Portlanders love to see — and show off — their city on foot. A walking tour lets you experience a street-level view of the supremely walkable city. Get into the neighborhoods and meet the people that make this city great with these Portland walking tours. Led by knowledgeable locals, they combine entertainment, education and exercise.
Know Before You Go
All details are subject to change, so please get in touch with tour operators for the latest information.
General Walking Tours
Around Portland Tours offers a number of city tours that allow you to walk and hike around Portland’s sights, tastes and drinks.
With many self-guided tours, the GPSmyCity app helps you explore your interests and the streets and sites of Portland at your own pace.
Peak Tours and Transit is a family-owned and -operated tour agency that offers a walking tour of downtown Portland — explore historical sites, public squares, hidden artwork and more alongside an expert tour guide.
Food Walking Tours
For culinary walking tours, try Around Portland Tours, Forktown Food Tours, Portland By Mouth, and Third Wave Coffee Tours. Many operators’ specialized offerings include tours centered around specific Portland neighborhoods and others dedicated to specific ingredients, like chocolate, doughnuts or coffee. And walking tours are the perfect way to experience Portland’s legendary food cart scene.
Portland has hundreds of food carts serving countless cuisines — eat your way through breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert at some of Portland’s award-winning, popular food carts.
There’s a reason foodies flock to Portland restaurants and bars — follow our three-day tour de fork for an ample taste of the best food city in America.
The Mercado is a food cart pod and also a hub of Latine culture and local entrepreneurship and may be one of the city’s most delicious destinations.
Downtown Portland Coffee Crawl
Portland’s bean scene is as accessible as it is diverse. In fact, you don’t have to leave downtown to sample some of the best cups.
Portland’s Distillery Row
The epicenter of the emerging craft distillery movement, Distillery Row is home to independent, small-batch distillers who have put Portland on the spirits map.
Urban Wineries in Portland
Driven by winemakers motivated to move their operations closer to where they live and socialize, Portland has nearly a dozen urban wineries.
Beer Walking Tours
Beer walking tours provide a great introduction to the many breweries, brewpubs and beer halls of the city known as “Beervana.” Around Portland Tours, BeerQuest Walking Tours, and City Brew Tours offer beer walking tours.
Historical Walking Tours
With public and private walking tours, Portland’s Architectural Heritage Center offers year-round tours highlighting the significant historical and architectural sites and neighborhoods around town.
Dig deeper into the city’s past with historical walking tours, like those offered by Slabtown Tours, and Around Portland Tours. US Ghost Adventures offers a paranormal take on Portland’s history, and Haunted Shanghai Tunnel Tours, with tunnels located under Old Town Brewing, offers a unique perspective of the early 1900s.
Portland Walking Tour Operators
- Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure – Portland
- Around Portland Tours
- BeerQuest Walking Tours
- City Brew Tours
- Forktown Food Tours
- Peak Tours and Transit
- Slabtown Tours
- Third Wave Coffee Tours
- US Ghost Adventures
Portland City Tours
Great for first-time visitors, city tours offer a comprehensive experience highlighting the best that Portland has to offer.
Portland Walking Tours
These tours let you experience a street-level view of supremely walkable Portland.
Portland Bike Tours
Bike tours let you see Portland like a local, rolling through neighborhoods along this cycling-friendly city’s many bike paths, trails and lanes.
Food Tours In and Around Portland
Get a taste of Portland on a variety of food tours focused on specific ingredients, venues or neighborhoods.
Portland Beer Tours
Explore “Beervana” with the help of local expert tour guides on these Portland beer tours.
Wine Tours Near Portland
Let someone else do the driving while you enjoy wine tasting and vineyard views.
Columbia River Gorge Tours
Columbia River Gorge tours are an ideal way for visitors to experience the famous Columbia River Gorge National without worrying about traffic or parking. Explore the waterfalls just east of Portland with a guide and driver.
Mount Hood Tours from Portland
Explore Oregon’s highest peak, located 90 minutes from Portland, with these tour operators.
Portland Boat Tours
See Portland and the region from the water on boat tours that traverse sights on the Willamette and Columbia rivers.
Portland Aerial Tours
Aerial tours give you a bird’s-eye view of Portland and the surrounding region.
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