Released on: July 23, 2014, 3:25 am (EDT)
Industry: Travel

WASHINGTON, DC, July 23, 2014 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Bike and Roll® DC is excited to announce the launch of a fifth location: Smithsonian® National Mall Tours launching from the National Museum of American History. Bike and Roll has partnered with the Smithsonian Institution to provide the only Segway® Personal Transporter tours to depart directly from the National Mall. Departing daily at 10:00am, 2:00pm, and 6:00pm, visitors have a chance to take a guided Segway ride beside history, learning about Smithsonian’s famed museums and America’s monuments on the National Mall.

Prepared in consultation with Smithsonian experts, this premiere Bike and Roll tour will highlight the architecture, art, culture, and history of Washington, DC’s National Mall and Memorial Parks with a specific focus on Smithsonian’s famed museums. Participants 16 and over will receive safety training and orientation, followed by a guided tour covering over 1,000 acres of the National Mall. As an official Segway Experience Center, Smithsonian National Mall Tours provides guests with the utmost level of expertise when it comes to the operation of Personal Transporters. On their tour, guests will hear the many stories behind DC’s most famous landmarks and national treasures, all while gliding through the capital on their own Personal Transporters.

Smithsonian National Mall Tours may expand to include guided bicycle tours at some point in the future.

About Smithsonian National Mall Tours
Smithsonian National Mall Tours is operated by Bike and Roll DC. Located at the Mall entrance of the National Museum of American History on Madison Drive, tours depart daily, and tour tickets are $74 a person. Riders must be at least 16 years of age and between 100-260 pounds to participate. For more information, visit or call (202) 384-8516.

About Bike and Roll DC
Bike and Roll DC is a managing partner of Bike and Roll, a national network of bicycle rental and tour companies known for outstanding customer service, exceptional value, and quality rental equipment. Bike and Roll DC has five locations in the DC area: National Mall at L’Enfant Plaza, Downtown DC at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library, Bikestation at Union Station, a location in Old Town Alexandria, VA, and the National Museum of American History. Visit for more information on local or national locations.

Contact-Details: Catharine Pear

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