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Portland Sightseeing Tours

Portland Sightseeing Tours Oregon - Portland, Oregon offers many sightseeing opportunities for a tourist to enjoy, which may lead to a grand walking adventure to an interesting bus ride throughout the city. Portland tour buses have been known to entertain visitors to some of the best attractions in the area, as well as introduce them to a few they may have not been aware of before.

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Many tourists participate in a walking tour of Portland, such as the Irvington Walking Tour (Northeast 15th-27th avenues), which takes a walk back into history. You may also choose the Montgomery Drive Walking Tour, which brings you closer to viewing a host of interesting English homes. To enjoy the coast, as well as the rest of the city, consider hopping on the Evergreen Gray Line Tours of Portland (4320 North Suttle Road). Additional Portland sightseeing tours include: Portland Parks & Recreation Historical Tours; ART: The Cultural Bus; and Bridge Walk Tour.

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Portland Interesting Facts

  • The creator of The Simpsons, Matt Groening, started out in Portland.
  • Portland was founded in 1845.
  • Portland was named after founder, Pettygrove, won a coin toss to name it after his native Portland, Maine.
  • Joseph Kelly who ran a Portland hotel in the late 1800’s would sell intoxicated young men to ship captains who needed crewmates.
  • The railroad arrived in Portland, Oregon in 1883.
  • Lumber baron Simon Benson installed drinking water fountains throughout town so workers wouldn’t drink so much and get intoxicated.
  • Portland has a population of about 530,000
  • Bud Clark, the former mayor of Portland, was the flasher in the famous “Expose Yourself to Art” poster.
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You can book your Portland Oregon hotel online here. Some Portland Oregon hotels offer up to 70% discount for online bookings.
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Portland Map

Portland Map Having a good street map of Portland Oregon is useful for planning your trip. You can use this Portland interactive street map to find any location you need.

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Portland WeatherYou can view a live video broadcast for the weather in Portland Oregon. Click on the image to the right for the Portland weather forcast.

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