Do bus tours elicit a bored yawn from your teen? Lose the window seat and see the sights standing up on a Segway.

Segway tours have popped up in all sorts of places—cities, beaches, and even forests—and offer a fun and eco-friendly way to explore, along with some key advantages over more traditional sightseeing tours. A Segway “personal transporter”—essentially a two-wheeled stand-up motorized scooter—can get you closer to sights and attractions than on a bus tour, while covering more ground than a walking tour.

Ready to roll? Most tours that we looked at have a minimum age requirement that falls between 12 and 16 years old. These six operators can turn a ho-hum sightseeing excursion into an adventure to remember.