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    Aerobatic Plane Ride

    This is the thrill ride for those more daring passengers who want to experience what it is like to zoom through the sky while diving and climbing, rolling and looping in an open cockpit. Enjoy a spectacular aerial view from this original World War II aircraft -- and buckle up for an aerobatic adventure! You'll start with a climb to an altitude above 3000 feet where the tricks, drops, and turns will begin. Your security is ensured with a safety parachute and a proper briefing before you're strapped in for the ride. Most importantly, this trip is all about you! Personalize your flight routine with modifications to the intensity level, whether you prefer to soften your aerobatic experience or up the ante!
    Aerobatic Plane Ride

    5075 Airport Rd, Midland

    • Experience the thrill of aerobatics with open cockpit flying as you ride in an authentic WWII aircraft
    • Dive, climb, loop, roll, and zoom through the air, at the intensity of your choosing
    • Immerse yourself in the feeling of zooming in the sky with this adrenaline-pumping ride
    • Enjoy spectacular views from a biplane at approximately 3000 ft
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    Scenic Lunch Cruise

    Experience the nation's capital on a scenic lunch cruise! On this Washington DC cruise, not only will you indulge in an all-you-can-eat buffet, but there will also be live entertainment! Enjoy a colorful cast of performers, including a DJ to play your favorite songs and lively narration of the endless stream of city sites you pass, including the Washington Monument, the Potomac River and the Woodrow Wilson Bridge. Step aboard the sleek cruise ship and get ready to be pampered and entertained on a 2-hour cruise along Washington DC's Potomac River. Take in spectacular views of the city's downtown and enjoy a grand buffet with drinks served by the attentive wait staff. It's a great way enjoy all the highlights of Washington DC as you dine and dance the afternoon away!

    Some highlights you will see along the way include the 555-foot (169-meter) Washington Monument, the world's tallest free-standing stone sculpture. Pass by the Reagan National Airport, one of the busiest airports in the US with an average of one flight every 30 seconds during peak periods!

    You'll also cruise by Alexandria, Virginia. Alexandria was first established in the 1600s by tobacco merchants from Scotland and England. Additionally, you'll see the Torpedo Factory, pass by Admiral's Row, cruise under the famous Woodrow Wilson Bridge, view the US Naval Research Lab and more!
    Scenic Lunch Cruise

    600 Water St SW, Washington DC

    • Experience the sights and sounds of the nation's capital on a scenic lunch cruise
    • Capture amazing views while enjoying a colorful cast of performers and a DJ to increase your entertainment
    • Spend two hours on the Potomac River and take in the historical and majestic scenery
    • Explore Alexandria, Virginia, one of the first established cities in the region
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    The "Ultimate" Barnstormer Plane Ride

    This experience is a full hour of open cockpit biplane fun that combines sightseeing and aerobatics! You'll take in the sights of the local area while your pilot narrates your flight over the beautiful Fauquier County Virginia countryside. Then, get a thrill from a round of loops, rolls, climbs, and dives as you zoom through the air. Most importantly, this trip is all about you! Personalize your flight routine with modifications to the intensity level, whether you prefer to soften your aerobatic experience or up the ante! You can also take the controls for some hands on flying experience, if you choose! Your security is ensured with a safety parachute and a proper briefing before you're strapped in for the ride. This flight allows you to explore and try everything that this aircraft has to offer, for thrill-seekers and sightseers alike!
    The "Ultimate" Barnstormer Plane Ride

    5075 Airport Rd, Midland

    • Take a thrilling and aerobatic ride in an authentic WWII aircraft, restored to all its 1941 glory
    • Enjoy an adrenaline-pumping ride, and soar over the beautiful Virginia countryside
    • Take the controls and try your hand at flying the Stearman yourself
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    Dinner Cruise

    Come aboard Washington's premier dining ship! This 3-hour dinner cruise takes you along the Potomac River for panoramic views of the nation's greatest monuments as you dine on a freshly prepared 3-course dinner.

