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The Capital Wheel

141 American Way, Oxon Hill

Tickets to The Capital Wheel (Up to 30% Off)

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Highlights

Visitors are taken up to 180 feet into the air on the observation wheel giving them wide views of DC and the Potomac River

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Susantop reviewer
20 ratings14 reviews4 photos
February 10, 2021
Excellent day trip with kids and the ride was long enough to enjoy the amazing views, but not bore the kids. Each car holds up to 8 people comfortably (we had 7). The staff was excellent with everyone wearing masks and definitely sanitizing every car between riders. The photos show that we were there on a beautiful, clear day and I’m sure a nighttime visit would be amazing.
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deborahtop reviewer
13 ratings11 reviews
February 2, 2021
Great experience the staff was very friendly and due to COVID-19 you could see they were taking care of their customers by wiping down everything before you entered and as you got off you see them going in and wiping down we had a very great time thank you
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deborahtop reviewer
13 ratings11 reviews
January 31, 2021
The employees were good and they make sure they cleaned everything down for you got onto it I felt safe being what we’re going through with COVID-19 right now it was a nice slow rise you got time to take in the views and everything that you wanted to see with a group on it was a very nice experience
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Bakhtier
3 ratings2 reviews
January 30, 2021
My family and I really loved the whole experience. The view from above was amazing. Redeeming the Groupon vouchers were very quick and the capital wheel staff were following Covid-19 guidelines very well such as cleaning each cabin after each ride. We all felt safe and enjoyed our time and took a lot of pictures.
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D.top reviewer
6 ratings5 reviews
January 30, 2021
Great family time
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Hungtop reviewer
5 ratings5 reviews
January 13, 2021
Great staff. Friendly and kept each cabin sanitized.
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Jitop reviewerhelpful reviewer
80 ratings31 reviews
December 30, 2020
View is great, service was great
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Luis-Ruthtop reviewer
6 ratings5 reviews2 photos
November 8, 2020
It was an amazing experience . They honor my purchase quick and easy.
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About This Deal

  • National Harbor is open year-round.
  • General-admission tickets: 12-60 years old.
  • Free admission for children 2 and under.
  • Not valid for VIP gondola.

Fine Print

Promotional value expires Dec 31, 2020. Amount paid never expires. Not valid for VIP gondola. Limit 1 per person. Must use promotional value in 1 visit(s). Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About The Capital Wheel

According to a story that's circulated for centuries, George Washington once threw a silver dollar across the Potomac River. It's unverified, but visitors can check the riverbanks for glints of ancient silver aboard the Capital Wheel at National Harbor. As it rotates, the stately observation wheel lifts riders as high as 180 feet above the river, giving them a birds' eye view of the river's waters and the DC skyline. Conveniently, the observation wheel's seats are enclosed in climate-controlled gondolas, so guests can ride in comfort no matter the season.