7 days in National Harbor & Alexandria Itinerary

7 days in National Harbor & Alexandria Itinerary

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7 days in National Harbor & Alexandria Itinerary

Start: National Harbor
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National Harbor
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​min
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Alexandria
— 3 nights
End: Alexandria

3
nights
National Harbor

National Harbor ©
National Harbor is a development along the Potomac River in Oxon Hill, Prince George's County, Maryland just south of Washington, D.C. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Harborfront Area. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to The Awakening Sculpture, walk around Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm, get some fabulous bargains at Tanger Outlets, and try your luck at MGM National Harbor.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our National Harbor trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to National Harbor. October in National Harbor sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Alexandria.

Things to do in National Harbor

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Oxon Hill, National Colonial Farm, FedExField, Surratt House Museum
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Harborfront Area ©
Harborfront Area
The Awakening Sculpture ©
The Awakening Sculpture
National Harbor ©
National Harbor

3
nights
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): don't miss a visit to John F. Kennedy Grave Site, contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and finally take in the waterfront at Old Town Waterfront. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): admire the striking features of George Washington's Mount Vernon, see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Alexandria trip maker tool .

Alexandria is just a short distance from National Harbor. October in Alexandria sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arlington, George Washington's Mount Vernon, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

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