Excursions in Portland - OR
In the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area, your naturalist guide will lead you out on a series of short hikes to experience a selection of the 90 + waterfalls that exist here. After a delicious lunch in Hood River, continue to high desert country and watch for birds and wildlife roaming the basalt cliffs before heading to The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center for some fascinating history and culture including the treacherous journey of Lewis and Clark in the early 1800s.
The trip from Portland through the Columbia River Gorge and around Mt. Hood offers views of spectacular waterfalls, stream laden walks, historic sites, boutique wineries and breathtaking mountain vistas. Traveling along the Historic Columbia River Highway, opportunities for hiking, splashing, wine tasting and photography abound on this adventurous day-long loop.
On this full day adventure your naturalist guide will bring history to life as you visit the fun and historic coastal towns of Astoria and Cannon Beach. Peruse local shops, landmarks and historic monuments before taking interpretive walks along the beach and through a coastal rain forest, all while spotting for abundant marine life and sea birds.
On this tour you will set out to explore two of the greatest attractions of the Pacific Northwest the Columbia Gorge and Oregon wines! Learn the ins and outs of the gorge while spotting for wildlife and hearing tales of historic grandeur, before visiting boutique wineries for sipping and learning about the art of viticulture.
Experience Portland from a beer-lovers perspective. Learn about the past and present brewing industry in the Pacific Northwest, while sampling stouts, ambers, ales and other handcrafted beer at select breweries throughout the city. Sightsee through Portlands downtown area, vibrant neighbourhoods and scenic bridges in comfortable vehicles and leave the driving to our engaging guides.
Portland, also known as The City of Roses, Stumptown, Bridgetown, Rip City, Little Beirut, Beervana or Beertown, is Oregons most populous city, and the third most populous city in the Pacific Northwest. Whether in the Cultural District downtown or a transfigured warehouse in the trendy Pearl District, it is easy to see why Money magazine has called Portland the Best Big City in North America.
Just outside Portland lies Willamette wine country, boasting nearly 100 wineries and tasting rooms. On this half-day quest, visit four award-winning wineries that deliver on elegance but leave the preteens at the door. Tour the wineries and taste fine wine, while learning about the art of viticulture from an expert guide and sometimes the winemakers themselves.