Portland Public Library Maine Women's History Guided Walking Tour, Photo Credits: Dela Murphy
Mariner's Church, Dugan Murphy
Wadsworth Longfellow Garden Guided Walking Tour, Photo Credits: Dela Murphy
Historic architecture in Portland, iStock
Portland Maine Women's History Tour Guided, Photo Credits: Dela Murphy
Wharf Street, iStock
Portland by the Foot guide Dugan Murphy. Photo Credit: Dela Murphy
Wadsworth Longfellow Garden Guided Walking Tour, Photo Credits: Dela Murphy
Moulton Street, iStock
Maine College of Art Portland Congress Street Women's History Walking Tour, Photo Credits: Dela Murphy

Portland by the Foot

Delight your group with unforgettable storytelling they’ll hear no place else! We’ll wind through Portland on guided walking tours discovering the city’s best landmarks and most potent hidden history. Or, we’ll jump aboard your motorcoach or visit your venue to give a compelling history talk. No matter what, folks are in for an exhilarating and uplifting introduction to Maine’s largest city!


P. (207) 200-5885

Mon – Sun
9:00 am–5:00 pm
About Us

Owner and guide Dugan Murphy is a local historian, an entertainer, and a curious and enthusiastic tour guide. Well over 24,000 people have joined him for tours of his hometown!

Groups of up to 20 guests at a time can enjoy walking tours that feature inclusive, empowering, and surprising tales about Portlanders of all backgrounds. Choose from three different routes—each through different neighborhoods. Smaller groups have the option to join public tours and groups of any size can book private tours.

Dugan can also:

  • Step aboard your motorcoach to delight your passengers with storytelling and Maine humor as they weave through Portland’s historic streets
  • Give an engaging history talk at the venue of your choice
  • Present a virtual tour of Portland online (for up to 90 participants)

Book or inquire about custom options online or by calling 207-200-5885.