national harbor harborcation

Harborcation

What is a Harborcation? It’s time to take a Harborcation—where you call the shots and National Harbor helps you capitalize on it all. It’s an adventure on your own terms: go for an art walk; indulge in an array of dining experiences; treat yourself at the shops; and stay at hotels that cater to your cravings. Your favorite getaway is closer than you knew.

On safety: You clean up nice, and so do we: with safety protocols implemented across the property, you’ll feel secure however you choose to explore.

On variety: Take your time and take your pick: National Harbor has a range of activities, attractions and art for you to experience. Try something new, enjoy a change in scenery and find your freedom during your Harborcation.

Buy Your Tickets

The Capital Wheel

Admission

  • Enjoy breathtaking views of Washington Monument, Potomac River and surrounding areas
  • Climate controlled gondolas
  • Up to 8 people per gondola
  • Private gondolas for friends and family
  • Sanitized after each use
  • Experience is approx. 15 min
$16.50
George Washington's Mount Vernon

Admission

  • Explore the first president's iconic mansion, gardens, farm and final resting place
  • Tours and museum exhibits provide insight into the lives of the Washingtons and those who were enslaved at Mount Vernon
  • Children under 5 are free
Free - $28.00

Plan Your Visit

MGM National Harbor Casino

  • Experience luxury gaming on two opulent casino floors.
  • Go all-in with poker, try out the best slots around or test your odds at one of the many table games.

Topgolf

  • Approachable, fun-loving atmosphere to make golf a blast for players of every skill level.
  • Climate controlled hitting bays
  • Private event spaces and meeting rooms
  • Onsite restaurant with signature food and drinks
  • Good for parties, events, date nights, family

National Harbor Art Collection

    National Harbor is home to works from local, national and international artists. Learn all about each piece with the free self-guided audio walking tour and scavenger hunt.

Tanger Outlets National Harbor

  • Name brand outlet shopping experience
  • Open air environment featuring 81 brand name outlet stores
  • Ongoing specials and deals
  • Good for families, kids, adults

Bobby McKey's

  • The DC area’s premier dueling piano bar
  • Talented pianists and singers belt out your favorite requested hits
  • Good for parties, date nights, families, happy hour, late night, bar

Muse Paintbar

  • Combines painting lessons with a restaurant and bar
  • Hosting painting sessions seven days a week
  • All ages are welcome and no prior experience is required

Capital Bikeshare

  • Three locations throughout National Harbor: Tanger Outlets, Waterfront District on the Harbor Trail or Fleet Street and
  • Waterfront Street across from Gaylord National
  • See bike availability on the System Map or mobile app
  • Take as many short rides as you want when you purchase your pass
  • Passes and memberships include unlimited classic bike trips under 30 minutes
  • End a ride by returning your bike to any station

Maryland National Capital Parks and Planning

  • Enterprise Golf Course in Mitchellville
  • Henson Creek Golf Course in Fort Washington
  • Paint Branch Golf Complex in College Park

TangerClub

  • Exclusive shopper loyalty program
  • Access greater savings, more rewards & perks every time you shop

MGM National Harbor Conservatory

  • A vibrant horticultural scene that immediately engages all of the senses
  • Envisioned by renowned designer Ed Libby, the MGM National Harbor Conservatory is a must-visit destination in the
  • Capital Region
  • Good for all ages

The Heritage Collection at MGM National Harbor

  • Experience this rich cultural and historical region
  • The Heritage Collection at MGM National Harbor is a blending of the minds of local and international artists that
  • Brings guests a well-rounded experience

Views from Potomac Plaza at MGM National Harbor

  • Fresh air outdoor plaza with breathtaking views
  • A giant fountain and reflecting pool, alongside sweeping vistas overlooking the harbor, Potomac River and The Nation's Capital.
  • A perfect place to take in a special event or just the scenery