Portland Things to Do

Portland Things to Do

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Come and enjoy the history and culture of the Columbia River Gorge on this triple-deck paddle wheel riverboat! The Cascade Locks' sternwheeler offers an authentic and romantic view of the city. On either of the Columbia River dinner, brunch, or day cruise options, you will be able to see the Bridge of the Gods, Wind Mountain & more from a unique perspective on the water! Details
Only have one day to see the attractions around Portland? Our Multnomah Falls & Columbia River Gorge Tour combined with an afternoon City Trolley Tour gives you the best of the Gorge and the best of Portland in one attraction filled day.

Begin your day with our Multnomah Falls & Columbia River Gorge Tour. Enjoy the spectacular views of the Columbia River as you travel up the Gorge and visit sights along the way.

Once back in Portland, take a lunch break and catch our 2:00 PM trolley for an informative City Tour. With a half-hour stop at the International Rose Test Garden in Washington Park, you will marvel at the variety of roses lovingly attended to.

Back on the trolley, you finish out your city tour at 4:00 pm.

The Multnomah Falls & Columbia River Gorge Tour portion of the tour leaves at 9 AM and is 3.25 hours long. Reservations are required. The Trolley portion of the tour is two hours long and departs at 2:00 PM. Details
Experience the Rose City’s most renowned nature escape, the world-famous Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. This narrated half-day tour showcases the incredible diversity of scenery at Portland’s doorstep. We travel to Multnomah Falls along the river level route of the Lewis and Clark expedition and enjoy the unfolding panorama including Rooster Rock, Cape Horn, and Mist Falls, all sights first noted by the famous explorers over 200 years ago. You will have 30 minutes at the Falls to visit the viewpoint for photos, walk to the famous Benson footbridge at the base of the falls, and visit the historic landmark Multnomah Falls Lodge.

Then it is on to the Historic Columbia River Highway which featuring a portion of the world-famous waterfall corridor, the “Latourell Loops” and Falls, and Sheppard’s Dell. A 20-minute stop at Vista House, situated on Crown Point, is included.

On your return to Portland, you will again enjoy the unfolding panorama of views along the “River of the West,” the Mighty Columbia, including Beacon Rock, (a massive monolith), Mist Falls, Cape Horn, and Rooster Rock. Details
See Portland like you have never seen it before on the Pink Trolley Tour. Visit the world-famous Rose Test Garden while gaining firsthand knowledge about the city from your tour guide. You will view famous parks, rivers, and shopping districts on this all-inclusive tour. Details
$29.00 $27.00
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A ticket from one of the four leisurely Portland Spirit vessels presents a unique perspective of Portland from the Willamette River. Enjoy a meal crafted from culinary creations from the executive chef made to order during the cruise, or spend your afternoon aboard the beloved Spirit Cruise and get a chance to admire a different perspective on why the city's dubbed as the most eco-friendly on the mainland USA! Details
The Quicksand Triangle tour is a beautiful seasonal flight(from May - October) that includes a low-level tour past Multnomah Falls and the rest of Columbia River Gorge. On a beautiful clear day, at the peak of this tour, enjoy great views of Mt. Rainier, Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Adams, Mt. Jefferson, and of course, Mt. Hood. Details
People love to look at the Downtown Portland skyline from the International Rose Garden, from the Eastbank Esplanade, or while driving past on I-5 through the city. There’s something special about this skyline, especially at night, that we all seem to love. In spite of the horrendous traffic, Portland is a beautiful city to look at, and even better when flying above and around it…especially at night! This Portland air tour is a perfect and affordable way to check it out. Details
Vista View is a great introductory air tour that will give you great amazing views of the Columbia River Gorge. During this 20 minute flight, enjoy breathtaking views of Mount Hood, the Vista House at Crown Point, and Latourell Falls. Make sure to include Vista View tour on your next trip to Oregon! Details
Want to avoid the traffic and parking problems on the Historic Columbia River Highway? Want to take a hike on one of the trails but am uncertain about parking. Want to marvel at the sights and not miss the history and geography behind them? Enjoy your trip on the Historic Highway instead of worrying about the traffic, the road, and parking.

Hop on our narrated Historic Columbia River Highway Trolley (Waterfall Trolley) for an experience you will not forget on the world-famous waterfall corridor. Hop on or hop off at one of the nine stops for some sightseeing or a hike. You can hop back on the next trolley. Stops are made at Corbett, Crown Point, Latourell Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, Angels Rest, Wahkeena Falls, Multnomah Falls, Horsetail Falls, and Ainsworth. We do not stop at non-designated sites.

Our open-air trolleys feature unobstructed sightseeing and photo-taking. The trolleys are sanitized after each trip for your protection.
$20.00 $19.00
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Enjoy the breathtaking views of the most popular waterfalls the Columbia River Gorge has to offer on the Wonderful Waterfalls Tour. This 40-minute tour will give you amazing, unforgettable views of the most popular landmarks in the Gorge, including Multnomah Falls, Beacon Rock, Bonneville Dam, Latourell Falls, and more! Details