Explore Portland with Sarah Bott, a former City spokesperson who knows her way in and around Portland’s neighborhoods, top attractions, must-visit food carts, and sites that visitors love.
Sarah offers unique, private tours of Portland and day trips to the Oregon Coast, Columbia River Gorge and beyond.
Explore Portland – Driving Tour
Bring your Portland bucket list or let Sarah show you some of our most popular attractions, as well as hidden gems you are not likely to find on your own. We’ll explore neighborhoods, historic homes, food carts, street murals, tiny houses, and more!
Duration: 3-hours. Cost: $65 per person. Book online: Click Here
Take a Hike in Forest Park!
Forest Park is one of the largest urban parks in the world and the only city wilderness park in the United States. The park is home to hundreds of native plants and animals and offers more than eighty miles of trails – all within minutes of downtown Portland. While navigating the park on your own can be daunting, Sarah will ensure that you have an enjoyable experience and do not get lost! If you want to hike or walk slowly that is absolutely ok. If you want to have a rigorous fitness hike that is ok, too. Photography stops and nature gazing are welcome. Suitable for all ages.
Enjoy a 2-3 hour guided hike through giant douglas fir and cedar trees, ferns, and on clear days beautiful views of Mt. Hood and Mt. St. Helens. While navigating the park on your own can be daunting, Sarah will ensure that you have an enjoyable experience and do not accidentally wander off trail. Photography stops and nature gazing are welcome!
Moving to Portland Orientation Tour
Considering moving to Portland? Or perhaps you’ve already made the move and are adjusting to life in your new home. This tour is designed to get you up to speed quickly on the geography, history, top visitor attractions. Ideal as an orientation tour before you go apartment or house hunting.
Duration: 5-6 hours. Cost: $120 per person. Book Online (opens in Viator)
Enjoy a day trip exploring some of Oregon’s amazing countryside in a private tour. Have fun helping plan the itinerary or leave it to Sarah to show you the top spots.
Columbia River Gorge
Enjoy autumn colors in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge! This all-day road trip makes a loop around the Columbia River Gorge on both the Washington and Oregon sides. “The Gorge” is famous for amazing views, hiking, more than 90 waterfalls, and water sports sports such as windsurfing and kiteboarding. Along the route we’ll see historical points of interest from the Lewis & Clark expedition, Oregon Trail, and more recent times. Special attention is paid to sites important in Native American history and culture.
Duration: 5-6 hours. Cost: $130 per person. Book Online: Click Here
Where Oregon meets the Pacific Ocean, you’ll find rocky vistas, mile upon mile of public beaches, seaside towns, fishing boats, microbreweries, and even surfing.
Duration: 5-6 hours. Cost: $120 per person. Book Online: Click Here
About Your Guide
Sarah’s intimate knowledge of Portland comes from 20 years as a communications official for the City of Portland and the State of Oregon. She served as Communications Director for legendary Mayor Vera Katz, and was a spokesperson for both Portland Parks & Recreation and the Portland Water Bureau. Sarah is a two-time recipient of the coveted “Spirit of Portland” Award.
Phone: (503) 313-7267
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