Best tours in Portland

Check out the top tours in Portland, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals

1. Tasty n Sons

1. Tasty n Sons

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142 local reviews
3808 North Williams Avenue, Portland
Open now
+1 503-621-1400
BarRestaurantFood
Alison
This is a quintessential Portland foodie tour destination. All the plates are delicious and meant to be share…
Shannon
Original bit touristy.
Tara
Best brunch spot in Portland, but lunch and dinner menus are great too. Small plates for sharing. Come early t…
1. Tasty n Sons

1. Tasty n Sons

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142 local reviews
3808 North Williams Avenue, Portland
Open now
+1 503-621-1400
Alison
Alison
This is a quintessential Portland foodie tour destination. All the plates are delicious and meant to be shared. Come hungry and leave satia…
Shannon
Shannon
Original bit touristy.
Tara
Tara
Best brunch spot in Portland, but lunch and dinner menus are great too. Small plates for sharing. Come early to avoid a line. Get coffee nex…
2. Lan Su Chinese Garden

2. Lan Su Chinese Garden

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69 local reviews
239 Northwest Everett Street, Portland
Closed now
+1 503-228-8131
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Peggi
Largest Chinese gardens outside of Hong Kong - serenity in the middle of the city. Catch a guided docent tour …
Matt
Outstanding classical "Scholar's" Chinese garden. Worth the visit and if you can get in on a tour, even better…
Schuyler and Corrine
Serene gardens in the heart of Old Town - if you go, catch a docent tour to help you understand better what wa…
2. Lan Su Chinese Garden

2. Lan Su Chinese Garden

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69 local reviews
239 Northwest Everett Street, Portland
Closed now
+1 503-228-8131
Peggi
Peggi
Largest Chinese gardens outside of Hong Kong - serenity in the middle of the city. Catch a guided docent tour for the most insights.
Matt
Matt
Outstanding classical "Scholar's" Chinese garden. Worth the visit and if you can get in on a tour, even better. Great tea house as well. Hav…
Schuyler and Corrine
Schuyler and Corrine
Serene gardens in the heart of Old Town - if you go, catch a docent tour to help you understand better what was accomplished
3. OMSI

3. OMSI

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115 local reviews
1945 Southeast Water Avenue, Portland
Closed now
+1 503-797-4000
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Kate
OMSI is Oregon's Science Museum which includes several exhibits, a planetarium, an IMAX theater and a submarin…
Deanna
Including a great IMAX and submarine ship tour, the OMSI is a great place to visit for any occasion. You can w…
Cyndy
OMSI waterfront science programs, movies, interactive displays -Great for kids! Check out the submarine tour
3. OMSI

3. OMSI

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115 local reviews
1945 Southeast Water Avenue, Portland
Closed now
+1 503-797-4000
Kate
Kate
OMSI is Oregon's Science Museum which includes several exhibits, a planetarium, an IMAX theater and a submarine you can tour
Deanna
Deanna
Including a great IMAX and submarine ship tour, the OMSI is a great place to visit for any occasion. You can walk there via the hike & bike …
Cyndy
Cyndy
OMSI waterfront science programs, movies, interactive displays -Great for kids! Check out the submarine tour
4. Screen Door

4. Screen Door

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82 local reviews
2337 East Burnside Street, Portland
Open now
+1 503-542-0880
BakeryBarRestaurant
Lydia
It's on everyone's top 10 list of tourist spots for a reason. Southern-style brunch. Be prepared to wait.
Will
VERY popular southern food spot. Avoid the tourists crowds....try a late brunch (served till 2:30) or dinner o…
Dan
Great brunch.
4. Screen Door

4. Screen Door

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82 local reviews
2337 East Burnside Street, Portland
Open now
+1 503-542-0880
Lydia
Lydia
It's on everyone's top 10 list of tourist spots for a reason. Southern-style brunch. Be prepared to wait.
Will
Will
VERY popular southern food spot. Avoid the tourists crowds....try a late brunch (served till 2:30) or dinner on the late side (after 8)
Dan
Dan
Great brunch.
5. Mississippi Studios and Bar Bar

