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Address: 1600 E 8th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605-3737
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+1 800-975-3177
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10:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Tue - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat 09:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Exceptional Segway tours for exceptional people! Offering...

Exceptional Segway tours for exceptional people! Offering Private/Specialized events and on-location tour experiences.

Ybor City & Hillsborough River State Park

- Historical Segway Tours

- Segway Sight Seeing Tours

- Segway Cigar Tour of Ybor City

- Small & Large Groups Welcome

Segway tour companies are not all created equal. Come see what makes us different. Segway tours by Electric Glide Tours:

"The Most Fun You Can Have Standing Up!"

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Fun way to see and learn about Ybor City

We were a group of four, experienced Segway riders who wanted to tour the Ybor City section of Tampa Florida. From my initial contact with Russell through to the conclusion of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group of four, experienced Segway riders who wanted to tour the Ybor City section of Tampa Florida. From my initial contact with Russell through to the conclusion of the tour he proved to be friendly, professional and knowledgeable, providing us with a very enjoyable experience. The equipment was clean and in good shape, Russell was thorough in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Combine a Segway ride with some culture and history of the start of Tampa and the development of Ybor City and cigar making in Florida. Guided by Russel who has great local knowledge. I've come to Florida for years and thought of it as a wasteland of fast food chains. This was great! Had brunch at Colombia restaurant. Great Day!... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

If you like history you'd love this tour, and it's lots of fun. Russell, the owener and our guide, is very well informed about the history of the area and obviously loves what he does. Ybor City is a unique place with a unique history. Loved the feral roosters running aroud the streets.

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Russell H, Owner at Electric Glide Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a Segway tour with us! We enjoyed having you as our guest for the day. Please join us again. Warm Regards from Florida, RH More 

Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Born and raised in Two Rivers I thought I knew it all, well Russell knows so much more. Our Segway tour was great fun and the experience of learning to ride a Segway is made easy with Russell's instructions and watchful eye. Riding through the park trails, then down the beach area and a stop at Washington House made for... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Russell is probably the best segway host to date having segwayed in St. Petersburg, Tampa, St. Augustine, Naples and Pensacola in Florida plus in Philadelphia. Russell is conscious of safety first. Excellent tour of old and new Ybor including a 911 memorial and sheriff's memorial recently opened. Ask to see the turn of the century ethnic social clubs or worker... More 

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Randolph, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

First, we love Segway. We try to do Segway tours wherever we travel. It's fun, you cover a lot of distance, and get details about a place you would never otherwise know. Our Ybor City tour on Electric Glide Tours ranked right up there. Russel is the owner and guide. He first makes sure everyone is safe and comfortable. TIP... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Had a great time. Russell taught how to use the Segway's and made sure we felt comfortable. He had great knowledge of the history of Ybor and a great sense of humor. This is a must do if you come to Ybor and want to learn about the town.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend. This was my second time doing this tour and my girlfriend's first time. Russ is an excellent teacher and your nervousness will be gone within the first 5 mins of getting on the Segway. He is very informative about the history of Ybor City and has great jokes. Great way to start our girl's weekend!

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Guy was super funny! Learned so much about Ybor city. It was really cool to see all of the old cigar factories and how they have preserved Ybor city. We hung out at Gaspars Grotto afterwards where we took advantage of complementary cocktails. I highly recommend this Segway tour if you are in Tampa.

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Hudson, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

My wife and grandson were able to use the stand up machines, I was 15 lbs. too heavy. They had 3 hours of fun seeing sites that most people might not get to see or even know about. Their guide was very good at his job and funny as well. He even took time to show individual points of interest... More 

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