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    Pearl District's Specialty Coffee

    Enjoy a walking tour that puts a little extra bounce in your step! This trek will take you to 5 of the best roasters in Portland's Pearl District. At each stop, you'll enjoy tastings and introductions into the brewing methods that differentiate them from the competition, so you can judge the city's top coffee for yourself! You'll also enjoy one of the best espressos the city has to offer, and at the end of the tour, participate in a cupping at a Pearl District roasting facility. At the cupping, a coffee taste master will point out the nuances that differentiate some of the most well known roasts, thereby initiating you into the ranks of Portland's elite coffee-drinking community. You were always meant for big things!
    Pearl District's Specialty Coffee

    Pearl District, Portland

    • Tour Portland's Pearl District by foot while visiting several of the city's top cafes for coffee samples
    • Participate in a cupping to expand your knowledge of the third wave coffee world
    • Enjoy getting to know one of the most beautiful and unique cities in the country
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    Brewery Bike Tour

    Experience Portland's world-famous beer culture on this fun bike tour - the perfect way to explore this gorgeous city. Following your local guide on easy bike ride, visit several top-notch microbreweries such as Bridgeport and Deschutes to sample several beers, with all tastings included. After meeting your friendly local guide in downtown Portland in the afternoon, hop on your bike for a leisurely, mostly flat 5-mile (8-km) ride through this beautiful city.

    Visit several of the 40 microbreweries and brewpubs that give Portland its national reputation for beer. Most of these beloved breweries brew their beers on site, and some you'll visit may include Bridgeport, Deschutes, the McMenamin's Crystal Ballroom, Lucky Labrador, New Old Lompoc, Rogue and Tugboat Brewing.

    In addition to sampling refreshing, fresh-brewed beer, you'll also take behind-the-scenes tours to see where the magic happens!

    In between breweries, your guide will point out the city's best bars, restaurants and local hotspots in the downtown area, the Pearl District and northwest Portland. Pass famous Powell's Books, one of the world's largest independent bookstores, and cycle past coffee drinkers outside Stumptown Coffee.

    If time permits, you'll finish your tour with a pint at a cozy local tap room before heading back to the starting point.
    Brewery Bike Tour

    Downtown Portland, Portland

    • Enjoy a bike tour of Portland's best breweries
    • Explore downtown, the Pearl District and northwest Portland
    • Sample fresh-brewed beer at several microbreweries such as Bridgeport and Deschutes
    • Discover the journey of grain to glass with informative and entertaining tours of some of the breweries you'll visit
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    Downtown Portland Bike Tour

    Discover the beauty, culture and history of Portland on a guided bike tour -- the ideal way to experience the city! Pedal through downtown, Chinatown and the Pearl District, and ride along the waterfront for great views. Pass 19th-century brick buildings, art galleries, classic food carts and a 140-year-old brewery. Your guide will offer interesting commentary on your easy ride, suitable for all riding skill levels. Starting in downtown Portland in either the morning or afternoon, follow your guide on an easy, mostly flat 9-mile (14-km) bike ride through the city. Travel along bike lanes and stop to admire the views of the skyline, the river and the city's many bridges. While riding along the waterfront, pass the 19th-century brick and cast iron-fronted buildings of Old Town.

    Continue into bustling Chinatown and on through the Pearl District, where turn-of-the-century warehouses have been turned into art galleries, shops and restaurants surrounded by soaring glass apartment buildings. You'll make several stops in this interesting area to snap photos and learn some interesting history.

    Pass Henry Weinhard's 140-year-old brewery and a fortress-like armory that was turned into a theater. Continue south to downtown Portland, where you'll pass classic food carts before entering the South Park Blocks.