5. Mississippi Studios and Bar Bar

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119 local reviews
3939 North Mississippi Avenue, Portland
Open now
(503) 288-3895
Establishment
Tracy
Live music venue with 200 person room. Standing room on floor with seats on balcony above. Has both local and…
Kathy
One of the best music venues in Portland. Local and nationally touring bands and queer-friendly dance nights (…
Kevin
You're staying here!
5. Mississippi Studios and Bar Bar

5. Mississippi Studios and Bar Bar

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119 local reviews
3939 North Mississippi Avenue, Portland
Open now
(503) 288-3895
Tracy
Tracy
Live music venue with 200 person room. Standing room on floor with seats on balcony above. Has both local and touring acts coming through -…
Kathy
Kathy
One of the best music venues in Portland. Local and nationally touring bands and queer-friendly dance nights (Mrs.)
Kevin
Kevin
You're staying here!
6. Doug Fir Lounge

6. Doug Fir Lounge

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67 local reviews
830 East Burnside Street, Portland
Open now
+1 503-231-9663
BarNight clubPoint of interest
Heather
Great drinks, yummy food, cool crowd, Many great indie touring bands coming through.
David
A terrific and intimate setting that allows you to see some of the hottest small touring groups up close. Very…
Faith
Good music venue with great drinks, nice food and a constant outdoor patio with fire pit.
6. Doug Fir Lounge

6. Doug Fir Lounge

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67 local reviews
830 East Burnside Street, Portland
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+1 503-231-9663
Heather
Heather
Great drinks, yummy food, cool crowd, Many great indie touring bands coming through.
David
David
A terrific and intimate setting that allows you to see some of the hottest small touring groups up close. Very near the river on Burnside, w…
Faith
Faith
Good music venue with great drinks, nice food and a constant outdoor patio with fire pit.
7. Voodoo Doughnut

7. Voodoo Doughnut

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53 local reviews
22 Southwest 3rd Avenue, Portland
Open now
+1 503-241-4704
BakeryElectronics storeFood
Marie
What used to be a great late night doughnut shop now qualifies as a tourist trap. Vegan and regular doughnuts…
Brianna
Because its a Portland touristy thing to do.
Jeff And Katie
A classic Portland establishment.
7. Voodoo Doughnut

7. Voodoo Doughnut

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53 local reviews
22 Southwest 3rd Avenue, Portland
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+1 503-241-4704
Marie
Marie
What used to be a great late night doughnut shop now qualifies as a tourist trap. Vegan and regular doughnuts. My faves are the vegan cake d…
Brianna
Brianna
Because its a Portland touristy thing to do.
Jeff And Katie
Jeff And Katie
A classic Portland establishment.
8. Portland Spirit Cruises & Events

8. Portland Spirit Cruises & Events

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5 local reviews
110 Southeast Caruthers Street, Portland
Closed now
+1 503-224-3900
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Cynthia & Chris
There are several different boat tours so we can experience Portland and/or the Columbia River Gorge from the …
Cynthia
Get on the Willamette River for a tour!
Rachel
Offers dinner cruises, lunch cruises and sightseeing tours
8. Portland Spirit Cruises & Events

8. Portland Spirit Cruises & Events

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5 local reviews
110 Southeast Caruthers Street, Portland
Closed now
+1 503-224-3900
Cynthia & Chris
Cynthia & Chris
There are several different boat tours so we can experience Portland and/or the Columbia River Gorge from the water! There are basic sights…
Cynthia
Cynthia
Get on the Willamette River for a tour!
Rachel
Rachel
Offers dinner cruises, lunch cruises and sightseeing tours
9. Pittock Mansion

