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Harborfront Area

National Plaza, National Harbor, MD 20744
+1 301-203-4170
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Perched on the historic Potomac River, National Harbor is a unique, all-in-one destination and all-American tradition, offering unrivaled shopping, dining and attractions and a roster of year-round, family-friendly events. Featuring expansive views from the riverbank-and from 180 feet up on The Capital Wheel, the waterfront's newest iconic draw-National Harbor combines an approachable, resort-like personality with a singular, dynamic experience for local residents and visitors alike. Attractions include: The Capital Wheel The Awakening The Carousel Tanger Outlets Waterfront Dining Boat Cruises & Tours Kayak & Paddleboard Rentals Free Events & Entertainment
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  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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National Plaza, National Harbor, MD 20744
+1 301-203-4170
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Harbor area is an entertainment complex located outside of DC in Maryland side of the Potomac river. There are lots of shops and restaurants. It is a launching spot for other activities. Water taxis will take you to Alexandria or the National landmarks in...More

Thank Rodney C
Reviewed 1 week ago

So much to do at the harbour front area. Good mixture of restaurants and shops. I liked it because there weren't a lot of chain stores or restaurants. Nice individual non franchise restaurants and shops. There is a sandybeach there that is marked off. Also...More

1  Thank albertthedentist
Reviewed 1 week ago

The waterfront is pretty and there are some water taxis that offer great service to Alexandria, VA as well as up and down the coast. Surrounding restaurants vary from good to lousy and all are overpriced, but the harborfront itself is quite nice.

Thank Carrie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Scenery is amazing and very peaceful atmosphere during the summer. Definitely a "must see" in the winter with the beautiful Christmas trees!

Thank bingo0513
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place to just take a walk with a great view, shops, and restaurants. Bring your camera and your kids.

Thank JoAnne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved everything about this place and its shops and restaurants! So much to do. Every style of food you can imagine. So much fun on a beautiful day!

Thank Lisam048
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Right on the Potomac, this is a great mix of restaurants and retail, not far away from some very historic sights.

Thank nebraskagolfer2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome and should be on the visit list After spending the day at the monuments we visited this place in the evening. Its full of people and there the view is just breath taking There are a lot of eateries available to...More

Thank Sanjeev_Sharma
Deborah T, Director of Marketing at Harborfront Area, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sanjeev_Sharma, Thank you for your nice review on National Harbor. We are so glad you got to enjoy the historical parts of DC and then spend some fun time in the evening at National Harbor. Just out of curiosity, why did you choose to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful place to spend an afternoon or evening! There are shops and places to eat and explore, and even free outdoor movies on the water during the summer. My advice is to find a parking spot, wander around, grab something to eat and...More

Thank WtrSprite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not a patient person so the crowds drove me crazy at harborfront. You have to pay for parking which I hate and trying to get back to 95 is PIA. There are ton of restaurants down there. It was nice walk around the...More

1  Thank Matt P
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23 June 2017|
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Response from TravelMore4 | Reviewed this property |
Just checked. Both Blue and Yellow stop at Alexandria. Take Blue for Pentagon Arlington stops. BTW, Pentagon City is a separate stop, south of the Pentagon, that drops you off at a mall and other eateries. For the way... More
4 May 2017|
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Response from Deborah T | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting National Harbor. We offer a lot of events with free fitness, movies, and live music. However, there is a price to pay to park. Have a great day, Deborah
20 May 2016|
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Response from CharlotteFrank | Reviewed this property |
National Harbor is a census-designated place and development along the Potomac River in Oxon Hill, Prince George's County, Maryland just south of Washington, D.C. near the Woodrow Wilson Bridge. It originated as a 300-acre... More