Harborfront Area, National Harbor

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#1 of 15 in Things to do in National Harbor
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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  • In my view it's a planned neighborhood, when you get there it looks like a little beach town but no beach. It has many restaurants, entertainment area and rest. It has great public toilets!!! The streets are clean, hot to walk. There's plenty of parking too. We LOVE!!!!!!
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  • Despite the heat & humidity, this spot is just lively and fun. Live music at restaurants, nice shops, good parking, a movie shown where restaurant goers and picnickers alike could enjoy. Seeing the su...  more »

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