Guided tour

Portland, Maine: West End Neighborhood Walking Tour

Portland, Maine: West End Neighborhood Walking Tour

Activity provider: Maine Foodie Tours, LLC

From US$ 29.95 per person

Explore Portland’s beautiful and historic West End neighborhood. Go on this 2-hour walking tour that highlights local churches and cathedrals, museums, squares and statues, and the beautiful residential areas along the Western Promenade.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the West End neighborhood of Portland, Maine
  • Learn fun facts and the history of Portland, ME from an expert guide
  • Marvel at the beautiful Victoria Mansion built in 1860
Full description
Take a walk through one of Portland's most famous neighborhoods, the West End.  Expand your knowledge about the history of the West End that dates back to the beginning of the 19th century and has shaped the city of Portland into what is today.  Learn from your local, expert guide that will take you on a 2-hour history-filled walk. Stop at churches and cathedrals, museums, squares and statues, and the beautiful residential areas along the Western Promenade.  Throughout the tour, you will learn about Irish immigration and its contribution to the growth of the city, the history of the marvelous Victoria Mansion, the life and literature of Henry David Longfellow, and the famous architecture of John Calvin Stephens. The tour will end with a sweet treat from a local spot and lasting memories.
Includes
  • 2-hour walking tour
  • Expert guide
  • Sweet treat at the end of the tour
  • Local taxes and fees
  • Face masks
  • Food or beverages
  • Tips (optional)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Date

Meeting point

Meet at 88 Spring St, Portland, ME 04101, USA, in front of the Holiday Inn By The Bay.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • This tour requires a considerable amount of walking
  • The tour will take place rain or shine
  • All guests should bring a bottle of water as beverages are not provided

Product ID: 388594