National Harbor is not so much a destination as it is an experience — and we’re committed to providing you with a never-ending variety of things to do. Immerse yourself in the sights, scents, and sounds of our unique waterfront wonderland. From fresh artisan cheese to cinema al fresco to family-friendly fun, National Harbor is your place to play. Come on a whim; stay for the night. We’re right on the water…yet a world away. Catching monumental views you have never seen before from the top of the Capital Wheel. Sailing on a pirate ship with your crew of little scallywags. Cozying up on a blanket for a family movie. Escaping your everyday stress at a luxurious spa retreat. Taking in panoramic views of the DC skyline atop The Capital Wheel. Finishing off the night with a champagne sunset on a waterfront terrace. With all the things to do at National Harbor, you’ll be coming back for more fun in no time.
National Harbor is home to more than 40 delectable dining spots. Between decadent steakhouses and classic American fare to cozy coffee shops and tasty places to grab something sweet, we have something for every palate. The National Harbor shopping scene has something for everyone. With a delightfully diverse blend of more than 160 retailers, we’ve got a retail experience for every kind of shopper – from major retail to the funky specialty shop and beyond. And best of all, it’s all perched right on the sparkling Potomac. Shopping has never been so picturesque. Every time you exit a store, you’re entering our most enticing attraction: that one-of-a-kind waterfront ambiance.
Let National Harbor host your next meeting! A destination surrounding by panoramic views of the Potomac River, National Harbor has space for both small meetings and multi-day conventions. With more than 600,000 square feet of meeting & event space, unique venues, attractions, and restaurants, National Harbor has everything you need to make your meeting a success. A world-class, four diamond Resort Hotel & Convention Center located on the banks of the Potomac River near Washington, D.C., Gaylord National features a 19-story high, glass atrium with lush indoor gardens, award-winning restaurants, a full-service luxury spa and salon, and more. With nearly 2,000 guest rooms and 600,000 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space, Gaylord National is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway, your corporate meeting, wedding, or other special event. There’s so much more to a business trip than seminars and exchanging business cards. Break out of the convention hall and actually enjoy your networking opportunities with National Harbor events, team-building activities, and more. Give your event the perfect setting on our stunning waterfront.
Everyone has their own style of fun on the harbor. Come, explore, and find the way you harbor!
The best part about summer and spring in National Harbor? The fun on the waterfront! The sun is shining, the skies are clear, and the weather is the perfect temperature to go enjoy movies in the plaza, farmers markets, live performances, and more! In the summer, the waterfront provides a nice breeze that instantly cools the heat. Fall is beautiful in National Harbor; the leaves change colors and the air is crisp. Enjoy fall festivities in the beautiful weather. During the winter, prepare for light shows, holiday music, and more! National Harbor goes all out for the holidays, so whether you are cozying up at the Gaylord National Resort holiday attraction or strolling the streets bundled in your favorite winter wear, it’s sure to be a great time!