Top 23 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.

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 person

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

$600
Group ( 2 Travelers )

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 person

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 person

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

$1,000
Group ( 2 Travelers )

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 person

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 person

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 person

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 person

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 person

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 person

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 person

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 person

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 person

Portland Aquarium
Looking for fun family things to do in the Portland area? Want to see a Giant Pacific Octopus and gentle glowing jellyfish? The Portland Aquarium invites everyone to enjoy the unique interactive experiences and introduce children to the exciting world... Read More

Categories: Attractions

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$14
per person

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 person

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
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

$15
per person

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 person

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 person

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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