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Harborfront Area, National Harbor

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Marina · Nature / Park
Harborfront Area on the Potomac River has restaurants, shops, events, hotels, nightlife, boating, and a large observation wheel to view it all. It also hosts boat tours and sightseeing cruises to Washington, D.C. Go kayaking, sightseeing, or fishing, or just shop and explore the area. Enjoy a meal by the river, or make friends at one of many warm establishments. Kids can have their own kind of fun at the playground with a carousel, they can visit the National Children's Museum, or attend special events for kids. The harbor is 140 hectares (350 acres). Make Harborfront Area part of your personalized National Harbor itinerary using our National Harbor journey builder app.
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  • I’ve been to National Harbor on a few occasions and have really enjoyed each visit. There are a few stores but, I think the main reason to go would be the Ferris wheel and the restaurants. The...  more »
  • While the Gaylord National Resort is Closed (for COVID) there are still things to do on the National Harbor Waterfront. Plan on a later afternoon Capital Wheel ride, to catch the sunset. And then...  more »

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