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Historic Uptown Neighborhood Segway Tour of Charlotte
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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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Overview

A Segway tour of Charlotte is fun, safe and informative! Follow your knowledgeable local guide as you glide through the upbeat Uptown neighborhood. Sights on this tour include the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, the Mint Museum, and the Gantt Center. Choose a 1.5-hour ride, or add an extra 30 minutes to see a couple of additional sights: two historic cemeteries and the stadium home of the Carolina Panthers.
  • 1.5- or 2-hour Segway tour of Charlotte
  • Ride by the museums in Uptown’s vibrant arts district
  • Visit historic highlights like Trade & Tryon (Independence Square) and the Fourth Ward
  • Check out The Green, a park with sculptures and whimsical signposts that honor great world literature
  • Learn about Charlotte's history at the Old Settlers’ and the Elmwood/Pinewood Cemeteries (if option selected)
  • See the home stadium of the Carolina Panthers NFL football team (if option selected)
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Segway training
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Lunch
101 S Tryon St , 101 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28280, USA

Departure Point: Inside the Overstreet Mall Address: 101 S. Tryon St. Charlotte, NC 28280 Directions: Next to Top Shoe Repair, Underneath The Omni Hotel lobby

This activity will end right where it started.
Meet your guide in downtown Charlotte for a thorough overview of how to operate the Segway. Once your group is comfortable with the Segway controls, you'll make your way through the lively Uptown district. There are plenty of opportunities for photos on this informative tour -- best to pull out that camera only when your Segway has come to rest!

Option 1: 1.5-hour Segway tour

Start your tour by making your way to the Levine Avenue of the Arts to stop at the Bechtler Museum, a relatively new attraction in Charlotte that showcases the Bechtler family’s impressive collection of modern art. Admire the imposing 17-foot (5-meter) outdoor sculpture “The Firebird," covered in shimmering mosaic tiles.

On the other side of this avenue is the Mint Museum, the oldest art museum in Charlotte, and the Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture, home to exhibitions and performances. Glide into The Green, an urban park lined with sculptures that celebrate great literature. Then make your way over to the center of Charlotte at Trade and Tryon streets. Your tour ends with a visit to the Fourth Ward, a pretty area known for its historic Victorian homes.

Option 2: 2-hour Segway tour

If you'd like to cover a bit more ground by Segway, opt for a longer tour where you'll hit all of the sights above, as well as the Old Settlers’ Cemetery dating back to 1776. Your guide will share the names of some of the prominent citizens who have been laid to rest at this historic burial site, as well as at your next stop, the Elmwood/Pinewood Cemetery. Return to modern times with a visit to the Carolina Panthers' football stadium.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Must arrive 30-minutes early for Segway training prior to tour time.
  • Minimum age is 12 years old and must weight at least 100 lbs.
  • 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
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not pregnant travelers are allowed
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Charlotte NC Tours LLC, Greenville Glides
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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  • "I highly recommend the tour to anyone new to the uptown Charlotte area or residents of Charlotte that would like an informative tour and history of the area." See review

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Absolute must do!!!
Ellen_P
, Nov 2021
Had an absolute blast! First time rider ... easy and FUN!!! James, my tour guide, was knowledgeable, accommodating and fun!!!
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Great experience
Evelyn_M
, Nov 2021
The Segway training was excellent. The guide was very knowledgeable. I really enjoy it and would recommend it.
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Good fun
Pamela_H
, Oct 2021
We really enjoyed traveling through the old neighborhoods and learning about Charlotte history. Rod was a wonderful guide and took great pictures.
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Our guide was informative...
Yolanda_W
, Oct 2021
Our guide was informative and funny. He made our tour festive and he made learning how to ride the Segway very easy.
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Lots of fun AND interesting
Jacky_A
, Oct 2021
Our guide, Rod, was GREAT! We learned a lot of very interesting things about Charlotte AND riding a Segway is fun, fun fun!
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Fantastic
Harriet_V
, Sep 2021
If you are considering a tour, this is the one! It was so much fun. Rod was our guide and he is fantastic. He is very knowledgeable about the area and so kind. The employees of the company are fabulous, as well. Highly recommend this tour.
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Fun tour
Chanda_F
, Sep 2021
Great tour guide who not only provided us a wonderful adventure going around town learning historically about Charlotte but was also very helpful in getting me comfortable with riding the Segway as a first timer.
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Amazing for every age
Horacio_R
, Aug 2021
Our guide James is the best! We have so much fun! We learned a lot about the history of the city , took a lot of pictures
star-5
Super Fun
Eva_K
, Aug 2021
Paul was great. Good info. Learned a lot about Charlotte. Loved riding the Segways. Was sorry to see your end.
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Fun time with Paul
Debbie_H
, Aug 2021
Had a great time on this ride. It was easy to learn and Paul was very knowledgeable and patient. Would highly recommend.

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