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Best Walking Tour Anywhere!!!

This guy is EXCELLENT!! incredibly knowledgeable and very interesting. He will keep your... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Craig W
Raleigh, North Carolina
This was a fun, funny historical-cultural tour

I really liked this tour. Eric was engaged, talked at the right speed for me, It was informative... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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From May 1st until October 31st, 2018, there will be a Free Tour every day at 11am. The Free Tour starts every day at 11am on the sidewalk of SW 6th Ave, in front of Pioneer Courthouse (across the street from Pioneer Square and the Visitor...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
6th Avenue Sidewalk, Between Yamhill and Morrison Street, In Front of Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland, OR 97205
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice walking tour which really isn't much of a walk. The first 35 minutes were spent standing at the Pioneer Square listening to Eric's stories and history of the square. While it was interesting and entertaining it got rather boring after the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This guy is EXCELLENT!! incredibly knowledgeable and very interesting. He will keep your attention and knows all the details. I know it is free, but we tipped him $60 and feel we should have tipped him more.

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really liked this tour. Eric was engaged, talked at the right speed for me, It was informative: we were laughing and learning all the way. We stopped about 5 or 6 times to hear some interesting cultural or historic story or two over the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Eric was a knowledgeable and entertaining guide. He made the history of Portland interesting and made us aware how stubborn and enthusiastic the native portlandians are. Good work with your time machine.

Thank paul t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was neither the best nor worst walking tour I've been on. The tour had a good amount of information, but Eric was a bit long winded with his stories. As is often the case with tours that I attend, I wish that the tour...More

Thank KerryandTim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the walking tour. Erik is a proud Portlander and has a very entertaining and professional style. Between stops, everyone was free to ask individual questions about things to see and do and nothing was too much bother. We learned quite a lot...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We learned a lot on your tour. Interestingly funny and graciously educational. Eric, you are sharp and caring. I could have walked with you for another hour. Never got tired of your stories or jokes. Every city needs YOU. Maria (de Venezuela)

Thank Maria L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Eric gave a great tour telling us insider information about Portland. Very entertaining! Leisurely pace and easy walking.

Thank R7662PVkiml
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were really thinking twice about going on the tour after reading the last two reviews. Maybe their experience was different than ours, but Erik did a great job for our group. There were probably 40-50 people and yet he made it a nice tour...More

Thank h0mefree2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Met at the required location with Eric who runs the tour. All up had about fifteen people. A 2 hour tour with someone who is passionate and knowledgeable. Had an absolute ball with a young man who knew and loved his job. Would highly recommend...More

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September 4, 2018|
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Response from NGreen8 | Reviewed this property |
On the Secrets of Portlandia walking tour I think you could! The whole thing is outside.
June 18, 2018|
Response from CarlD1959 | Reviewed this property |
Yes according to his website there will be 2 tours on the 4th. Check out his website Secrets of Portlandia free tour. You’ll recognize Erik and his bright green FREE TOUR t shirt.
June 15, 2018|
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Response from Shraddha L | Reviewed this property |
I gave him 25$, and I went on both his tours. I was a solo traveler.