National Harbor: Capital Wheel Entry Ticket


Experience incomparable aerial views of Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia while relaxing inside fully enclosed, climate-controlled gondolas. Plan your visit around the weather with this flexible date ticket.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    15 minute


  • Highlights
    • Enjoy breathtaking views of National Harbor, DC, Maryland, and Virginia
    • Rediscover the beauty of a sunset from 180 feet above the Potomac River
    • Enjoy quality family time in a freshly sanitized, climate-controlled gondola
    • Plan your visit around the weather with this flexible date ticket
  • Full description
    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.
  • Includes
    • General admission to The Capital Wheel
  • Exclude