Charlotte Segway Tour
Charlotte, North Carolina is known for its historic sights, and museums. Instead of trying to figure out what sights to go to first, let us plan it out for you with your choice of our one and a half or two-hour tour of Charleston. We do the planning and the sights for you, and all you have to do is enjoy your tour!
Enjoy your Seaway tour with us, enjoying the largest city in North Carolina, Charlotte. Our local guide will take you to the Levine Avenue of the Arts, from there you will go to the Mint Museum, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, The Gantt Center, and lastly, visit the historic Fifth Ward.
On our 1.5 hour tour, you will see the Beecher's family exquisite collection of modern art at the Beecher Museum, build in 2010 to display the art. You will not want to miss seeing the 'The Firebird', an outdoor sculpture, designed in mirror mosaic, standing over 17 feet tall.
Continue your journey with Charlotte's arts with the Mint Museum, Charlotte's oldest museum, with the largest collection of art in the Southeast. Then it's off to The Gantt Center, displaying African-American exhibitions and arts. Your art tour will end at The Green, a pocket park lined with beautiful sculptures, depicting periods of great literature. Your tour will end at the Fourth Ward, where you will see some of Charlotte's finest Victorian homes. If you chose the two-hour tour, you will visit the Old Settlers' Cemetary, Elmwood/Pinewood Cemetary, and the Carolina Panthers Football Stadium, along with the sights on the one and a half hour tour.
Pick out your choice of tours today! Also, don't forget the amusement park, Carowinds, and some of the great sights to visit during your tour in Charlotte!
Buzz through Charlotte's hopping Uptown neighborhood on this Segway tour of North Carolina's biggest city! Follow your local guide as you glide along the Levine Avenue of the Arts and check out the Mint Museum, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, The Gantt Center and the historic Fourth Ward. Choose either a 1.5- or 2-hour ride - the longer ride includes two historic cemeteries and the Carolina Panthers football stadium.
You'll meet your guide in downtown Charlotte and get started with a safety overview for the Segway. Once you're comfortable with the Segway's controls, follow your guide through the Uptown district, with plenty of stops along the way to snap photos and to hear fun stories and facts about Charlotte's history.
Option 1: 1.5-hour Segway tour
Wheel down the Levine Ave of the Arts, named after local donors to the arts in Charlotte. On one side of the avenue you'll see the Bechtler Museum, designed by a Swiss architect and opened in 2010 to show the Bechtler family's collection of modern art. Check out Niki de Saint Phalle's outdoor sculpture 'The Firebird' - which is covered in mirror mosaic and stands more than 17 feet (5 meters) tall.
Across the street you'll find the Mint Museum, the oldest art museum in Charlotte with one of the largest art collections in the Southeast, and the Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture, which presents exhibitions and performing arts. Then pop into The Green, a pocket park lined with sculptures that celebrate great literature.
Next you'll travel over to Trade and Tryon streets, a crossroads where two native American trails once intersected, which became the center of Charlotte. Then head into the historic Fourth Ward where your guide will lead you through streets lined with beautiful Victorian homes.
Levine Avenue of the Arts
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
The Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture
Trade and Tryon
Option 2: 2-hour Segway tour
This option includes the sights in the shorter tour followed by a visit to the Old Settlers' Cemetery, Charlotte's original municipal cemetery which operated for a century starting in 1776. Listen to your guide's tales of the prominent citizens that were buried here and at your next stop, the Elmwood/Pinewood Cemetery. Finally you'll return to modern times with a spin around the Panthers Stadium, where Carolina Panthers football fans cheer on their team.
Landmarks include those in option 1, plus:
Old Settlers' Cemetery
Carolina Panthers football stadium