Spouse & Family Activities

Explore National Harbor

National Harbor is a spectacular waterfront destination dedicated to the spirit of discovery. Experience a variety of exciting shops, delicious restaurants catering to every taste and engaging activities for the entire family.

The Capital Wheel

The Capital Wheel at National Harbor joins a growing list of large-scale observation wheels around the globe and is poised to take its place as a world-class destination and iconic addition to the skyline of the nation’s capital. See the Washington, DC skyline from 180 feet above the Potomac River. The Capital Wheel’s 42 climate-controlled gondolas, each accommodating up to eight passengers, feature glass exteriors to maximize the panoramic views of the National Mall, White House, U.S. Capitol, Arlington National Cemetery and beyond.

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Tanger Outlets

Shop till you drop at Tanger Outlets, featuring more than 85 brands. It is the ultimate shopping experience. Take the FREE shuttle service for Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center guests Monday through Saturday from 4:00 – 9:00 p.m.

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Dining Out

National Harbor is home to more than 40 delectable dining spots. Between decadent steakhouses and classic cuisines, the harbor has something for everyone!

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Washington, D.C.

National Harbor is just minutes from the Nation’s capital! Ride the SHM Shuttle to Washington, DC. Take advantage of the Gaylord’s proximity to the exciting variety of attractions and activities in the Nation’s Capital, including the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, Smithsonian Institution museums, National Gallery of Art, National Zoo and more. First-come, first-served.

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Water Taxi to Alexandria, Virginia

Enjoy a scenic cruise across the Potomac River to charming Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. Tour the shops, restaurants and attractions of this historic waterfront city.

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