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National Harbor

137 National Plaza, Oxon Hill, MD 20744
+1 301-203-4170
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Ranked #1 of 5 Attractions in Oxon Hill
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Marinas
Owner description: Perched on the historic Potomac River, National Harbor is a unique, all-in-one destination and all-American tradition, offering unrivaled shopping,... more » Owner description: Perched on the historic Potomac River, National Harbor is a unique, all-in-one destination and all-American tradition, offering unrivaled shopping, dining and attractions and a roster of year-round, family-friendly events. Featuring expansive views from the riverbank-and from 180 feet up on The Capital Wheel, the waterfront's newest iconic draw-National Harbor combines an approachable, resort-like personality with a singular, dynamic experience for local residents and visitors alike. Attractions include: The Capital Wheel The Awakening The Carousel Tanger Outlets Waterfront Dining Boat Cruises & Tours Kayak & Paddleboard Rentals Free Events & Entertainment « less
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Arlington, Virginia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
6 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

The most unsafe place we have ever visited. We were invited to a birthday party at Cadillac Ranch. We got there at 6:30 PM. Had to park on the roof of the parking garage across the street. This was a mess with everyone wanting to wait for a spot on the lower levels; and there was no one to make... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

It is worth a trip to visit the National Harbor. Some good restaurants, the Capital Wheel, shopping, etc... Sunset is definitely the highlight. We took some really great pictures. It is a nice spot for all ages.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

It's a very ritzy area, with tons of restaurants and shops within walking distance from the many hotels, and just a 15 minute drive to the D.C. Mall! Loved the water taxi to Alexandria as well!

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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

We stayed here December 2013 and returned this month for a second visit. We definitely will return in the near future. This is a good place to stay coming and going from a flight out of National airport. A quick taxi ride, and parking was very easy and affordable. The hotel staff is friendly, rooms nicely appointed and clean, clean,... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Beautiful sights, take your shoes off in the sand, many restaurants and shops. ONLY CON- is all shops close by 9-10pm even on weekend

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glasgow
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71 reviews 71 reviews
14 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Visited here to see cirque du solely. Plenty of parking not too expensive. A wide selection of shops and restaurants. Some of the eateries are expensive so shop around. You will find something to your taste. Wide seldom tigon of shops and a huge Ferris wheel for kids of all ages. There is an outlet mall nearby with a free... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

Came here last night for a double date with some friends. Great shops, bars and restaurants. They have free yoga in the evenings too by the pier. Very cute and nice area to pass an evening!

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Gaithersburg
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94 reviews 94 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

National Harbor is an easy drive (in non-rush hour) even from Montgomery County. It is a pleasant way to spend the day with a sandy beachy area for the kids to play in with a fallen King Neptune laying down to the large screen TV where they play cartoons all day. They have movie nights too. There are unique shops... More

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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The National Harbor is a great place to seeing beautiful views of the sunsets and the Potomac River, a nice Ferris Wheel, great local restaurants and fabulous hotels. A town center boasts a giant jumbo-tron TV, a carpeted area for yoga and a giant sculpture of Poseidon sinking in the sand. A nice place to visit and great place to... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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207 reviews 207 reviews
39 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Many restaurants and several shops worth a visit, along with the waterfront with great views of the harbor and the Capital Wheel. There is a large screen TV outsides where people were watching the football game. The Awakening Statue is also very interesting to see. There is great access from the harbor to Alexandria across the river via the Potomac... More

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