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Smithsonian National Mall Tours

1400 Constitution Ave NW, National Museum of American History, Washington DC, DC 20560-0007
+1 202-384-8516
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The only way to see the Mall.

My wife and I only had three days to spend in DC so we decided to start with a Segway tour to get a... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2013
jwatsonusa
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Huntersville, NC
The best thing you can do!!

This was the best thing we could do while our one day visit to Washington DC.My parents and I had a... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2013
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Ride beside history! Prepared in consultation with Smithsonian experts, this premiere Segway tour highlights the architecture, art, culture, and history of Washington, DC's National Mall and many of Smithsonian's famed museums. Hear the many stories behind DC's landmarks and most famous national treasures on this three hour tour. Covering over 1,000 acres of the National Mall and Memorial Parks, this is DC's only tour that departs directly from the Mall at the National Museum of American History. Must be at least 16 years old to participate. (Min. weight 100lbs, max 260lbs).
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1400 Constitution Ave NW, National Museum of American History, Washington DC, DC 20560-0007
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+1 202-384-8516

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Reviewed 24 April 2013

My wife and I only had three days to spend in DC so we decided to start with a Segway tour to get a lay of the land. We were blessed because the weather earlier in the day was rough but cleared up nicely and...More

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SegwayInc, Manager at Smithsonian National Mall Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2013

Given that you were only in town for 3 days, you made a great choice in taking our tour to learn more about the DC area. I’m happy to hear that you enjoyed yourself and that I provided just the right mix of historical tour...More

Reviewed 24 April 2013

This was the best thing we could do while our one day visit to Washington DC.My parents and I had a amazing and fun time on the segways with the best guide "Lee"!! He was great and did the tour for us in german. The...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2013

This was my first ever Segway experience. I loved it and would do it again in a heartbeat! My guide, Lee, was very professional, extremely knowledgeable, and at all time safety oriented. My tour started at 12:30 on a Wednesday, luckily the weather was perfect...More

Thank Rasa T
Reviewed 18 April 2013 via mobile

We had never done a Segway. After a short orientation, we were off.It was easy to learn and to use,and the tour through the Mall and the Capitol was one of the highlights of our trip. Would do it again in a heartbeat.

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Reviewed 18 April 2013

The other reviews are not an exaggeration. I grew up just outside of DC and have visited as an adult at least a dozen times. The Segway tour was the highlight of a great week-long trip to DC with my family and 17-year-old son. I...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 8 April 2013

We had a great time on this tour. My adult son has never ridden a Segway before and he mastered it in no time. Our guide was Rick and he made the tour fun. When he found out that 2 of us were local he...More

Thank DLC12988
Reviewed 8 April 2013

I only wish I could rent one every single day in DC. It was So cool to see the mall this way, a guided tour on wheels. Fun!!! Our tour guide Rick was the best and my husband and 17 year old son had a...More

Thank RubyBurns
Reviewed 3 April 2013

I really enjoyed this tour! It was not only a lot of fun, it was also a great way to get an overview of everything there is to see on the Mall. Our tour guide, Lee was very knowledgeable and had a great sense of...More

Thank kmcauley23
Reviewed 1 April 2013

I had a wonderful time seeing the Capitol Mall and Monuments on the segway. Our tour guide Rick got us comfortable with the segway and then we were off to see the Mall. It is amazing how much more you can see gliding by at...More

Thank Dawn F
Reviewed 1 April 2013

Washington DC has a lot to offer and there is only so much walking that can be done. This Segway tour provided an excellent orientation and covered many of the major highlights with explanation and facts along the way (using a radio/headset). Lee the tour...More

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ksugong
9 July 2015|
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Response from Luciana B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. School will be back and it should not be so crowd. Be prepared to walk a lot.
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Rob K
22 March 2015|
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Response from Santiago M |
On bike tours, yes. Segway riders must be at least 16 years old, though.
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