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Amazing Views

Great place to walk and people watch, plenty of sites to see, plenty for the kids and adults to do... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Just_Me_Bernie
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Bowie, Maryland
Bring Quarters for the Ducks!

The pier is great and where you go to ride the wheel. There is a large tent area that has several... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
toddmcd17
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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to walk and people watch, plenty of sites to see, plenty for the kids and adults to do. Lots of parking, great attraction to see!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Just_Me_Bernie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pier is great and where you go to ride the wheel. There is a large tent area that has several gum ball style machines that spit out fish/duck food so bring quarters. This area kept my kids busy for a long while :)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank toddmcd17
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Looks like a touristic area but it is beautiful with the ferris week all the restaurants, the move in public and the pier where you can sit and watch a beautiful sunset

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MeM543
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Love the walking path and the weekend entertainment during summer months. The weekend farmers market was great.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Poinari
Reviewed 17 September 2018

we had the perfect day to walk around the Marina . great shops and restaurants . Eat small so you can try a few restaurants ... because there are so many great ones

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tammy D
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Got to explore the shopping area. Very interesting from the Peeps store to the beautiful harbor. Lots of great choices for food. Wanted to do the wheel but no takers to go with me.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 844tamarad
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

The views are amazing from the Ferris wheel, especially at night... It has many options for dining and offers many shops, and art sculptures to pose with... a walk through memory lane. Definitely a great place for a few days.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carmen J
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Our highlight of the marina was the Ferris Wheel. When we thought our ride was over, it had only just begun. Five times around. Great. We plan to return on our next visit to Maryland to take the water taxi from the harbor to Alexandria,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank alexandrina55
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We have a timeshare so pretty easy to stay here. There has been so much new construction of restaurants and shops. It was a little crowded but its summer and we expected it. With so many choices of places to eat there were never real...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Theresa r
Reviewed 31 July 2018

National Harbour is beautiful. Perfect place to watch the sunset with a drink or ice cream in hand. Family friendly atmosphere too which was pleasing.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Keith E
21 August 2017|
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Response from kathleenw414 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see anyone fishing. I did see people using canoes and kayaks.
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Suzanne091
23 April 2017|
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Response from kathleenw414 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know the area well. I flew into Ronald Reagan and took a cab ($30) to the hotel in National Harbor. National Harbor itself is quite walkable. I understood there was transportation to some of the further... More
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