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National Harbor Marina

168 National Plz, National Harbor, MD 20745-1139
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Night Fall is amazing

Really good experiaence at the end of a long day. Great views of DC/VA/MD (DMV). Come here and be... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Dee H
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Waldorf, Maryland
A NICE ALL DAY ATTRACTION TO SPEND WITH FRIENDS OR FAMILY!

This is a lovely place to spend an entire day with friends, family or a special date. There is... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
A M
,
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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“ferris wheel” (18 reviews)
“capital wheel” (6 reviews)
“water taxi” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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168 National Plz, National Harbor, MD 20745-1139
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"ferris wheel"
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"capital wheel"
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"water taxi"
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"lots of restaurants"
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"family night"
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"great waterfront"
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"specialty shops"
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"grab a bite to eat"
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"big screen"
in 2 reviews
"mgm casino"
in 2 reviews
"downtown area"
in 2 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 3 reviews
"within walking distance"
in 2 reviews
"all ages"
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"lots of fun"
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"gaylord hotel"
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Really good experiaence at the end of a long day. Great views of DC/VA/MD (DMV). Come here and be romantic, just chill, or find some good food and drinks.

Thank Dee H
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

This is a lovely place to spend an entire day with friends, family or a special date. There is always so much to see and do there. I would go online, ahead of time, to observe whether they are having a special event, as they...More

4  Thank A M
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

The Christmas Lights twinkle, kids play and everyone smiles on the harbor on a crisp winter night. There are a large selection of restaurants like Rosa Mexicano, Bond 45 and the Walrus. It is relaxing walking by the water and you can take pictures with...More

Thank TMckissic
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

The marina area offers several dining and shopping opportunities. The casino is nearby and the downtown museums are a short ride away.

Thank twhite19
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

My wife and I walked this marina on a Friday afternoon. There are plenty of restaurant's directly on the river.

Thank peter194940
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

There is not much here except the huge Ferris Wheel with enclosed "pods" that take you for a 10-15 minute ride. You can see the Washington monument in the distance and Alexandria but not much else to look at. The ride is pricey but the...More

Thank panster
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I have often seen the harbor from Alexandria, but nothing like seeing it up close and personal. The area has something for all ages, from the play area for the kids to the multiple shops for the adults. One could easily spend all day there...More

Thank Carla L
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Marina area is excellent to walk around. Nice floating docs and boats. They even have a beach area. There are also charter shipt and shuttles in the area to take you to Alexandria and Georgetown. There area also nice paddle boats to rent..Lots of activities...More

Thank albertthedentist
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Great waterfront with beautiful views of the river. Capital Wheel is located here. Lots of restaurants and activities to choose from.

Thank nebraskagolfer2017
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Came here on a Sunday morning. it was nice to walk around the marina. Sorta clean area. Ferris wheel I think is to pricey. Grab ok lunch. A lot of lunches to choose all pricey I think I guess because of the area. Wanted to...More

Thank Matt P
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Keith E
21 August 2017|
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Response from Kathleen W | 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 Kathleen W | 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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