    Pedal through Oregon's largest university, Portland State University, and then turn downhill to the waterfront and ride along the Willamette River. You'll end up back where you started.
    Downtown Portland Bike Tour

    Downtown Portland, Portland

    • Experience Portland like a true local on a guided, easy bike tour suitable for all riding levels
    • Cruise along the waterfront and pass Old Town's 19th-century brick buildings
    • Ride through lively Chinatown and discover the Pearl District's art galleries, shops and restaurants
    • Learn about the history and culture of Portland from your knowledgeable, friendly guide
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    West Side Brewery Experience

    Come witness the transformation of Portland's Old Brewery Blocks into today's chic and trendy Pearl District! You'll be whisked away in a pedicab to three (or more!) of Portland's top-notch local breweries. As you ride along, PDX Pedicabs' knowledgeable drivers will guide you through each establishment's unique brewing process and history. You'll even get to sample local beers and discover new favorites! You'll spend about 45 minutes at each location receiving discounted pricing and sampling local seasonal specials. In the meantime, learn how Oregon went from an early adopter of Prohibition to having more microbreweries per capita than anywhere else! Get ready to become enlightened with extra beer knowledge and witty banter-- and enjoy the PDX Pedicab Brewery Experience!
    West Side Brewery Experience

    226 SE Madison St, Portland

    • Satisfy your love for beer during this tour of Portland's West Side brewery district
    • Sample a variety of local brews at each of the locations you hit up
    • Ride along in eco-friendly style as your knowledgeable pedicab driver tells you about Portland's brewery history
    • Discover some of the best brews in the city and take your favorites home with you
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    History, Parks & Neighborhoods Tour

    What makes Portland so weird? Get the local "loco" perspective during this guided tour! Each tour is kept small for intimacy and guided by an experienced storyteller committed to helping you get in touch with the city's quirky side. You'll explore the charming neighborhoods that make up the city's popular downtown, with possible stops including the Pearl District, International Rose Test Garden, Pittock Mansion, Washington Park, Mt. Tabor Park, Alberta Arts District, and Historic Mississippi District. You'll travel from site to site via luxury Mercedes van, and spend plenty of time exploring on foot as well. Your tour will even wind up at famed Powell's Bookstore, where you're free to break off and explore its labyrinthine bookshelves on your own. Get weird, Portland!
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    History, Parks & Neighborhoods Tour

    2305 SE 9th Ave, Portland

    • Explore Portland during a walking and driving tour with a local guide
    • Visit popular downtown neighborhoods, parks, and local landmarks
    • Learn all about the city's history and quirky culture
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    City of Roses Tour

    Want to see all of Portland but don't have a lot of time? You're going to love this tour. You'll will start in the heart of the city and meander through the Cultural District, the Park Blocks, Portland State University and the financial district. Then swing by Pioneer Courthouse Square, also known as Portland's Living Room, and continue on our way to the beautiful Washington Park! There you can explore four-hundred acres of excitement including: the International Rose Test Gardens, the Japanese Gardens, the Hoyt Arboretum, the Oregon Zoo and the World Forestry Center. When weather permits and the gardens are inviting, you can stroll through the rose gardens, where you'll find over seven-thousand rose plants of over five-hundred-and-fifty varieties! From Washington Park we will make our way to the famous Pittock Mansion. After exploring this landmark, you'll see more of Portland's most famous neighborhoods, including Knob Hill and NW 23rd street, the Pearl district, before we cross the Willamette River via the Broadway Bridge. Just across the Willamette River from downtown, you'll delve into Portland's vibrant Central Eastside: a blend of industrial warehouses, creative studios and a rising tide of restaurants, microbreweries and after-hours hot spots. You'll cross the Willamette River once more on the Ross Island Bridge and add one more amazing stop to this tour: a ride on the famed Portland Aerial Tram! The tram is one of two commuter aerial tramways in the United States. You'll get amazing views of downtown Portland and the surrounding volcanic Cascade mountain range! On your way back into downtown, check out the Tom McCall Waterfront Park on the Willamette River. Swing by the historic Skidmore district, home of the Portland Saturday Market and the world famous Voo Doo Doughnuts! After this tour, you'll be a Portland expert -- in just a day!
    City of Roses Tour

    815 SW Park Ave, Portland

    • Explore Portland and discover why it's called the City of Roses
    • Stroll through some of Portland's most happening, historic neighborhoods
    • Take in gorgeous views of the surrounding mountains from amazing vantage points
    • Learn all about this unique city from a friendly tour guide
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    Streetcar Coffee Tour

    Find out why Portland is the capital of "weird" during this streetcar tour that will take you across the city. Hint: it's all the caffeine! You'll be tasting espresso and fresh brewed coffee samples at five of the best roasters in the city, while learning about the differences behind their arts. Along the way, you'll get to know Downtown Portland, the Pearl District, and the Eastside, mostly traveling by this urban paradise's favorite mode of transportation, the streetcar. After your journey is done, you'll partake in a cupping, tasting and evaluating coffee in a guided session that will show you how to spot subtle variations behind your favorite roasts.
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    Streetcar Coffee Tour

