Shops & Hops Tour

Duration: 4.5 hours


  • Seniors / $77

Venture with us to Portland and Freeport for some brewery tastings and shopping at Down East and Yankee Magazine's favorite shopping destination.

What's included

Bottle water included

Umbrella to use if needed

Beer tasting

Points of Interest

Portland Beer Hub

Stars & Stripes Brewery

L.L. Bean Flagship Store

20+ Shops

Venture with us on our Shops and Hops Tour to Portland Beer Hub in Portland and Stars and Stripes in Freeport for brewery tastings.  After, make way to Freeport Village Station down Main Street where you can take advantage of over 20 retail outlet stores as well as LL Bean Flagship store.

Please arrive 15 minutes before tour start time for check-in and to ensure a timely departure.

TripAdvisor Reviews

  •   I don't take many tours but I am glad that my wife and I took this 2 hour lighthouse tour. Eric and Mario were fantastic in pointing out interesting places... read more


      Eric and Mario were excellent guides in touring the best sights of Portland. They shared lots of relevant information, anecdotes and jokes to our small group and they were... read more

  •   Eric and Mario took us on a fabulous tour of Portland, South Portland and Cape Elizabeth this afternoon. They are so informative and Eric knew the history of the city... read more


      Overall great tour, very informative and friendly personnel. The time frame could have been extended a wee bit more at each location but overall good.

  •   Portland explorer is a small family owned company. I spoke with Catherine on the phone to book our tour and she was pleasant and helpful. Eric is a Portland lifer... read more


      Took the tour to see the city and 3 lighthouses. Tour guide was informative and nice. The lighthouses were cute, especially the Headlight Lighthouse is so picturesque.

  •   Eric, our guide was born and raised in Portland Maine. He could answer any question, tour related or not. Restaurant info was a bonus. We loved getting an overview of... read more


      Our guides were very knowledgeable & personable. We were shown around the city & 3 lighthouses. Highly recommend.

  •   Eric, one of the owners, was our tour guide. Yes, he loved to talk about himself and he certainly loved to tell us about Otto's pizza. However, we... read more


      My husband and I took this tour and hoped for a comfortable, informative, and low key experience for our first day in Portland. We ended up being crammed into the... read more


Pick Up Location

Portland Beer Hub
320 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101

Parking Locations

300 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101

216 Fore Street, Portland, ME 04101

25 Pearl St, Portland, ME 04101

54 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101

427 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101

Ocean Gateway Parking, Thames St, Portland, ME 04101