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Secrets Of Portlandia Free Walking Tour
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“quirky facts”(7 reviews)
“pioneer square”(34 reviews)
*SPECIAL NOTE- DUE TO FAMILY EMERGENCY THERE WILL BE NO FREE TOUR ON THE FOLLOWING DATES IN OCTOBER: SAT 20th, SUN 21st, MON 22nd, TUE 23rd. The tour will resume every day at 11am on Wed Oct 24th and will continue every day until Oct 31st. Sorry for...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
6th Avenue Sidewalk, Between Yamhill and Morrison Street, In Front of Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland, OR 97205
+1 503-703-4282
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Summary: good tour; value added I have done many free walking tours in the past 2 years throughout Europe and the US. My wife and I feel Erik did a good job of demonstrating why the Free Walking Tour Concept makes sense: he worked for...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2018

This was such a great tour and host Eric made it really enjoyable, despite it pouring and being absolutely freezing. Eric is knowledgable, hospitable, interesting and easy to chat to. We had only arrived in Portland the night before and coming from Australia knew very...More

Thank thehungrymum
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Although the day we went was pretty crowded, the tour guide was well organized and and kept us all together so that no one missed any of this fun information. I would have enjoyed a bit less time at each stop for the sake of...More

Thank Jet692562
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Eric’s free city tour was a great way to start our trip.. Hes funny and entertaining. He’s been a tour guide in different cities around the world so he knows what he’s doing. He’s also from Portland who loves his town and enjoys what he...More

Thank Annette L
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

I do not recommend this walking tour to anyone. After two hours I still feel I know next to nothing about Portland. Eric started every sentence with the word "GUYS!" which became dreadfully tedious. Each point was laboured over for far too long, to the...More

1  Thank riayolesmith
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Went on this topur with Eric while in Portland. Lots of stories. Not a lot of walking and very informative. Eric is fun and knowledgeable. Ends at worlds smallest park where a legendary leprachan lives. The 2 hour tour goes fast.

Thank JamieU
Reviewed 22 September 2018

My family with 12 & 14 year olds were kept entertained and informed for just over 2 hours. We recommend this tour, for a bit of history, info on Portland and tips. Just had a fantastic meal at Screen Door- as recommended by Eric.

Thank Kazza3013
Reviewed 11 September 2018

This is a nice walking tour which really isn't much of a walk. The first 35 minutes were spent standing at the Pioneer Square listening to Eric's stories and history of the square. While it was interesting and entertaining it got rather boring after the...More

1  Thank DeeDeeCalifornia
Reviewed 11 September 2018

This guy is EXCELLENT!! incredibly knowledgeable and very interesting. He will keep your attention and knows all the details. I know it is free, but we tipped him $60 and feel we should have tipped him more.

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 8 September 2018

I really liked this tour. Eric was engaged, talked at the right speed for me, It was informative: we were laughing and learning all the way. We stopped about 5 or 6 times to hear some interesting cultural or historic story or two over the...More

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5 September 2018|
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Response from NGreen8 | Reviewed this property |
On the Secrets of Portlandia walking tour I think you could! The whole thing is outside.
19 June 2018|
Response from CarlD1959 | Reviewed this property |
Yes according to his website there will be 2 tours on the 4th. Check out his website Secrets of Portlandia free tour. You’ll recognize Erik and his bright green FREE TOUR t shirt.
15 June 2018|
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Response from Shraddha L | Reviewed this property |
I gave him 25$, and I went on both his tours. I was a solo traveler.
Greg C
1 December 2016|
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Response from C570RImaryf | Reviewed this property |
He said in August that he takes winters off
21 June 2016|
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Response from Donna Z | Reviewed this property |
In front of court house across street from pioneer square. Eric starts tour at 11am everyday