Did you know there is a series of underground tunnels connecting many of Portland's historic buildings to the sea? Tragically, this maze of passageways was used for more than transporting goods.
Beneath the canopy of sheltering trees and historic streets of Portland lies a past rife with dark mysteries and tragic tales of crime and murder. The very port that made Portland a major commercial hub was key in transforming the city into one of the most dangerous towns in the Pacific Northwest. Some of the most popular restaurants and shops in the city are built directly over an infamous series of tunnels where goods and lives were traded and stolen, never to be heard from again. Unless you are paying attention...
"I'm not easy to scare, but this tour gave me the creeps for sure!"
Descend into the very bowels of the city's dark underworld as the Portland Ghost Tour takes you on an unforgettable exploration of the most haunted locations and infamous crime scenes in Portland. Expert storytellers will share authentic accounts backed by meticulous historical research, introducing you to a shadowy world beneath the perfumed façade of the City of Roses. From a local eatery's tragic figure who fell to her death after a life of degradation, to the restless spirits who roam the historic hallways and rooms of an illustrious hotel, take in the spine-chilling stories to uncover Portland's tortured past and shiver-inducing ghostly activity.
This tour will take you on a thrilling mile of eerie sites and haunted locations where you will encounter creepy Portland legends, such as:
Join expert local guides and immerse yourself in terrifying tales of Portland's history and hauntings. Unexplained activity, eerie sounds, and ghostly sensations such as the scent of smoke or roses are some of the experiences you may face during your journey to Portland's darker side.
Pull back the cover of Portland's past and seek out the malevolent energy and residual anguish lurking beneath the very streets you walk on.
"When we deny them entrance, they do not go away. They go underground, persist, perseverate, and prevail."
Meeting point address: In front of the Harlow Hotel at 722 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209
Duration: 1 hr. across 1 mile
Parking: We recommend parking near the Lan Su Chinese Garden. To see options, click below.
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October 2nd 2023
"The tour was so informative, fun, and captivating! Loved it! Definitely recommend it if you love spo ... "
October 1st 2023
"Our tour last bight with Brendan was AMAZING! My new wife and I learned so much more abour our city ... "
October 1st 2023
"Brenden was phenomenal! Very honest and informational. Great date night in our own city!"
Please arrive to the designated meeting location before your tour’s start time, or they may leave without you! Your email confirmation will verify map and meeting location.
No need to print anything out. Just show up, and the tour guide will mark you present! Please save your email confirmation handy on your phone for reference.
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This tour is a walking tour.
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