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  • Location:Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Duration:1 hour

Philadelphia Segway Tour

Experience Philadelphia like never before on this educational and entertaining 1- or 2-hour guided, small-group Segway tour. Learn about Philadelphia’s important history and visit popular locations like Penn’s Landing, the Historic District, the Italian Market, Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Society Hill on a 5- or 10-mile loop around Center City. Guided Segway training and photos from the tour are included. Dress in weather-appropriate clothes with flat, closed-toed shoes.

Highlights

  • 1- or 2-hour Segway tour of Philadelphia
  • Ride your Segway on a 5- or 10-mile loop of Center City
  • View Philadelphia landmarks such as the Italian Market, Independence Hall and the Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Travel down Benjamin Franklin Parkway and the Schuylkill River Trail (if option selected)
  • Small-group tour with a maximum of 6 people ensures a more personalized experience

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What You Can Expect

Philadelphia Segway Tour

Philadelphia Segway Tour

Why ride when you can glide? Riding on a Segway isn’t rocket science, but it’s important to know how to maneuver one, especially gliding around a large metropolitan area like downtown Philly. So this tour begins with a brief but thorough training session to make sure everyone feels comfortable and knowledgeable about their Segway. Additionally, all passengers must weight between 99 and 300lbs (44 and 136kg) to participate.

With the training out of the way, it’s time to hit the open road.On the 1-hour Segway tour around Philadelphia, cruise a loop from the Historic District and Penn’s Landing to the Delaware River and South Street neighborhoods. Check out over 15 attractions, like the historic First Bank of the United States, the 9th Street Italian Market — the oldest and largest outdoor market in the United States — the folk art environs of the Magic Gardens and the various churches attended by William Penn, where the Quaker leader (who fought against religious oppression) practised what he preached.

On the 2-hour Segway tour, continue along the loop, passing by Elfreth's Alley, America's oldest continuously inhabited residential street, and the Betsy Ross House, believed to be the very site where the the first American Flag was sewn. Glide by Independence Hall, birthplace of the U.S. Declaration of Independence and Constitution, and the magnificent homes of Society Hill. 

Continue on to the Avenue of the Arts, Rittenhouse Square and Fitler Square before traveling along the Schuylkill River to the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the famous stairs from the movie Rocky. Finally, it’s off to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and the Rodin Museum before winding through some of the city’s back streets, en route to the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and Chinatown, where the tour comes to an end.

Customer Reviews

Patrick R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Super fun and a cracking way to see this wonderful city. Move at speed and with commentary while in motion means it is invigorating .

Sheri C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

We had a great time on our Philly tour... our guide, Ben, was terrific and really accommodating to our slower pace we had my 75 yo dad with us!

june W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Had a wonderful 2 hour tour of Philadelphia. Our guide,Kevin, was brilliant.

mere101

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This was a super fun tour and our guide Kevin was great. We saw the whole city of Philly and all the sites. Kevin expressed the love for his city in the descriptions and history he shared with us. He also did a great job of keeping us safe.

Amy M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Great way to cover a lot of terrain and history. My 16 yr old and I had a great time together!

Mark K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

We had a lot of fun and learned much about the history and culture of Philadelphia. The 2 hour tour hit most of the important sites.

susan L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Great way to see the sights! Ben was an amazing guide. We went with our 16 year old and 20 year old and they LOVED this experience.

James H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

I very much enjoyed the trip Training was good quickly became comfortable on the Segway Interesting commentary along the way Always felt safe Good guide

Bonnie M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

My grandson and I had a fabulous time!! Our tour guide gave us the tour of a lifetime. We saw many, many important sites and had fun doing it.

Karen J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great event, loads of fun on a beautiful sunny Philadelphia Day!

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