National Harbor is located along the Potomac River near the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and just outside of Washington, D.C. in Prince George’s County, Maryland. It originated as a 300-acre multi-use waterfront development.

Pure fun, planned out or on the fly, National Harbor is more than a destination. It’s an experience. We’re committed to providing you an endless variety of things to do, including the many immersive sights, scents, tastes and sounds of our waterfront wonderland. From fresh artisan cheese and cinema al fresco to family-friendly fun—with all the things to do at National Harbor, you’ll be back for more in no time.

Soar 180 feet above the Potomac River and marvel at truly breathtaking views. With 42 climate-controlled gondolas, The Capital Wheel is open all year long. Sights visible from The Capital Wheel include National Harbor, the Washington Monument, City of Alexandria, Masonic Temple, Georgetown and more throughout the DC-Maryland-Virginia region.

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Tanger Outlets National Harbor is accessible from the Capital Beltway, I-95, I-495, I-295 and the new Woodrow Wilson Bridge, and is minutes away from all three area airports. Tanger Outlets is located adjacent to the National Harbor community on Harborview Drive/Tanger Blvd and Oxon Hill Road.

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A $1.4 billion casino resort with 3,300 slot machines, 124 table games and 39 poker tables. The resort has a 24-story luxury hotel with more than 300 rooms and will offer entertainment and concerts in a 3,000-seat theater, plus a day spa, dining options at celebrity chef restaurants, a conservatory, and a permanent art collection from local and international artists.

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A $1.4 billion casino resort with 3,300 slot machines, 124 table games and 39 poker tables. The resort has a 24-story luxury hotel with more than 300 rooms and will offer entertainment and concerts in a 3,000-seat theater, plus a day spa, dining options at celebrity chef restaurants, a conservatory, and a permanent art collection from local and international artists.

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See the famous monuments of Washington, DC from an entirely new perspective on this narrated sightseeing cruise. Travel along the Potomac River to see the plethora of famous monuments and landmarks, with stunning reflective views of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Washington Monument, Arlington Memorial Bridge, and more.

  • Direct trips to Old Town Alexandria and the Wharf available!
  • Georgetown is also accessible by water taxi via the Old Town or Wharf
  • If attending a Nationals game, consider using the “baseball boat”, however routes are only between Navy Yard and Old Town Alexandria à https://www.potomacriverboatco.com/water-taxi/diamond-teague/
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The World Series Champs, the Washington Nationals, are at home against the Colorado Rockies 7/26 – 7/29.
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On the Potomac River within eyesight of Washington, D.C., Alexandria, VA is nationally recognized for its rich history and beautifully preserved 18th- and 19th-century architecture. Named a Top 3 Best Small City in the U.S. 2019 by the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, the #1 Best Value U.S. Travel Destination 2018 by Money magazine, and one of the South’s Prettiest Cities 2018 by Southern Living, Alexandria hums with a cosmopolitan feel and a walkable lifestyle—a welcoming weekend escape next to our nation’s capital. A nationally designated historic district founded in 1749, Old Town Alexandria is home to more than 200 independent restaurants and boutiques alongside intimate historic museums and new happenings at the waterfront, making it the perfect home base for your D.C. vacation and an unforgettable getaway of its own.

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Shopping isn’t the only thing to do in Georgetown. Washington, DC’s oldest neighborhood is full of charm, Michelin-approved restaurants, fantastic events for the whole family and plenty of scenic views. Pick your adventure – from the exciting waterfront all the way up to Book Hill – and get exploring in this centuries-old part of the District.

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Check out the recently revitalized SE Waterfront area: The District Wharf à https://www.wharfdc.com/. Catch a concert at The Anthem (https://www.theanthemdc.com/calendar/) or outdoor on the Floating Barge. Don’t forget the Municipal Fish Market– the oldest continuously operating open-air fish market in the United States!

The Wharf brings dazzling water views, hot new restaurants, year-round entertainment, and waterside style all together in one inspiring location. It’s the most exciting neighborhood in the history of the nation’s capital.

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Visit one of DC’s many historic and national landmarks from the National Mall to the National Arboretum. It’s easy to ride the Metro or hop on a bike and explore all that the nation’s capital has to offer. Walk the halls of free Smithsonian museums, paddle on the Potomac and Anacostia rivers or sit back on a double-decker tour bus and soak up some history. Local shops, funky marketplaces and people-watching hot spots beckon by midday, as nighttime gives way to multi-course dinners and drinks from local breweries. However you spend your time here, make it count.

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From the edge of DC’s Wharf to the streets of Falls Church and Silver Spring, Washington’s dining scene became even more turbocharged this year. Learn about 300-plus restaurants and view the list of favorite places to eat.

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