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Best of Portland City Afternoon Tour

  • Visit Portland’s Pittock Mansion, Lan Su Chinese Garden, and famous food carts
  • See more than 500 varieties of roses at the International Rose Test Garden
  • Hassle-free Portland tour: Your guide handles logistics and itinerary
Best of Portland City Afternoon Tour
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Best of Portland City Afternoon Tour
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See what all the Portland buzz is about on this afternoon tour of “Rip City,” designed for visitors looking for an overview of the city’s top sights. Don’t worry about entrance fees or the hassles of driving or public transportation. Your guide takes care of the logistics and itinerary, so you can enjoy getting to know the city and learning about local history.
What to Expect
The tour begins with a hotel pickup and then it’s off to see the sights. Visit Pioneer Courthouse Square, known as Portland’s living room; visit the trendy Pearl District filled with boutiques and restaurants; and learn about Downtown Portland’s history and transformation.
Next, visit Pittock Mansion, a preserved architectural landmark filled with stories of the city’s past as a lumber town. Don’t worry about missing any key sights or the hassles of getting from place to place, as your guide maps out the afternoon ensuring you see the best of the city.
Then, explore Washington Park and admire the 550 varieties of roses growing in the International Rose Test Garden, before visiting the Lan Su Chinese Garden, thought to be one of the most authentic Chinese gardens outside of China.
Your guide drops you back at your hotel or departure location at the end of the tour.
Reviews (36)
1 - 5 of 7 reviews
Reviewed 8 May 2018
Beauty + History = Fun

The small group (8 on our trip) afternoon tour was perfect for our needs. Tour guide was kind and the content was interesting. I enjoyed that we got to visit the Chinese garden and Pittock Mansion and our entry fees were included.

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank Amber B
Reviewed 4 May 2018
Nice and quick tour to see the city

I really enjoyed the tour and got to see the major attractions comfortable riding in a van. We saw the Pittock Mansion, the Chinese Gardens, and enjoyed the views around the city. Our driver Johnny was very knowledgeable and pleasant and made our tour interesting...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Monica L
Reviewed 11 April 2018
Excellent city tour with Sarah

Sarah gave a very well informed tour of the city and parks, with the right balance of history and current information. Stops at the Pittock Mansion and the Chinese Garden gave enough time for independent exploration and contemplation. The Chinese Garden was a particularly unusual...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Hilary M
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Good, personable and safe driver who knew a lot about Portland geographically and historically. We stopped at the Pittock Mansion and the Chinese garden. The garden was pretty, and the mansion was fine, but not sure those were necessary (particularly the mansion; time is of...More

4  Thank dandelionsf
Reviewed 29 March 2018
Nice tour to get to know the city

I have just returned from the Portland city tour. It was a small group of ten people.Very comfortable travel around the city.We got down at Lan su Chinese garden and Pittock mansion.Rest all other places covered in car only. Our guide Steve was very knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Gilma S
21 April 2018|
Response from Fred G | Reviewed this property |
Hi Gilma, yes, this particular tour (Best of Portland City Afternoon Tour) starts at 2 pm. There is the City Tour of Portland by Wildwood Adventures, which offers a 9:00 am start time. Information about both tours are... More