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The Real Portland Tour

Portland, ME, USA
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About The Real Portland Tour
Welcome to my hometown! Hop aboard for a fun and authentic 90 minute sightseeing tour of Portland, Maine and nearby lighthouses with a guide who is a real local, born and raised right here in Portland! Let me take you for an insider's look at the current happenings and rich history of this charming and highly acclaimed city. We'll go where other tours go, and then I'll take you places other tours don't - you'll see hidden gems that only a real local knows! I've been a tour guide in Portland for 20 years, and I’m also a college librarian. I’ve spent years researching the hidden history of Portland, and I take pride in providing a personalized, entertaining tour with the right amount of humor, history, and local flavor! This is the only Portland tour that offers a full City Tour and a trip to 3 Lighthouses! Check my website for a complete listing of tour days, times, and availability. Tours offered year round. Private tours/group shuttling available. This is The Real Portland Tour!
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Travelers that want to see the best of Portland, Maine in less time shouldn't miss this guided tour, where you're whisked to the city's top sights, in just a couple hours. Follow your Mainer guide to see top landmarks—from the Portland Head Light to 19th century Fort Preble—as well as some hidden gems that only a local could find.
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Deborah B wrote a review Aug 5
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Really enjoyed the information drive and time at light houses. Pay through his website! Excellent time. Very safe and well done with Covid
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emilyutter wrote a review Aug 4
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He was wonderful. Gave us an all around tour of Portland, the state of Maine its self, history, tons of facts. He was great & even went the start of July as state of ME was opening back up so felt totally safe. Great tour, funny, lots of facts, answered all our questions.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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LICA7330 wrote a review Aug 3
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This was the best part of our trip to Portland. I enjoy taking tours when I have never been to a place. Dereck was very informative, personable, witty and friendly. The van was comfortable and he runs an efficeint COVID19-conscious business, masks are strictly adhered to, forms
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Elena D wrote a review Aug 1
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A very brilliant tour guide, he really knows the town and every corner. We really enjoyed every moment
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Rebecca N wrote a review Jul 2020
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We had a wonderful, safe tour with Derek. He was very informative and had a good sense of humor on the hour and 45 minute tour. He limited our tour to 4 people and the was an empty row of seats in the van between the two groups. Would definitely recommend for anyone who has some
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Date of experience: July 2020
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