Enjoy Brunch and Boating on Father’s Day at National Harbor
From kayaks to hydrobikes, sightseeing by boat and floating with family, National Harbor has many ways to have fun on the Potomac River.
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., June 14, 2021—National Harbor is a great location to book a memorable Father’s Day. With multiple boating and brunch options, it’s the perfect location for a family outing and a special day with dad. Brunch locations include Succotash (186 Waterfront St.,) Redstone American Grill (155 National Plaza,) Rosa Mexicano (153 Waterfront St.,) The Walrus Oyster and Ale House (152 Waterfront St), Sauciety at Westin National Harbor (171 Waterfront St.) and other restaurants that offer lunch and dinner including Bond45 (149 Waterfront St.)
Before or after the perfect meal, spend the day on the water. National Harbor has all types of boating options for a fun and memorable Father’s Day. Just head to the National Harbor waterfront. Check boat company websites for additional information.
Race dad around the National Harbor cove on Boating in DC’s newly introduced hydrobike water bikes. One of the hottest water crazes, these bikes are non-polluting, easy to ride, lightweight safe and stable with 400 pounds of flotation. These may be enjoyed by ages 8 and up and are only available at National Harbor. The company also offers kayaks, paddleboards, and swan and dragon pedal boats.
The Freedom Boat Club is also new this year and is a membership-only program where guests can rent a boat from one of their 250+ locations. A boating license is required. Maryland Yacht Charters has added an additional boat for National Harbor this season. Here, you can rent a boat with a captain for 2-4 hours and BYOB.
Last year, National Harbor introduced Monumental Boat Tours’ new two-person CraigCats. These are available along with a knowledgeable guide, in a separate boat, who provides history and exploration on a two-hour tour from National Harbor to Mount Vernon. Boaters will see Jones Point Lighthouse, Fort Washington, a lot of Potomac River wildlife and more.
Back this year after debuting last year is Float Boat 360. This boat allows a group up to six to hop on for a fun-filled cruise. It comes with a boat operator. Guests are encouraged to bring food and drinks—bring a picnic and enjoy a day on the water with dad.
“With so many dining, entertainment and boating options, National Harbor is the perfect location to spend the day,” said Jackie Saunders, AVP of marketing at National Harbor.
Guests may book online ahead of time to ensure availability. Reservations may be made on each boating operator’s website.
For those who prefer to remain on the shore, Capital Bikeshare has bikes throughout National Harbor with a bike trail along the waterfront that goes into Virginia and Washington, D.C. It’s another great way to experience the waterfront with dad.
For more information on National Harbor, visit www.NationalHarbor.com.
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About the Waterfront District at National Harbor
Situated on the banks of the Potomac River and just minutes from the nation’s capital, National Harbor is a waterfront resort community unlike any other. The vibrant Waterfront District at National Harbor offers unique boutique shops and well-loved stores along wide, walkable streets. More than 30 restaurants include award-winning Succotash; The Walrus Oyster and Ale House; Grace’s Mandarin; and Bond 45. Highly recognized for its iconic Capital Wheel, a 180-foot observation wheel offering panoramic views that include D.C. monuments; the Waterfront District features seasonal activities and concerts. Capital Bike Share makes it possible to bike to the Waterfront District on National Harbor’s newly paved waterfront trail. There are also many exciting special events and activities. The property was named as one of the top places in the nation to observe spectacular sunsets. For more information, visit www.NationalHarbor.com.
Contact: Vicki Bendure