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Portland Maine Sightseeing Tour

Sightseeing Tours in Portland Maine on a Vintage Fire Engine!

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Portland, Maine's Best Narrated City Tour!

Embark on an unforgettable journey with Portland Fire Engine Co. Tours, offering distinctive guided sightseeing and history tours in Portland, Maine aboard a Vintage Fire Engine. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Portland’s peninsula as we traverse cobblestone streets, passing by iconic landmarks including lighthouses, Civil War forts, and captivating historical architectural marvels that define our beloved city. Our 50-minute tours aboard the Vintage Fire Engine provide an extensive glimpse into the heart of Portland Maine.

Guided by passionate local tour guides, our tours offer an insider’s perspective on Portland, allowing you to uncover hidden gems and fascinating insights into our vibrant city. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveler, our tours are the perfect way to acquaint yourself with Portland upon your arrival. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore our city by the sea in a truly unique and memorable way with Portland Fire Engine Co. Tours!

Our Private Charters accommodate up to 13 People and offer the most competitive rates in Portland, starting at just $350!

Plus, you have the freedom to bring your own beverages, food, and music for a personalized experience!

This tour is truly unique! It’s one of just a handful offered throughout the entire United States!

Top Rated on TripAdvisor and Viator for a Portland Maine Lighthouse Tour!

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023.

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Location: 180 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101

(In front of Portland Lobster Co. Restaurant)

About Our Fire Engine Tours in Portland Maine!

Fire Trucks on Munjoy Hill Portland, Maine

Welcome aboard Portland, Maine’s only Vintage Fire Engine Tours, where history comes to life! Join us for the finest-narrated history and sightseeing tours that Portland, Maine has to offer. Explore the vibrant past of Portland as we cruise past numerous local landmarks that have defined and shaped its rich history. Along the way, marvel at the majestic lighthouses, formidable Civil War forts, and indulge in the delectable offerings of the amazing restaurants and pubs that grace the streets of Portland. Come along for a truly unique and immersive tour through Portland’s captivating past aboard our open-air Vintage Fire Engine.

So why a Fire Engine?  Our journey began with a vision to showcase the essence of Portland, Maine in a distinct and memorable way. Owner Keith, a passionate history buff and car enthusiast, embarked on a mission to create a shorter, unparalleled touring experience around the peninsula of Portland. Inspired by Portland’s illustrious fire history, Keith retrofitted a vintage fire truck to accommodate 13 passengers safely. With a small group size, the tour feels very personal and family-oriented, making it truly unique. Equipped with a large flat-screen TV displaying archival photos of Portland’s yesteryears, our Vintage Fire Engine offers a fascinating glimpse into the city’s storied past. Come along and learn about the four great fires Portland has endured and survived!


With limited capacity seating, be sure to secure your spot early to avoid disappointment. We look forward to welcoming you aboard for a tour experience that will linger in your memory long after you leave Portland.

Experience the ultimate Portland Maine lighthouse tour done right!

These 5-Star Tripadvisor Reviews are on Fire!

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Fire Truck Fun!

Glenn was a great guide and gave us lots of information about Portland! The trip was fun and the fire truck is great!

– Art Chick, TripAdvisor
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Great way to start your stay in Portland ME

First time for an extended visit in Portland and this tour with such amazing guides set the whole trip on the right path.

– Kathy and Lester, TripAdvisor
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Vintage Fire Truck

We booked a private tour for our group of 9. We all loved it including our 3 yo. A fun, unique and educational tour of the city.

– Heather F., TripAdvisor
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Loved It!

I had a great time on this tour, it wasn’t too long or too short, the guide gave great info on things to do and the best places to get food!

– Tiffany C., TripAdvisor
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Good way to see the history of Portland

Excellent commentary and the opportunity to see some of historic Portland. Also the opportunity to see the port from a different perspective.

– Christian G., TripAdvisor
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Nice Tour

Our family has enjoyed the tour very much. We've had a great time! We were able to get a glimpse of Portland and look forward to going back to Portal in the future.

– OnAir, TripAdvisor
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Engaging and informative

I really enjoyed this tour! The tour guide was clever and very personable. I learned a lot about Portland, but was never bored or felt like I was sitting in a lecture. Highly recommend!

– Sarah K., TripAdvisor