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, 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 and Longfellow Square. Pass by the Portland Museum of Art designed by I. M. Pei, and the unique combination of architectural styles that make up this vibrant city. Your guide will also discuss the history of Portland from its beginning as a part of Massachusetts to its independence and how the city was destroyed four times and rebuilt.
Note: Participants must be able to negotiate three large steps to embark /disembark the wagon. This tour is not suitable for guests on wheelchairs.
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Review 1 for Portland By Horse-drawn Trolley
I traveled with:Family
Cruise Date Month:September
Cruise Date Year:2011
Favorite activities:Family oriented
Favorite port:Halifax, Nova Scotia
I want to go here next:Panama Canal
Date:October 4, 2011
horse drawn trollie ride
Very enjoyable and informative horse drawn trolley ride through the city of Portland, Main. And Halifax, Nova Scotia. I highly recommend it.