National Harbor is located just south of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge along the Capital Beltway in Prince George’s County, Maryland, and is just 10 minutes from downtown Washington, D.C. This waterfront community is home to hotels such as the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, along with residential units, a marina, and plenty of shops and restaurants.
The National Harbor hosts many annual events, including:
- ICE! by Gaylord National Resort
- Restaurant Week
- Wine & Food Festival
- Bobby McKey’s Kids Day
- Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ Festival
- Crab & Beer Festival
The Capital Wheel at National Harbor is also a fun place to visit.
There are plenty of great places to eat at the National Harbor. No matter what you are in the mood for, you can take your pick from over 20 restaurants.
The National Harbor Marina offers boat rentals, fishing tours, charters, and sightseeing cruises. A water taxi service is available, connecting the waterfront of the National Harbor and Old Town Alexandria. You can also use the water taxi to travel to Nationals Park and take in a ball game.
For more information, visit www.nationalharbor.com and to view a list of hotels at the National Harbor click here.
Parking: National Harbor has many parking locations.
Metrorail: No metro.
Old Town Alexandria
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
AC Hotel Washington National Harbor
Residence Inn National Harbor
The Westin Washington National Harbor
*Photo courtesy of National Harbor
Helen Goodman says
How do I get from National Harbor to DC without a car? Are you near a metro line?
The District says
Check out the National Harbor’s web page “Directions” at: https://www.nationalharbor.com/directions/. This will give you information about driving, public transportation, and the circulator.