Best and biggest ferris wheel around. Go at night when the lights are on and you can see the skyline better. Worth the ticket price!
About The Capital Wheel
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I have stayed in National Harbor about a dozen times, and each time I say that I'm going to go on the Capital Wheel... and never do. This past trip to DC, a friend of mine said (on a whim), "do you want to go...More
The wheel is 180' tall at the apex and offers great views on D.C. The equipment is in very good shape and obviously well maintained. The Washington monument is quite prominent in the view as are dozens of planes and helicopters in the distance (not...More
Though the cabins are nice with the A/C affording a relaxing break on a hot and humid summer day, the views leave much to be desired. The ride is very smooth and the secure cabin keep everyone feeling safe. The wheel gives nice views of...More
If you go to the National Harbor, you gotta do the wheel...I would go at dusk or at night if you gonduring the hot summer months just because if you have to wait in line, it gives the appearance of being cooler....lol the chambers are...More
I didn't realize I was afraid of heights until I walked onto the ride. However, the ride was very pleasant and I enjoyed seeing the views. I recommend this ride to anyone.
It's pretty to look at and the various color schemes at night really dazzle the Potomac. Other than that there is no appeal what so ever to a 30 min slow ride in a vertical circle. Price of $15 per is ridiculous. But the cabins...More
Hi Ken, thank you for your review! The Capital Wheel experience is 12-15 minutes, and if $15/adult is out of your price range, we have a few promotions available. We appreciate you visiting and hope to see you again soon!