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Explore Coeur d’Alene

With Tour CDA, you’ll cruise along Lakeshore Drive with its classic mansions and homes on a segway tour!

Quick Details

  • Waivers must be filled out prior to your tour! You can find that in your confirmation email.
  • Must weigh at least 100 lbs
  • You cannot ride if you are pregnant
  • You must be able to stand unassisted for up to two hours
  • Closed-toed shoes are mandatory! No sandals, flip-flops, or heels permitted!
Children Ages 12-17 - All minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by and adult

Cruise the Fun Things to do in Coeur d’Alene with a Segway Tour! 

When it comes to things to do in Coeur d’Alene, there’s no shortage of outdoor fun, historic architecture, and good eats. Why not make the most of it on a fun two-hour Segway tour? With Tour CDA, you’ll cruise along Lakeshore Drive with its classic mansions and homes, visit McEuen Park where your guide points out Tubbs Hill hiking trails, and get a local’s take on our historic CDA resort, Playland Carousel, and Fort Sherman. You’ll cover nine miles all together with a wireless listening system included that makes it easy to hear all the facts and stories you learn as you glide on your Segway tour. And don’t worry if it’s your first time on a Segway: Your guide will help you practice before heading out.

Highlights of the Explore Coeur d’Alene Tour:

  • Expect the local perspective on the history and happenings of the Coeur d’Alene area!
  • Visit CDA’s oldest building, the Military Chapel dating back to 1880, the Officers’ Quarters, and the Magazine Building at Fort Sherman.
  • Feel reassured with a segway safety and orientation briefing.
  • Check out the restored CDA Carousel, a handcrafted work of art from the original Playland Pier amusement park.
  • Travel through McEuen Park along the flat, paved Centennial Trail.
  • Admire the CDA Resort and Marina, which has the world’s longest floating boardwalk.
  • Listen to your guide using a wireless listening system.
  • Take plenty of breaks to enjoy your surroundings.

On Every Tour CDA Segway Tour, Expect:

  • One-on-one training. We teach you to ride​ safely.
  • Professional Segway Tour Guides
  • Wireless Audio System. We don’t stop, turn, and yell at you
  • HiViz Safety Vest, because your safety is our first priority
  • Safety Helmets. We clean and sanitize them after each use
  • FREE Photos! We take pics during the Tour and upload them
  • Bottled Water. Ice cold to keep you hydrated
  • Rain Ponchos. Provided as needed to keep you dry


Get started with a safety briefing

After your Segway safety and orientation briefing, head out on the neighborhood backroads, and check out some of the unique homes of CDA. Lakeshore Drive, from its cottages to Craftsman-style  homes to the mansions, sits along the Coeur d’Alene waterfront.

Check out City Park and Coeur d’Alene Resort

After Lakeshore Boulevard, it’s time to see some of City Park and our beloved Coeur d’Alene Resort. City Park started as Blackwell Park, and today is the go-to spot for picnics, live music, and even free outdoor movies in the summer. It’s also situated next to our largest public beach. A photo op at Independence Point is a must with the gorgeous Lake Coeur d’Alene as your backdrop.

Glide over to Fort Sherman

Next is Fort Sherman for a visit to the Officers’ Quarters, Magazine Room, and the original Army Chapel. Built in 1880, the barn-red chapel is a beloved landmark in the community.


Visit Coeur d’Alene’s restored carousel

After a nice break at Fort Sherman, you’ll hop back on your Segway towards the downtown area, making a brief stop to visit the restored Playland Pier Carousel. The piece was salvaged and restored from the original amusement park that opened in 1941, but was later destroyed by a fire in 1975.

Cruise around to see historic architecture

As the tour begins to wind down, your guide will discuss some of Coeur d’Alene’s history, including the Schitsu’umsh Tribe, the Military presence, the gold rush, timber industry, the country’s largest forest fire of 1910, and the impact of the railroad and tourism that attracted people to this area.  Along the way expect to see and hear more about the unique buildings and architecture of the area, dating back to the late 1800s.  Arrive back at your starting point to conclude the tour.