The Real Portland Tour: City and 3 Lighthouses Historical Tour with a Real Local

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Portland, USA

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1 hour 45 minutes (Approx.)
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Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regular temperature checks for staff
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Overview

Welcome to my hometown! Hop aboard for an authentic 90 minute sightseeing tour of Portland and 3 lighthouses with an experienced guide who is a real local, born and raised in Portland, ME.

Get an insider’s look at the current happenings and rich history of my hometown. We’ll go where other tours go, and then I'll take you places other tours don't - you'll see hidden gems and learn little known facts about Portland and the great state of Maine that only a real local knows!

As a college librarian I'm always researching the hidden history of Portland, while at the same time keeping on top of what's new in town and visiting as many local establishments that I can. I take pride in representing this city, and providing an informative and entertaining tour, delivered with a true Mainer's sense of humor.

This is The Real Portland Tour!

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Average 4.92 out of 5 stars based on 91 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Very informative tour guide with lots of humor
Tammy O, May 2022 Verified
The tour guide was not only funny but very informative. He was able to answer all our questions and told us facts about Portland we never knew. The bus was very clean and the driver took great care of us. I would definitely book with this company again.
The Real Portland Tour: City and 3 Lighthouses Historical Tour with a Real Local
KeeksReal, Oct 2021 Verified
Fantastic tour! Informative, entertaining, and comprehensive. Derek was awesome lol. Would definitely recommend for anyone.
The Real Portland Tour: City and 3 Lighthouses Historical Tour with a Real Local
Sue_B, Oct 2021 Verified
What a wonderful experience!! Derek was funny and had so many tidbits of information, that our tour flew by. Favorite part was the lighthouses… such a very Maine thing to see !! I would highly recommend!!
The Real Portland Tour: City and 3 Lighthouses Historical Tour with a Real Local
736tishs, Oct 2021 Verified
We went on the RPT 10/21/2021. It was with out a doubt the best tour we have ever taken. Derek was fabulous, not only knowledgeable but a comedian as well. Lots of great information and lots of laughs. We will definitely to this again when we come back to Portland MAINE.
The Real Portland Tour: City and 3 Lighthouses Historical Tour with a Real Local
BarryAnderson, Oct 2021 Verified
Great history of Portland in an entertaining dialogue. Plenty of time to explore the lighthouse. Also, offered suggestions on restaurants.
The Real Portland Tour: City and 3 Lighthouses Historical Tour with a Real Local
Lois V, Oct 2021 Verified
Whenever I visit a new city, I always do a tour…and I have done many, both in the US and abroad. This tour rates right at the top! There can be no better guide than Derek, born and raised in Portland and splitting time as tour guide and working at a local Community College. It is evident that he loves his home city and that he knows it inside and out. We got a history lesson and a ton of random facts…and a rap song at the end! We toured the city in a small, comfortable bus and had stops at three light houses. Informative and entertaining…loved it!
The Real Portland Tour: City and 3 Lighthouses Historical Tour with a Real Local
Ann, Oct 2021 Verified
Great guide. Gave a lot of information and a good feel for Portland. Also plenty of time at 3 lighthouses. Beautiful views.
The Real Portland Tour: City and 3 Lighthouses Historical Tour with a Real Local
Jocelyn E, Oct 2021 Verified
Enjoyed the tour a lot! Derek made it interesting and entertaining with his good humor. He’s very knowledgeable about Portland history and added some other interesting info. The light houses were beautiful! I would recommend this tour!
The Real Portland Tour: City and 3 Lighthouses Historical Tour with a Real Local
Ann M, Oct 2021 Verified
Excellent tour. Very knowledgeable your guide. Knew everything about Portland --historical, fun facts, places to eat! He was amazing. The van was new, safe and with only 12 people, it was a nice small group. Would highly recommend!
The Real Portland Tour: City and 3 Lighthouses Historical Tour with a Real Local
chrisknight, Oct 2021 Verified
16 person van tour with local guide. Our guide was very knowledgeable about Portland and its history. We stopped at Head Light for about 45 minutes but much shorter stays at the two other lighthouses. We had sufficient time to walk to Bug Light but not the other one. Our guide gave us several restaurant recommendations and overall the tour was a great introduction to the town of Portland.

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