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

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

From $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.

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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

    Tour Meets in front of Union Kitchen at 1 Union Wharf, Portland, ME

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Water
    • Weather-appropriate clothing

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    • The tour will take place rain or shine
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    5 /5

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    Marcia was amazing and she knew SO MUCH history! It wasn’t too far to walk and there was plenty to see! A++++

    April 19, 2021

    “Major Tom” was wonderful and truly knew his beers! Would definitely recommend this tour.

    June 27, 2021

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