    The boat's unique design allows you to travel beneath the historic bridges spanning the Potomac River, while the glass-atrium dining rooms offer spectacular views.

    Dressed in your most festive attire, arrive early and enjoy a cocktail. You'll discover the ship's unique elegance is merely a taste of the experience to come. The Captain and crew will greet you as you step aboard, and the ship's photographer will record the moment for your party. Once on deck, your hostess will greet you and escort you to your private table, where your wait staff will introduce themselves and give you the opportunity to decide how you'd like them to pace your service.

    The boat has three climate-controlled dining rooms, an open-air deck to explore and a distinctive atmosphere that's reminiscent of the European canal ships. Be sure to visit the Captain's bridge, open to all passengers throughout most of the cruise.

    The menu of creative seasonal starters, entrees and desserts is freshly prepared onboard daily, perfectly complemented by an excellent wine list. With soft piano music, spacious dance floors and live music provided by a five-piece band, the entertainment doesn't end until well after the ship returns to the marina. Dance to everything from classic jazz to contemporary favorites.

    As you depart, feeling relaxed and refreshed, you'll find your boarding photo ready for purchase. Classic Dinner Menu (subject to change) will include fresh salad (choice of organic mixed greens, organic spinach and kale, or Mediterranean couscous and chickpea), a main course (choice of roast salmon & tilapia, chicken parmesan meatballs, twice cooked beef short ribs, baked ziti, or roast broccoli), and desserts (mini pastries, cookies, brownies, seasonal fruit).

    Dinner Cruise

    600 Water St SW, Washington DC

    • Sail out on the scenic Potomac River for a three-hour long dinner cruise
    • Have a three course meal as you see historic bridges from the glass-atrium dining room
    • Wear your more festive attire and enjoy an excellent wine list accompanied by soft piano playing
    • Enjoy three climate-controlled rooms and an open-air deck reminiscent of European canal ships
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    Brunch Cruise

    Join a cruise around the capital and admire the cities skyline while on board this wonderful 2-hour brunch cruise. Admire unmatched skyline views from a unique vantage point while enjoying a mouth-watering feast and listening to the live jazz trio Your cruise experience begins as you board the luxury yacht at Gangplank Marina. After a quick stop for a commemorative boarding photo, one of the hosts will greet you and escort you to your private table. Enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne or tour the ship's three climate controlled dining rooms. A great way to start your afternoon is by watching the boat castoff from one of the observation decks. Bring your appetite when you return to your private table, the Executive Chef and galley staff present you with an imaginative buffet of appetizers, entrees, salads and desserts that is sure to please any number of taste. Enjoy a wide range of jazz from artists such as John Coltrane, Miles Davis and Branford Marsalis. Return, hours later. Relaxed. Refreshed. As you depart, you'll find your boarding photo ready for purchase.
    Brunch Cruise

    600 Water St SW, Washington DC

    • Enjoy two hours admiring the D.C. skyline from an unmatched vantage point on a brunch cruise
    • Listen to a jazz trio as you enjoy your mouth-watering feast out on the water on a luxury yacht
    • Drink complimentary champagne in one of the vessel's three climate controlled dining rooms
    • Return refreshed and take home a memory with a picture ready for you to purchase
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    Calm Water Kayaking Tour

    Enjoy a peaceful tour along the beautiful Potomac River with a professional tour guide by your side to share fun facts and introduce you to the joy of kayaking. As you explore the fourth-largest river along the Atlantic Coast, you'll be amazed at how much natural beauty can be found just minutes from the bustle of D.C. You'll view stunning scenery and glide along calm waters as you take a deep breath of fresh air and reconnect with nature. Keep an eye out for wildlife including wild birds, turtles, and more. New to kayaking? No fear! The Jackson Riviera Kayak you'll be using is easy to paddle, super stable, and the perfect vessel for beginners.
    Calm Water Kayaking Tour

