Top 53 Things to do in Portland, Oregon

Portland doesn’t try to run from its eccentricities. On the contrary, its residents often encourage each other to “Keep Portland Weird.” You’ll find tons of independent businesses in this Oregon city, including a bounty of food trucks and plenty of outdoor markets. Things to do in Portland also include a bike ride along one of Stumptown’s many trails and scoping out vintage clothing stores downtown. Whether you want to get a caffeine fix in the form of locally brewed coffee or take a thought-provoking tour of a regional art museum, Portland activities will keep you entertained and inspire a love of the city.

2-Day Mt. Hood & Crater Lake Tour
Journey over the Cascades for a look at the amazing scenery of southwest Oregon on this overnight tour. With views of Mt. Hood, the historic Timberline Lodge, and the sweeping vistas of Crater Lake National Park, you get an immersive... Read More

Categories: Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

2 days

Free cancellation

$408
per adult

2-Day Oregon Agriculture Group Tour
Embark on a 2-day excursion into Oregon's agricultural heartland, which lies in Portland's backyard. See the inside of a windmill, walk side by side with farm animals, and hitch a ride on a tractor while learning about the state's rich... Read More

Categories: Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

2 days

Free cancellation

$620
per adult

3-Day Crater Lake & Winetasting Group Tour
Oregon is home to some of the country's most beautiful natural landscapes and vibrant, flavorful wines. Embark on a 3-day tour that introduces you to the Beaver State's most breathtaking sights and lets you try varietals that satisfy all types... Read More

Categories: Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

3 days

Free cancellation

$685
per adult

3-Hour Deschutes River Rafting
Spend a day splashing through the turbulent rapids of the Deschutes River on this half-day rafting excursion. With a professional guide to lead you between each steep drop and narrow chute, get up-close and personal with Oregon's rugged river canyons... Read More

$60
per adult

3-Hour Pioneering Eastside Roasters Coffee Walking Tour
Discover the pioneers of micro-roasting that sparked the third wave of coffee revolution on this 3-hour walking tour. Meet award-winning baristas who explain this new scene to you as they set up a demonstration of proper brewing methods and invite... Read More
3-Hour Specialty Coffee & Artisanal Donut Walking Tour
Experience a comfort-food classic in a new way, pairing the flavors of sweet, fluffy donuts with expertly crafted coffee beverages. This 3-hour walking tour explores the trendsetting, Nob Hill District and provides invaluable insight into the third-wave coffee scene and... Read More
3-Hour White Salmon River Rafting Adventure
One of the best recreation secrets in the Northwest is waiting for you on this rafting trip along the White Salmon River. Only a 90-minute drive from the Portland area, this stretch of Class III and Class IV rapids takes... Read More

$65
per adult

7-Day Best of Oregon Group Tour & Ski Adventure
Oregon's ski slopes are some of the best kept-secrets in the Pacific Northwest. Take advantage of the opportunity to enjoy skiing and winter activities in 2 very different and spectacular regions. Ski on Mount Bachelor and Mount Hood, a year-round... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

7 days

Free cancellation

$2,774
per adult

7-Day Best of Oregon's Natural Beauty Group Tour
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Categories: Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

7 days

Free cancellation

$2,750
per adult

7-Day Ultimate Oregon Wine Group Excursion
Day 1: Arrive in Portland and enjoy an urban wine experience at Enso Winery. Read More

$2,750
per adult

8-Day Oregon Breweries & Nature Group Tour
Taste the best brews Oregon has to offer on this 8-day tour that takes you from the eclectic city streets of Portland to the gorgeous natural wonders of Mt Hood and Crater Lake. Sip delicious beers from some of the... Read More

$3,350
per adult

9-Day Oregon Ultimate Golf Group Tour
Spend 9 days exploring Oregon's prestigious golf courses, including Crosswater, Pronghorn, and Bandon Dunes. Along the way, marvel at the state's incredible natural scenery, from the soaring heights of Mt. Hood and the giant redwood trees to the expansive waters... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

