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In the Spotlight: Meet Portland Walking Tour Guide Jen Endicott, Our Resident Spice Girl and All-Around Superwoman

Friday, July 29th, 2016

Jen Endicott is funny . . . really funny. We are genuinely thrilled to have her as one of our tour guides. Read on to find out why we think she’s a superwoman, why she thinks you should take a walking tour, and to find out some seriously bizarre stories from some of her tours. […]

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 […]

Top 10 Fall Activities in Portland

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Summer has come to an end, and whether or not you’re still in denial about that, we are not even close to running out of fun things to do in Portland. In no particular order, here are our favorite Top 10 Fall Activities in Portland that you could do solo, with a friend, or with […]

“What happens if it rains?”

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

At this time of year, when the weather can be so unpredictable, we often get asked, “What if it rains? Do you cancel the tour?” The answer: we do NOT cancel tours for rain. Oh, maybe for torrential downpours with hailstones the size of haunted human skulls… eh. Nah. That only makes the tours spookier. […]

Six-plus ghost-hunting tips from a Portland pro

Friday, October 18th, 2013

If you’re going to explore the Great Beyond and Portland’s bizarre, wacky side this Halloween, the advice of professional paranormal researcher Ben Robison, founder of paranormal research group “Autonomous Studies of the Enigmatic and Paranormal,” is worth taking to heart. Ben will be joining our Way Beyond Bizarre walking tours, a special hands-on intensive exploration […]

Want “Way Beyond Bizarre?” You’re not alone, Portland!

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

We’re pretty excited about our special “Way Beyond Bizarre” tour coming up later this month. It appears others are too. So much so, we’ve added a second tour at each of our six time slots on October 26, 27 and 31. And already, those slots are selling fast. We wish we could add more, but […]

Portland Walking Tours on TV

Friday, April 6th, 2012

Portland Walking Tours was recently featured on MERGE!, a TV magazine-format show hosted by the irrepressible Kelsey Beer (perfect name for someone doing features on Portland, isn’t it?) airing on KPDX-TV. In case you missed it, here’s the link. Enjoy!

Happy Hauntings!

Monday, October 24th, 2011

It’s that time of the year again! The leaves are starting to change… there’s that crispness in the air in the evening… that means only one thing… it’s getting close to Halloween! Halloween is one of the staff favorites here at the office. We also know its one of the favorite holidays for many of […]

Bone-chilling Good Scares……

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

And more await you on our Beyond Bizarre tour. If you like the paranormal, weird, or wacky, let us be your guide to an evening of adventure. Armed with real ghost hunting equipment, we’ll venture down shadowy streets to reveal Portland’s paranormal past, catch glimpses of ghosts, expose psychic hoaxes and duck through haunted passageways. […]

Steampunkers unite!

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

This weekend is a great time to step back into a modern (?) Victorian age that never happened and join a celebration of all-things steampunk and neo-victoriana. The Portland GEAR Con starts on Friday and features fashion, music, dancing, and more. Plus, there’s an appearance from the Wanderlust Circus. Get your para-industrial gear on and […]

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