Written by Jody Trammel

Explore the National Harbor

National HarborA relatively new area, the National Harbor is a waterfront destination that opened in 2008. Just south of Washington, D.C. in Prince George’s County, Maryland, the harbor sits on the shores of the Potomac River. With countless restaurants, retail stores, and events, there is something for everyone at the National Harbor.

When your travel plans bring you to the Washington, D.C. area, remember Affinity Airport Sedan, Inc. Our friendly, personal shuttle service can get you to and from the airport worry-free. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride!

About the National Harbor

The National Harbor is a tourist’s dream. The community offers six hotels, over 30 restaurants, dozens of retailers, and a 700-foot long pier and marina. One of the hotels, the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, is the largest combined hotel and convention center on the East Coast.  It attracts 250,000 guests each month. And even the most finicky eaters are in luck.  The National Harbor offers several dining options from casual sandwich shops to fine dining establishments. Plus, the tree-lined plazas and walkways are perfect for leisurely shoppers searching for clothing, accessories, and treats.  But the most spectacular draw may be the community’s pier and marina. This premiere yachting destination offers breathtaking views of the Potomac, along with state-of-the art floating docks.

National Harbor activities and events

In addition to countless amenities, the National Harbor is home to countless events each year.  The summer movie series, various festivals, musical performances, and street entertainment are huge hits with locals and guests alike. Plus, the National Harbor is the D.C. area’s home to Cirque du Soleil.  Every two years, its theatrical mix of dance and circus arts brings fans from all over the region to witness their awe-inspiring performances. And during the Christmas season, the area hosts a 65-foot Christmas tree lighting. Additional Christmas-time delights include the Harbor Holiday Festival and a water skiing Santa.

Enjoy your stay at the National Harbor. And for a ride to or from the airport, call Affinity Airport Service, Inc. We’re happy to give you a lift!