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Vintage Fire Truck Sightseeing Tour of Portland Maine provided by Portland Fire Engine Co

Vintage Fire Truck Sightseeing Tour of Portland Maine

Vintage Fire Truck Sightseeing Tour of Portland Maine
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About
See what Portland has to offer on this unique sightseeing and shopping tour aboard a vintage fire engine. You can't access a vehicle like this on your own! Enjoy an overview of Portland, from coastal scenery to historic sites, with live narration accompanied by high-resolution photographs from the Maine Historical Society on an onboard multimedia system. You’ll also have enough time to explore the city’s cobblestone streets, shops, and restaurants.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 50m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Highlights
  • Combine an overview of Portland with time to explore shops and restaurants
  • Ride on a covered vintage fire engine with a small group 
  • Don’t let the weather affect your trip: Borrow a fireman coat if it’s foggy
  • End your tour in historic Downtown, near wharves, restaurants, and shops 
What to expect
  • Begin the tour at the designated departure point on Commercial Street. Hop on the vintage fire engine, which has seats high above the ground for good views. The tour explores the Portland Peninsula along Casco Bay, with its picturesque lighthouses, old harbors, and Civil War–era forts. As the tour continues, you’ll get live narration accompanied by high-resolution photographs from the Maine Historical Society on an onboard multimedia system. If it’s particularly chilly or foggy, borrow a fireman’s coat. Back in Portland, continue past cobblestone streets and enjoy plenty of time to browse souvenir shops and restaurants.  Finish the tour in the heart of historic Downtown Portland, where you can spend the rest of your day exploring historic wharves, boutiques, and restaurants.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 50m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • Combine an overview of Portland with time to explore shops and restaurants
  • Ride on a covered vintage fire engine with a small group 
  • Don’t let the weather affect your trip: Borrow a fireman coat if it’s foggy
  • End your tour in historic Downtown, near wharves, restaurants, and shops 
What to expect
  • Begin the tour at the designated departure point on Commercial Street. Hop on the vintage fire engine, which has seats high above the ground for good views. The tour explores the Portland Peninsula along Casco Bay, with its picturesque lighthouses, old harbors, and Civil War–era forts. As the tour continues, you’ll get live narration accompanied by high-resolution photographs from the Maine Historical Society on an onboard multimedia system. If it’s particularly chilly or foggy, borrow a fireman’s coat. Back in Portland, continue past cobblestone streets and enjoy plenty of time to browse souvenir shops and restaurants.  Finish the tour in the heart of historic Downtown Portland, where you can spend the rest of your day exploring historic wharves, boutiques, and restaurants.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 31352P1
Call 800-130-2207
Important information
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Tour
Exclusions
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities (suggested)
Duration
50m
Departure details
  • 180 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101, USA We are directly in front of Portland Lobster Co. Restaurant. We have a small kiosk in front of the blue fence. Meet the Fire Engine here! We leave prompltly on time so please plenty of time to park and to find us.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travellers
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Tour
Exclusions
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities (suggested)
Departure details
  • 180 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101, USA We are directly in front of Portland Lobster Co. Restaurant. We have a small kiosk in front of the blue fence. Meet the Fire Engine here! We leave prompltly on time so please plenty of time to park and to find us.
Duration
50m
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 26 Aug 2021
A note from Vintage Fire Truck Sightseeing Tour of Portland Maine
YOU MUST WEAR A MASK IF NOT FULLY VACCINATED! *We are offering Tours at this point in time conforming with Maine's Covid-19 Rules to keep safe everyone safe! We also offer Private Charters upto 13 people. The Fire Engine is disinfected between each tour run.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    180 Commercial St
    180 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    We are directly in front of Portland Lobster Co. Restaurant. We have a small kiosk in front of the blue fence. Meet the Fire Engine here! We leave prompltly on time so please plenty of time to park and to find us.
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  • Pass by
    Old Port
    Casco Bay Lines Ferry Terminal
    Shipyard Brewing Company
    Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company and Museum
    Portland Observatory
    Wadsworth-Longfellow House
    Portland Museum of Art
    Victoria Mansion
  • You'll return to the starting point
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Mary
Chattanooga, TN4 contributions
Don’t miss this!
Such a great experience! The tour guide was very friendly and funny, good with kids and have us a excellent history lesson as we toured Portland. It was our 7 year olds favorite past of the trip! Highly recommend!!
Written 17 October 2021
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Lauriaj24
Dania Beach, FL8 contributions
Fun & Educational Fire Truck Tour
This was such a fun, historical tour. Paul the tour guide Was very passionate about his history and knew so much about the area. Wish you had been able to play a little Daughtry for us while we were on board. He was funny and entertaining. Keith -thank you for bringing this historic fire truck here for all to enjoy. Highly recommend this tour of Portland
Written 16 October 2021
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Gretta N
2 contributions
Highly recommend
So fun. Very well done, relaxing and informative. My husband And I enjoyed it. Definitely worth the cost! Thanks guys!!
Written 12 October 2021
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Escape295905
6 contributions
This was a great trip. Guides were fun and informative.
It was a great trip and informative.
Guides were fun. A good place to see places to go for your first time here. Very reasonable.
Written 11 October 2021
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Lori H
6 contributions
Great tour of Portland
Had a great experience on the fire truck tour. The Guide Paul was very knowledgeable about local history of Portland. I would highly recommend the door.
Written 9 October 2021
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John R. A
6 contributions
Unique Portland overview
Oct 2021 • Couples
The narrator was terrific ! All in all a very informative friendly experience. The fire truck attracts plenty of attention.
Written 7 October 2021
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GDrinnen2
Knoxville, TN17 contributions
Great tour for anybody! Perfect for kids!
Awesome tour! Our five year old loved every second. The fire truck the tour length, and the information were all perfect for him.

