Take a spooky stroll through Portland, Oregon on this guided, 2.5-hour walking tour. The Old Town Historic District in downtown Portland is filled with beautiful old buildings and cobblestone streets. Join in on this year-round, spine-tingling walking tour and hear first-hand accounts of recent paranormal encounters ' stories from Portland's early days when Old Town was home to drug trades, gambling, and prostitution. Along the way, enjoy 6 craft beer samples at local, award-winning breweries.
The Old Town Historic District in downtown Portland is lively with drinking establishments and restaurants today, but 120 years ago, it was home to many of Portland's less savory episodes ' some would even go so far as to say 'wicked and lawless.' More over, it makes for the perfect stage for a Haunted Pub Tour.
In addition to (alleged) ghosts, the tour guide will offer stories from Portland's early days, when Old Town was home to drug trades, gambling, and prostitution. Learn about the notorious 'crimps,' whose rampant kidnapping tactics earned Portland the dubious distinction of being known as the most dangerous port city of the western hemisphere in the 1890s.
The tour will stop at three historic pubs for beer tastings and stories about Portland. Guests will hear first-hand accounts of recent paranormal encounters while sampling seven local craft Oregon beers ' some are award-winning. Featured pubs include Kells Irish Pub and Brewery, Dan and Louis Oyster Bar, and Old Town Pizza, which is housed'inside the old Merchant Hotel, known as Portland's most-haunted building.
The walking portion of the tour covers less than one mile and is entirely above ground. It has been rated as 'mildly spooky.'