Yes. It is definitely Segway season. Timmie Cortina, owner of Absolutely Chicago Segway, has plans. “We’re delighted to showcase the wonderful efforts of the Chicago Loop Alliance to celebrate public art in the Loop. The Art Loop 2010 Segway Tour is a great way for both visitors and Chicago natives to experience the cultural gems the Loop has to offer.”
WHO: Art Loop 2010 Segway Tour
WHAT: Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours is combining art appreciation with a dash of sightseeing whimsy with their new Art Loop 2010 Segway Tour. Designed to coincide with the Chicago Loop Alliance’s latest art initiative, Art Loop 2010, the tour will feature stops and accompanying commentary at the sites of some of Chicago’s most famous outdoor works of art. The Art Loop 2010 Segway Tour includes visits to Tony Tasset’s “The Eye” and “Cardinal”, “The Bean”, Crown Fountain, “The Bowman”, “The Spearman”, and works by Miro and Chagall. Participants will also get great views of the storefront galleries created by the Chicago Loop Alliance. In addition to Chicago’s renowned artwork, the sightseeing tour also gives riders views and insights into some of Chicago’s world-famous architecture.
WHERE: Located 3 blocks east of Michigan Avenue on the south side of Randolph Street at 337 East Randolph Street (Discounted parking is available.)
WHEN: Sunday mornings at 8:30 AM, from September 19th through October 31st.
WHY? Whatever your age, this experience needs to be near the top of your “Bucket List” for Chicago. If someone were to ask me for my recommendation of what to do on a 24 hour stop in our city, this would be one of my suggestions. Whether you choose the art and autumn leaves view, or prefer to glide along with ghosts and ghouls, you will not forget the Segway experience. If you think you can’t do it- you have to go!
Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours is professional. You are taught how to ride, and supplied with safety equipment, and guides look out for you throughout the tour.
Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours is blast! The guides are knowledgeable, personable, with a great sense of humor- and patient.
Tour length is approximately 2 hours. The fee is $60 per person.
For more information and to make reservations: www.ChicagoSegways.com or 312-552-5100
Still have Questions? http://www.chicagosegway.com/faqs.html
What are you doing this Halloween? Tis the Segway season…
And Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours recently announced the October schedule for their popular Halloween-themed Segway tour. The tour features stops at the sites of some of Chicago’s most famous disasters and hauntings.
The tours will run Wednesday through Saturday, at 6:30 PM and at 9:15 PM throughout October. Tours on Sunday through Tuesday are available for groups of 6 or more. Group discounts are available.
This Haunted Halloween Segway Tour includes the haunted sites of Fort Dearborn, the Iroquois Fire, the Morgue on State, the Eastland disaster, “Death Alley”, Haunted Hotels and Museums, and the home of Al Capone’s haunted yacht. To get in the “spirit” of the Halloween season, tour guides will be dressed as ghoulish figures.
Tour length is approximately 2 hours. The fee is $65 per person.
And a ghoulish time will be had by all. Do not miss this. It is the best time you can have with a group of your friends. Come on now, do something different this Halloween. Challenge yourself. Segway!!!
The story of my experience: echoflam.com/culture-events-in-chicago/me-on-a-segway-absolutely-chicago-segway-tours