Historic Downtown Cycling Tour

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Duration: 3h
Location: Portland, OR United States | Portland, United States

Category: Walking & Bike Tours

Guided bike tour of Portland's historic downtown
Scenic 9-mile (14-km) ride along neighborhoods & waterfront
Insight to Portland's vibrant cycling culture & rich history
Led by knowledgeable & charismatic cycling enthusiasts
Ride past the Willamette River & Portland State University

Guided bicycle tour through downtown Portland
Bike and helmet rental
Map of downtown Portland


Swerve into the bike lanes to get an essential introduction to Oregon's largest city. Ride along the waterfront of Old Town, past buildings from the 19th and early 20th centuries, and then turn your handlebars downtown, along the Willamette River and through South Park Blocks.

Begin on 2nd Street and make your way to Tom McCall Waterfront Park, and then turn to Burnside to see Erickson's Saloon, established in 1895. See the Merchant Block in Japantown before rolling through the gates of Chinatown and into the Pearl District—viewing shops and restaurants like the Bridgeport Brewery and Nossa Familia Coffee Roasters. Ride through Jamison Square, past Powell's City of Books, Henry Weinhard's 140-year-old brewery, Zoobomb Bike Pile, and even the food carts at 9th and Alder.

South Park Blocks has been called Portland's “extended family room” and is seen by many as the heart of the city's cultural life. Pedal into this 12-block park, through Oregon's largest university—Portland State University—and then downhill, back toward the Willamette River, the lifeblood of the city. Ride downriver on paths free of cars, see the famous Hawthorne Bridge, and end right back where you started.

Cancellation Policy: 48 hours
Know before you book: Smaller children must ride behind an adult in a trail-a-bike, bike seat, or trailer. You must be 10 or older and at least 4 feet 8 inches (148 cm) tall to ride a bicycle on your own., You must be able to ride a bicycle on your own., If you have back, neck, joint, or muscular problems, you should carefully consider whether to participate., Gratuity is not included and is left to individual discretion., Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

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