The Capital Wheel, National Harbor

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  • We did this at night right before we had dinner. A gf of mine is afraid of heights, but she conquered it doing this with me.  more »
  • Pod enclosed cab version of a Ferris wheel modeled after the London Eye (but not as nice of as scenic). These are popping up all over the place in tourist areas. Pricey...very pricey. And there is rea...  more »
  • I went on this with my wife and daughter and we thoroughly enjoyed it, A little pricey, but you get about 5 or 6 rotations on it in a comfortable and concealed pod. The view of the entire area right n...  more »
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  • For the record, I am not a fan of high places. That being said, my family and I rode on the Capital Wheel and had a great time. We felt very safe in the enclosed (and air conditioned) "cars", and the views were amazing. The ride is definitely worth the money as you will go around roughly 10 or more times.
  • Visitor from New Orleans! It was very fun and cozy. The inside of the ferris wheel was heated, so it felt nice until you stepped back out into the 30° weather. The staff were friendly and fun to be around. They ran into technical issues with their camera, but other than that it was smooth and pretty easy going. I'd definitely recommend it to anyone! The view was Impeccable!!!
  • Its $15 dollars to ride but well worth it beacuse the space is heated in the winter and cooled during the summer. The ride itself is 15 minutes long and your around 180 foot up in the air. If you have a date she will appreciate the view.
  • We liked it very much. Very smooth ride in a ckosed and air conditioned capsule. It was pretty warm, although cold outside. I guess it's cooled at summer. We got five full cycles for the price and the view was amazing, we were lucky to have a nice sunny day with good visibility.
  • So much fun on the wheel with gorgeous views! Just feel like 8 minutes is too little time for $16.50 per person.
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