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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  • There's almost always something going on in National Harbor...for the whole family! And talk about good eats...there are numerous great restaurants to try out, regardless what type of food you like! T...  more »
  • It was beautiful to look at, nice shopping area with restaurants and ferris wheel. We didn’t get a chance to explore much because it was the middle of the winter and very cold. We will come back in th...  more »
  • In winter not too many activities but there still a track of ice skating on the shore. And it is magic, the entrance is a bit expensive $ 10 + 4 for adult and $ 1 less for child. M surprised good is we can drop the skates after an hour and come back but the we must spend $ 4 for the loc of the skates. But good c the USA.
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National Harbor was purpose-built for leisure and business, with convention centers, shops, entertainments, and hotels. A handful of upscale hotels, with attached convention centers and malls, vie for attention by offering pools, rooms with spectacular views, and restaurants. Washington is just a 20-minute drive to the north, so consider staying there if you're looking for a bit more variety.
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