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National Harbor

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National Harbor

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National Harbor is in Prince George's County, Maryland, within the United States of America.


Home to Marriott's Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center & MGM Casino, National Harbor is a common destination for people traveling to the Washington DC area for conventions and business. Set along the beautiful Potomac River and with an ideal location across the bridge from Old Town Alexandria, VA, National Harbor continues to be a growing force in the DC area.

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By car[edit]

National Harbor is located just south of the intersection of I-95 and I-295.

By bus[edit]

  • National Harbor Passenger Shuttle operates between hotels in National Harbor and the King Street Metro Station in Alexandria, Virginia. The bus is free for guests staying at a hotel in National Harbor (show your key card) or residents/employees of National Harbor and costs $10 for non-guests.

Get around[edit]

Local shuttle goes between Tanger Outlets, MGM Casino, and National Harbor waterfront

See[edit][add listing]

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Boat Rental @ Boating in D.C., [1]. Hourly Rates: Single Kayak: $15; Double Kayak: $20; Stand Up Paddleboard: $20; Pedal Boat (up to 4 adults): $25; Swan or Duck Pedal Boat (4 adults + 1 child): $30.  edit
  • The Capital Wheel, 174 Waterfront St. #215, 301-842-8650 (), [2]. A 180-foot ferris wheel with views of the major sights of Washington DC and the surrounding area. Adults: $15; Children: $11.25.  edit
  • The Carousel at National Harbor, 137 National Plaza, 301-842-8650, [3]. Children: $5.  edit
  • [ Bobby McKey's Dueling Piano Bar] (Live Music), 172 Fleet Street, 301-602-2209, [4]. Mon-Wed. 7PM-12, Thur. 7PM-1AM, Fri.-Sat. 7PM-2AM. The D.C. area's ONE & ONLY dueling piano bar is located in beautiful National Harbor, just steps from Gaylord Convention Center & MGM Casino. Adults ages 21 and over can enjoy all request live music 6 nights a week, in this unique entertainment venue. For families, Bobby McKey's offers monthly afternoon Kid & Teen shows, that is perfect for a birthday celebration or just a day of family fun! $$.  edit

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Tanger Outlets, 6800 Oxon Hill Road, 301-567-3880 (toll free: 866-956-9235), [5]. Over 85 stores.  edit

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Grace's Mandarin, 188 Waterfront St, [6].  edit
  • Old Hickory Steakhouse @ Marriott Gaylord Convention Center, 201 Waterfront St, [7].  edit
  • Thai Pavilion, 151 American Way, [8].  edit
  • Sauciety @ The Westin National Harbor, [9].  edit

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • [ Bobby McKey's Dueling Piano Bar] (Live Music), 172 Fleet Street, (301) 602-2209, [10]. Mon.-Wed. 7PM-12AM, Thur. 7PM-1AM, Fri.-Sat. 7PM-2AM. $$.  edit
  • Tasting Room Wine Bar & Shop @ National Harbor, 137 Waterfront St, [11].  edit
  • National Pastime Sports Bar & Grill @ Marriott Gaylord Convention Center, 201 Waterfront St, [12].  edit

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Aloft National Harbor, 156 Watefront Street, 301-749-9000, [13]. 190 rooms, 9-foot ceilings, large windows, modern look.  edit
  • Marriott Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, 201 Waterfront Street, 301-965-4000, [14]. 19 floors, 2,000 rooms, 470,000 square feet of meeting space.  edit
  • Hampton Inn & Suites National Harbor, 250 Waterfront Street, 301-567-3531, [15]. 151 rooms  edit
  • Residence Inn National Harbor, 192 Waterfront Street, 301-749-4755, [16]. 162 rooms.  edit
  • Westin National Harbor, 171 Waterfront Street, 301-567-3999. Great views.  edit
  • Wyndham National Harbor, 250 Mariner Passage, 301-265-4200, [17]. 250 suites, many with multiple bedrooms.  edit

Get out[edit]

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