Electric scooters are everywhere across the US - and for good reason: they're giving people a sustainable way to commute and navigate their cities without the need to use cars or public transportation.
Along with their environmental advantages, electric scooters can make your life a lot easier because they're convenient, portable, and much more accessible than cars or bikes. Want to have even more fun with your Unagi scooter?
- E-scooters are more convenient than other forms of transportation, making them ideal for riders who want to explore their city, opening up a new world of fun possibilities.
- Along with streamlining mundane tasks, you can use your scooter to impress on dates, plan scavenger hunts, and go on epic adventures. We reveal some great ideas in this post.
- The Unagi All Access Subscription gives you access to one of our premium scooters for a small monthly fee instead of buying one outright.
Turning must-dos into want-to-do's
We all have those daily activities we don't particularly want to do but have to do. Whether it's getting to the office, grocery shopping, or burning off that delicious lunch, you can turn even the most mundane task into a fun-filled experience on your e-scooter.
With a bit of imagination and a quality electric scooter, you can make your life a whole lot easier (and way more fun):
Redefine the urban commute
Commuting is one of those things most of us have to do - but how many actually like it? According to PR Newswire, 50% of people say their commute causes a lot of stress, with Austin, Miami, and San Diego having the most stressed commuters.
Getting stuck in traffic, hoping the buses won't be late, and cramming into passenger cars where personal space is nothing but a luxury is bound to cause stress and anxiety - but e-scooters turn even the most tedious commute into an enjoyable ride.
They're sleek enough to weave through traffic, and Unagi models are fast enough to ensure you'll never be late again. Getting to the office feeling refreshed and calm means you can focus on your work and cut out massive amounts of commuting stress.
Cruise to the grocery store
Living in a busy city often means even a trip to the grocery store can be challenging. Do you drive around hopelessly for ages looking for a parking spot? Or do you walk there and face the challenge of carrying heavy bags?
Well, you don't need to do either of those with an electric scooter because these compact transportation options are ultra-easy to park. Just cruise into a spot and grab your groceries.
Baskets and crossbody bags make traveling with groceries much easier. So, nothing will stand in your way when those hunger pangs strike.
Keep fit and healthy
While a minority of people wake up early every morning pumped to head to the gym, most of us see exercise as a necessity - and not our favorite thing to do. If you fall into this category, your electric scooter could become your new fitness partner.
Sure, it might seem unconventional, but you can do so many things on the scooter. For example, you could incorporate HIIT training by switching between manual riding and using the motor, which burns calories and keeps your heart pumping.
Or, scoot to some beautiful locations where you can practice yoga and Pilates in nature.
Need some fitness inspiration? Check out how to get a workout on wheels and revamp your fitness routine.
Streamline the school run
Some cities allow younger children to ride an electric scooter - with adult supervision. If you're sick of battling through the carpool and feel like you'll never get your kids out of the door on time, getting them electric scooters can add some excitement to the morning and help you avoid traffic.
Children love e-scooters, and plenty of beginner models are designed especially for younger people. Remember to check your city's laws and ensure your child has their first ride in a safe place before venturing further.
Cruise around campus
Electric scooters are ideal for college students, as they let you spend more time in bed and get around campus in record time. All you need to do is hop onto your Unagi scooter and cruise between buildings without worrying about being late.
Remember, some college campuses are enormous, but scooters make a big difference to your experience. While e-bikes are bulky and challenging to maneuver around busy places, scooters are compact enough to speed up your travel time without causing inconvenience to other students.
Never again will you have to walk into a lecture late. Who wouldn't want that?
Fun ways to use your Unagi scooter
Your city has plenty of fantastic locations and history you probably don't know about. So, jump on your scooter and discover them!
As a worldwide phenomenon, geocaching offers endless fun and is the ultimate test of your navigational skills. Born in the USA, countries everywhere have thousands of geocaches waiting for people to discover them.
Once you sign up for the geocaching app, you'll receive location-relevant coordinates that people use to hide containers. The hiders put all sorts of items in these containers, and once you find them, you can sign your name and the date you discovered the treasure.
Beginners can enjoy finding treasure, while hardcore geocachers might take part in a multi-level challenge that tests their wits and navigational abilities.
Better still, you can take some of the swag you find on your geocaching adventure if you leave something of equal or higher value in its place.
Electric scooters can help you up your game and conquer different areas, finding treasure - and sometimes even money. Go out alone or get a group of scooter enthusiasts together and enjoy hunting for treasure.
Never be late for a date again
You know that feeling. It's time to finally go on that hot date you locked down, and nothing will get in your way. The wardrobe choice is on-point, your hair looks great, and you've practiced your epic conversational skills in the mirror.
You're ready to slay.
Then the bus is late, or you're stuck in traffic. Even worse, you're happily walking along, and the rain turns your slick hairdo into a frizzy mess.
We've all been there, and it ruins all that excited anticipation you've built up for the date.
With their compact design, scooters can make even the worst traffic jam feel like a smooth cruise. You'll have no issues getting around and can arrive on time, looking great for your hot date.
