Segway Nation

Austin

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In a Nutshell

  • Fun date activity
  • See new sights of Austin
  • Good for groups

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jun 17, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Reservation req'd one week in advance; subject to availability. 48-hour cancellation notice or Groupon is forfeited. Must be 14 or older. 260 lbs. weight max. Valid only for Ghost Tour. Gratuity not included. Not valid with other offers. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Lewis and Clark were a frownful bunch because they were forced to tour the brimbles and brambles of the wilderness by foot. Today's Groupon gives you a discoverer's eyes with a Robocop's wheels: for $35, you get to take the Ghost and Bat Tour with Segway Nation (up to a $75 value). Tours launch daily, beginning their creeps and crawls at 7 pm.

The 2.5-hour Bat and Ghost Tour ($75) is a hauntingly seasonal affair that explores the more Scooby-snacked sections of ghostly downtown. Many guests admit to shaking in their Seg-legs when the tour stops at the Congress Avenue Bridge, where 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats swarm the sky like a bat out of a multiplicity machine. Other spooktacular Austin stops include the creepy Moonlight Towers as well as the lighting of the Capitol building.

Consult the schedule online and call ahead to book your adventure at least a week ahead of time.

Reviews

Eight Yelpers give Segway Nation an average of five stars.

  • Can't remember the last time I had this much fun!!! Would highly, highly recommend to others. The guides were so friendly and gave a good explanation/demonstration of the Segway and how to ride it safely. – S.S., Yelp
  • I took the Bat/Ghost tour this past week and it was awesome. We had a bright full moon and everyone in the group got the hang of riding pretty quickly. – Tom B., Yelp

Nation Tours, Inc.

Nation Tours, Inc. lets people explore Texas's rich history and culture seven days a week while aboard self-balancing vehicles. Rolling through Austin's past, their guides spin tales of prominent landmarks such as the Texas State Capitol building and Lady Bird Lake. These adventures echo in San Antonio, where Segways travel 6 times each day through The Alamo and Houston Street. In Dallas, convoys also leave 6 times daily and zip past historic sites such as Dealey Plaza, Thanksgiving Square, newly built Victory Park, the 6th Floor Museum where Lee Harvey Oswald fired at JFK, the Dallas Maverick's American Airline's Arena, and The JFK Memorial. When night falls across either city, tours send a spooky chill down sightseers' spines during their signature City Lights Ghost tour. Depending on the tour, various other sites may include: the haunted Menger Hotel, the Tower of the Americas, one of the oldest cathedrals in America, the San Fernando Cathedral, HemisFair Park, the River Walk, and San Antonio's La Villita art village. Segways zip across each city's haunted locations, outrunning ghosts who don't have the physical weight to lean their Segways forward.

Customer Reviews

First time riding a segway and really enjoyed it. They take the time to give you a short introduction one on one to riding the segway so if you've never done it and are nervous, don't let that stop you. Once you're on it for about 15 minutes, it will feel natural and you'll get to just enjoy riding and seeing the sites. Highly recommended!
Valentin R. · December 13, 2016
We had a great time on our tour and would definitely recommend it to others in San Antonio! What a great way to see the city. Our two teenagers loved it also!
Shirley C. · December 13, 2016
Best thing to see a historical city..
David L T. · November 1, 2016

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