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Portland, Maine City and Lighthouse Tour-2 hours

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  • Tour Portland's top sights, and working waterfront, with a local lobsterman
  • Visit Commercial Street, the Old Port District, and Portland Head Light
  • Enjoy a personal experience on the tour, with no more than 11 travelers
  • Easily find your group, with a meet-up in the heart of the Old Port District
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Visitors to Portland can easily miss some of Maine's most stunning sights, since you really need a car to explore the scenic coastline. Avoid the headache of arranging your own transportation, or renting a car, on this guided tour of Portland's must-see sights. Stop in downtown Portland, and visit three lighthouses, including Portland Head Light—an historic lighthouse perched on the rocky coast.
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Pass By: Commercial Street, Portland, ME

Whether this is your first visit or you've lived in Portland, you’ll explore the Greater Portland area from a new perspective. Come explore Commercial street, located on one of North America's last working waterfronts. Here you will see the cobblestone streets, 19th century fishing wharf's housing commercial lobstermen and other fisheries. Commercial street is located in the Old Port district and offers numerous boutiques, restaurants and bars for locals and visitors to enjoy.

Stop At: Portland Head Light, 1000 Shore Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107-1916

Walk around the park, take photos, visit the gift shop or purchase a lobster roll.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Bug Light Park, South Portland Greenbelt Pathway, South Portland, ME 04106

Stop briefly for a photo opportunity.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, 2 Fort Rd Southern Maine Community College Campus, South Portland, ME 04106-1611

If time allows, we may stop briefly for a photo opportunity.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I liked this lighthouse. There are some great views. I suggest wereing good shoes due to rocks you will need sure footing. But well worth the walk out to the lighthouse.

Thank nick l
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My best friend and I were in Portland for three days and had a wonderful time. This tour was a part of that. Our guide, Eric, was born and raised in the area and his perspective and knowledge was wonderful. He was open to question...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Eric was awesome! The weather was very foggy and rainy but Eric managed to make it fun while we saw the sites! Thank you, Eric!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Emily D
PortlandExplorerTour, Owner at Portland Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much! I'm glad you had fun through the rain and fog. Hope you visit Portland again :)

Reviewed 6 days ago

I thought the tour was a fun, informative way to spend a day sight seeing. Some Things we liked: - Eric (tour operator) was outstanding. He did a great job of not only highlighting the sights but also the people of Portland. - bus was...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank allens1776
PortlandExplorerTour, Owner at Portland Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your review! I agree, the rainy day photos are so epic and luckily we had the umbrellas and a closed in vehicle :) Thank you for joining the tour and I'm glad you enjoyed my recommendations on where to eat...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The most disappointing thing. With today's technology tour companies know when it's going to rain. Our tour was 12:30. Rain, wind was coming by early afternoon. We could have easily made our tour for Friday. They knew Thur the 13th weather was not good. It...More

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PortlandExplorerTour, Owner at Portland Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your feedback regarding the spring weather in Portland. Yes, we are fortunate to know if advance when it will rain and we allow our customers 100% cancellation refund as well as the option to reschedule for another day or time. I’m sorry...More

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12ccp
June 8, 2019|
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Response from PortlandExplorerTour | Property representative |
Hello, There are taxis and Uber’s available to take to the pick up location on Fore Street! We look forward to seeing you!
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Response from bill r | Reviewed this property |
From Ocean Gateway Terminal 320 Fore St, Portland, ME is less than 1/2 mile. By car it is only a 2 to 3 minute ride and by walking it wouldn't take long either. This is a wonderful tour. Brad takes his time showing you... More
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I have no idea as to whether you could bring a dog or not.
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