- Unique tour exploring darker side of Portland history
- Visit a number of historic and possibly haunted pubs
You may not be guaranteed of seeing a ghost on this enjoyable guided pub crawl in Portland, but you can be sure of having a great time. Led by a local guide full of fun and spooky anecdotes, you’ll visit a range of historic pubs and buildings in what was considered the most dangerous port city in the western hemisphere during the late 19th century. Tales of unbridled criminality abound, especially around the legendary ‘crimps’ whose lucrative kidnapping racket gave Portland its unsavoury reputation.
As you walk around the Old Town, you’ll be constantly refreshed by sampling a range of excellent craft beers brewed in Portland, some of which are award-winning. Stop by popular local hangouts including Kells Irish Pub and Brewery, Dan and Louis Oyster Bar, and Old Town Pizza, which is located in the old Merchants Hotel, reputedly the most haunted building in Portland, where you can hear first-hand accounts of spooky goings-on. This Portland gift experience is perfect for beer-lovers and anyone with a taste for more unusual sightseeing tours, as well as amaetur ghostbusters.