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.
Parking: National Harbor has many parking locations.
Metrorail: No metro.
Old Town Alexandria
*Photo courtesy of National Harbor