Portland Exploration: Self-Guided Driving & Walking Tour


Visit historic sites, stunning architecture, and fabulous beaches with this combo of self-guided driving and walking tours in Portland, Maine.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


  • Highlights
    • Discover Portland's past, from Rum Riots to the Underground Railroad tales
    • Marvel at the Victoria Mansion and the historic and majestic Custom House
    • Follow literary footsteps at Longfellow Square
    • Explore Portland’s bustling Art District
    • Visit the Head Light, one of Maine’s most famous lighthouses
  • Full description
    Start by downloading the Action Tour Guide app, which will function as your personal tour guide, audio tour, and map all in one. Purchase one tour per car, not per person. Everyone listens together! Note: This 13+ mile-long tour covers the essentials of Portland in 3-4 hours.

    Once downloaded, both tours begin outside the Visit Portland Center in downtown Portland. Your driving tour takes you first to the West End, packed with historical landmarks like the Danforth Inn and the Western...  more
  • Includes
    • Easy-to-use app: download the Action Tour Guide App onto your phone
      Unique password: access your tour on the Action Tour Guide App
      Great value: purchase per car, not per person. More affordable than bus or guided tours!
      Engaging storytelling: Uncover unique tales and thrilling history for a memorable journey!
      Perfect narrator: nothing can beat listening to a great voice. Proven with tons of rave reviews!
      Learn more: dive deeper into any story you enjoyed with extra stories.
      Comprehensive route and stops: See it all, miss nothing, leave no stone unturned!
      Offline maps: no signal, no problem! Works perfectly without cellular or wifi.
      Hands-free: audio stories play on their own based on your location. Easy to use!
      Go at your own pace: Start anytime, pause anywhere, enjoy breaks for snacks and photos freely!
      New, extra validity — now, it’s yours for an entire year! Use multiple times over multiple trips!
      All-day support line: Call, chat, or email for help.
  • Exclude
    • Transportation, parking fee, food/drinks.
      National Park/attraction passes, entry tickets, or reservations.