Take “fun for the whole family” to new heights with a spin on the Capital Wheel. Explore your creative side at Marbles: the Brain Store or Muse Paintbar. Or satisfy your sweet tooth at Peeps and Savannah’s Candy Kitchen.
Your Harbor Starter
Plan Your Day of Family Fun
Get ready for a day on our waterfront, filled with excitement for all ages. Here are some suggestions to get your wheels turning:
National Harbor’s the perfect place to play for parents with older kids. Here are some ideas for a day of exciting activities with your family.
We’ve made a day out with your toddlers as simple as s’mores. See a sampling of what you can do on our waterfront.
Put the textbooks down; your kids will be thrilled to experience history and culture firsthand. Here’s a few ideas for making a lesson plan out of your fun family day out.
National Harbor has whole gallery’s worth of outdoor art lining the plaza and streets. Parents and kids can grow their appreciation for beautiful mosaics and impressive sculptures.
More Ways to Harbor
There’s enough fun on our waterfront for the whole family. It’s lined with must-see attractions that’ll keep everyone smiling for hours. Take a look at a few of our recommendations or see them all.
The Capital Wheel
Hop into a climate-controlled gondola with your family and see the DC skyline like never before, soaring 180 feet over the Potomac.
The Awakening Sculpture
Is it art or a jungle gym? Your tiny tykes will have a blast climbing all over “The Awakening”—a massive sculpture by J. Seward Johnson, Jr.
No matter what kind of fun you’re planning, we’ve got the things you need to make your trip as seamless as possible. See a few options for shopping, dining, and more:
This Is How You Date Night
National Harbor is a great place to bring your special someone for one-of-a-kind experiences, romantic meals, and amazing sunsets. Check out our recommendations for your next date.
This Is How You Getaway
Kick back at a riverside resort or take advantage of everything our waterfront has to offer—whatever kind of trip you’re planning, we’ve got you covered. See a few of our ideas on how to make the most of your getaway.