I always have a scooter in my garage, and only sometimes have a motorcycle in my stable.
Scooters are just "more fun" to me....quirky, great storage, kind of the underdog of the PTW world, and they always seem to amaze people on "proper" motorcycles when they see me riding my scooter through Death Valley, or Sitgreaves Pass outside Oatman or some other outlying area. Yes, I ride mine whereever I want. My wife rides hers too.
Scooters are a siimple pleasure....but still viable transportation.
You really need to get out more.