Explore Portland Bike Tour

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  • 3 hr

Discover the beauty, culture and history of Portland on a guided bike tour -- the ideal way to experience the city! Pedal through downtown, Chinatown and the Pearl District, and ride along the waterfront for great views. Pass 19th-century brick buildings, art galleries, classic food carts and a 140-year-old brewery. Your guide will offer interesting commentary on your easy ride, suitable for all riding skill levels.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Tom McCall Waterfront Park

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park is a park located in downtown along the Willamette River.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Portland Oregon Sign

The White Stag sign, also known as the "Portland Oregon" sign, is a lighted neon-and-incandescent-bulb sign located atop the White Stag Building, facing the Burnside Bridge.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Tanner Springs Park

Tanner Springs Park is a city park in the area of downtown Portland, Oregon known as the Pearl District

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Pearl District

Fashionable and lively, the Pearl District is a shopping destination with hip brands, indie boutiques and the massive Powell's City of Books. Reclaimed warehouse spaces house The Pearl's many bars and restaurants, from craft breweries and artisan coffee shops to fine dining mainstays. Galleries showcase contemporary art, photography and glass works.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Powell's City of Books

Powell’s City of Books is the largest used and new bookstore in the world, occupying an entire city block and housing approximately one million books.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Crystal Ballroom

Crystal Ballroom, originally built as Cotillion Hall, is a historic building in Portland, Oregon, United States. Cotillion Hall was built in 1914 as a ballroom, and dance revivals were held there through the Great Depression.

Stop At: Director Park

Features at the park include a fountain, artworks, a cafe, and a distinctive glass canopy

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: South Park Blocks

The South Park Blocks form a city park in downtown Portland, Oregon. The Oregonian has called it Portland's "extended family room"

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Portland Art Museum

The Portland Art Museum in Portland, Oregon, United States, was founded in 1892, making it the oldest art museum on the West Coast and seventh oldest in the US.

Pass By: Oregon Historical Society

The museum was created in 1898 and receives about 44,000 visitors annually. It houses the Portland Penny that decided the city’s name.

Stop At: Portland State University

Portland State University is a public research university in Portland, Oregon. It was founded in 1946 as a post-secondary educational institution for World War II veterans. It evolved into a four-year college over the following two decades and was granted university status in 1969.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Portland Farmer's Market

Our farmers market on the Portland State University campus is open year-round, rain or shine on Saturdays. Since 1996, our more than 100 vendors sell freshly harvested and carefully prepared foods. Chef demonstrations, market music and a lineup of food education events make this bustling market a special destination for families and friends gather to shop, eat, listen, learn and play.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Simon Benson House

The Simon Benson House is a house located in downtown Portland, Oregon listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is currently owned by Portland State University and is the home for the university's alumni association.

Duration: 5 minutes

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The first bridge of its kind in the U.S., Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People, carries MAX Orange Line trains, buses, streetcars, cyclists and pedestrians over the Willamette River.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Eastbank Esplanade

The Vera Katz Eastbank Esplanade is 1.5 miles long, extending north from the Hawthorne Bridge, past the Morrison and Burnside Bridges, to the Steel Bridge with connections to eastside neighborhoods as well as across the river to Gov. Tom McCall Waterfront Park.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By:

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is a science and technology museum in Portland, Oregon, United States. It contains three auditoriums, including a large-screen theatre, planetarium, and exhibition halls with a variety of hands-on permanent exhibits focused on natural sciences, industry, and technology.

Pass By: Willamette River Walkway

Nice urban walkway located on the banks of the Willamette adjacent to the downtown city center area. The trail runs throughout downtown to the South Waterfront area.

Stop At: Steel Bridge

The Steel Bridge is a through truss, double-deck vertical-lift bridge across the Willamette River, opened in 1912. Its lower deck carries railroad and bicycle/pedestrian traffic, while the upper deck carries road traffic and light rail (MAX), making the bridge one of the most multimodal in the world. It is the only double-deck bridge with independent lifts in the world and the second oldest vertical-lift bridge in North America, after the nearby Hawthorne Bridge. The bridge links the Rose Quarter and Lloyd District in the east to Old Town Chinatown neighborhood in the west.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Skidmore Fountain

The Skidmore Fountain was installed in 1888 in Ankeny Plaza, the commerce and entertainment center of its day. Brewer Henry Weinhard offered to pump beer from his brewery via Portland’s fire hoses through the pipes of the Skidmore Fountain for the fountain’s grand opening.

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Portland Saturday Market

The Portland Saturday Market is an outdoor arts and crafts market. It is the largest continuously operated outdoor market in the United States.

Duration: 2 minutes

Pass By: Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

You'll pass by by the OMSI on this tour.
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