Fun Things Visits National Harbor Maryland

Looking for a family friendly place to visit with the kids this holiday season or even a weekend getaway or summer vacation.  I have found the place for you,  National Harbor Maryland is located about 2 and 1/2 hours away from the Philadelphia area.  The National Harbor has something for everyone.  It is located on the banks of the Potomac river, right outside of Washington D.C.. It features remarkable hotels, thousands of residential units, tree-lined streets with shops and offices, a marina and much moreThe National Harbor is is about a 15 minute drive from Washington D.C. 

Family Friendly Activities

Visit ICE this holiday season at the Gaylord National

Take a breathtaking ride on the Capital Wheel
Take a spin on the Carousal 
Water Taxis
Sight Seeing Cruises
Outlet Shopping at Tanger Outlets
The National Children’s Museum
Go Shopping 

Where to Eat

You will never run out of options for good food in the Harbor area.  You can get anything from delicious crab cakes at the Crab Cake Cafe or steak and seafood at  McLoone's Pier House.  During our visit we enjoyed every meal.   Below are some of our favorites from our trip

Cadillac Ranch (casual dinning, burgers, steaks, salads)
Elevation Burger (fast casual dinning burgers, fires shakes)
Fiorella Italian Kitchen  (casual dinning pizza and entrees
Nando's Peri-Peri ( fast casual dinning Portuguese flame-grilled Peri-Peri Chicken)

Where to Stay

The Residence Inn (check out our review)

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
No matter if you visit the National Harbor for a day trip or make it a longer vacation there is something to see and do for the whole family.

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Disclosure: Thanks to the National Harbor Visitors Bureau for arranging for our complimentary stay at the National Harbor to facilitate this review. As always all thoughts and opinions are our own.