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 ticket
- Free cancellation
- Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
- Reserve now & pay later
- Keep your travel plans flexible — book your spot and pay nothing today.
- Covid-19 precautions
- Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details. Learn more
- Duration 15 minutes
- Check availability to see starting times.
- Host or greeter
- Wheelchair accessible
Select participants and date
Please check in at The Capital Wheel ticket booth.Open in Google Maps ⟶
What to bring
- Face mask or protective covering
- Baby strollers
Know before you go
- Tickets are valid for one ride on The Capital Wheel any day up to 14 days after your chosen ticket date. This flexible ticket allows you to plan your visit around the weather
- Each gondola has seating for 6-8 adults
- Each flight of the Capital Wheel lasts approximately 12-15 minutes
- Strollers are not permitted on the gondolas, but space is provided to leave it parked
- The Capital Wheel will operate in most weather conditions. Only extreme weather such as high wind speeds or lightning may cause the attraction to temporarily shut down