GETTING THERE: Annapolis is 30 miles east of Washington on Route 50.

SEGWAY TOURS: Segs in the City (42 Randall St., 410-263-2344, www.segsinthecity.net) offers two-hour guided tours of the capital's historic district daily except Wednesdays, at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. for $70; and one-hour tours daily except Wednesdays at 12:30 and 5 p.m. for $45. Advance arrangements are required for the one-hour Colonial history tour, daily except Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m. for $50. Minimum age is 14. Segway rentals are available for trained riders ($50 for one hour, $90 for two hours).

STAYING THERE: In the historic district, Annapolis Marriott Waterfront Hotel (80 Compromise St., 800-228-9290, www.annapolismarriott.com) has rooms from $289 a night. Historic Inns of Annapolis (58 State Circle, 410-263-2641, www.annapolisinns.com) offers lodging in three 18th-century buildings starting at $219 a night weekends, $139 weekdays.

EATING THERE: McGarvey's Saloon & Oyster Bar (8 Market Space, 410-263-5772) is famous for its Aviator lager and tasty bivalves. Lunch entrees $9 to $13, dinners $9 to $25. For upscale dining, Carrol's Creek Cafe (410 Severn Ave., 410-263-8102 ) has lunches starting at $7, dinners at $20; or Rockfish (400 Sixth St., 410-267-1800 ), with lunch starting at $8 and dinners $9 to $29.

NEARBY SEGWAY TOURS: In Washington, Segs in the City at Bike the Sites (Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 800-734-7393, www.segsinthecity.net) offers one-hour guided tours for $45 and two hours for $70, daily except Wednesdays. Minimum age 16. City Segway Tours of Washington D.C. at the Willard InterContinental (1455 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 877-734-8687, www.citysegwaytours.com) operates four-hour tours daily at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. for $65. Minimum age 16. In Philadelphia, I Glide Tours & Rentals (877-454-3381, www.iglidetours.com) offers three-hour guided tours for $69.

INFO: Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference & Visitors Bureau, 888-302-2852, www.visitannapolis.org.