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With experiences ranging from Tandem Skydiving and Scenic Biplane Rides to Dinner Cruises and Photography Tours, you are sure to find an incredible Washington D.C. experience gift guaranteed to please anyone on your list.
Feel the unforgettable thrill of taking the controls of a Cessna and soaring over the beautiful Washington DC countryside!
Test out your piloting skills in a Robinson R-22 when you Learn to Fly a Helicopter!
This food tour will take you on a delicious stroll through Capitol Hill, one of the most historically diverse and beautiful areas in Washington DC.
Picture yourself peacefully floating over the Shenandoah Valley on this unique Hot Air Balloon Ride!
Whether you're correcting a few flaws in your swing or overhauling your entire game, personalized instruction with a PGA Pro in Washington DC is the ideal way to make your goals a reality!
Strap into the cockpit of a high performance Marchetti SF260 fighter plane as you prepare for the thrill of a lifetime - Fighter Pilot for a Day!
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Hop on board for a truly memorable 1.5-hour sail on the Chesapeake Bay Sailing Cruise!
Escape the city for a Private Wine Education Course at Philip Carter Winery, less than 60 miles from downtown Washington, D.C in Virginia's wine country!
Step aboard the Washington DC Dinner Cruise for an evening of unparalleled fun on the Potomac River!
Step aboard Washington DC's most elegant cruising vessel for a first class Gourmet Dinner Cruise!
Step aboard this Washington DC Lunch Cruise to enjoy a unique and unforgettable afternoon on the Potomac River!
Enjoy a Gourmet Lunch Cruise on the Potomac River aboard Washington DC's most elegant cruising vessel!
Experience real life racing thrills by riding shotgun in a meticulously prepared 600 horse power Sprint Cup style stock car at Dover International's legendary "Monster Mile"!
Are you ready for the driving experience of a lifetime? Take the wheel of a full size, NASCAR style stock car on the legendary "Monster Mile" at Dover International Speedway!
Experience the excitement and beauty of rafting the Shenandoah as it tumbles into the Potomac River, carving a spectacular 6.5-mile watercourse through the Blue Ridge Mountains!
Experience the freedom of flight when you take the controls of a meticulously restored WWII Stearman Biplane!
Fly high above the beautiful countryside of Virginia on a 30-minute Biplane Sightseeing Flight!
Take to the skies for a looping, rolling, spinning aerial adventure on an Aerobatic Biplane Thrill Ride!
Take a step back in aviation history with a thrilling scenic biplane ride over the beautiful Virginia countryside.
Enjoy breathtaking views of the Shenandoah Valley on a Scenic Helicopter Tour for 2!
Take in the unbeatable views of the Shenandoah Valley on a 90-minute scenic flight!
For any golfer interested in scoring better and getting more enjoyment out of golf, there is no better way than to play with a pro!
Learn tips and techniques that will help improve your golf game when you take a playing lesson with Rick Zarlengo, a PGA Pro!
Prepare for the thrill of a lifetime as a professional driver takes you on a Stock Car Ride Along at Richmond International Raceway in a 600 horsepower NASCAR style stock car!
Feel the rush of NASCAR racing with an adrenaline-pumping Stock Car Driving experience at Richmond International Raceway!
Experience pure heart-pounding speed with a Ride Along in the passenger seat of a full-sized, 600-horsepower, Indy-style race car at Richmond International Speedway!
Strap into a 600 horsepower, full-sized, open cock pit, open wheel, Indy-style race car for the drive of a lifetime!
This fun and unique Paddle and Brewery Tour combines serenity on the water with the entertainment of a brewery tour!
This unique Paddle to the Hooch experience will open your eyes to the beautiful Shenandoah River and well-crafted drinks of a local distillery!
Combine the thrill of aerial acrobatics with the beauty of a sightseeing flight on the Aerobatic Scenic Biplane Flight that covers it all!
Explore the many things to do in DC!
Whether it's a first-time visit or a re-discovery of old stomping grounds, Washington DC experience gifts from Cloud 9 Living come chock full of ways to enjoy DC attractions by air, land and water!
Boasting an influential presence, vibrant urban culture, delectable dining, impressive landmarks and monuments, entertainment opportunities, and intriguing Washington DC tours, it's easy for residents and visitors to continually delight in the nation's "City of Magnificent Intentions."
Take to the skies for high-flying DC fun and a fascinating glimpse of the picturesque areas surrounding the Nation's Capital! Traverse over scenic Virginian countryside, Shenandoah Valley, Shenandoah National Park, and the Luray Caverns on a breathtaking aerial tour by hot air balloon, biplane or helicopter. For even more interaction with the air up there, hop into the pilot's seat of a Cessna for a flying lesson. Add a hint of hands-on history to Washington DC sightseeing by taking the controls of an authentic WWII biplane. Or up the airborne ante by embarking on biplane thrill ride or a once-in-a-lifetime fighter pilot mission!
For those folks who aren't the biggest fans of flying, Cloud 9 Living offers an enormous selection of Washington DC experience gifts that keep both feet planted (almost) firmly on the ground. Plenty of things to do in DC are geared towards those land-lovers looking for some entertaining rest and relaxation around the city. Sound familiar? Then check out unique experiences like golf outings and guided city tours in Washington DC. Walk, bike, or otherwise enjoy making rounds to explore the infamous sights behind the city's art, architecture, history, culture, cuisine, and much more! And if the idea of "sightseeing" involves horsepower over history, plenty of stock, Indy, and Formula 2000 driving experiences are just up the road from the DC area, hosted on professional race tracks like Richmond International Raceway and Dover International Speedway.