Choosing a slick commuter scooter also makes an immediate impression. With one-click folding features, nothing will get in the way of your evening—plus, scooters are a great conversation point.
Discover your city in a new light
Think you know your city? Think again. If you've got a personal scooter, you can use it to discover new places and see what your city's really about. Hop on board and get ready to see new neighborhoods with personality and charm.
You might find a new hang-out spot, meet the locals, and make new friends. Each neighborhood has charm, including boutique shops, cafes, and parks, so be sure to look around. Street art fans can also tour the city, looking for new and exciting displays.
Once you know the city's hidden gems, you can offer others an epic experience.
Offer scooter tours
Most cities provide shared e-scooters, which tourists can use to discover new places. How about grabbing your Unagi Model One and making some extra money? Offering scooter tours can let tourists learn more about the hotspots and discover new treasures.
Whether historic spots or artistic locations, showing tourists a great time could lead to a new business. While most companies provide walking, boating, driving, or cycling tours, you'll have a USP that can set you apart from other tours.
Take a foodie tour
The Unagi's ability to weave through traffic and help you navigate even the busiest areas means you can have some fun in your city. Foodies love discovering new restaurants, but many people avoid driving or using public transport because of the extra hassle.
Scooters give you more convenience and allow you to enjoy traveling around lesser-known neighborhoods. Each city has a unique vibe, like New York with its pizza slices or Philadelphia's Philly cheese steaks - but there are lesser-known options that give you the chance to treat your taste buds.
Maybe you'll find a new food truck or a little restaurant tucked away somewhere that offers delicious meals from a unique culture. Let your scooter do the riding, and you can focus on nothing but satisfying your rumbling stomach.
Plan a scooter race
When we created the Unagi Model One Voyager, we wanted to give fans of the Classic model the opportunity to enjoy better speed modes, longer ranges, and additional features that make life a whole lot easier.
A scooter that boasts impressive battery life, with a dual motor design, puncture-proof tires, maximum speeds of 20 mph, and 1000 Watts of power. Its ability to switch between three ride modes means you can also cruise along or push the scooter to its limits.
If you know other scooter enthusiasts, why not plan a race? Find a remote location and get ready to see if your Model One Voyager will reign supreme.
Putting it in the fastest ride mode and activating dual motor mode means you can seamlessly navigate inclines and show off your riding style.
Create a scavenger hunt
Everyone loves scavenger hunts because they're fun and let people enjoy the great outdoors. Pairing your epic quest with an Unagi Model One gives participants a more exciting experience and allows you to scale the different stops.
Each team gets a clue sheet that helps them navigate the hunt and move on to various stops until they reach the final destination. The first team to solve the clues is the winner, and they receive a prize.
These hunts are the perfect combination of physical and mental stimulation, making them ideal for new groups of people to get to know one another and develop their team-building skills.
All you need to do is get your crew of scooter users together, plan the hunt, and make sure the clues offer an epic adventure.
Take a street art tour
Many US cities are known for street art, with New York, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and Austin being some locations where people can view epic creations. If you're a fan of street art and love being in an urban setting, your scooter can take you to new places, where you'll see some of the best art around.
If you're unsure where to start, Street Art Cities is an excellent resource that lets you search by a city or artist to find locations. You can also access routes, which make the tour easier as it gives you a map to follow, where you can head to each site.
There's nothing like an early morning or evening walk, is there? Witnessing a sunrise or seeing your city come to life with beautiful lights is a sight to behold and perfect for a romantic date. Just hop on your scooters and take your date on a ride to remember, picking the best spots in town.
You can also take a picnic for breakfast or order dinner and sit under the stars. Making a big impression is central to securing a second date, so go all out. Remember, riding at night requires more attention and sufficient scooter lights to enhance your visibility.
Take some beautiful photos
Photography is one of the most popular hobbies, and your city will have plenty of scenic spots for awe-inspiring photos. Whether you take them for your own collection or sell your work to others, using your e-scooter can help you visit interesting places.
Head to different locations and take photographs of architecture, animals, and any other spots that take your fancy.
Contribute to the environment
Electric scooters are already highly beneficial for the environment, reducing carbon emissions and congestion, but they can also help you make a lasting contribution to the planet. For example, the Great American Cleanup sees people from cities across the US donating their time to clean up the streets.
While a lot of people walk, you can grab your Unagi and cover more ground throughout the day. Not only does this mean a cleaner city, but it's also less work for you. Getting a group of people together means each rider can cover a particular area.
Ready to take your Unagi to new limits?
Investing in a private e-scooter gives you access to easier travel times and exciting new journeys, making them a worthwhile investment for a better lifestyle. Once you get used to the basics, your scooter will become your best friend, taking you on amazing adventures.
The Unagi Model One Voyager is our latest scooter. It features a sleek carbon fiber TORAY tube, dual motors, and superior brakes, giving you a premium experience for a small monthly price.
With its ability to travel up to 25 miles on a single charge and weight limit of 220 lbs, the Voyager is your travel partner.
Now, all you need to do is choose your scooter and get ready to explore your city. Remember, it's not just about the journey but the adventures you discover when you finally get there.
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