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Why Portland?

Although trendy in its own unique and quirky way, Portland prides itself on its artistic flavor and independent twist. Every part of the city feels like a handcrafted experience, from the many independent art museums to Powell's, the biggest independent bookstore in the world, which is a tourist attraction in itself. If you're going to spend some time in Portland sightseeing you'll experience a culture unlike any other in the country.

Every trip of Portland attractions includes stops for eating and drinking, and that's where your love of the city will grow even larger. Oregon may not seem like a Mecca for foodies, but you'll be pleasantly surprised at the large variety of flavors offered throughout the city. Start the day with one of dozens of coffeehouses. In a city known for its picky coffee drinkers, you know you'll find something good to sip.

You may end up simply grazing through the entire city. It's known for its array of gourmet food trucks, with over 600 of them roaming the city, offering their wares. Vegetarian? No problem. Portland's known for being one of the most vegetarian-friendly cities in America.

After a long day of shopping and sightseeing, you'll probably want to enjoy a tasty beverage at one of Portland's more than 60 microbreweries. This leading city in the microbrewery revolution has more independent brew houses than any other city in the world. They don't call Portland "Beertown" for nothing.

If your list of fun things to do in Portland includes more sit-down options, you'll have no problem finding entertainment options. Portland is host to hundreds of karaoke bars, and they're home to dozens of movie theaters that serve beer along with the popcorn. From the H P Lovecraft film festival to the Portland Trailblazers basketball team, this city caters to fans of every type.

Gray Line Portland

Gray Line Portland donates a portion of every tour towards breast cancer research. We're the originator of the Portland Hop-On Hop-Off tour, which covers many of the hottest tourist stops in the city and allows you to view the stops at your own pace. We offer the best way to taste the top things to do in Portland without committing yourself to a full day anywhere. Our distinctive pink Hop-On Hop-Off trolley offers a fun and comfortable way to tour the best our city has to offer. We'll visit Pioneer Square and the Rose Garden, stopping at a number of notable museums and activities along the way. For the longer Multnomah Falls tour we offer our high-end luxury motor coaches, with comfortable seats and a professional tour guide who will give you all the information you can possible want about the environment and its history.

After you've spent a couple of days in the city, or if you already live there, we offer day trips from Portland on a Multnomah Falls tour, which includes half a day in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Follow the trail of Lewis & Clark and enjoy the natural beauty on one of these Portland Oregon tours.

Gray Line Portland is dedicated to providing you with the best possible experience on our Portland tours. 

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