The "Capital Wheel" will open Friday at the National Harbor. The wheel is 180 feet and will give you views of various D.C. attractions.
The wheel costs $15 for adults and $11.25 for kids ages 3-11. Children under age 2 are admitted free with a paying adult. There are 42 heated and air-conditioned gondolas and the wheel is open year round from 10 am to 11 pm.