    15101 Seneca Rd, Germantown

    • Take a relaxing kayak tour along the Potomac River
    • Enjoy beautiful views of nature as you paddle along
    • Learn all about the area from your knowledgeable tour guide
    • Escape the noise of the city and reconnect with nature
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    Instructional Flight Experience

    Experience the thrill of an open cockpit and try your hand at flying the Stearman, just like the Army Air Corps cadets did during the early 1940s! Take to the skies with your personal certified flight instructor, and have the chance to operate the controls and maneuver the airplane yourself. See what it's like to fly this historic plane in a personalized experience that is safe and fun. With two-way communication available on your flight, the pilot can talk you through various flight maneuvers as well.
    Instructional Flight Experience

    5075 Airport Rd, Midland

    • Embrace the role of pilot as you fly an authentic WWII aircraft, restored to all its 1941 glory
    • Try your hand at flying under the supervision of a personal flight instructor
    • Learn to operate the aircraft's controls and maneuver the plane yourself
    • No experience necessary
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    DC Bus and Boat Tour

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    Washington DC has a lot to offer you, and with so many monuments to visit, sightseeing can be bewildering and almost completely overwhelming. With this bus tour, you will be able to see all the top Washington DC monuments and attractions to the tune of exciting live narration on one convenient bus ride -- talk about saving time and stress! At each stop, your expert local guide will hop off your climate controlled bus with you to provide fascinating and relevant information about each memorial that you may have otherwise missed. Explore Washington DC in a more comprehensive way than you ever thought possible, while skipping the hassle of driving yourself or figuring out public transportation. End your tour on a high note with an exclusive boat ride along the Potomac River from historic Georgetown!
    DC Bus and Boat Tour

    Archives Metro Station, Washington

    • Enjoy an exciting narrated tour of Washington DC's monuments aboard a climate controlled bus
    • Follow your guide through various monuments to hear fascinating and relevant commentary
    • Visit stops like the Capitol Building, Martin Luther King Memorial, WWII Memorial, and the White House
    • End your tour with an exclusive and exciting boat ride along the Potomac River
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    Sightseeing Plane Ride (30 min)

    The airplane you'll ride, the Stearman #03, is an original aircraft, built by Boeing in 1941 and used by the U.S. Army Air Corps as a pilot training aircraft during WWII. Today, it's restored to its original military configuration and ready for your enjoyment! You'll experience the thrill of open cockpit flying with a ride in a unique aircraft -- a memorable experience for all ages! Feel the wind in your face and take in the exciting views of the Virginia countryside from the air, just like the Barnstorming pilots of the 1930's. The pilot will keep it smooth and steady for those passengers who just want to take in the sights -- or change it up for the more daring crowd with some steep turns and exciting wing overs! Regardless of your choice of flight, this is truly an experience worthy of discovery!
    Sightseeing Plane Ride (30 min)

    5075 Airport Rd, Midland

    • Take a ride in an authentic WWII aircraft, restored to all its 1941 glory
    • Capture views from the vantage point of a plane over the beautiful Virginia countryside
    • Enjoy a smooth ride, or ask the pilot for turns and dips to make for an exhillarating ride, if you dare
    • Be a part of history as you uncover the inner workings of a unique and historic aircraft
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    Try Sailing!

    Have you always wondered what it would feel like to be the captain of your own vessel? Take your first exploratory steps into sailing with this 2 hour course and get a taste of the seaman life! Perfect for those looking to just get their feet wet, you'll learn all about sailing from a professional sailor, who will share basic terms and techniques as you glide across the Chesapeake Bay. Let your curiosity be fulfilled as you, guided by your instructor, take the helm and steer your crew in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Whether you're looking to get serious about sailing or simply want to get out on the water for the day, this class has a little something for everyone.
    Try Sailing!

    411 Deale Rd, Tracys Landing, Deale

    • Take the helm and see what it feels like to steer the boat
    • Experience a 2 hour sailing session led by professional instructors
    • Get an entertaining introduction to the sport of sailing
    • Enjoy a fun and relaxed atmosphere
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