Portland History Walking Tour


Free cancellation

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

Duration2 hours
Guide LanguageMultiple
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Learn about Portland's history with this walking tour, which will take you through the Old Port, downtown, and waterfront areas. You'll see all sorts of historic attractions, including the home of Hendry Wadsworth-Longfellow, the Eastern Cemetery, and the Abyssinian Church, all with a professional guide on hand to share stories about the city's past.


Learn about history on a walking tour of Portland
A local guide will share stories of the city's past
Snacks will be provided to participants
Group sizes capped at 20 participants


View the statue and engage in a brief discussion of the importance of the lobster industry in Maine.
Some of the locations that we may feature on the tour include the lobster statue, the home of Henry-Wadsworth-Longfellow & his place of worship, the Eastern Cemetary, the U.S. Custom House and more...
Your guide will show you this street where farmers brought their goods before supermarkets.
Guests will walk down this street referred to as the spine of the peninsula,
Your guide will walk you hear and tell the story of the Wadsworth home.
Your guide will share great history here!
Walk to the highest point in Portland.
Hear the stories of sea captains while walking by this cemetery.


Two hour - closer to two and a quarter duration


Your tip to your guide is not included. The suggested gratuity is 20%.

Additional Information

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Please use a parking garage or lot NOT parking meters
  • All are welcome to Maine! Guests who are fully inoculated for the Covid-19 virus are not required to wear a mask. The State of Maine encourages those who have not yet been vaccinated to continue to wear a face mask.

Guide Languages

  • English

  • Spanish

  • French

Cancellation Policy

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

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