Destination guide

The waterfront setting of National Harbor is ready to explore

Enjoy the live music and other features of National Harbor. Renowned for its bars, restaurants and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Jefferson Memorial and Arlington National Cemetery are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around National Harbor

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes National Harbor a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Six Flags America (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • The Capital Wheel (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Cameron Run Regional Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Greendale Golf Course (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • East Potomac Golf Course (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of National Harbor

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, National Harbor is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Oxon Cove and Oxon Hill Farm National Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Fort Foote Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • East Potomac Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Gravelly Point Park (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Fort Washington Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Anacostia Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around National Harbor

Fly into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), the closest airport, located 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into College Park, MD (CGS), which is 13.8 mi (22.3 km) away.

Where to stay around National Harbor?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 105 holiday lettings near National Harbor. From 4 Houses to 57 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near National Harbor is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to National Harbor?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in National Harbor:

  • Le Droit Park: 247 holiday homes
  • Old Town West: 100 holiday homes
  • Georgetown: 1,076 holiday homes
  • Eastern Market: 360 holiday homes
  • Dupont Circle: 572 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to National Harbor?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in National Harbor. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Art Whino: 1,952 holiday lettings
  • MGM National Harbor: 1,960 holiday lettings
  • Capital Children's Museum: 1,942 holiday lettings
  • National Children's Museum: 1,943 holiday lettings
  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center: 1,113 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around National Harbor listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in National Harbor?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 4 Houses in National Harbor. Our other popular types of National Harbor holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 57 self catering accommodations
  • Resorts: 34 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in National Harbor?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 73 holiday homes with pool available in National Harbor. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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