A Segway on the Downtown Discovery tour can reach a top speed of 10 miles per hour, akin to the top speeds of a squirrel or a fat, slow cheetah. Roll at your own pace with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $29 for a 90-minute Downtown Discovery Segway tour (a $55 value)
- $57 for two Groupons, each good for a 90-minute Downtown Discovery Segway tour (a $110 total value)
- $112 for four Groupons, each good for a 90-minute Downtown Discovery Segway tour (a $220 total value)
The encyclopedic guides at Triangle Glides recount tales and anecdotes that testify to Raleigh’s colorful history on tours that usher groups across the city on self-balancing Segways. Before tour groups depart from City Market, pilots strap on provided helmets and soak up safety tips in an indoor training session that covers the basics of stopping, turning, gliding, and starring in spontaneous musical montages. The two-wheeled odyssey commences as guides comment through a wireless audio pack that relays interesting factoids about the M.T. Pope House, Shimmer Wall, Nash Square, and other highlights. To view the schedule, click here.
Since 2008, the mobile historians at Triangle Glides have been leading tours and eco adventures through the most exciting locations in Raleigh's past and present. They spin tales as groups take in the sights on foot, by Segway or on electric bike.
To explore the area's waters, the company's professional, experienced instructors help newbies master these watercraft during seasonal paddleboard lessons on nearby Lake Wheeler, where paddlers find calm waters surrounded by leafy forests.