The historic Dentzel Carousel in Glen Echo park is one of the areas most popular. Dating from 1921, this carousel has been beautifully restored and features carved jackrabbits, ostriches, tigers, reindeer and giraffes along with the standard horses. Tickets are $1.25 each. Parents must accompany kids under 5 (and buy a ticket). Operates seasonally from April through September. Payment by cash is preferred, however there is an ATM on site at the park. Credit cards are also accepted at the ticket booth with a minimum charge of $5. Call 301.634.2222 for additional information.