Private tour

Biddeford: Guided Town History Tour to Biddeford Falls

Activity provider: Maine Day Ventures, LLC

Biddeford: Guided Town History Tour to Biddeford Falls

Activity provider: Maine Day Ventures, LLC

From US$ 44.99 per person

Explore Biddeford by foot and learn about its history on this guided walking tour. Learn about how this small town became home to many immigrants to the United States in the 1850s and see Biddeford Falls before ending your tour with a local sweet treat.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the natural beauty of Biddeford Falls
  • Learn from an expert guide about how immigration shaped the town of Biddeford
  • See the influences and work of Portland architect, John Calvin Stevens
  • Indulge in a sweet treat from a local icecreamery
Full description
Enjoy this 2-hour walking tour along the revitalized Main Street in Biddeford, Maine. Your local guide will share historical highlights of this bustling town from its humble beginnings in 1855. Once an employer to thousands of new citizens working in the textile mills, Biddeford became known for its thriving theatre and opera scene, as a second stop on the summer stock theatre route out of Boston. See the influences and work of Portland architect, John Calvin Stevens while hearing about Franco-American immigration and their influence on the community. Stroll along the River Walk, where you'll learn about 19th-century shipbuilding, before taking in the spectacular views of the scenic Biddeford Falls. Finish up your tour of Biddeford on a sweet note by stopping in at a local icecreamery for a sweet treat.
Includes
  • 2-hour walking tour
  • Local guide
  • Sweet treat at the end of the tour
  • Local taxes and fees
  • Face masks
  • Additional food or beverages
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Date

Meeting point

The tour meets at the McArthur Public Library.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • This tour requires a considerable amount of walking
  • The tour will take place rain or shine so come prepared

Product ID: 388448