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Secrets Of Portlandia Free Walking Tour

6th Avenue Sidewalk, Between Yamhill and Morrison Street, In Front of Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland, OR 97205
+1 503-703-4282
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A great holiday place. The life style is relaxed, the ambience-1960s with excellent Arts and Crafts... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
j0ck1942
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Sydney, Australia
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I can't believe it's FREE b/c it's just that great!

This was my first free walking tour and truthfully, I had low expectations. However, I was blown... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
smvo921
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New York City, New York
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The last Free Tour of 2017 was on Friday, September 29th, 2017. The daily Free Tour will resume again on Thursday May 10th, 2018. During the summer season, the Free Tour starts every day at 11am on the sidewalk of SW 6th Ave in front of Pioneer Courthouse (across the street from Pioneer Square and the Visitor Information Center.) No reservation necessary! Just show up! Look for Erik in his NEON GREEN SHIRT. The tour meets 7 days a week, rain or shineThe tour is about 2 to 2.5 hrs long and ends in front of Voodoo Donuts and the Saturday Market.
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“two hours” (40 reviews)
“pioneer square” (34 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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6th Avenue Sidewalk, Between Yamhill and Morrison Street, In Front of Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland, OR 97205
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+1 503-703-4282

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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

A great holiday place. The life style is relaxed, the ambience-1960s with excellent Arts and Crafts shopping. Make sure to do the walking tour it's a great way to get a cultural overview of the City. Accomodation is varied and not too expensive. Sometimes called...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2017

This was my first free walking tour and truthfully, I had low expectations. However, I was blown away by Eric's professionalism and knowledge of the city. He also had a great sense of humor and was very personable. We did walk around a lot and...More

1  Thank smvo921
Reviewed 3 December 2016

I was Luckily in Portland for the day, and picked up a leaflet for this FREE Tour! it said 1100 every day come rain, or shine - we had Both. You meet Erick outside the Court House in Pioneer Square, he's the one in the...More

1  Thank Billiedoux
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The tours start at Pioneer Square. Eric gives you a warm welcome. Throughout the tour the history of the town is revealed. Fun facts, humor and the enthusiasm of Eric make this a must do in Portland. It is a walking tour but very doable....More

Thank Ingrid D
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The free walking tour of Portland takes 2+ hours around key areas of downtown Portland. It was a large group - but it worked - the tour guide had a portable mic & speaker. Eric is the only tour guide - great & entertaining. Very...More

Thank riny
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We only had one day in Portland and we are so glad we included this tour. Eric was an amazing fountain of information. You will quickly become immersed in the history of Portland and get a feel for the residents - past and present. His...More

1  Thank sandybeaches23
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Our family visited Portland for the first time and wanted to become quickly acquainted with the city, so I contacted Secrets of Portlandia to see if I could book a private tour as soon as we got there. The price was very reasonable for a...More

1  Thank Julesfromlc
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I live in Olympia, WA and had a good friend visiting. We wanted to make a day trip to Portland & this was perfect! I highly recommend this tour. The guide had all kinds of querky and fun facts about the city. This was a...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I highly recommend this walking tour. It was a nicely paced couple hours of walking around downtown Portland and Erik did a great job of bringing the city's stories to life as he was very engaging and certainly very funny. An excellent way to spend...More

Thank Lynnem82
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We met Eric at Pioneer Square. Eric started with quick history of Pioneer Square and Portland. We had a medium sized group but all could see and hear Eric. He is very passionate about Portland and it shows in his enthusiasm about his subject. We...More

Thank Deb B
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Greg C
2 December 2016|
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Response from Mary F | Reviewed this property |
He said in August that he takes winters off
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Laura964
21 June 2016|
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Response from Donna Z | Reviewed this property |
In front of court house across street from pioneer square. Eric starts tour at 11am everyday
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jadedmuse
23 October 2015|
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Response from Charisse B | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to contact him to take the tour. Just show up at Pioneer Courthouse Square a couple of minutes before tour time and he should be there.
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