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As O&A continues our summer series on getting up, putting down the fork and going out to do something, we find a new local business doing some things to make this town just a little bit cooler. O&A interviews Nick Schuck from Emerald Coast Tours about their exciting new and inventive tours of Pensacola.
Starting June 1st, Emerald Coast Tours will be moving to their new beautiful location on the end of Palafox with a great view of Pensacola Bay. They will be having a great grand opening on Saturday, June 23rd, from 12-5 p.m. They will have live music, free hot dogs, free drinks and live segway demonstrations. Emerald Coast Tours will be offering bike rentals, bike tours, segway tours and walking pub tours.

Bike Rentals
Emerald Coast Tours uses Sun Revolution single speed cruisers for their bikes. These bikes are perfect since Pensacola is generally a flat surface, and no worries about speeding by and missing beautiful downtown Pensacola. When you rent a bike a helmet, bike lock  and even free delivery to your hotel downtown is included. All you need to rent is a valid credit card and ID, no deposit required.
Bike Rental Prices: 2 hours – $15, 24 hours – $30 and weekly – $100

Bike Tours
Emerald Coast Tours offers several different bike tours.

Historic Downtown Pensacola Bike Tour
Your local tour guide will take you on a leisurely pedal from Pensacola’s main business district, learn about the best local restaurants, bars, and shopping. You will also tour portions of Pensacola’s historic village, several unique residential neighborhoods, and our gorgeous waterfront. You will learn about downtown Pensacola’s fascinating past, present, and future.
Time: Approximately 2 hours
Adults: $35
Locals/Kids/Students/Active Military: $30

Pensacola Lunch Ride
Your local informative tour guide will take you to enjoy the outdoors while exploring downtown Pensacola. How much you learn about Pensacola is up to you on this tour. You will ride and see site for about an hour, and then will stop off to have lunch at one of Pensacola’s favorite place to eat, Happy Pig Cafe. After lunch you will pedal off some of those calories from lunch, and ride through the heart of Pensacola back to your starting point. The tour is great relaxing way to spend the afternoon.
Time: Approximately 3 hours
Adults: $45
Locals/Kids/Students/Active Military: $40
*Lunch is not included on this tour.

Custom Designed Bike Tour
If you are feeling creative, you can design your own custom bike tour. Call or email for more information.

Segway Tours
If biking is not your thing, then rent a fun segway that will effortlessly glide you through your downtown tour. Each tour includes a brief training session, which will allow you to learn the ins and outs of Segway gliding. Segway gliders must be between 100-260 pounds. Age range is limited to age 14 and older.

Historic Pensacola Segway Tour
Once trained, visit numerous historical sites, landmarks, and monuments, including the Belmont-Devilliers Neighborhood, Fort George, The Crowne Plaza Pensacola Grand Hotel (Former L and N Train Depot), Aragon Neighborhood, Veteran’s Memorial Park, Plaza de Luna, and the spot where Florida was officially handed over from the Spanish to the United States. You’ll learn interesting facts while experiencing the exhilaration that is Segway gliding.
Time: Approximately 2 hours
Adults: $65
Locals/Students/Active Military: $60

The Segway Experience
Are you curious about riding a Segway and wish you could just try it out? See what all the fuss is about by learning how to ride one with The Segway Experience. You will receive a personal training session from one of our experienced staff members for just $10. As an added bonus, if you have a blast and definitely want to do more gliding, you will receive $5 off a tour
Time: Approximately 10 minutes
Adults: $10
Locals/Students/Military: $8

Damn it Feels Good to Ride a Segway
This tour is all about pure riding. You’ll have the opportunity to really cover some ground and get a good feel for the layout of Pensacola. If you desire, your experienced tour guide will show you requested points of interest and answer all your questions regarding the best food, shopping, Pensacola nightlife, additional attractions, where to take the kids, etc. Otherwise, just enjoy a smooth glide through the city, enjoy the many parks, and cruise the waterfront with ease.
Time: Approximately 1 hour
Adults: $45
Locals/Students/Military: $40

Pensacola Walking Pub Tours
On the one and only ongoing Pensacola Pub Crawl, you will enjoy drinks at some of the best bars in town, and learn some of the fascinating history of Downtown Pensacola . Grab some friends and make new ones while you experience Pensacola in a fun and informative way. There are five stops on the tour with free drinks. Tour typically begins at 6 p.m., and ends at 9 p.m. Tour begins and ends at Seville, and you get free admission into Seville.
Time: Approximately 3 hours
Cost: $35
Group discounts available

Pensacola has so much to offer and is full of history.  So get give the Emerald Coast Tour group a chance to show you some fun, history and great places to hangout. You can take a bike, segway, or walk on the pub tour. So get up, put that fork down, and get out to do something.

WHO: Emerald Coast Tours
WHERE: 701 South Palafox, Pensacola, Fl
CONTACT: 850-417-9292
WEBSITE: emeraldcoasttours.net

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