Portland Walking Tours

Archive for June, 2012

Portland hosts 8th annual Organic Beer Festival

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Three of Portland’s beloved institutions – organics, beer and sustainability – come together in an annual celebration of organic beer and sustainable living. The 8th annual North American Organic Brewers Festival opens today at noon in Overlook Park in North Portland, featuring 61 all-organic beers, ciders and even gruit (a hopless beer spiced with lemongrass, […]

Portland is one of the “Greenest Cities”

Monday, June 25th, 2012

We already knew this, but now everyone else will, too. “Corporate Knights” has named Portland one of three “greenest cities” in the U.S., according to SmartPlanet.com. The on-line publication rated major U.S. cities and the result was a three-way tie for Portland, Seattle and San Francisco for the title of ‘Greenest City’ in the US. […]

“How much of the Shanghai Tunnels do we get to see?”

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

We know we’re not the only tour option in town. We often get confused for another tour group who makes some pretty outrageous claims about what went on in Portland’s ‘neath-layers, what the tunnels were used for, and what you can see down there if you tour with them. Here’s the facts:  No matter whose […]

Treat Dad to some Portland sugar and spice

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Who says that only girls like sugar and spice? We think Dads like it too. If your Dad is like ours, he’ll enjoy a little bit of both. That’s why this Father’s Day weekend, we’re giving 20% off our “sugar” (Chocolate Decadence tour) and “spice” (Beyond Bizarre) if you’ll only tell us how much you […]

Where do tours start and how do I get there?

Friday, June 8th, 2012

We get this question a lot. Our tours start in four different locations. Each has its own best way of getting there, depending on where you’re coming from. Best of Portland Starts at the downtown Hilton Hotel (921 SW Sixth Ave) outside of the SW Broadway Avenue entrance. You do NOT want to be at […]

Roses go wild in Portland this weekend!

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Just in time for summer and the Rose Festival, our Roses Gone Wild tour opens this weekend! Unearth the secrets, fun facts, and behind-the-scenes mysteries of Portland’s blushing beauties at the world-famous International Rose Test Garden. Even if you’ve been to the garden before, you’ve seen only a fraction of the truth. We’ll be exposing […]