E-Bike Cannonball Trail Guided History Tour of Norfolk

Whether you are a longtime local or a first-time visitor our Cannonball Trail E-Bike History Tour is a great time.

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.

Our friendly guides will lead you from our shop in along the Cannonball and Elizabeth River Trails. Hear of Norfolk's colonial history as a military outpost for the British. Get a local's perspective on the culture that pollinated our riverfront Burroughs. Delivering “Miles of Smiles” with minimal effort, this tour hits all the “must-see sights.”

This 2.5-3-hour electric bike tour around Norfolk is the perfect way to get up close and personal with the city’s charm. Our expert local guides love sharing insider recommendations to help you make the most of your time in Norfolk. For larger groups, please call to arrange a private tour!

per adult from

$77

AUD

Duration

3 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Each guest gets to use one of our Pedego Electric bikes.
    • Bottled water
    • Mike guides us through Norfolk's history and culture with short narratives on 15 points.
    • Use of helmet with intercom system for social distancing.
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuity
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    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. Young designed buildings from his studio at the treasury in the 1850s.


    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Battleship Wisconsin, 1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA 23510-1737

    USS Wisconsin (BB-64) is an Iowa-class battleship. She was built at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard and launched on 7 December 1943 (the second anniversary of the Pearl Harbor raid).

    This ship protected freedom and US interests throughout the 20th century.


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

    The four-acre site holds a strategic position. From here defenders can see approaching vessels long before they reach the narrow section of the river. This position proved effective when Fort Norfolk and the USS Constellation successfully defended Norfolk from British attackers in the War of 1812.


    Duration: 10 minutes

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

    The residents of Norfolk burned and looted the city to deprive the British of any prizes when its capture was imminent in 1776. This church's walls survived the fires and cannonballs. It was rebuilt a few years later.



    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Moses Myers House, 331 Bank St, Norfolk, VA 23510-2419

    Moses Myers was in the international shipping business and contributed to our revolutionary cause by smuggling weapons. He spent two years in a British prison for his efforts.

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


    Duration: 15 minutes

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

    We will enter the museum briefly to view Norfolk's most prized artifact, the Norfolk Mace.
    On April one 1754 the Lieutenant Governor of Virginia Robert Dinwiddie presented Norfolk with this silver ceremonial mace.
    It symbolized our city’s sovereignty and governing authority.

    For centuries this mace served as the “standard” for Norfolk. If it was lost or captured, the authority to govern the city would have been in jeopardy.


    Duration: 15 minutes

  • 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
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • 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
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Our staff at Pedego will explain the safe and proper use of our E-Bikes and give riders a few minutes to practice.
  • 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-136972P3

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