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“Segue” Into Fort Lauderdale’s Illustrious History During a Daytime Segway Tour or Overnight Hotel Package

Published on May 11, 2015 by Riverwalk Arts Entertainment District
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What better way is there to learn about Fort Lauderdale’s intriguing history and enjoy the beauty of the city than on a Segway tour? The District is giving visitors and locals alike TWO ways to enjoy Fort Lauderdale: via the daytime Heart of Fort Lauderdale Segway Tour and the overnight Segway to the Riverside Hotel Package.

Heart of Fort Lauderdale Segway Tour

It just takes a few minutes for Segway Fort Lauderdale representatives to train guests to ride, and then they’re rolling through Fort Lauderdale’s scenic waterfront and charming neighborhood streets. Guests enjoy fun facts and stories of a bygone era while riding the fun and easy-to-use vehicle, perfect for any age. The 1 ½-hour tour includes many scenic spots for photo taking, including:

Tours are scheduled every Saturday and Sunday beginning at 9 a.m. and include the guest’s choice of a self-guided or docent tour of the Fort Lauderdale History Center campus, including the Historic New River Inn. The cost is $89.95 per person for adults and children aged 12 or older. To book the Heart of Fort Lauderdale Tour, please call Segway Fort Lauderdale at 954-304-5746 or visit

Segway to the Riverside Hotel Package

Even better than rolling into Fort Lauderdale’s history on a Segway: combining the tour with an overnight stay at a chic hotel on Las Olas. The historic Riverside Hotel, located on lively Las Olas Boulevard, offers the Heart of Fort Lauderdale Segway Tour and overnight escape for two through its Segway to the Riverside Hotel package.

Guests check into the chic Riverside Hotel, which boasts beautiful marina views and world-class amenities in a relaxed and charming Florida-style setting. With two restaurants, a beautiful lobby bar, vintage pub, heated tropical outdoor swimming pool, fitness center and on-property boat dockage, the Riverside is only minutes from the beach and limitless cultural activities.

The Segway to the Riverside Hotel package includes:

  • Double occupancy accommodations in a deluxe room
  • Heart of Fort Lauderdale Segway Tours for two
  • Two drinks of guests’ choice at the Riverside Hotel
  • Complimentary overnight valet parking

Package rates start at $259, per night, based on double occupancy, excluding taxes and service charges (a savings of $130 per night over booking package items separately). To book the package, visit

What are you waiting for? Go out, get rolling on a Segway, and discover Fort Lauderdale!

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