This tour offers an opportunity to see Portland as very few people see it - by horse drawn wagon. Enjoy the rustic beauty of a 19th-century horse drawn wagon sightseeing tour through the narrow streets of Portland as your guide points out all the historical sites.
Enjoy the rustic beauty of a 19th century horse drawn wagon ride through the city of Portland.
Your matched team of magnificent horses will tour you comfortably through the narrow streets of the city Henry Wadsworth Longfellow named a " Jewel by the Sea". Your experienced guide will point out all the historical sites of this magnificent Jewel we call Portland. Your tour will include Portland's working waterfront and the Eastern Promenade with its spectacular views of Casco Bay and the Calendar Islands, the Portland Observatory which was used to notify the city of a ships arrival, Monument Square with its tribute to those who gave their lives for freedom, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's home. You will also pass by the Portland Museum of Art designed by I. M. Pei, the Arts District, Civic Center, and the row houses and beautiful homes overlooking the West end. On the return to the pier pass stately Victoria mansion and drive along bustling Commercial Street.
Note: Participants must be able to negotiate three large steps to embark/disembark the wagon. This tour is not suitable for guests in wheelchairs.