Harborfront Area, National Harbor

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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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  • This area is fairly new development. There are many fun restaurants, nice hotels, and shops. The walkways around the riverfront are amazing and great if you want to get out and run. The Farris wheel i...  more »
  • My mom surprised me when she said she would get on the ferris wheel with me. It was around $15 and the ride lasted 10 minutes. It is something I will only do once and the view is spectacular and the r...  more »
  • Collection of restaurants and shops and a couple of hotels that exist specifically to feed the convention crowd for Gaylord and now the Westin and MGM and a few others. Sort of eclectic and pricey. No...  more »

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