Oregon tours give you fun and unique ways to see some of the best sights in the state. From the city of Portland to the Oregon Coast, Mt. Hood, or the Columbia River Gorge there is no better way to see this beautiful state. Forget maps, traffic, and rental cars as you travel by luxury Mecedes van, mini-coach, or train. There are walking and biking tours as well so you can be close to nature.
If you are new to Portland and want to spend half a day or even all day seeing the best of Portland, what are your options?
These sightseeing tours of Portland take you to the city's top attractions including Washington Park, The Oregon Zoo, Tom McCall Waterfront Park, The Pearl District, Pittock Mansion and Powell's Books, the largest independent book store in the world.
Or you may choose to sample Portland's great craft beers and tour the breweries. At Christmas there is even a tour of Portland's Christmas Lights.
Would you like to shop in some of Portland's interesting neighborhoods? You can do so at your leisure on one of the Hop On Hop Off tours. With a pass for this tour you can ride a trolley to the zoo and spend some time there and then you can hop on and travel to Portland's Chinese Garden or to Pioneer Square.
Take a one- or two-day tour of Oregon's wine country. Small group tours are available for wineries in both the Willamette Vally and the Columbia River Gorge. You can relax, enjoy the tasting, and let the tour company do the driving. You will meet the vintners and see behind the scenes of some of Oregon's best boutique wineries. You can even take a bike riding tour through some of Oregon's most beautiful wine country.
Take a day trip and see the spectacurlar Columbia River Gorge and Mt. Hood with a knowledgeable guide. Take a trip on the vintage Mt. Hood Railroad through the Hood River Valley to the base of Mt. Hood or ride the Murder Mystery Dinner Train. In the winter you can go on a Mt. Hood snoeshoe adventure in a winter wonderland.
You can choose between half-day tours of the gorge combined with other activities or a full-day tour which includes hiking, waterfalls, desert landscapes, American Indian history at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and the Maryhill Museum. The Columbia River Gorge is where the river cuts through the Cascade Mountain Range on its way to the Pacific Ocean. These tours include a stop at Multnomah Falls one of the most photographed sights in Oregon.
Travel west in comfort along the Columbia River to the town of Astoria at the mouth of the river. Explore this quaint fishing town where The Goonies and Kindergarten Cop were filmed. You will visit the Columbia River Maritime Museum and learn about the early explorers, the many shipwrecks, and commercial fishing.
Then you will travel along the coast to Cannon Beach for a walk on the beach, tidepooling aroung Haystack Rock and explore the many boutiques and shops in the town itself.
On the way back to Portland you will stop at Camp 18, a museum that shows the history of logging in the area.