Charlotte Segway Tour

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    Please arrive 30-minutes early from selected time for Segway training.
  • Departure Details :
    Inside the Overstreet Mall
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Buzz through Charlottes hopping Uptown neighborhood on this Segway tour of North Carolinas biggest city! Follow your local guide as you glide along the Levine Avenue of the Arts and check out the Mint Museum, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, The Gantt Center and the historic Fourth Ward. Choose either a 1.5- or 2-hour ride the longer ride includes two historic cemeteries and the Carolina Panthers football stadium.

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level

Know More about this tour

You'll meet your guide in downtown Charlotte and get started with a safety overview for the Segway. Once youre comfortable with the Segways controls, follow your guide through the lively Uptown district, with plenty of stops along the way to snap photos and to hear fun stories and facts about Charlotte's history.

Option 1: 1.5-hour Segway tour
Wheel down the Levine Ave of the Arts, named after local donors to the arts in Charlotte. On one side of the avenue youll see the Bechtler Museum, designed by a Swiss architect and opened in 2010 to show the Bechtler familys collection of modern art. Check out Niki de Saint Phalles outdoor sculpture The Firebird which is covered in mirror mosaic and stands more than 17 feet (5 meters) tall.

Across the street youll find the Mint Museum, the oldest art museum in Charlotte with one of the largest art collections in the Southeast, and the Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture, which presents exhibitions and performing arts. Then pop into The Green, a pocket park lined with sculptures that celebrate great literature.

Next you'll travel over to Trade and Tryon streets, a crossroads where two native American trails once intersected, which became the center of Charlotte. Then head into the historic Fourth Ward where your guide will lead you through streets lined with beautiful Victorian homes.

Landmarks include:
Levine Avenue of the Arts
Mint Museum
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
The Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture
The Green
Trade and Tryon
Fourth Ward

Option 2: 2-hour Segway tour
This option includes the sights in the shorter tour followed by a visit to the Old Settlers Cemetery, Charlottes original municipal cemetery which operated for a century starting in 1776. Listen to your guides tales of the prominent citizens that were buried here and at your next stop, the Elmwood/Pinewood Cemetery. Finally you'll return to modern times with a spin around the Panthers Stadium, where Carolina Panthers football fans cheer on their team.

Landmarks include those in option 1, plus:
Old Settlers Cemetery
Elmwood/Pinewood Cemetery
Carolina Panthers football stadium

Inclusions

  • Use of helmet
  • Guide
  • Segway training

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Arrive 30-minutes early for Segway training prior to tour time. 

Minimum age is 14 years

Participants under 18, they MUST be with a parent or responsible party 21yrs or older AND have a signed waiver from a parent

Minimum weight is 100lbs so the segway computer can respond to your movement.

Maximum weight is 260lbs.

Dress code: wear comfortable closed toe shoes, weather appropriate layers, and no hats

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund