This two-wheel, battery-powered, totally mellow conveyance is becoming a more and more popular way see parts of Colorado – and you don’t get out of breath while you’re doing it.
You can find Segway operators in most parts of the state, and here are three to get you started:
Colorado Springs Segway sets up sets up small groups who go out together and enjoy specifically chosen paths. The routes are scenic, safe and tranquil. No big crowds.
In Cañon City south of Colorado Springs, iLean Ride Co. takes a different approach, providing you a route “along the top of a mountain ridge to explore dinosaur tracks made over 100 million years ago.” You can also cross the Royal Gorge Bridge, the highest suspension bridge on the continent, mosey through the town itself or challenge yourself on the Segway Moto Track, the only such dirt track built just for Segways!
Colorado Segway Tours Denver and Boulder has multiple tours, with a guided glide along seven miles of Denver byway that can include parks, historic sites, views of the South Platte River, visits to the Denver Convention Center, Denver Art Gallery, Lower Downtown, or LoDo as it’s known, 16th Street Mall and the capitol building under the golden dome. Or you can opt to see the sports venues – the Mile High stadium where our Broncos play, Coors Field for the Colorado Rockies or the Pepsi Center for the Nuggets. In Boulder your tour is seven-plus miles and goes through historic neighborhoods, past the famed “Mork and Mindy House,” to Chautauqua Park, Gregory Canyon, Pearl Street Mall and to various places where you’ll have great views of the Flatirons.