9 days

Free cancellation

$3,774
per adult

Alphabet District & NW 23rd Avenue Culinary Tour
Venture to one of Portland's oldest and most historic neighborhoods for a guided tour though the area's locally beloved hot spots. Led by some of Portland's finest food connoisseurs, learn about the region's unique culinary history, meet local chefs, and... Read More
Best of Portland City Tour
Tour the best that Portland has to offer, making your way from Downtown to Washington Park to wander through the famous rose gardens. See amazing views of the city and mountains, before exploring rising arts districts and sampling from the... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$59
per adult

Beyond Bizarre Ghost Tour
Take a step into Portland's supernatural side on a tour full of unexplained mysteries, authentic EMFs, and ghostly stories. Skeptic or believer, this tour illustrates the work of professional ghost hunters, using the same equipment and technique to identify, document,... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$20
per adult

Brews & Bridges Private  Tour
Discover why Portland is home to more breweries than any other city in America on a private tour through the city’s vibrant neighborhood. Learn about the region’s rich history, visit some of the best local breweries, and indulge in a... Read More

$800
per adult

Chocolate Decadence Tour
Venture to the heart of Portland for more than a conventional coffee and indulge in a chocoholic's dream—an expansive chocolate tour. Explore 15 tastings that include everything from the sweet tooth’s favorite chocolate truffle to cocoa vinegar and salt for... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Land Adventures, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$49
per adult

City Walking Tour
Portland is recognized by many as one of the best places to live in the US. Find out why as your entertaining guide leads you from downtown to the waterfront, through city parks and neighborhoods rich with artwork, skateboard lanes,... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

$20
per adult

Columbia Gorge Cliffs, Falls, & Wind Private Tour
Experience a private tour and get to know the Columbia River’s rich culture and vibrant history up close and personal. Admire the Columbia River Gorge, a spectacular river canyon, surrounded a dense forest, the thundering Multnomah Falls, and the high... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours

$1,200
per adult

Columbia Gorge Wine & Waterfalls Tour
Follow the Historic Columbia River Highway and admire the lush hillsides, thundering waterfalls, and vibrant wildlife lining the Columbia River. This 6-hour tour gives you insight to some of Oregon’s best-kept outdoor treasures and prestigious wineries. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

$140
per adult

Columbia River Gorge Bike Tour
Venture just 45 minutes from Portland to the breathtaking Columbia River Gorge for a half-day biking, hiking, and sightseeing excursion. Led by professional guides, this perfect combination of activities is something you won’t want to miss on your trip to... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$99
per adult

Downtown & Pearl District Culinary Tour
Wander Portland's downtown and Pearl District, stopping to sample delicious Rip City food and drink as you go. Chat with local proprietors and your guide about food and city history—and learn how the food culture here factors into Portland's designation... Read More
Epicurean Excursion Walking Tour
Discover Portland's most delectable sweets and savory treats on this delightful epicurean walking tour. Sample foods and sip drinks from some of the finest local artisans for a tasty introduction to the city's culinary culture. Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Land Adventures, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$59
per adult

Food Carts Bike Tour
Discover why Portland was named "home to the world's best street food" by CNN. On this fully-guided bike tour, you cycle to 3 different food truck locales, or "pods," sampling some of the city's most beloved food from its finest... Read More

$69
per adult

Full-Day City & Gorge Waterfalls Combo Tour
Get picked up from your Portland hotel and drive through downtown to a number of sites, including Pioneer Courthouse Square—known as Portland's "Living Room"—and learn about the city's history and modern-day culture from your guide. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$105
per adult

Full-Day Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls & Mt. Hood Tour
See one of the most famous peaks in the Northwest and an ancient Ice Age riverbed on a whirlwind journey to experience the wonders of Oregon. From scenic waterfalls along the Columbia River Highway to spectacular views from Mount Hood,... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$129
per adult