Nestled on the Potomac River and so near to the Chesapeake Bay, a wander across the water is a must when it comes to things to do in Washington DC. Sit back and relax while taking in the city's skyline on a peaceful sailing outing or aboard a dining cruise. Get going on a bucket list and give scuba diving lessons a go. Or escape the city with Washington DC experience gifts like kayak tours, canoe trips, or white water rafting excursions!
Enjoy gourmet goods galore and Washington DC tours!
One of the best ways to explore the Nation's Capital is to let the taste buds lead the way! Cloud 9 Living offers a generous selection of Washington DC experience gifts that come full of flavor, famous sights, and the freedom to relish relaxation, history or even a new hobby.
For the vino lover, there's no better destination than Washington DC's surrounding wine country! Enjoy the ultimate VIP treatment on a Private Wine Education Tour for two or four guests at the Phillip Carter Winery. Learn intriguing insights about the vineyard property; sip samples and learn about the winemaking process in an exclusive setting; and enjoy a romantic picnic lunch on the grounds, complete with cheese, meat, chutney, and chocolates.
For more casual, yet just-as-tasty things to do in Washington DC, check out the area's wide array of food tours! Offering a variety of neighborhood and cuisine combos, DC food has something to satisfy every sort of appetite and interest.
Amble along the quaint, cobblestone streets of Georgetown, digesting stories from the pre-Prohibition era to the present day — all while munching on pastas, flatbreads, French dishes, pastries, and handcrafted beverages. Head for the hills for a historically diverse melting pot of culture and cuisine — on the Capitol Hill Food Tour, that is. Explore the U.S.'s largest Victorian neighborhood, while tasting Anglo-Indian plates, Soul Food, Greek Mezze, American desserts, and a collection of Salvadorian dishes and drinks. Stroll down Dupont Circle for a food tour featuring desserts, specialty cocktails, local dishes, teas, and other ethnically-influenced eats.
With several other tasty Washington DC experience gifts to indulge in around the Eastern Market, U Street, Old Town Alexandria, and Little Ethiopia, it's easy to leave a tour full of good food and great memories!
Nicely situated near various H2O hot spots, "the District" also offers easy access to a handful of opportunities to wine and dine by the water — ranging from entertaining to elegant. Paddle for pints and a mouth-watering picnic lunch on the Monocacy River. Ride the Shenandoah River's gentle waves for a top-notch whiskey tasting at a local distillery. Or board a cruise ship for an afternoon or evening of delicious dishes, live or DJ entertainment, cash bars, and dancing — all while floating down the Potomac River amid stunning views of American's capital and DC attractions.
One of the greatest things to do in Washington DC is green.
Whether a resident of "the District" or someone who's just passing through, Cloud 9 Living's Washington DC experience gifts help a golf guru go beyond the White House, to get on the green with a unique golf outing.
From range-based lessons and course-playing instruction with a PGA pro, to stay-and-play getaways at nationally recognized golf resorts, Cloud 9 Living's connections make it easy to fulfill the biggest bucket list dreams with the 'par-fect' Washington DC attractions!
Golf lessons with PGA Pros are available at various practice-range course locations in the DC, Maryland and Virginia areas. The perfect outing for any playing level —from beginner to 'basically a pro' (*wink, wink*)— lessons are entirely customizable from start to finish. PGA Pros tailor instruction to fit a participant's skill set, golf goals and comfort level. Featured topics typically include (at varying depths, depending on participant skill) equipment assessment, stance and swing, course and obstacle navigation, ball flight interpretation, short-game strategies (chipping), and putting techniques.
Take a lesson to the next level with a playing lesson. Join a PGA Pro on the actual fairways of a club, playing a few holes and putting past practice and instruction into action. The Pro plays each hole as well, providing some of golf's greatest company — while also coaching along the way, providing on-the-spot support to improve any golfer's game.
Want to find a more vacation-destination fairway? A round or two of golf at luxurious resorts like The Homestead and Pinehurst should be at the top of any golfer's wish list of things to do in Washington DC!
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The best Washington DC tours are the ones enjoyed from the water!
Searching for unique things to do in Washington DC this weekend? Your search is over. Cruise around the Nation's Capital in the most memorable of ways. With Washington DC experience gifts that span from relaxed and tour-oriented, to a little more rough 'n' tumble, the ideal H2O outing from Cloud 9 Living is just waiting to be enjoyed.
Soak up the tranquility of soft waves, peaceful breezes, and light-hearted entertainment aboard a number of cruises. Enjoy stylish dining aboard a lunch or dinner cruise on the Potomac River with family, friends or a special someone. Marvel at remarkable waterfront views of fame DC attractions, sip on suds from the boat's cash bar, and dance the afternoon or evening away to the tunes of a DJ or live musical entertainment.
Bathe in sweet serenity aboard one of the most popular water tours in Washington DC, sailing the beautiful Chesapeake Bay. Embark on this scenic adventure aboard the 40-foot Crab Royale sailboat — grab some fresh air on a daytime sail, or bring a bottle of wine to enjoy during a picturesque sunset outing.
Or go for an H2O outing that offers immersion in American history. Enjoy a round-trip cruise from DC to Mt. Vernon, where exploration of George Washington's estate and plantation abounds!
For a slightly rowdier romp on DC river waters, check out Washington DC experience gifts like kayaking, canoeing, and rafting excursions! Paddle for picnic lunches, canoe for brews, or kayak along the city's shoreline for a truly up-close and personal Washington DC sightseeing opportunity. Feeling fierce? Try some white water rafting or learn how to scuba dive.
Surely our Founding Fathers would be proud of the many memorable, aquatic adventures available in our Nation's Capital!