Where to Enjoy the Best Panoramic Views of DC

By Jenn Thornton | January 28, 2019 | Lifestyle

The Observation Deck at CEB Tower goes above and beyond with its virtual thrill ride, HoverDC.

ceb-tower.jpgIn addition to family-friendly viewing, the Observation Deck at CEB Tower in Arlington also has an on-site cafe and bar.

Everyone has a point of view in DC, but none grander than the Observation Deck at CEB Tower. The 31-story lounge and ultimate vantage point with 360-degree panorama views just introduced its latest tech installation, HoverDC. Through a multimedia floor screen and epic audiovisuals, this ode to aeronautical spectacle takes riders on a soaring virtual tour of the capital’s historic corridor—a firm no-fly zone, even for drones—offering an exciting new perspective of iconic area landmarks. Along for the ride: a professional guide with historical savvy. First-class flyer? Pair your brilliant view with boutique wine and eats at the cafe and bar. Tickets $11-$22 (online or at the door), 1201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va., theviewofdc.com



Photography by: PHOTO COURTESY OF THE OBSERVATION DECK AT CEB TOWER