Full-Day Deschutes River Rafting Excursion with Lunch
Grab your swimsuit and head to the whitewater of the Lower Deschutes River, where you can spend a day splashing through challenging rapids on this exhilarating rafting excursion. Along the way, stop off to take dips in refreshing swimming holes... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours 30 minutes

$80
per adult

Full-Day Mount Hood & Gorge Waterfalls Loop Tour
Get a look at the scenic sites along the Columbia River Gorge with this full-day loop tour from Portland. The breathtaking sights of waterfalls, trails, and the slopes of Mount Hood frame your adventure through the incredible beauty of Oregon.... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$90
per adult

Full-Day Mount St. Helens Excursion
Learn all about Mount St. Helens and its historic eruption during a full-day tour that explores this magnificent geological site. The lodge-style visitor center includes exhibits, trails, and a movie about the eruption, while a walkthrough model of the mountain... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$100
per adult

Full-Day Northern Oregon Coast Tour
Marvel at Oregon's scenic grandeur as you enjoy dramatic views of its coastline including Astoria Beach, Cannon Beach, Hay Stack Rock, Tillamook Rock Lighthouse, and of course, the majestic Pacific Ocean. See wildlife, charming towns, and visit the Columbia River... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$100
per adult

Full-Day Oregon Coast Tour
Spend the day traveling down the world-renowned Oregon Coast. Journey through dense forests of Douglas firs, marvel at spectacular coastline marked by jaw-dropping rock formations, and sample locally made cheese and ice cream at the Tillamook Cheese Factory. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$129
per adult

Full-Day Waterfalls & Winetasting Tour in the Columbia River Gorge
Stunning views and amazing wines await you on this tour through the splendor of the Columbia River Gorge. A scenic and fun combination of wineries and waterfalls gives you a sense of the natural wonders that make this corner of... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$135
per adult

Full-Day White Salmon River Rafting Excursion
Spend a day exploring one of the Northwest's best recreation secrets as you float through the rapids of the White Salmon River. Just a 90-minute drive from Portland, the river offers some great rafting that takes you past the glaciers... Read More

$125
per adult

Full-Day Willamette Valley Wine-Tasting Tour
The tour will depart downtown Portland and drive along the Vineyard and Valley Scenic Route, past orchards, lavender farms and vineyards, to the famous Willamette Valley. The Valley is Oregon's leading wine region and is home to more than 500... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$139
per adult

Half-Day Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls Tour
Drive east from Portland along the Columbia River before joining the Historic Columbia River Highway, the first scenic roadway in the United States. Wind along the Sandy River until you reach Crowne Point, featuring a wide panorama of the Columbia... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$69
per adult

Half-Day Multnomah Falls & Gorge Waterfalls Tour
Drive the scenic Columbia River Highway on a 3. 5-hour tour to many of the region's gorgeous waterfalls. Visit a number of prominent sites, including the Portland Women's Forum, Crown Point Vista House, Latourell Falls, Multnomah Falls, and Horsetail Falls.... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$60
per adult

Half-Day Wine Country Bike Tour
Venture just under an hour outside of Portland to Oregon's lush green countryside and bike alongside some of the world's most extraordinary vineyards. Led by knowledgeable guides, discover Willamette Valley's beautiful rolling hills and sample some of the world's finest... Read More

$99
per adult

Historic Downtown Cycling Tour
Swerve into the bike lanes to get an essential introduction to Oregon's largest city. Ride along the waterfront of Old Town, past buildings from the 19th and early 20th centuries, and then turn your handlebars downtown, along the Willamette River... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$59
per adult

Historical Downtown Segway Tour
Roll through downtown Portland in serious style atop a smooth-riding Segway on this fully guided 2-wheeled excursion. Explore the city's scenic waterfront, with informative and entertaining stops at renowned landmarks like the historic Pearl District, Union Station, and Lan Su... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$69
per adult

