San Francisco Electric Tour Company Announces New Segway Night Tour: Chinatown, North Beach, & the Embarcadero Waterfront
San Francisco Electric Tour Company announced the addition of a new night Segway tour to their existing repertoire. The new night tour highlights Chinatown, North Beach, and the Embarcadero Waterfront.
- San Francisco, CA (1888PressRelease) June 23, 2012 - San Francisco Electric Tour Company announced the addition of a new night Segway tour to their existing repertoire. The new night tour highlights Chinatown, North Beach, and the Embarcadero Waterfront.
The Tour begins at the West end of Fisherman's Wharf before gliding through North Beach, the neighborhood best known as San Francisco's Little Italy. Guests will stop at Washington Square and learn about the Beat Generation. Next, guests will visit Chinatown, a veritable city within a city and home to the largest Chinese community outside of Asia. The tour loops back up the Embarcadero waterfront, cruising past historic Piers before stopping at Fisherman's Wharf, where visitors will see Dungeness crabs being cracked in historic open-air stalls.
Next, the tour passes the Cable Car turntable, Ghirardelli Square and the National Maritime Museum before pausing to admire breathtaking views of the Alcatraz Lighthouse against the glittering backdrop of the San Francisco Bay.
Owner Brian Huber says, "This new route sets the city's best sights against an exciting and romantic evening backdrop. Our tour covers three neighborhoods and features interesting stories about the city. We have added new Segways and additional guides to meet the high demand for this sensational new tour."
Guest reviews have been enthusiastic. George E. from Stratford, Connecticut called the new evening tour "the highlight of my trip to SF" and "highly recommend[s] it to anyone." Guest R.K. from Omaha raves, "This is a tour you won't soon forget! It's a fun way to see the sights of San Francisco."
Departures: April-October : Thursday-Saturday Nightly 7:30pm. November -March: 5pm Friday & Saturday. With 4 or more guests, the company will add additional tours on Monday through Wednesday nights. Departure Location: 757 Beach Street, San Francisco CA 94109 from the rear parking lot. Advance reservations are encouraged. In the case of cold or foggy weather, guests will receive gloves and warm coats.