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The Segway Capital of the World!

The Segway Capital of the World! This winter a question was presented to me. “Has any place claimed to be the Segway Capital of the World?” I examined the internet and couldn’t find anyone attempting to make this claim about a location. I would like to claim Northeast Wisconsin as the Segway Capital of the World!…

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June 27, 2019

Why should you choose the Peninsula State Park Segway Tour?

Why should you choose the Peninsula State Park Segway Tour? The park itself is impressive. Peninsula State Park is the 3rd largest state park in Wisconsin with over 8 miles of shoreline and has over 1 million visitors each year. It is widely known as the most complete in the Wisconsin State Park system. Our Segway tour travels along the less used roads in the interior of Peninsula State Park. There are few cars, pedestrians, or bikes to contend with. Even though the roads are not very busy they include several amazing views of the water from 100+ foot bluffs and meandering forested roads. Often, we will spot wildlife like deer, woodpeckers, or porcupines. You will learn about the rich history and historic locations within Peninsula State Park. Before it was a park there were two distinct communities inside the…

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May 29, 2019

Who can actually ride a Segway?

When I meet people and they find out that I own a Segway tour business I often offer to let them experience the Segway (I love to share the FUN). Most people will take me up on the offer but often someone will say, “I don’t have good balance.” and wave the idea away. If they have the time I will try to coax them to give it a try. When they swallow their fears, get on, and follow my instructions, 9 times out of 10 they will soon get a surprised look on their face and say, “I can do this!” So who can ride on a Segway? The simple answer is whoever can trust the Segway can enjoy a glide on one. The Segway balances you, you don’t have to have balance. As long as you can stand…

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May 7, 2019

Celebrating our 15th Year providing FUN on Segway Tours

Guided Segway Tours came to Door County for the first time in 2005. We had 11 Segways and an obstacle course in front of Nelsons True Value in Fish Creek on Hwy 42. For 2 months that first summer we gave people the opportunity to try out the Segway. We also offered 3 different guided…

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April 30, 2019