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1/2 Day E-Bike Tour of Norfolk's History and Art

Ride through Norfolk's culture past and present on our 4-hour guided tour with the use of a helmet with an intercom system for social distancing. Pedal or use Pedego e-bike power at up to 20 mph to 20 points of interest.

Our tour spans the History, Culture, and Art of Norfolk's five riverside Burroughs.

These bikes have electric motors so pedal or use electric power. We routinely have riders that span the spectrum of age and fitness Expert instruction and a practice session are compulsory prior to launching.

If your group is larger than 5 or has specific needs please reach out and we will create a custom tour to suit your needs.

per adult from

$98

AUD

Duration

4 hours 30 minutes

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  • What's included :
    • Use of bicycle
    • Use of bike helmet
    • Bottled water
    • Group photo
    • Local guide
    • Snacks - Our half day E-Bike excursion includes your choice of pastries and other hand made treats at The Bakehouse at Chelsea.
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Hotel pickup
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Pedego Electric Bikes Norfolk & OneWheel CoVA, 223 E City Hall Ave #101, Norfolk, VA 23510, USA

    Pedego Norfolk- Electric Bike Tours & Rentals | Ride along Norfolk's picturesque Elizabeth and Lafayette Rivers as we traverse Norfolk from one side of town to the other with the peace and quiet of beautiful separated bike routes.


    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Owen B. Pickett U.S. Custom House, 101 E Main St, Norfolk, VA 23510, USA

    The Owen B. Pickett U.S. Customs House is distinctly a classic Roman temple design, with sweeping steps leading to the pedimented be
    portico.

    It was designed by Ammi B. Young who was the Supervising Architect of the U.S. Treasury.


    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Town Point Park, Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA

    This spot offers a commanding view of the protected and deep waters of the Elizabeth River The generous natural channel prompted the British to found Gosport Shipyard here in 1767. Gosport, now Norfolk Naval Shipyard had been in constant operation since.


    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Selden House, 351 Botetourt St, Norfolk, VA 23510, USA

    William Boswell Seldon was a surgeon in the Confederate Army and hosted General Lee here. The residence offered a strategic view of the river and was later used as a Union Headquarters. You will hear more details about the structure and its history from outside the residence.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Fort Norfolk, 801 Front St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1011

    Fort Norfolk and the USS Constellation successfully defended Norfolk from British attackers in the War of 1812.

    Its magazine was used to supply the CSS Virginia (Merrimack) during its battle with the USS Monitor. Norfolk, Portsmouth, and the Fort were eventually recaptured by the Union Army.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Chelsea, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA

    This eclectic Burrough of Norfolk boasts a shipyard, several craft breweries, and The Bakehouse at Chelsea where we stop for hand made pastries.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Ghent, Norfolk, VA, USA

    We had a Victorian building boom in Ghent for 20 years around 1900. Norfolk's elite built their homes along the crescent-shaped waterway we call the Hauge.
    One notable captain of industry was Peter Wright who was the first to drive a car down Norfolk's Main Street in 1901. You will hear more details about Mr. Wright as we view the outside of the house he built in 1899.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Chrysler Museum of Art, 1 Memorial Pl, Norfolk, VA 23510-1540

    The museum contains our Norfolk Mace. This instrument of power has been likened to the Roman Standard. Possession of the mace was linked with the authority to govern our city. We will make a brief stop to view the mace hear details of how our citizens protected the mace through 2 wars.


    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Neon District, Norfolk, VA

    NEON is New Energy Of Norfolk. We will hear short artists-approved narratives on 5 works of art. Every artist has a story and each piece a spirit.
    This small neighborhood has dozens of murals. If you love art tours we offer a 3-hour E-Bike tour exclusive to Norfolk's Art.


    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Moses Myers House, 331 Bank St, Norfolk, VA 23510-2419

    This was one of the first brick structures built after the British attacked and Norfolk was destroyed in 1776.

    Five generations of the Myers family lived in the Moses Myers House from 1795 until 1931.


    Stop At: Saint Paul's Episcopal Church, 201 St Pauls Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23510, USA

    Evidence of this building's resilience shows in the cannonball lodged in its southern corner. This one of the hundreds rained on Norfolk Lord Dunmore on January 1, 1776.

    The residents of Norfolk burned and looted the city to deprive the British of any assets when its capture was imminent.


    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: MacArthur Center, 300 Monticello Ave, Norfolk, VA 23510-2426

    A museum honoring the famed General Douglas MacArthur sits astride a modern light rail stop. City Hall Avenue, which runs past both was a creek when Norfolk was founded in 1680 and remained a water conduit until the industrial revolution.


  • Departure Point :
    Pedego Electric Bikes Norfolk & OneWheel CoVA, 223 E City Hall Ave #101, Norfolk, VA 23510, USA
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Must wear closed-toe-shoes (no flip-flops or sandals) for safety reasons
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

5

Organised by Pedego Electric Bikes Norfolk

Activity ID: V-136972P1

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