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 contact tour operators for the latest information.
General Walking Tours
Walking tours are offered by Secrets of Portlandia Free Walking Tour. Many tours depart from downtown Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse Square and offer visitors an engaging introduction to the central city’s top sights.
Around Portland Tours offers a number of city tours, including one that focuses on “Weird Portlandia” and some of the lesser known, more bizarre sights in Portland.
Food Walking Tours
For culinary walking tours, turn to Around Portland Tours, Eat Adventures Food Tours, Forktown Food Tours, The Big Foody and Third Wave Coffee Tours. These operators’ specialized offerings include walking 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.
Taste the best food city in America for yourself at these can’t-miss culinary stops serving up some of Portland’s finest sips and nibbles.
Mixing fresh, local ingredients with a colorful community of inventive chefs, Portland's restaurant scene is a recipe that can't be recreated anyplace else.
Get a taste of Portland on a variety of food tours focused on specific ingredients, venues or neighborhoods.
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 BREWVANA offer beer walking tours.
Explore “Beervana” with the help of local expert tour guides on these Portland beer tours.
Spend a perfect day touring the city’s best cideries.
Removed Portland Walking Tours due to closure. [IW 12/29/20] Let someone else do the driving while you enjoy wine tasting and vineyard views.
Historical Walking Tours
Dig deeper into the city’s past with historical walking tours, like those offered by Slabtown Tours, Around Portland Tours and the Architectural Heritage Center. US Ghost Adventures offers a paranormal take on Portland’s history.
Portland Walking Tour Operators
- Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure – Portland
- Around Portland Tours
- BeerQuest Walking Tours
- Eat Adventures Food Tours
- Forktown Food Tours
- Secrets of Portlandia Free Walking Tour
- Slabtown Tours
- The Big Foody Food Tours
- The Most Interesting (Free) Tour in the World
- The Portland Insider
- 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 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.
Portland Boat Tours
See Portland and the region from the water on boat tours that traverse the Willamette and Columbia rivers.
Private Tours in and Around Portland
Operators offering private tours will create custom outings for you and your group.
Portland Outdoor Adventure Tours
Explore the great outdoors in and around Portland with these tour operators.
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