3.5-Hour Monuments and Memorials Segway Tour. See Washington, D.C. by Segway and have fun taking photos of the monuments and memorials with your friends and family! Take a Segway tour of Washington DC like you’ve never seen it before. It’s a great way to learn about the history and culture of one of the most visited cities in the United States. See the Capitol Building, the National Mall, the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, and a slew of other must-sees on this comprehensive tour of the city. bottled water and snacks are included in the price of the Segway training. Flat, closed-toed shoes and weather-appropriate clothing are essential.
- The White House
- Tidal Basin
- Jefferson Memorial
- Lincoln Memorial
- FDR Memorial
- Vietnam Memorial
- Korean War Memorial
- WWII Memorial
- Martin Luther King Memorial
Monuments and Memorials Segway Tour
See the finest monuments from the National Mall in just three hours! Have you ever tried walking some of the best memorials in the National Mall? The Jefferson Memorial, the Lincoln, the Vietnam Veteran Memorial, the Franklin Roosevelt? It may take a whole day, if not more! Our Segway Tour of Monuments and Memorials allows you to visit all of them in just over three hours. Traveling effortlessly between the White House, Washington Monument, visit some of the country’s most unforgettable monuments!
As regards each of the sites, Segway riding on the Memorials is forbidden, so we will use them to venture from site to site, taking in the incredible scenery as we travel. Then, when we arrive at the site, guests can walk around the Memorials for about 15-25 minutes after receiving the great story, anecdotes, and urban legends that have made the world-famous for three hours!
Ride with us to some of the Mall’s finest monuments and experience DC on Segway!
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.
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)
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”.
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Pass by the Hirschhorn Museum
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Ride by Natural History. Plan to pop in during your DC stay to see the Hope Diamond!
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!
National Gallery of Art
The 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!
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.
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)
United States Botanic Garden
The Botanic Garden maintains a fabulous collection of nearly 26,000 plants.
Embassy of Canada to the United States
Learn why our neighbor to the north has their embassy on famed Pennsylvania Avenue and not along “Embassy Row”.
See the newspapers from various states and countries, which are updated and posted every single day.
The National Archives Museum
Glide past the building that holds America’s most important documents.
As you Segway down the middle of Pennsylvania Ave (in a protected bike lane!), you’ll pass by the FBI Headquarters.
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 White House)
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.
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.
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”.
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.
Did you notice that the Washington Monument is in two different colors? You’ll learn the story behind this fact, among others, during this stop. (We do not go into the Monument)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
DC’s newest Smithsonian is a sight to behold. We highly recommend a visit; be sure to reserve your tickets in advance.
National Museum of American History
Make sure to go see the original Star-Spangled Banner and Julia Child’s kitchen!
Glad back to our shop to end your tour. We hope you had a blast!
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Top attractions in Washington, D.C.
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Washington DC is served by these airports: Ronald Reagan National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport. Direct flights to Washington are offered by 42 airlines. Most flights are with United Airlines. Direct flights from Washington, United States are airlines: American Airlines, United Airlines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Turkish Airlines and Southwest Airlines from New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Miami and Dallas.
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