Segways have recently exploded onto the scene as a great way to get around, and they really are by far one of the most fun and exhilarating ways to see a city.
They are easily controled by the rider using only their balance, but they operate safely in the pedestrian environment, so its a great, safe family option for a pedestrian friendly city such as DC where you can weave in and around the beautiful tree lined pavements passing by the iconic monuments within the Nation’s Capital.
For those aged 16 and over, the company offer a number of tours to ensure they accommodate to everyones tastes. The most popular tour is the National Mall tour which can be done during the day or in the evening. This takes you past all the sites you know from the movies and history lessons - The Lincoln Memorial, Capital Building, and White House just to name a few. Along the way you will be inundated with fascinating anecdotes and facts about the buildings and those who walked their halls.
Tours are limited to 8 people so you will never feel left out, and will always be able to hear the guides fascinating tales! Alternatively, if you don’t like the idea of following the crowd, you can organize your own private guide to who will cater to you own personal itinerary.
The evening tours are the most popular, and highly recommended. You can feel the electricity in the air as you rush through this beautifully lit city just seeping with history, and really understand why this city is the heart of the country.
Whilst the segways ensure you pull up in front of the city’s great monuments and museums, there is no time scheduled to actually go inside and look around. So make sure you make a note of what you find most interesting to ensure you include full visits into your schedule once the tour is over.
Where do we start!? DC is one of the best cities to experience a wide range of foods from all over the world, at any budget. The food truck phenomenon is huge in DC so why indulge in a cheap and delicious bite to eat on the roadside. They change daily so you will never get bored. You can also ask your Segway guide who will know all the delicious local places to check out nearby.
The wonderfully named Foggy Bottom Metro Station is just a short walk from the office. When you exit the station, just turn right and 3 blocks later you will come to Virginia Ave. You will find us in Columbia Plaza on the right side of the street. If you are driving in, then you just look for 502 23rd St NW, between Virginia Ave and E Street. Just four blocks from Lincoln Memorial! There is a parking garage in Columbia Plaza. For more parking details just check out our website!
What would a segway tour be if you couldn’t buy a hat and t-shirt afterwards to remind you of the experience?
We have had people with disabilities on our tour. Of course, there is a range of motions that are necessary for you to be able to operate the Segway, similar to being able to transfer weight from one foot to another whilst walking. You also need to be able to stand for long periods of time, but you will be having so much fun you won’t even notice! Please check for further information.
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