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National Harbor Capital Wheel
1. National Harbor Capital Wheel
The Capital wheel is a 180 foot tall observation wheel on the Potomac River. Passengers will ride the wheel in a climate controlled gondola that can hold up to eight people. The gondolas are made of glass to enable maximum views of Washington D.C. attractions like the Washington Monument and the National Cathedral.
National Harbor Capital Wheel
1. National Harbor Capital Wheel
The Capital wheel is a 180 foot tall observation wheel on the Potomac River. Passengers will ride the wheel in a climate controlled gondola that can hold up to eight people. The gondolas are made of glass to enable maximum views of Washington D.C. attractions like the Washington Monument and the National Cathedral.
2. Washington DC National Museum of Natural History
This museum is about performing research as much as it is about exhibits, collections and educational outreach. Visitors there will have their curiosity tickled and learn to think about the natural world through the eyes of a scientist. Children will be thrilled by the dinosaur hall, artifacts from African culture, and the cretaceous diorama.
Washington DC National Museum of Natural History
Washington DC National Museum of Natural History
2. Washington DC National Museum of Natural History
This museum is about performing research as much as it is about exhibits, collections and educational outreach. Visitors there will have their curiosity tickled and learn to think about the natural world through the eyes of a scientist. Children will be thrilled by the dinosaur hall, artifacts from African culture, and the cretaceous diorama.
Washington DC Lincoln Memorial
3. Washington DC Lincoln Memorial
No family trip to Washington D.C. is complete without a trip to the Lincoln Memorial. The design of the memorial was inspired by ancient Greek temples. The statue of Lincoln at the memorial depicts him during the Civil War, with an engraving of the Gettysburg Address to one side and he second inaugural address on the other
Washington DC Lincoln Memorial
3. Washington DC Lincoln Memorial
No family trip to Washington D.C. is complete without a trip to the Lincoln Memorial. The design of the memorial was inspired by ancient Greek temples. The statue of Lincoln at the memorial depicts him during the Civil War, with an engraving of the Gettysburg Address to one side and he second inaugural address on the other
4. United States Botanical Gardens
With a variety of plant life both indoors and out, your family will understand the importance of plants to the earth’s environment as well as their value to humans. Whether you are there to admire the orchids, the desert and jungle plants, or learn about ecosystems, a visit to the U.S. Botanic Gardens will inspire an admiration for plant life.
United States Botanical Gardens
United States Botanical Gardens
4. United States Botanical Gardens
With a variety of plant life both indoors and out, your family will understand the importance of plants to the earth’s environment as well as their value to humans. Whether you are there to admire the orchids, the desert and jungle plants, or learn about ecosystems, a visit to the U.S. Botanic Gardens will inspire an admiration for plant life.
National Air and Space Museum
5. National Air and Space Museum
Have you ever wished that you could fly? What about touching a moon rock? You can have your chance to do both at the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum. From learning about the history of flight to boarding a real rocket ship, your child will realize that the sky is not the limit at this awe inspiring attraction.
National Air and Space Museum
5. National Air and Space Museum
Have you ever wished that you could fly? What about touching a moon rock? You can have your chance to do both at the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum. From learning about the history of flight to boarding a real rocket ship, your child will realize that the sky is not the limit at this awe inspiring attraction.
6. Smithsonian National Zoo
Need a break from politics? The Smithsonian National Zoo is a free attraction that will give you a break from politics, history, and let you wander around at your own pace and view a few of its 400 species of animals. The National Zoo is accessible to both strollers and wheelchairs, so all of your family members will be able to get wild with the pandas and elephants.
Smithsonian National Zoo
Smithsonian National Zoo
6. Smithsonian National Zoo
Need a break from politics? The Smithsonian National Zoo is a free attraction that will give you a break from politics, history, and let you wander around at your own pace and view a few of its 400 species of animals. The National Zoo is accessible to both strollers and wheelchairs, so all of your family members will be able to get wild with the pandas and elephants.
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