Portland Walking Tours

Archive for October, 2013

“What happens if it rains?”

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

At this time of year, when the weather can be so unpredictable, we often get asked, “What if it rains? Do you cancel the tour?” The answer: we do NOT cancel tours for rain. Oh, maybe for torrential downpours with hailstones the size of haunted human skulls… eh. Nah. That only makes the tours spookier. […]

Portland one of US 7 most haunted cities

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Family Circle magazine, in a new article, lists Portland among the 7 most haunted cities in the U.S. – and recommends the Beyond Bizarre Walking Tour! The article specifically recommend the 7 PM tour, which is fitting to the magazine’s “Family” focus – the 7 PM all-ages tour is family-friendly. But don’t forget about the […]

Meet Portland’s Ben Robison, professional ghost hunter

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Professional ghost-hunter Ben Robison – founder of the non-profit organization, Autonomous Studies of the Enigmatic and Paranormal – wasn’t always hunting in dark basements for evidence of the supernatural, as he will be on Way Beyond Bizarre tours that begin Thursday, October 24 at 6:30 and 9:30 PM. “I’m just a regular guy who enjoys […]

Six-plus ghost-hunting tips from a Portland pro

Friday, October 18th, 2013

If you’re going to explore the Great Beyond and Portland’s bizarre, wacky side this Halloween, the advice of professional paranormal researcher Ben Robison, founder of paranormal research group “Autonomous Studies of the Enigmatic and Paranormal,” is worth taking to heart. Ben will be joining our Way Beyond Bizarre walking tours, a special hands-on intensive exploration […]

Name that bridge, Portland!

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Portland’s new commuter bridge – the 12th Willamette River bridge – needs a name. Got any ideas? You can help name it by submitting your suggestions to TriMet here. Since we love food carts to much, we like “Flavor Street Bridge,” but we’d understand if you had other ideas. Get creative!

Got a question for the “great beyond,” Portland?

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Ever wanted to ask a question of those who have gone to the Great Beyond, but didn’t know how? If you go Way Beyond Bizarre, you’ll get that chance. And you’ll get to pick up ghost-hunting tips from the pros while using real ghost-hunting gear while you’re at it – all while exploring some of […]

Do you know where the ghosts are, Portland?

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Are you ready for Halloween? We don’t mean just having candy on hand and the best Breaking Bad costume ideas. What we mean is – do you know where the ghosts are? You might want to gear up to help your explorations. And we have just the thing. Here are five ideas that will get […]

Take Stock in Words, Portland!

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

This weekend, a uniquely Portland event takes place that has caught the attention of the literary world. The event is “Wordstock,” a celebration of books and writing that brings the author and the readers together to meet, talk, share perspectives and experiences and overall make the huge world of publishing a little bit smaller. Wordstock […]