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. With all the things to do at National Harbor, you’ll be coming back for more fun in no time.
Come on a Whim, Stay for a Day
The Capital Wheel
MGM National Harbor
Welcome to the newest addition to our waterfront. This is where friends raise their cocktails to more nights out together. Where thrills are dealt on the stage and at the game tables. Where weekenders and world travelers alike discover a grander way to experience Washington, DC.
Enjoy a sumptuous Italian dinner for two or a fun Mexican fiesta with friends with our waterfront dining options. With so many restaurants to choose from, we have a little something for everyone.
Shop over 160 stores at National Harbor! Our downtown has a unique selection sure to please any shopper, and brand-name stores at Tanger Outlets include Calvin Klein, IZOD, Tommy Hilfiger, Columbia, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, J. Crew Factory Store, Nike, and many more.
Art at National Harbor
National Harbor Marina
National Harbor Marina is the premier marina in the Chesapeake Bay region. Featuring all the amenities of a waterfront resort in addition to the facilities and professional staff, National Harbor Marina focuses on providing only the highest quality of service!
Movies on the Potomac
Salute the Sunset Concert Series
Potomac Riverboat Co. Water Taxis
The Potomac Riverboat Company operates the Water Taxi service, connecting Alexandria’s historic waterfront and National Harbor. Service will be offered from the Commercial Pier at National Harbor as well as the Gaylord Resort and Convention Center Dock.
Boating in DC – Kayak, Paddleboard, and Pedal Boat Rentals
Bobby McKey’s Dueling Piano Bar
WaveOne Open Water Swimming
WaveOne Swimming offers the most current and creative open water swimming programs in the Washington, DC area and the country, bringing experience and energy to anyone and everyone willing to put a toe in the water.
Tours & Sightseeing Cruises
With 350 breathtaking waterfront acres, National Harbor offers an unparalleled view of the scenic Potomac—and yet, there are those who prefer a view not of the water, but from the water.