The Seattle Great Wheel ~ On the edge of downtown Seattle’s Puget Sound waterfront, the Seattle Great Wheel is the world’s newest marquee Ferris wheel. It’s also one of the most dramatic, rising 175 feet in the air and giving riders a view from each of its 42 fully-enclosed gondolas of the city’s skyscrapers, the famous Space Needle, the Cascade and Olympic mountains. When the wheel’s spokes are illuminated in pulsing, orchestrated LED lights, it is visible at Pike Place Market.
Grizzly River Run is a six-minute white-water rafting ride as if the rider is in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains at Disney California Adventure park at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California.
The Texas Star in Dallas ~ What goes better together than a good ol’ American state fair & a huge Ferris wheel? A main attraction of the annual celebration in Dallas, the Lone Star State’s main Ferris wheel is fittingly the tallest in the U.S. At 212 ft in height, the attraction shows riders views of the midway below and out beyond into the vast Texas horizon, with the high-rises of nearby Dallas and distant Fort Worth as reference points. At night, the wheel is illuminated in red, white & blue.
The London Eye ~ Located in the hometown of Big Ben, the 394-foot LondonEye is the tallest Ferris wheel in Europe. The Eye is notable for being supported on one side by a single A-frame structure. At capacity, it holds 800 passengers, & its 32 observation capsules offer some of the best panoramic views in all of London With a leisurely rotation that takes 30min,a ride on the Eye provides plenty of time for photography and long-distance gazing across one of the most historic cities on the planet.
For a classic Ferriswheel experience,go2 the City of the BigShoulders the wheel Navy Pier Chicago holds the distinction of being the birthplace of the Ferriswheel, w/ the introduction at the famous 1893 World'sColumbianExposition The modern Navy Pier waterside attraction is 150ft-high w/ 40 gondolas. A ride in the wheel shows vistas of LakeMichigan, the towers of Chi-town of Illinois. In a town not known for its mild winters, the Ferriswheel operates year-round,conditions permitting