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.