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Secrets Of Portlandia Free Walking Tour

6th Avenue Sidewalk, Between Yamhill and Morrison Street, In Front of Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland, OR 97205
+1 503-703-4282
Review Highlights
Excellent way to see Portland

We really enjoyed this. The guide was great. Really knowledgable and fun. Learnt so much about... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Christchurch, New Zealand
via mobile
Funny tour with a bit of thrill

I really liked the tour. I thought Erik's humor was great. It was funny how he was talking about... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2016
Veronicat J
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Your tour guide will always be Erik wears a Neon Green Shirt. Beware the competitor walking tour company that stands next to Erik with a "Free Tour" sign- If the guide isn't Erik in a neon green shirt, you don't have the right tour. The Tour Is Currently Up And Running! Until September 29th, 2017, there will be a Free Tour of Portland every single day of the week at 11am. Think of this tour as stand up comedy about Portland's weird and wacky history and culture. The Free Tour starts every day at 11am on the sidewalk of SW 6th Ave in front of Pioneer Courthouse (across the street from Pioneer Square and the Visitor Information Center.) No reservation necessary! Just show up! The tour meets 7 days a week, rain or shineThe tour is about 2 to 2.5 hrs long and ends in front of Voodoo Donuts and the Saturday Market. Your guide works for tips- you can be assured of the highest quality! Tickets on sale now for my new food cart and brunch tour company- http://www.eatportlandtours.com/
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“two hours” (38 reviews)
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 26 July 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed this. The guide was great. Really knowledgable and fun. Learnt so much about Portland and it's history. Plenty of opportunities to take pictures and ask questions. Thoroughly recommend it!

Thank Agapantha17
Reviewed 23 July 2016

I really liked the tour. I thought Erik's humor was great. It was funny how he was talking about the food carts, and the guys in the food carts were all nodding, and were all like "Yup! That's True!" from across the street. I went...More

Thank Veronicat J
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I found this free walking tour on Trip Advisor and figured it couldn't hurt to check it out. I was very happy that we went! The guide was knowledgeable and funny, and pointed out many points of interest that we wouldn't have discovered otherwise. My...More

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Informative and interesting, very engaging tour guide. I liked his use of a mic so all could hear. We learned things about Portland and saw things you might miss otherwise.

Reviewed 15 July 2016

Too much standing still on this tour and not enough walking around--we dropped out of the group eventually even though Erik is a good storyteller. Our muscles cramped from standing still so long. We did a similar free tour in Barcelona and liked that the...More

1  Thank TallyWriter
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I've lived in the Portland area all my life and there were things I didn't know about my great city. I was also able to tell the guide things he didn't know. Stories my mom and dad, and grandma and grandpa told me added to...More

Thank fishnwmn
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Eric is a fantastic tour guide and takes his background of doing free walking tours in Europe and applying it to his home city with the utmost ease, while being entertaining and informative. I would recommend this tour as a MUST to all first-time visitors...More

Thank krenno2
Reviewed 10 July 2016

What a fun tour! Erik is funny, friendly, very knowledgable of anything about Portland. We learned the history of the city, also great ideas on how to spend your time while in Portland. He is open to talk with you about any questions you may...More

Thank DoubleE
Reviewed 9 July 2016

When researching things to do came across this tour. Reviews were great so decided to give it a try. It is about 2-21/2 tour but covers only about a mile with frequent stops. Great info about some interesting history of the city including a couple...More

1  Thank monykalyn f
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We so greatly enjoyed our walk with Erik! We learned so much and laughed at his jokes, saw things we would have never noticed otherwise and got a good sense of the unique flavor that this city has to offer. This tour is not to...More

Thank DobleJota13
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Greg C
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Response from Mary F | Reviewed this property |
He said in August that he takes winters off
20 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
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Response from Charisse B | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to contact him to take the tour. Just show up at Pioneer Courthouse Square a couple of minutes before tour time and he should be there.