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Portland Spirit 503/224-3900 or 800/224-3901www.portlandspirit.com has a variety of tours on multiple types of marine craft. Willamette Jetboat Excursions 888/538-2628 or 503/231-1532www.willamettejet.com offers whirling, swirling one- and two-hour tours along the Willamette River that include an up-close visit to the falls at Oregon City.
The Willamette Shore Trolley 503/697-7436www.oregonelectricrailway.orgprovides scenic round-trips between suburban Lake Oswego and downtown, along the west shore of the Willamette River. The 6-mi route, which the trolley makes in 45 minutes, passes over trestles and through Elk Rock Tunnel along one of the most scenic stretches of the river.
For a guided tour packed with information, the variety of options from Portland Walking Tours 503/774-4522 www.portlandwalkingtours.com ensures something for all touring tastes.
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