See Austin's most historic sites from the comfort of a two-wheel, self-balancing segway. Follow your guide along the city streets, taking in such landmarks as the Texas State Capitol Building, the Bob Bullock Museum—dedicated to Texas state history—and the Driskill Hotel, a favorite haunt of former U.S. President Lyndon Johnson. It's a great alternative to the typical sightseeing tour, and one that's filled with interesting facts about the places you visit and pic-worthy stops along the way.
Texas Ranger at the Foot of the Texas State Capitol Building
Meet in downtown Austin on Lavaca Street for your safety orientation and lesson. Once you feel comfortable on your Segway, follow your guide through the city for a sightseeing tour.
Head down Congress Avenue and see several historical buildings. Pass the Texas State Capitol Building, completed in 1888 in Italian Renaissance Revival architectural style. See how it’s surrounded by 22 acres (8 hectares) of vast grounds and monuments.
See the Driskill Hotel, built in 1886 by a cattle baron that has blossomed into an opulent historic landmark. Cruise past the Bob Bullock Museum, named for the former lieutenant governor, and wave to the Texas State History Museum.
You’ll make stops along the way to take photos and learn fun facts from your guide before ending back on Lavaca Street.