Multnomah Falls & Columbia River Gorge Tour
Find sweeping views and diverse scenery just a short escape away from Portland on a guided half-day tour. Your journey showcases the beauty of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, including Multnomah Falls, Crown Point and Bonneville Dam. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$56
per adult

North Mississippi Avenue Culinary Tour
Discover why so many foodies flock to Portland’s vibrant north side on this culinary tour through some of the city’s most treasured food havens. In just 3 hours, explore Mississippi Avenue’s rich culture, meet local food connoisseurs, and sample delicious... Read More
Oregon Brewery Bike Tour
Discover Portland’s perfect duo—biking and breweries—during a 3-hour bike tour to some of the city’s most popular breweries. Your professional guides lead the way, detailing how America's biking capital came to have more breweries than any other city in the... Read More

$69
per adult

Pittock Mansion, Mississippi & Powell's Books Tour
Discover Portland’s distinctive neighborhoods, parks, and historic landmarks on this small-group tour via a luxury vehicle. Known for its sustainable and progressive city planning, this urban city is sure to amaze. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours 30 minutes

$75
per adult

Portland Urban Wineries Tasting Tour
Delve into Portland's vibrant Central Eastside to sample from delicious urban wineries. Along the way, learn about the latest trends in urban development, Portland's growing artisan population, and the infamous restaurant and food cart scene. Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$69
per adult

Portland Waterfront Segway Tour
Set off on a fully guided Segway tour to see the best of Portland's beautiful waterfront area. Follow knowledgeable and charismatic tour guides to explore the Tom McCall Waterfront Park, the locally beloved Riverplace Marina, the historic government district, and... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour

Free cancellation

$49
per adult

Private Sommelier-Led Winetasting Tour in Columbia Valley with Lunch
Set out for a relaxing, hands-on, and educational wine appreciation tour with a certified sommelier and wine country expert as your guide. Sample regional varietals, linger over an al fresco lunch among the vines, and tour the cellar and winemaking... Read More

$1,200
per adult

Private Tour In and Around Portland
Get to know the sights around Portland with a full day of exploring with a personal guide. Whether you want to see the wineries of the Willamette Valley, hike through old-growth forests, or just check out the city's food carts,... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$510
per adult

Smartphone-Guided City Scavenger Hunt
Embark on an interactive tour of Portland and discover the city while following hints and completing unique challenges. See landmarks and famous sites including Powell's Books, Voodoo Doughnut, and renowned food carts as you solve clues that lead you on... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$38
per adult

SpaFinder Gift Card
Pamper yourself with a facial, sweat it out in hot yoga, or ease into a state of calm with a soothing massage—however you find your bliss, the Spafinder gift card can get you there. With more than 20,000 participating wellness... Read More

Categories: Spas & Beauty

$50
per adult

Top City Sights Tour
Get introduced to the city of Portland, including its history, culture, and current events. Travel through the various parts of the city, visiting Pearl District, Pittock Mansion, International Rose Gardens, Cultural District, and take a ride on the Portland Aerial... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$60
per adult

Underground Walking Tour of Portland
Grab a flashlight and explore Portland behind-the-scenes—exposing the city's crimes, scandals, and controversial characters. Led by witty tour guides, you learn the untold stories of Portland’s sordid history during Prohibition and the myths behind the legendary Shanghai Tunnels. Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$20
per adult

Willamette Valley Wine-Tasting Tour
This tour of the North Willamette Valley offers you some of the best tastes of the Pacific Northwest, ready to please the most discerning palate. A friendly guide shows you to tastings at 3 area wineries, along with cheese, crackers,... Read More
Winetasting in Willamette Valley
As a premier hot spot in Oregon for vineyards, the Willamette Valley is home to an ever-growing number of wineries. Visit 3 of the valley's boutique wineries and enjoy wine tastings and scenic landscape along the way. Read More
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