighborhoods like the Alberta Arts District and the NW 23rd Avenue shopping district. The Portland City Tour from America’s Hub World Tours is a three-hour introduction to the city, visiting sights like Pioneer Courthouse Square, the Pearl District and Lan Su Chinese Garden. Wildwood Adventures’ Portland City Tour visits downtown, the Pearl District, Washington Park, the International Rose Test Garden, Pittock Mansion and Lan Su Chinese Garden.
Other Portland city tours
PDX Pedicab lets you see the city from a cyclist’s perspective with its hour-long That’s So Portland! tour, which visits a range of landmarks on the west bank of the Willamette River. Portland Photo Tour offers a range of tours geared toward photographers, including ones focused on night photography, shooting in nature and more. Portland Segway Tours has two offerings, both including training on how to ride a Segway. Conducted four times daily, seven days a week, the tours explore downtown, Chinatown, the Pearl District and many landmarks and attractions.