Washington, D.C. Flight Lessons Deals
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Introductory Flying Lesson
Awaken your inner pilot with today's deal, as the pros at this flight school teach you the ins and outs of flying in a Cessna 172:
• $119 ($260 value) for a one-hour introductory flying lesson
• Fly a fuel-efficient and well-maintained aircraft with a great safety record
• Take off from Potomac Airfield near Fort Washington, MD
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U.S. Hot Air Balloon Team
Hot Air Balloon Ride
Washington, D.C. Citywide
The pastoral Pennsylvania countryside looks stunning passing by your car window, but if you want to broaden your horizons, take your sightseeing to the skies with a one-hour hot air ballon ride for one person from the United States Hot Air Balloon Team:
• $165 ($279 value) for a one-hour ride for one person from Pottstown or Bird in Hand
Launch from Pottstown for the Chester/Montgomery tour over the scenic Brandywine Valley and Schuylkill River Valley. Or, for the same price, head to Bird in Hand for the Lancaster tour, and take in the timeless charm of Amish country
• $185 ($299 value) for a one-hour ride for one person from the Holicong location
Soar over vineyards, horse farms, and covered bridges on the Bucks County tour.
• Help inflate the balloon, take in the sights from 500 feet or higher above ground, and enjoy post-flight refreshments
• The Hot Air Balloon Team has offered floating journeys since 1987
One-Hour Introductory Flying Lesson
Recurring dreams of soaring through the skies have you pondering what your subconscious is trying to tell you, but we think the message is pretty clear. Awaken your inner pilot with today's deal: Pay $119 for a one-hour introductory flying lesson for one from GT Aviation (a $260 value). Take off from Potomac Airfield near Fort Washington, MD, as the pros at this flight school teach you the ins and outs of flying in a Cessna 172. You'll take the controls as you sail above the clouds in one of these fuel-efficient and well-maintained aircraft with great safety records. Whether you're taking your first step toward obtaining a pilot's license or just want to glimpse the city from a new perspective, you're in for an adrenaline-pumping ride -- and don't be surprised if it inspires a few dreamy sequels.
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Sippin' and Paintin' at 918 F Stre...
Sippin' + Paintin'
Washington, D.C. Citywide
You know from all those post-work happy hours that a little booze brings out your inner networker. With today's deal, you'll find that it can bring out your inner artist as well: Enroll in Sippin' and Paintin', a hands-on painting class with wine hosted at LivingSocial's 918 F Street. While sipping wine, you'll get to rub elbows with other aspiring painters and work on your own stunning piece to take home. Established local artists will lead the classes, providing personal and practical instruction. All the supplies you'll need are included, so there's no need to bring your own brush -- or stemware.
Admission to Crime Museum + Forensic Lab...
In a city synonymous with backroom dealing, there's a fine line between cool and criminal. Get in on all the mischief at the Crime Museum. Here, serious sleuths can learn about law enforcement techniques used to nail crooks, how investigators examine evidence, and much more. The museum takes visitors through a whirlwind history of legal tightrope walkers and sheds light on everything from forensic to firing squads with more than 100 interactive exhibits -- like the new Bernie Madoff exhibit, opening May 21. Get your hands dirty in the Crime Lab, or indulge a bit of Cops and Robbers nostalgia as you suit up for a simulated shootout.
Choose from the following offers:
• Pay $15 ($34 value) for one museum admission and a souvenir book
• Pay $21 ($42 value) for one museum admission, access to the CSI Crime Lab, and a souvenir book
Chef Matt Finarelli at 918 F Street
Couples' Cooking Class
Culinary wisdom tells us that couples who cook together stick together, so break up with your trusty drawer of take-out menus when you take a bite out of today's offer: admission for you and your sweetie to a hands-on cooking class at the state-of-the-art test kitchen at LivingSocial's 918 F Street. You'll learn how to prepare a romantic three-course meal (see menu below!) with hands-on instruction from esteemed Chef Matt Finarelli. (If you're a party of one, single admission is also available.)
After graduating with high honors from Stratford University's culinary school, Finarelli became a mainstay of the Northern Virginia restaurant scene, rising quickly before helping open the restaurant-cum-cooking school Open Kitchen. With an expert eye for detail, Chef Finarelli will teach you and your sweet thing cooking techniques from start to finish -- finding cooking chemistry along the way.