The tour guide was passionate and knowledgeable about Portland and all the information was interesting. It was a great overview trip for anybody looking for a fun overview of the city.
Written 4 October 2021
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Chris B
Bettendorf, IA4 contributions
See the city
Great way to get an intro to the city in a unique experience on the firetruck. Awesome folks, great tour. We all enjoyed it
Written 2 October 2021
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hugo h
1 contribution
Awesome
Sep 2021 • Family
It was a great experience, the driver and tour guide were both exceptional and we had a fun time! Also a great way to get to know the city.
Written 29 September 2021
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Bernadette V
Conneaut Lake, PA2 contributions
Good Overview
Sep 2021 • Couples
Our guide was excellent. It was a good overview of the city. We learned some history of the city, and some fun things that we could do.
Written 29 September 2021
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lynng0806
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Fun, Informative and Unique
What a great morning. It was fun and informative. They are both very knowledgeable about Portland and offered som
cariadsam16
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Portland Fire Engine Co.
A very enjoyable & informative hour long ride around the historic town and port of Portland. A unique way of learni
trarock81
trarock81
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Fun for the entire family
We enjoyed the tour with the Portland Fire Engine Co. It was just the right duration and we learned a lot about th
Jan E
Jan E
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great ride
Our guide was very informative and funny. Learned a lot. Saw a lot. Definitely should be on your to do list.
pattiann1107
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Fun, unique and informative!
The fire engine was quaint, the owner friendly and enthusiastic and our guide, Paul, was knowledgeable and passiona
nellaniles
nellaniles
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Informative!
I loved our tour because of the great, insightful info from our tour guide. We were able to learn about all the hig
John F
John F
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A bit bumpy
The tour was fun and our guide was a pleasant and knowledgeable young man. It was nice being in the open air but th
Joni R
Joni R
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Great Tour
Our tour was great! Very informative. I’ve been to Portland twice and saw many places I didn’t know were in the c
BorisTimerman
BorisTimerman
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Excellent way of seeing the city!
The tour was just what we were looking for to see the city of Portland. The truck was very comfortable and not crow
joansG8917GV
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Answer the call
This was a fun ride through an old, interesting city. We sat in a pumper truch that had been converted to a sights
mcgalloway916
mcgalloway916
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Fun and informative
We loved this tour! Very informative while still being light and fun! We would definitely do it again.
1954sbg
1954sbg
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This trip!
…was lots of fun. The staff were pleasant and knowledgeable. They made our Portland tour a worthwhile day! The seat
joeabriski
joeabriski
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City tour
Knowledgeable presentation. Enjoyed seeing all highlights and hearing about early settlers. Would do it again.
spotmut
spotmut
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Loved it
This tour was so informative and enjoyable. The perfect amount of time and the route was fantastic. The driver and
honlisa
honlisa
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Must Do!
This tour was just the perfect thing to do and to learn about the beautiful city of Portland. Paul and Keith are gr
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