Summer has come to DC, and before it gets TOO hot out, check out some awesome outdoor activities in the District this month!
1. Capital Pride
The LGBT community is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Pride in DC this month. Festivities include a parade on Saturday, June 13, a festival on Sunday, June 14, and countless other parties and celebrations. This month, we’re offering$5 off our bike and Segway tours with the promo code PRIDE40. Book now!
Visiting DC this Memorial Day weekend? Maybe you’re a local sticking around town and looking for something fun to do. Check out some of these great activities going on in the 202!
1. Downtown DC Location Opens!
We’ve been gone for a minute, now we’re back! Our Downtown DC location at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library will reopen Saturday, May 23! Now it’s even more convenient to rent a bike from us for the day! It’s just blocks away from the Grand Hyatt, Hotel Monaco, Ford’s Theatre, the Convention Center, and countless other places, convenient for visitors and locals alike.
DC is finally warming up! With great weather comes plenty of great events, particularly outdoor events, to enjoy around the city. Trade in your Uggs for Sperrys and have a blast in the greatest city on Earth*.
1. Around the World Embassy Tour
This annual event is a celebration of international cuisine. Embassies around the city join with artists, artisans, performers, teachers, and more to showcase culture from around the world. More than 40 embassies will open their doors on May 2from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The best part? Admission is FREE.
You know the guy who always has the latest city gossip? Or how about that girl who seems to know every back story to DC’s landmarks? Or maybe it’s you who loves giving all of your out-of-town pals a first-hand look at our nation’s capital. Well, here’s your chance to flaunt those amazing talents and join our team of rockstars!
Bike and Roll DC (the pinnacle of bike and Segway touring awesomeness) is currently hiring full and part-time positions for the 2015 spring and summer seasons!
“Work hard, play hard” is our maxim, and entertaining customers from all over the world is our passion! We’re hiring guides to lead tours, assistants to set people up on their rentals, and administrative staff to help around the office. And, if we’re not hiring for your dream position at the moment, check back since we’ll be hiring throughout the season.
We look forward to welcoming you to the crew!
April showers bring May flowers, but the Cherry Blossoms bloom this month! See the sites and experience history and culture this month in the nation’s capital. Leggo!
1. National Cherry Blossom Festival
One of the biggest annual celebrations in DC is going on now through April 12. Check out festival details and events. Peak bloom of the cherry blossoms is predicted to be April 11-14, but that could change depending on the weather. Don’t miss the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival on April 4!
Even if you never could figure out how to pronounce it correctly (or spell it…), February is certainly something to celebrate. The month of love is filled to the brim with great events, festivals, and things to do— especially if you’re lucky enough to call DC home!
Let’s jump right in… here are our top 5 things to do this February in the DMV area!
1. Super Bowl XLIX
Whether you’re team Pats or root for the Legion of Boom, this year’s Super Bowl will definitely be one to witness. Going out to watch the game? Check out this list of DC Super Bowl viewing parties. Staying in? Here’s a roundup of recipes that are sure to knock the socks off your guests, and take the air outta your footballs… (we had to!).
Did you know we keep a small petting zoo at our L’Enfant Plaza location? That’s right, we tend after three horses, two cows, twelve dogs, two cats, and even a ram. Luckily for us, it’s a well behaved bunch.
When you sign up for a tour at Bike and Roll DC, you are in for something special. There’s no better way to see all the sites this great city has to offer than by bike or Segway. You will be able to take everything in at a “just right” pace and experience so much in a short time. And, accompanied by a knowledgeable guide and diverse group of fellow participants, you are sure to explore and learn in good company.
Another great season has come and gone, and we’d like to thank each and every one of our staff and customers for making this year one for the books!
Now here are a few of our favorite photos from Bike and Roll’s 2014 season…
1. We cannot believe it’s actually December!
2. How on earth did our 2014 season fly by so quickly?
3. Don’t even get me started about 2015…
and 4. Here’s our list for the Top 5 December events in DC!