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Best of Portland Afternoon City Tour provided by America's Hub World Tours

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Best of Portland Afternoon City Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Guests are required to supply their own masks and wear them for the duration of the tour. Guests under the age of 2 or who are medically compromised will not be required to wear a mask per CDC guidelines.
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Updated 24/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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.
  • You'll get picked up
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  • Pass by
    Pioneer Courthouse Square
  • 1
    Pittock Mansion
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    International Rose Test Garden
    Stop: 20 minutes
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    Pass by
    Pearl District
    Northwest (Nob Hill)
  • 3
    Lan Su Chinese Garden
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 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
  • Convenient round-trip transportation from central Portland hotels
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.
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Important Information
3h 30m
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off at select downtown Portland hotels
  • Live commentary on board
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Pittock Mansion
  • Entry/Admission - Lan Su Chinese Garden
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Car seats and/or booster seats not provided
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jennifer S wrote a review Feb 2020
Seattle, Washington1 contribution
There are times of the year when some things are not open, but they do not tell you that. We really liked the small-group format, and the tour is intended to be comprehensive, good selection of places to go. We got to talk to the tour guide one-on-one, and ask questions. He was
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Date of experience: January 2020
Steve O wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution
Lan Su Chinese Gardens and the Pittock Mansion were both interesting attractions to visit and enjoy. Tour guide Aaron was well versed in the history of Portland and provided many insights on dining possibilities. The Rose Garden and Washington Park were a drive thru due to the
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Date of experience: February 2020
Shelley wrote a review Nov 2019
New York City, New York37 contributions40 helpful votes
Tour van was nice, the tour was a nice quick way to see some of the things Portland offers. The Japanese gardens are beautiful this time of year not only spring and summer. The rose test garden had a few bushes still blooming but during their on season it would be quite a
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Loxopandas wrote a review Oct 2019
2 contributions
Nice tour even when it's raining outside. Went to explore Chinese garden very traquil. Guide showed us nice recommendation of places to eat.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Deborah L wrote a review Oct 2019
4 contributions
Worth taking if only for the Japanese Garden. Beautiful! An oasis in the middle of Portland. Very much recommended.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Amazing trip with a fun and knowledgeable guide!
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  • Duration: 3h 30m
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  • Languages Offered: English
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