Sites by Segway Tour In Washington DC

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  • 2.5 hr

This Segway tour is an overview of the National Mall and covers the Capitol Building, the south side of the White House, the Lincoln Memorial, some fun off-the-Mall spots, and a ride down Pennsylvania Avenue. Public tour participants are divided into groups of eight (8) or fewer riders, with multiple groups departing during each tour time slot Must be 16+ as required by DC law.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Washington DC

Arrive 15 minutes prior to start time to check-in and sign a waiver. We'll start with a bit of training to introduce you to the joy of riding a Segway. Your guide will provide one on one training before letting you test ride for a bit before setting out on tour.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Smithsonian Institution Building

Stop outside of "The Castle", the original Smithsonian Building and learn about the founder, John Smithson. Find out why he donated his estate to the United States although he'd never stepped foot on American soil during his life... (We will not enter The Castle)

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: National Mall

We'll spend much of the tour riding along the National Mall where your guide will point out Smithsonian Museums and orient you with "America's Front Yard".

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Pass by the Hirschhorn Museum

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Ride by Natural History. Plan to pop in during your DC stay to see the Hope Diamond!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: National Air and Space Museum

This museum is one of the world's most visited! Stop in while you're in DC to find out why!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: National Gallery of Art

Ride between the East and West buildings. Which would you rather see? Classic art or Modern art? Your guide can point you in the right direction!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Ulysses S. Grant Memorial

Take a short break here (we don't want you to get "Segleg"!) and learn about the famed Civil War general.

Duration: 8 minutes

Stop At: U.S. Capitol

Stop outside the US Capitol Building and learn about the design and function of the site where members of the House and Senate convene. Do you know who sits atop the Capitol? What does it mean when the flags are flying? (We will not go into the Capitol)

Duration: 8 minutes

Stop At: United States Botanic Garden

The Botanic Garden maintains a fabulous collection of nearly 26,000 plants.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At:

Learn why our neighbor to the north has their embassy on famed Pennsylvania Avenue and not along "Embassy Row".

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Newseum

See the newspapers from various states and countries, which are updated and posted every single day.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The National Archives Museum

Glide past the building that holds America's most important documents.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: FBI Headquarters

As you Segway down the middle of Pennsylvania Ave (in a protected bike lane!) , you'll pass by the FBI Headquarters.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: White House

See the home of the president from the south side (did you know that there is no "front" and no "back"? (We will not go into the The White House)

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Learn about the controversial design and some of the symbolism behind one of the most solemn memorials in DC. If you shed a tear while your guide is sharing information, you'll be in good company. It's difficult not to get emotional during this stop.

Duration: 7 minutes

Stop At: Lincoln Memorial

Your guide will tell you all about the memorial dedicated to our first President before you climb the steps to see Abe sitting atop and take in the sweeping views of the entire National Mall.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Korean War Veterans Memorial

If you visit without a guide, you'll likely miss much of the symbolism hidden behind the memorial dedicated to "the Forgotten War".

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: National World War II Memorial

Your guide will share the stories behind the pillars, the gold stars, and the two pavilions of this memorial dedicated to those who fought in the second World War.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Washington Monument

Did you notice that the Washington Monument is two different colors? You'll learn the story behind this fact, among others, during this stop. (We do not go into the Monument)

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: National Museum of African American History and Culture

DC's newest Smithsonian is a site to behold. We highly recommend a visit; be sure to reserve your tickets in advance.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: National Museum of American History

Make sure to go see the original Star Spangled Banner and Julia Child's kitchen!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At:

Glad back to our shop to end your tour. We hope you had a blast!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Washington DC

Explore Washington DC, learn about the history and take photos!

Duration: 2 hour 30 minutes
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