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Harborfront Area, National Harbor

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Marina · Nature / Park
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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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  • Beautiful area felt very safe to stroll alone at night. Wish I had more time to explore. Very convenient 
    Beautiful area felt very safe to stroll alone at night. Wish I had more time to explore. Very convenient  more »
  • Same as above; I was disappointed that I didn’t have time to catch a water taxi to old Alexandria. In fact, you can go many places via water taxi. 
    Same as above; I was disappointed that I didn’t have time to catch a water taxi to old Alexandria. In fact, you can go many places via water taxi.  more »
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  • We came here during the Christmas holidays, and it felt quite festive with the big Christmas tree and lighting on. The walk was pretty nice, and the ride on the wheel was also enjoyable with a great view of the harbor. There was a public parking building, so parking also wasn’t an issue. Overall, we had a great afternoon walking around the harbor and nearby areas.
  • Had the most fun part of my vaca visiting National Harbor. Lovely place to be and spend time with family, friend and lover. You’ll please don’t get the online ticket for the big wheel ride, it’s more expensive compared to getting it at the ticket stand. I spend $88 online for 3 adults but got to the stand it was $15 per adult. Do the maths and save money

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