City of Roses Tour: Historical and Iconic Portland Sights

2 Ratings
  • Live Guide
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  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 3 hr

This van sightseeing tour has points of interest stops along the way. Explore some of Portland's most iconic sites, including Old Town, the Pearl District, the cultural district, and the government district. Visit the beautiful grounds of historic Pittock Mansion. Stop and smell the roses (over 300 varieties!) at picturesque International Rose Test Garden. Cross the oldest truss bridge in operation in America to take in the view of the city from lush Mt. Tabor. Your tour guide will share stories and insights on this gem of a city along the way, the history, industry, architecture, and landscape. Combine with our "Waterfalls and Wonder" tour for a full day of sightseeing!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Peak Tours and Transit

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Pittock Mansion

We will tour the grounds, hear the history, and take in the spectacular view.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: International Rose Test Garden

Let's stop and smell the roses - more than 10,000 when they're in bloom! Even out of season, this is a beautiful stop with a wondrous view!

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Pearl District

We will pass through and learn about Portland's famous shopping district, as well as Old Chinatown, the cultural district, and the government district.

Pass By: Powell's City of Books

See the largest bookstore in the world, with approximately one million books.

Pass By: Hawthorne Bridge

One of twelve Portland bridges that crosses the Willamette River, the Hawthorne Bridge is a truss bridge with a vertical lift. It is the oldest vertical-lift bridge in operation in the United States.

Pass By: Tom McCall Waterfront Park

We will drive along this historic park and hear the fascinating history of its origin.

Stop At:

This is another location with interesting history and an amazing view of the city.

Duration: 20 minutes
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