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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
National Plaza, National Harbor, MD 20744
+1 301-203-4170
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All reviews ferris wheel old town alexandria capital wheel dc area potomac river water taxi lots of restaurants big screen great area gaylord hotel nice place to visit convention center walk around mgm casino within walking distance peeps store outlet mall
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The National Harbor is really a nice place to visit and live. It has many restaurants to choose from with different types of food. The view across the Potomac river is beautiful and the harbor looks really nice at night with all the lights.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rls2442
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ferris Wheel was the focus of my grand-daughter’s attention. She is only 2 but loved riding in it. Very safe, totally enclosed, so quite enjoyable even in the winter

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GiGitoB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on an unseasonably warm December day and thoroughly enjoyed our evening. We would have done the big wheel, but it was a bit foggy, so we skipped it for this trip and just wandered around the areA.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 950jeniferw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The harbor are is really great. Between the shopping and restaurants there is always something to keep you busy. The kids loved seeing all the statues, boats, and especially the Peep store.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank toddmcd17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit! Even though it rained all weekend, it was still beautiful. My husband and I enjoyed walking along the river.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AlyssiaNester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very fun area with great views of the river and a pleasant stroll. National Harbor is a fun getaway with so many food and shopping options.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank maxpaste
Reviewed December 12, 2018

There is plenty to do here for grown ups and for families. Ferris wheel , the PEEPS store, build a bear, starbucks, charmin Charlie, pepper store, candy store, and lots of restaurants. Also - just walk through the Gaylord hotel - beautiful at Christmas and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BRBE001
Reviewed December 7, 2018

Had a nice weekend in this area with lots to do and plenty of options for all ages. Parking is not the greatest, but other than that a cool area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bluejeanfood
Reviewed December 3, 2018

Enjoyable walk along the waterfront to view the sights. Replica of Air Force One at one end of the waterfront and National Harbor downtown area at the other.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank johnrR2620MN
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Great place to chill out at night with the decos and everything. Parking in this place is pricy but the restaurants around here are good. It's nice that they have creative figurines for visitors to take photos with. It's a big quiet on weekdays though.

Date of experience: October 2018
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June 22, 2017|
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Response from TravelMore4 | Reviewed this property |
Just checked. Both Blue and Yellow stop at Alexandria. Take Blue for Pentagon Arlington stops. BTW, Pentagon City is a separate stop, south of the Pentagon, that drops you off at a mall and other eateries. For the way... More
May 3, 2017|
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Response from Deborah T | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting National Harbor. We offer a lot of events with free fitness, movies, and live music. However, there is a price to pay to park. Have a great day, Deborah
May 19, 2016|
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Response from CharlotteFrank | Reviewed this property |
National Harbor is a census-designated place and development along the Potomac River in Oxon Hill, Prince George's County, Maryland just south of Washington, D.C. near the Woodrow Wilson Bridge. It originated as a 300-acre... More