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Bright Leaf Segway Tours

Danville, VA, USA
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About Bright Leaf Segway Tours
Bright Leaf Segway Tours provides historical and scenic Segway tours of Danville, Virginia historic districts, and Riverwalk. Tours are conducted seven days per week by appointment only and reservations are required. Warehouse Historic District, Millionaires' Row/Old West End, and Hightlights tours are offered. Please check our facebook page or website for discounts and new tours offered.
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Millionaires' Row - The Secrets Inside
After a 25-30 minute Segway training session in our repurposed tobacco warehouse location, you will take a ride from the River District up Main Street to Millionaire's Row & historic Old West End. There you will be transported back in time to see and hear stories of Victorian mansions and churches. Please allow 2 hours for the entire experience.
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Tobacco, Textiles & Trains - Historic Warehouse District Tour
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.
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Highlights Tour
Begins at Acree's Warehouse on Bridge St. (paved with cobblestones) then to JTI Fountain, Wreck of the Old 97 mural, former Riverside Mill and Dan River Mill buildings, old Fire Station #1 (Danville's first), former Worsham St. Bridge site, Dibrell Brothers Tobacco Headquarters, the old train trestle and pedestrian bridge, Southern Railroad freight station and passenger depot, Danville Science Center, Craghead St. marketplace which served tobacco farmers, and the Tobacco Mural.

Then we'll ride up Main St. to Millionaires' Row/Old West End historic district. There you'll see beautiful pre-Civil War to Victorian-era mansions and churches built by tobacco barons, bankers and merchants at the height of Danville's golden age. Sites include Episcopal Church of the Epiphany (where Confederate President Jefferson Davis worshiped); Temple Beth Shalom; Sutherlin Mansion - the Last Confederate Capitol, and the Langhorne House, the childhood home of Lady Nancy Astor and Irene Langhorne Gibson.
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Reviewed October 27, 2019
Review of: Highlights Tour

Very informative for sure but the best part is actually riding the Segways. They are very easy to ride. Young and old will enjoy the ride. We had 5 in our group and everyone wants to do it again!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Judson R
BrightLeafSegway, Owner at Bright Leaf Segway Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2019

Thanks, Judson! We had a great time with you all as well.

Reviewed July 9, 2019

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...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Holly H
Reviewed July 1, 2019

Spent the weekend in Danville. Had so much fun with the first tour, we ended up doing all three. Great way to learn about the history of Danville and see the beautiful sights. Berkley and Lori and very knowledgeable about the area, and have so...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Susan K
BrightLeafSegway, Owner at Bright Leaf Segway Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2019

We were so glad you came & we enjoyed having you all!

Reviewed May 22, 2019 via mobile
Review of: Highlights Tour

Awesome time with the owners of Bright Leaf Segway Tours! So informative, beautiful views and fun to ride the Segway! Already had my second tour, can't wait to bring friends for another awesome trip around beautiful Danville!

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BrightLeafSegway, Owner at Bright Leaf Segway Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2019

Thanks so much! We enjoyed having you all ride with us.

Reviewed April 27, 2019
Review of: Highlights Tour

We loved everything about Bright Leaf Segway Tours. Great to get an overview of the town you are visiting . Great people all the way around at Bright Leaf. Patient teachers, knowledgeable guides, great experience. There is nothing I could say needs improvement! Would highly...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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BrightLeafSegway, Owner at Bright Leaf Segway Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2019

Thanks, Susan! We so enjoyed having you ride with us, it was our pleasure.

Reviewed October 30, 2018

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,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Lori B, Owner at Bright Leaf Segway Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Thanks, Michael, for your kind review! We certainly enjoyed showing you around Danville. Thanks again for riding with us!

Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

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...More

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Lori B, Owner at Bright Leaf Segway Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Thanks, Lauren! We enjoyed having you two ride with us. Hope your anniversary weekend was great!

Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

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 want to get off. Will definitely be going back. Definitely recommend it. The tour guides were awesome and super nice people!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jessica T
Lori B, Owner at Bright Leaf Segway Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Thanks, Jessica! We enjoyed having both of you ride with us.

Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Our tour was awesome! We had plenty of time to get comfortable on the Segway. We learned a lot about historic Danville and would book another trip. Our guide, Lori, was very informative and flexible to meet our needs.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Lori B, Owner at Bright Leaf Segway Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thanks a bunch! We enjoyed having you all. :)

Reviewed September 14, 2018

A perfectly conceived experience. From the training for Segway newbies to the tour highlights by Joyce--everything has been carefully thought out.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David C
Lori B, Owner at Bright Leaf Segway Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Thanks, David, for your review. We're glad you had a good time!

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