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National Harbor: The Capital Wheel Flexible Date Ticket

1. National Harbor: The Capital Wheel Flexible Date Ticket

The Capital Wheel is located just minutes from downtown Washington DC, at the National Harbor. Relax inside a fully enclosed, climate-controlled gondola with family and friends as you soar 180-feet above the Potomac River. With each gradual rotation, experience a bird’s eye view of the Washington Monument, Capitol Rotunda, Masonic Temple of Alexandria, and much more. Every spin offers a unique way to take in the sights. Admire a breathtaking sunset or capture a photo in front of the dancing light show that illuminates The Capital Wheel every evening. The National Harbor is the perfect one-stop destination offering great restaurants, shops, hotels, and outdoor fun. You can enjoy a drink from the Flight Deck located directly under The Capital Wheel while you unwind by the water’s edge.

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What people are saying about National Harbor

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 90 reviews

Once I downloaded the app, it was easy to access it upon arrival to the Capital Wheel attraction. Such a great experience for my niece and nephews.

We had a wonderful time. MY Husband wanted to ride the Capital Wheel for his Birthday and the experience was Great.

Was a good experience. I enjoyed so much with my friends, also after that we drink some beers at the bar.

Very well run. Staff is exceptional, and the views were amazing at night.

So much fun. Do in the evening enjoy a drink and pictures