9. Pittock Mansion

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118 local reviews
3229 Northwest Pittock Drive, Portland
Closed now
+1 503-823-3623
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
John
The Pittock Mansion is a French Renaissance-style château in the West Hills of Portland,. The mansion was orig…
Lori
The Pittock Mansion is a French Renaissance-style château in the West Hills of Portland, Oregon, USA. The mans…
Steve
Just west of downtown Portland, this grand home was built in 1914 by Henry Pittock - founder of the Oregonian …
9. Pittock Mansion

9. Pittock Mansion

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118 local reviews
3229 Northwest Pittock Drive, Portland
Closed now
+1 503-823-3623
John
John
The Pittock Mansion is a French Renaissance-style château in the West Hills of Portland,. The mansion was originally built in 1909 as a priv…
Lori
Lori
The Pittock Mansion is a French Renaissance-style château in the West Hills of Portland, Oregon, USA. The mansion was originally built in 19…
Steve
Steve
Just west of downtown Portland, this grand home was built in 1914 by Henry Pittock - founder of the Oregonian newspaper. Pittock lived here …
10. McMenamins Kennedy School

10. McMenamins Kennedy School

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176 local reviews
5736 Northeast 33rd Avenue, Portland
+1 503-249-3983
LodgingPoint of interestEstablishment
Cynthia
Very unique elementary school turned into a tourist and locals favorite destination for movies, soaking pool, …
Leighann and Mark
As trendy and touristy as McMenamins has become, the Kennedy School is still worth it. We often see a second-r…
Corey
Restaurant, brewpub and movie theater all in one! Second-run movies only $3! Just a 20-min walk. Soaking pool…
10. McMenamins Kennedy School

10. McMenamins Kennedy School

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176 local reviews
5736 Northeast 33rd Avenue, Portland
+1 503-249-3983
Cynthia
Cynthia
Very unique elementary school turned into a tourist and locals favorite destination for movies, soaking pool, several bars, huge courtyard r…
Leighann and Mark
Leighann and Mark
As trendy and touristy as McMenamins has become, the Kennedy School is still worth it. We often see a second-run movie in the theater, soak …
Corey
Corey
Restaurant, brewpub and movie theater all in one! Second-run movies only $3! Just a 20-min walk. Soaking pool open to general public daily …
11. Portland Japanese Garden

11. Portland Japanese Garden

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153 local reviews
611 Southwest Kingston Avenue, Portland
Closed now
+1 503-223-1321
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Kate
Beautiful landscaping. There are guided tours, or you can walk around on your own. There are five separate g…
Felicia
The Japanese Garden is one of the most beautiful spots in Portland at any time of year. Made up of several di…
Debbie
Recently renovated and now has a bonzai tree tiny garden, a beautiful place to have tea in what feels like a t…
11. Portland Japanese Garden

11. Portland Japanese Garden

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153 local reviews
611 Southwest Kingston Avenue, Portland
Closed now
+1 503-223-1321
Kate
Kate
Beautiful landscaping. There are guided tours, or you can walk around on your own. There are five separate gardens that include this colle…
Felicia
Felicia
The Japanese Garden is one of the most beautiful spots in Portland at any time of year. Made up of several different types of gardens, take…
Debbie
Debbie
Recently renovated and now has a bonzai tree tiny garden, a beautiful place to have tea in what feels like a tree house, and more. One of th…
12. Por Que No

12. Por Que No

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86 local reviews
3524 North Mississippi Avenue, Portland
Open now
+1 503-467-4149
BarRestaurantFood
Adam
Super touristy! Taco Tuesday offers a small discount and gets busy early. If it's too busy hit the burrito bus…
Tamara
Awesome Mexican. Very touristy and can get crowded during peak times though.
Kevin
Portland's favorite tacos, only a few blocks away.
12. Por Que No

12. Por Que No

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86 local reviews
3524 North Mississippi Avenue, Portland
Open now
+1 503-467-4149
Adam
Adam
Super touristy! Taco Tuesday offers a small discount and gets busy early. If it's too busy hit the burrito bus across the street, you wont' …
Tamara
Tamara
Awesome Mexican. Very touristy and can get crowded during peak times though.
Kevin
Kevin
Portland's favorite tacos, only a few blocks away.