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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.

Tales of Tobacco, Textiles & Trains

Bright Leaf Segway Tours is located in the heart of the Historic Tobacco Warehouse District where you'll see the best of industrial architecture constructed in Danville in the late 1880s. Learn a little about the history of the buildings and the current or future use of them. 

Sites include Bridge Street (paved with cobblestones), Acree's Warehouse, JTI Fountain, Wreck of the Old 97 mural, former Riverside Mill and Dan River Mill buildings, old Fire Station #1 (Danville's first), RJ Reynolds building, Dibrell Bros. Tobacco Headquarters, many brick tobacco warehouses and prizeries, the old train trestle and pedestrian bridge, Southern Railroad freight station and passenger depot, Danville Science Center,  the Craghead Street marketplace which served tobacco farmers, the Riverwalk trail and much more.


    Location: Virginia, United States of America

    Duration: 2 hours

    Voucher Redembtion: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity. 

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      Departure Point:
      Bright Leaf Segway Tours
      Located INSIDE Acree's Public Parking (at the back of the parking deck)
      300 Bridge Street
      Danville, VA

      This building is a repurposed brick tobacco warehouse. It looks rough on the outside, but it has been transformed into a very nice free parking garage! This is also where you will complete your Segway training.

      Departure Time: 10am, 1:00pm and 3:30pm 7 days per week

    • Inclusions:
      • Admission ticket
      • All taxes, fees and handling charges
      • Tour escort/host
      • Use of helmet
      • Small-group tour

    • Exclusions:
      • Gratuities (optional)

    • Other Information:
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
      • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
      • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
      • Not recommended for pregnant women
      • A maximum of 5 people per booking
      • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

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