Prepare to be introduced to the city of Portland, Oregon on this guided, 3.5-hour tour. Enjoy'a well-balanced overview of both the downtown and surrounding area's history, culture, current events, and cultural diversity. Travel through the various parts of the city from Downtown Portland to the Pearl District to Nob Hill. Visit local neighborhoods and enjoy all the must-see attractions including the Pittock Mansion, Lan Su Chinese Garden, and the International Rose Test Garden. Local hotel pickup and drop-off included.
After a Portland hotel pickup, travel through various parts of 'Rip City' ' from downtown to the Pearl District to Nob Hill, plus several other neighborhoods. Visit all the must-see attractions, including Pioneer Courthouse Square, and learn about the great diversity found in Portland's downtown area, the historical importance it has played in the state's history, and the fast-growing culture that exists here.
On this tour, learn about the many prominent and notable citizens of Oregon. Grab a bite to eat from any of'the many Portland food carts. Tour through the Pittock Mansion, a meticulously preserved architectural landmark that symbolizes Portland's transformation from a small lumber town into a bustling city. While traveling, let the fragrance of more than'550 different varieties of roses delight the senses with the lush and beautiful Washington Park, featuring some of the most breathtaking cascade mountain views around.
The'last stop is the Lan Su Chinese Garden, one of Portland's greatest treasures and arguably the most interesting site to see while visiting the city. The garden is the result of a collaboration between the cities of Portland and Suzhou, a sister city in China's Jiangsu province that's famous for its beautiful Ming Dynasty gardens. Lan Su was built by Chinese artisans from Suzhou and is the most authentic Chinese garden outside of China.