Portland Walking Tours

Archive for February, 2016

Local Hot Spots to Experience Portland’s Legendary Music Scene

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Since we “stole” the “Keep Portland Weird” motto from Austin, we’ll let them call themselves the Live Music Capital of the World. But we not-so-secretly think we might be able to take them on in that category as well. Portland’s live music scene is extremely robust, and there are a plethora of venues that offer a […]

Love Is in the Air in Portland: Creative Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Still looking for something to do with your sweetie on Valentine’s Day? We’ve got you covered with five of our top picks for a fun, romantic, and creative Valentine’s Day. 1. Date Night Double Feature Enjoy not one but two shows centered all around love at Funhouse Lounge. A comfy circus themed bar which has […]

The Year of the Monkey: Lan Su Chinese Garden Re-opens Just in Time for New Year’s Festivities!

Monday, February 8th, 2016

How does the song go? “They paved paradise to put up a parking lot.” Well, in Portland we did the opposite — in the year 2000 a beautiful walled Chinese classical garden opened to the public on a site that was once a parking lot. Right in the middle of the Old Town Chinatown neighborhood, […]

Portland Walking Tours FAQs – Answers to All of Our Most Frequently Asked Questions!

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Thinking about booking one of our fabulous tours? Already booked a tour and still have questions? We’ve got the 411 on our most popularly asked questions. What if it rains? Lucky you, you’re going to get the full Portland experience if you do a walking tour in the rain! It’s hard to avoid our liquid […]

The Origin and Truth Behind the ‘Keep Portland Weird’ Motto

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

The other day we had a guest come in and see our bumper stickers and ask, “So, what’s up with the whole ‘Keep Portland Weird’ thing?” Being from the area, we’ve grown so accustomed to the “weird” things in Portland: the person with a cat on their shoulder, Darth Vader riding a unicycle with a fire […]

In the Spotlight: Meet Portland Walking Tour Guide Damon Kupper Live on the Streets of Portland and on Stage in Great Expectations

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Damon Kupper is a triple threat: great guy, talented tour guide, and accomplished actor. We are proud to have him as our longest running tour guide at Portland Walking Tours, and thought it would be fun to learn a little bit more about him and pick his brain about his latest show, Great Expectations at […]

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