The Spirits of Portland

Tour Number

Activity Level



City, Food and Wine, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car

Maximum travelers: 6



English (fluent), Japanese (basic)

A 3 Hour Portland History Tour by Car, With Stops at Two Distilleries

The tour begins with a 45 minute drive through and around the Portland peninsula. The tour route includes the Eastern and Western promenades, the Arts District, the waterfront area, and the Old Port section of Portland. Discussion covers, in addition to Portland history, the "foodie" and beverage scene, famous Portlanders and Mainers, and Portland's unique history with rum and the prohibition.

Our first stop is at the Maine Craft Distilling. The 45 minute stop includes distillery tour with samples of their 8 different spirits and time for shopping and/or a specialty cocktail.

Stop number two is at the Stroudwater Distillery, and includes more tasting--and keep your souvenir glass!

This 3 hour tour encompasses a complete geographical and historical tour of Portland, a thorough tour of two highly regarded local distilleries, samples of the distillery products, a souvenir glass, and an opportunity to purchase (at guest expense) additional cocktails and bottles of local Spirits.


See tour description for locations and sequence. Traffic and weather may slightly affect the trip duration. I am happy to make adjustments based on your schedule and/or interests, simply let me know upon booking.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will pick you up at your hotel. Please enter the name and address. If you haven't booked a hotel yet, let me know that you haven't done so yet and that you'll message me through ToursByLocals when you do.

End location: I will bring you back to your hotel.

Duration: 3 hours


Private Car. 2016 Chevy Traverse. Mid sized SUV.

What’s Included

History/sightseeing tour, transportation, tastings, souvenir glass.

What’s Extra

Alcohol beyond tastings


Driving tours limited to 6 passengers. Bigger groups are available with advance notice, requiring customized pricing. Let me know!

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