Portland City Tours

Great for first-time visitors, city tours offer a comprehensive experience highlighting the best that Portland has to offer.

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Know Before You Go

All details are subject to change, so please contact tour operators for the latest information.

Portland City Tours by Bus

In the summer months, you can hop on and off the Big Pink Sightseeing Trolley Tour at any of 13 stops, which include 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.

Explore Portland's Green Spaces

Portland Japanese Garden

An authentic example of Japanese landscaping, the Portland Japanese Garden is a haven of tranquil beauty with an unsurpassed view of Mount Hood.

Washington Park

Beyond big trees and picnic tables, Washington Park offers a zoo, two museums, gardens and more.

Lan Su Chinese Garden

An authentic Ming Dynasty style garden built by Suzhou artisans, Lan Su Chinese Garden offers a peaceful escape in Portland's historic Chinatown district.

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.

Explore Portland's History

Pittock Mansion

High in the West Hills, the Pittock Mansion offers picture-perfect views of the city as well as a revealing insights into Portland's history.

Oregon Historical Society

The Oregon Historical Society collection includes thousands of historic artifacts (including the “Portland Penny"), permanent and rotating exhibits and an extensive research library.

Portland’s Shanghai Tunnels

In the late 1850s, a lonely logger might get more than he bargained for at his local tavern. See Portland's historic underbelly on a Shanghai Tunnel tour.

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.

Portland City Tour Operators

Portland Tour Options