Damon has been guiding visitors on sightseeing tours of Portland, Oregon, since 2005. He has an MFA in Theatre Arts and is a member of Third Rail Repertory Theatre. Over the years, Damon has worked as an instructor for various educational theatre programs, both domestically and abroad. Damon calls himself an "Edu-tainer." He is a history buff who brings fun and fascinating facts to his dynamic tours.
Heather has helped launch and/or run several small businesses through the years, including a performance theater and a dog walking venture. She is a former secretary and president of her local PTA, and a current Girl Scout troop leader. Heather has taught theatre arts to elementary and middle school aged children. She loves taking guided sightseeing tours, and her favorites have been in a boat on the river Seine, in a vintage bus through Yellowstone, on a retro trolly in Melbourne, and on Damon's downtown Portland walking tour! She most recently enjoyed a tour of Charleston, SC, with Brian of Charleston Sole.
Damon and Heather traveled and lived abroad before coming home to Oregon. They enjoy hosting guests and exploring new places.
Together they started Peak Tours and Transit to deepen meaningful engagement with their community, and to share Portland, Oregon, beyond the headlines.
Peak Tours and Transit provides heartfelt guided sightseeing tours and reliable group transit in and around Portland, Oregon. We offer unique tours to interest even lifetime residents of our community. We are family-owned and operated and try to partner with other local businesses to help strengthen our city. Our goal is to provide excellent, personalized service.
To engage customers with an entertaining and educational tour experience; and by divulging knowledge of, and exposure to, the unique beauty this region, we hope to help inspire visitors to aid in the preservation of all land.