With all of the possibilities of travel in today’s internet driven tourism industry, it’s easy to forget that the best way to really get to know a city like Portland or its environs is with on the ground local knowledge. The best way to get a local guide is to look up our friends at Wildwood Adventures. They’ve got sweet vans, they know just where to go, and they are terrific storytellers just waiting to spin their yarns. Wildwood has a wonderful van tour of the city that makes a perfect ½ day tour. You’ll see all the highlights- the Pearl District, Forest Park (including Pittock Mansion!), Washington Park, The Park Blocks, Ladd’s Addition, and Chinatown. 

Downtown has a lot of charm, character, and history, but if you are an outdoor enthusiast as most locals are, you might want to be out all day in a beautiful nearby natural area for a deeper sense of local adventure. Wildwood has your back. For nearby adventures, choose from our local jewel- the Columbia River Gorge (and maybe nearby Mt. Hood!), the scenic Coastal Area, or drink in our classic Wine Country. 

Portland is a great city for so many reasons, but what sets it apart from other metro areas is our local access to wild spaces. As one flies into Portland Airport we often gaze down upon Mt. Hood. Very few cities in the world are so close to as big and wild a mountain as Hood. Wildwood Adventures offers a tour that circumnavigates the mighty volcano. In that trip, you will visit two of the state’s great wonders- Iconic natural Multnomah Falls as well as our greatest manmade treasure- Timberline Lodge. 

To learn more and to book a tour, please visit www.wildwoodtours.com