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Tobacco, Textiles & Trains - Historic Warehouse District Tour provided by Bright Leaf Segway Tours

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Tobacco, Textiles & Trains - Historic Warehouse District Tour

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Overview
After a 25-30 minute Segway training session in our repurposed tobacco warehouse location, you will take a ride from the parking deck down  cobblestoned Bridge Street to the Crossing at the Dan and Craghead Street. There you will be transported back in time to see and hear stories of the 1880s Historic Tobacco Warehouse District. Please allow 2 hours for the entire experience.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    300 Bridge St
    300 Bridge St, Danville, VA 24541, USA
    300 Bridge St. The entrance to the parking garage says "Acree's Public Parking". Go into the garage and look for the Bright Leaf Segway Tours black trailer in the back. Parking is free.
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    JTI Fountain
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission included
    Public fountain donated by Japanese Tobacco, Inc. Photo opportunity.
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  • You'll end at
    300 Bridge St
    300 Bridge St, Danville, VA 24541, USA
    300 Bridge St. The entrance to the parking garage says "Acree's Public Parking". Go into the garage and look for the Bright Leaf Segway Tours black trailer in the back. Parking is free.
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
300 Bridge St, Danville, VA 24541, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Tour escort/host
  • Use of helmet
  • Entry/Admission - JTI Fountain
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • A maximum of 5 people per booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 5 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Holly H wrote a review Jul 2019
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Lori and Berkley are very knowledgeable about Danville and made this tour so much fun! Everyone in my group was excited to ride Segways for the first time; it was a blast! We really enjoyed all the little tidbits of history that Lori doled out during our jaunt. I can't wait
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Michael R F wrote a review Oct 2018
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A colleague and I signed up for a Segway tour with low expectations. It turned out to be a fabulous experience. Why? 1) learning & riding a segway is itself fun, 2) Berkeley & Lori are passionate about Danville history and made it come alive, 3) their consideration and
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Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Lori B, Owner at Tobacco, Textiles & Trains - Historic Warehouse District Tour
Responded 12 Nov 2018
Thanks, Michael, for your kind review! We certainly enjoyed showing you around Danville. Thanks again for riding with us!
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Lauren B wrote a review Oct 2018
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We have never had this much fun during a tour! They explained everything you need to know about operating a segway before the tour and make sure you are comfortable to continue. We learned a lot of history about Danville while enjoying the ride and good company! We will
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Response from Lori B, Owner at Tobacco, Textiles & Trains - Historic Warehouse District Tour
Responded 12 Nov 2018
Thanks, Lauren! We enjoyed having you two ride with us. Hope your anniversary weekend was great!
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By: Bright Leaf Segway Tours
Judson R
Judson R
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Awesome Ride!
Very informative for sure but the best part is actually riding the Segways. They are very easy to ride. Young and
svkcpa
svkcpa
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We loved all 3 tours!!
Spent the weekend in Danville. Had so much fun with the first tour, we ended up doing all three. Great way to le
FefeeT
FefeeT
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Highlights Tour
Awesome time with the owners of Bright Leaf Segway Tours! So informative, beautiful views and fun to ride the Seg
Susan G
Susan G
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Totally Recommend
We loved everything about Bright Leaf Segway Tours. Great to get an overview of the town you are visiting . Great
Jessica T
Jessica T
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Millionaires row
First time riding g a segway. I was a little nervous at first but they helped me through it. By the end I didn't wa
Hennessy2
Hennessy2
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Great Fun!
Our tour was awesome! We had plenty of time to get comfortable on the Segway. We learned a lot about historic Danvi
David C
David C
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Not Just for Visitors--Danvillians Will Connect With Our History, Too!
A perfectly conceived experience. From the training for Segway newbies to the tour highlights by Joyce--everything
jchevalier19631985
jchevalier19631985
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So much fun!!!
Our tour was fantastic! We were properly educated on the use of our Segways. We saw so much history on our tour. Lo
777AnnS
777AnnS
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Highlights of Millionaires Row and Tobacco District
Our out of town guests really enjoyed the Segway Tour, and the tour guide, Joyce, was wonderful. The training on th
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