Peter offers a variety of hands-on tours that focus on
learning more about the
city's art, architecture, history, parks, fountains,
transportation systems and bridges.
2019 School at Home Adventures
Central City Tour in Portland ~ 3-4 hours
This tour focuses on the city's art, architecture history, urban parks and fountains. Hands-on activities are included.
Bridge Walking Tour downtown Portland ~ 3-4 hours
This tour includes a walk over a minimum of three Downtown bridges and discussions of five other bridges. The tour focuses on bridge history and design. Transportation options are discussed as students explore Tom McCall Waterfront Park and the Eastbank Esplanade.
Combination Central City and Bridge Tour ~ 3-4 hours
On this tour, students visit several downtown locations and also walk sections of the waterfront to learn about the city's bridges and transportation options.
Plant and Tree Tour ~ 3-4 hours
This tour includes a study of trails and natural areas in the Hoyt Arboretum where students discover both native and introduced tree species. Great for fall field trips.
4T Adventure ~ 4 hours
On this tour, students hike the Marquam Trail to Council Crest Park, to visit the city's highest point and to learn more about local geography. From there, students make their way to OHSU, where they can ride the Aerial Tram to the South Waterfront. Next, we ride the Portland Streetcar and MAX train to experience a variety of transportation modes.
Other customized tours can be arranged, to the Columbia Gorge and Mt. Hood.
He also has a really fun downtown Vancouver tour.
And a really, really good Christmas Tree Tour ~
Visit different businesses and locations downtown Portland who display beautiful Christmas trees.
* All ages are welcome, but please be sure your child can handle 4 or 5 hours of walking.
The tours are long, but very fun and engaging, so the time just flies by.
* All walks start around 9:00am in the morning.
Fees for all tours are $180.00, which is split among those attending, both adults and children.