See Washington DC's colorful cherry blossom trees in full bloom on a 3-hour Segway tour, taking place from mid- March to mid-April. Coinciding with the National Cherry Blossom Festival, the 3-hour tour by self-balancing, electric Segway showcases the most impressive displays of foliage as well as several top Washington DC attractions. Glide around Tidal Basin; see the National Mall, Washington Monument and more; and learn about the history of the popular springtime festival.Numbers are limited to eight on this small-group Segway tour, ensuring personalized attention from a guide.
Meet your guide in Foggy Bottom, and start with an orientation session to get familiar with your two-wheeled, electric, self-balancing Segway. Once you feel safe and at ease, follow your guide through the city’s leafy streets while hearing about the National Cherry Blossom Festival.
A long-standing city tradition, the festival is held in March each year to celebrate the occasion when Japanese cherry trees were gifted to the city from Japan. Symbolizing the friendship between the two nations as well as the start of spring, the festival showcases some 3,000 blossoms spread around the city.
Glide around the edge of Tidal Basin, stopping to admire the pretty pink blossoms against the reservoir, and head past the National Mall and Washington Monument, the obelisk that commemorates the first American president. Weave through the crowds to see more of the city’s poignant monuments such as the Martin Luther King Memorial and the Jefferson Memorial, and stop for photos against a backdrop of leafy pink trees.
After three hours of scouting out the city’s most impressive cherry blossom trees, return to the start point where your tour finishes.