Downtown Portland, Maine City and Lighthouse Tour-2.5 hour Land Tour

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USD7000

Free cancellation

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

Duration3 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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About

Visitors to Portland can easily miss some of Maine's most stunning sights, since you really need a car to explore the scenic coastline. Avoid the headache of arranging your own transportation, or renting a car, on this guided tour of Portland's must-see sights. Stop in downtown Portland, and visit three lighthouses, including Portland Head Light—an historic lighthouse perched on the rocky coast.

Highlights

Tour Portland's top sights, and working waterfront, with a local lobsterman
Visit Commercial Street, the Old Port District, and Portland Head Light
Enjoy a personal experience on the tour, with no more than 11 travelers
Easily find your group, with a meet-up in the heart of the Old Port District

Itinerary

Whether this is your first visit or you've lived in Portland, you’ll explore the Greater Portland area from a new perspective. Come explore Commercial street, located on one of North America's last working waterfronts. Here you will see the cobblestone streets, 19th century fishing wharf's housing commercial lobstermen and other fisheries. Commercial street is located in the Old Port district and offers numerous boutiques, restaurants and bars for locals and visitors to enjoy. This tour is fully on land. We will be driving in a 12 passenger Ford Transit.
Walk around Fort Williams Park home to Portland Head Light! One of the most photographed lighthouses in the world! With cliff walks, memorials, and breath taking views, you will be able to take photos, visit the Lighthouse museum/giftshop "May-September" and also snag a bite/treat at a few of the parks food trucks, lobster Rolls, chowder, gelato, whoopie pies!
Spring Point Ledge Light we will park and stop for 15 minutes. Here your guide will breakdown the importance of this lighthouse which is situated out on a 900 ft. granite breakwater, early 1800's military instalments in the area, and scenic views of our coastal islands of Casco Bay! Please ask your guide for pictures taken during this stop.
Here at Portland Breakwater Light, known as "Bug Light" to locals, you will be given 20 min to visit one of Maine's smallest lighthouses still in commission. With beautiful Greek Corinthian Columns this lighthouse is situated on a much shorter/safer breakwater where you'll be able to walk out and enjoy amazing views of Portland's waterfront!

Inclusions

Bottled water
Portland Explorer Booklet (our top picks where to EAT-DRINK-SHOP-TOUR) map of Portland's Old Port
In-vehicle air conditioning
Mobile device charging
Umbrella to use if needed
TV display with photos and video of tour stops and history of Portland's Old Port/Waterfront

Exclusions

Gratuity not included

Additional Information

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Tour pick up is approximately 10 minutes walking from cruise ship terminal, less than 1/2 mile.
  • We are able to provide booster seats (up to 2), please let us know in advance if needed. Passengers must bring car seats for smaller children.
  • ***We may experience some delays on the tour, therefore please do not park at a meter as the limit is 2 hours.***
  • Family Owned and Operated
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended to enjoy the full experience at the lighthouse!
  • This tour is fully on land. We will be driving in a 12 passenger Ford Transit.

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.