Guided tour

Portland, Maine: 2-Hour History Tour with Sweet Treat

4.7 / 5

15 reviews

Portland, Maine: 2-Hour History Tour with Sweet Treat

From US$ 39.95 per person

Walk through Portland's exciting old town. This 2-hour guided tour is packed with historic landmarks and commentary from a local history expert.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 2 hours
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  • Immerse yourself in 200 years of history of Portland, Maine
  • Learn from an expert guide about the founding of Portland
  • Explore multiple iconic landmarks on this 2.5-hour tour
  • Indulge in a sweet local treat at the end of the tour
Full description
Meet your local guide, a history lover who will bring the stories and facts from Portland’s past alive throughout the tour. Starting on Commercial Street, walk through the cobble stone streets of the historic Old Port, downtown, and waterfront areas.  Some of the locations that may be featured as part of the tour include the lobster statue, the home of Henry Wadsworth-Longfellow, the Eastern cemetery, the Abyssinian Church, and more. Your tour will finish on a sweet note with a local treat.
  • 2-hour walking tour
  • Services of a professional tour guide
  • Sweet treat at the end of the tour
  • Local taxes and fees
  • Face masks
  • Additional food or drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Start your tour in front of Portland Beer Hub at 320 Fore St, Portland, ME.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • The tour will take place rain or shine
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 15 reviews

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Marcie was an excellent tour guide... informative, enthusiastic, respectful of differences in our group, funny, entertaining, loud enough for everyone to hear...loaded with history and current information about her city !!! We've been on tours throughout places in the USA and other parts of the world and she was TOP SHELF, FIRST CLASS!!

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