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Charlotte: Markets, Museums, and Parks 1.5-Hour Segway Tour

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Tour the lively city of Charlotte on a fun and pioneering Segway. The ideal way to explore North Carolina’s “Queen City,” the 2-hour guided tour will give you a comprehensive overview of Uptown Charlotte's history and culture.
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Duration: 1.5 hours
Starting time 3:00 PM
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  • Discover Charlotte from an innovative mode of transport
  • Cruise round the historic 4th Ward
  • Get up close to the soaring Bank of America Corporate headquarters
  • Learn the story of how Charlotte became America's "Queen City"
  • See public art displays and beautiful public parks
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This tour is ideal for those who want to learn about Charlotte's fascinating history while enjoying its varied architecture from a novel mode of transport.

After a brief orientation to acquaint you with your vehicle, you will play a game of follow-the-leader as your affable guide sets off. You will start by riding to the new cultural spaces of the southern end of Uptown, before riding towards central Charlotte for stories of how the city came to be.

Like a row of little ducklings, you will soon be zipping along at speed as your guide leads you to the historic Fourth Ward neighborhood, location for some of the oldest homes in the city.

The charming neighborhood boasts a handful of late 19th century Victorian-style homes, and is home to the oldest cemetery in the city.

But Charlotte is also a major financial hub and you will get to see some of the city’s magnificent skyscrapers up close. You will zip past outdoor fountains and public art works, glide through Elmwood Cemetery, and nip over to the imposing Hearst Tower near College Street.

Take a gander at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Uptown Charlotte's hip bars and clubs. Throughout the tour your guide will feed you titbits about Charlotte's past and explain why it is now becoming the hottest city in the southeast.
  • Helmet
  • 30-minute comprehensive training for all riders
  • Guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Go to Chimas Restaurant at 139 S. Tryon St. While facing Chimas entrance on South Tryon St look to your left. There is an alley alongside the building. Walk all the way down the alley. It curves to the left. Enter the double glass doors into the Overstreet Mall. Once you are in the mall you will see Starbucks to your right. Look for CC's Accessorize Yourself boutique. Climb the stair next to CC's. Our shop is right next door to Top Shoe Repair.

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You must be at least 14 years of age to operate the Segways. You must also weigh at least 100 lbs and not more than 260 lbs to operate the Segways.
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Product ID: 13810