    Downtown Portland, Portland

    • Tour Portland by streetcar, stopping at five top cafes for espresso and coffee samples
    • Participate in a cupping to expand your knowledge of the third wave coffee world
    • Enjoy getting to know one of the most beautiful and unique cities in the country
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    River Sightseeing Segway Tour

    See the sights of downtown Portland by Segway, and learn about this hip yet historic city from an expert local guide! Choose a 1-hour riverfront sightseeing tour, or a 2-hour historical downtown tour, for a ride through the streets of central Portland and along the Willamette River on a self-balancing electric Segway. Make stops at top Portland attractions like the Steel Bridge and Chinatown, and learn about the city's industrial history.
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    River Sightseeing Segway Tour

    120 SW Stark, Portland

    • Experience more of Portland than you would walking on a Segway tour
    • Ride along the Willamette River and see landmarks like the Steel Bridge
    • Learn about Portland's fascinating culture and history from an expert local guide
    • Visit iconic neighborhoods like Chinatown and the Pearl District
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    City Tour and Columbia Gorge Waterfalls Visit

    On this full-day tour, you'll see the best of the Portland area including downtown's Pioneer Square, the famous food carts, eclectic neighborhoods and the beautiful waterfalls of Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area. Along the way, learn about Portland's interesting history and modern-day culture from your guide. You'll be picked up from your Portland hotel in the morning and driven through downtown Portland to see sites such as Pioneer Courthouse Square, affectionately known as Portland's 'Living Room,' while learning about the city's history and modern-day culture from your guide.

    Learn about the final resting places of many prominent Oregon citizens, including governors and United States senators. Pass Portland's famous food carts, which sell a diverse range of cuisine, from Vietnamese to Greek to Polish.

    Catch amazing mountain views from beautiful Washington Park. Stop to walk through Pittock Mansion, a French Renaissance château listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, and then continue to the Portland International Rose Gardens, where you can discover 550 varieties of roses on a leisurely stroll.

    Explore Portland's vibrant, eclectic neighborhoods such as Nob Hill, the Pearl District, North Mississippi, Alberta, North Portland, Vista Hills and Council Crest.

    Break for lunch (own expense) for an hour in Portland's famous food truck area before continuing to Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, where views of stunning waterfalls await you.

    Your guide will explain how these waterfalls formed: the great flood of Lake Missoula propelled miles and miles of water, ice, rock and mud across eastern Washington, cutting through the Columbia River Gorge and covering the Willamette Valley. You'll see remnants of these geological forces as you explore the area and get up close to sites such as Bridal Veil Falls, Horse Tail Falls and Bonneville Dam. You can also walk up to the bridge that stands beneath Multnomah Falls.

    Your next stop is Crown Point Vista House, a marble-interior home built in 1916 and known for its scenic lookout points along the Historic Columbia River Highway. After your time here, you'll return to Portland.
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    City Tour and Columbia Gorge Waterfalls Visit

    Downtown Portland, Portland

    • See all the best sights Portland has to offer on this guided city tour
    • Visit downtown attractions such as Pioneer Courthouse Square and the famous food carts
    • Explore vibrant, eclectic neighborhoods such as Nob Hill and the Pearl District
    • Enjoy views of gorgeous waterfalls at Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area
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    Downtown Historic Segway Tour

    See the sights of downtown Portland by Segway, and learn about this hip yet historic city from an expert local guide! Choose a 1-hour riverfront sightseeing tour, or a 2-hour historical downtown tour, for a ride through the streets of central Portland and along the Willamette River on a self-balancing electric Segway. Make stops at top Portland attractions like the Steel Bridge and Chinatown, and learn about the city's industrial history.
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    Downtown Historic Segway Tour

    120 SW Stark, Portland

    • Experience more of Downtown Portland than you would walking on a Segway tour
    • Ride along the Willamette River and see landmarks like the Steel Bridge
    • Learn about Portland's fascinating culture and history from an expert local guide
    • Visit iconic neighborhoods like the Pearl District and check out Portland marina, the convention center, and the Moda Center
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