From USD$75.00Per Hour
520 23rd St NW, Washington, DC, USA
Segway Tours offers you the complete experience: a great orientation, informative historical and current-day information, heaps of unique and fascinating stories, fantastic photo ops, superb personal service from your guide and an opportunity to ride the coolest machine in the world – the Segway!
The Segway Night Tour is the perfect tour for both those new to the city and those locals looking to experience Washington DC with an effortless glide. For the newbies to DC, this tour will offer you a fantastic orientation and give you an opportunity to see virtually all of the sites you’ve read about. For the veterans, you’ll learn new facts and stories about Washington that you’ve never heard. And you will both agree that riding a Segway is the best way to see “D.C.”
Highlights of the tour include: *
The White House – possibly the most photographed building in the world and the greatest symbol of power. Every president except George Washington has lived in this Executive Mansion. Find out which President had two bear cubs as pets.
The Capitol Building – the government moved to “Jenkins’ Hill” in 1800 and the building has been in constant development since. The only public building in the city where the exact cornerstone is unknown.
Smithsonian Castle Building – established by British scientist, James Smithson, who sent his fortune, 100 bags of gold, for “the increase and diffusion of knowledge”. Serving as the first endowment, the Smithsonian Institution has grown to 15 buildings and complexes.
Smithsonian Air & Space Museum – this has become the most visited museum in the world. Learn why the Smithsonian Institute had to build another museum 40 miles away. The museum on the Mall houses the largest collection of historic air and spacecraft in the world!
National Galleries of Art – find out which museum was the site of our country’s first presidential assassination. Pieces from the world’s finest artisans over the last 3 centuries are exhibited.
Smithsonian Natural History – the second most visited museum in the world. Hear the mystique behind the Hope Diamond and so much more.
Smithsonian American History Museum – Sometimes referred to as “America’s Attic”. This museum collects anything possible, but got it’s start with the original flag for the United States and the story behind it
The Washington Monument – the pinnacle structure dedicated to the founder of our country, George Washington. The centerpiece of the National Mall.
Also see the Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, WWII Memorial, Old Executive Building, Ford’s Theater and more!
Make a reservation to join the Segway Night Tour and have fun while you tour! It is easy to learn how to glide. You will receive plenty of instruction before the tour begins and be able to practice until everyone feels comfortable. Then it is gliding time to see the sites! You’ll be talking about this experience for years to come.
*changes in tour route may be necessary due to construction and security related issues.
Tours operates daily March 1 – Nov 30th at 6:00 pm. Additionally 7:00pm tour operates May 15th -Sept 4th. Call Customer Service (phone number will be on e-Ticket) to check availability and confirm time of departure. All Tour times may not be available on all dates.
Closed on July 4th and Thanksgiving
Please arrive 30 min before tour departure to check in and begin a orientation session. Arrive prepared to practice on the Segways until everyone feels comfortable and is ready to conquer DC.
Reservations are required. E-Ticket will contain complete details regarding this tour.
502 23rd Street NW- Foggy Bottom Metro stop.
23rd & Virginia Ave
The best option is street parking. You would need to pay the parking meter through 6:30 pm and then it’s free.
Adult – 16+ yrs and older. Maximum number in party (8)
Reservations are required at least 72 hours in advance of desired tour date. The tours go out rain or shine. Cancellation Policy: 72 hours prior to tour. Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time. Riders will practice on the Segways until everyone feels comfortable and is ready to conquer the city. Pregnant women and any participant suspected of being under the influence of alcohol will not be permitted to ride. Participants younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult who is 18 years or older (to sign liability and damage waivers). Each party must also complete a damage waiver that includes a deposit of US$500 on a credit card. This charge is immediately cancelled at the end of the tour. For parties of 9 or more email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guarantee Note: Due to the limited reserved seating and factors beyond the control of the operator, this product does not fall under the Trusted Tours and Attractions Guarantee program.