Discover New Experiences Around Gaylord National
The Potomac region is not only home to the nation's capital but also to a diverse array of cultural and historical attractions reflecting the United States' rich heritage.
Capital Wheel & National Harbor Waterfront
Discover boutique shops, restaurants and entertainment options, along with picturesque views of DC Attractions from the Capital Wheel, plus MGM National Harbor.
All Aboard! Cruises
Explore dining, dancing, entertainment and sightseeing excursions, all with breathtaking views of the D.C. capital region. Cruise with the crowd or reserve your private space. Entertainment Cruises invites you to embark on one of their 5 exciting cruise vessels: the Odyssey, Spirit of Washington, Spirit of Mount Vernon, Capital Elite Yacht Charters or the Seadog speedboat.
National Air and Space Museum
Come see aircraft of the past. Bring the whole family for an experience you will not forget.
Atrium Fountain Show
Phone: +1 301-965-4000
Our resort water fountain performs and dances to music, featuring water that shoots 60-feet high.
International Spy Museum
Come learn about the art of spying and see the past of spying and some of the people behind it.
Enjoy unique boutiques, stores and retail shops all under one roof.
Enjoy a day filled with rides and other attractions for the entire family.
Phone: +1 301-574-8175
Gaylord National Resort partners with Old Town Trolley to provide shuttle service to downtown Washington, D.C. and regional tours of the Capital Region. Tickets for all tours can be purchased at the concierge desk at Gaylord National or book online. All tours except the Monuments by Moonlight tour depart from The Welcome Center in downtown Washington, D.C.
MGM National Harbor
Discover the new MGM National Harbor just 1.3 miles from the Gaylord National hotel, featuring upscale entertainment and dining. Enjoy world famous music and comedy performances at the MGM National Harbor theater or enjoy the excitement of luxury table games and slot machines.
National Harbor is a prime destination for fun and excitement in the Washington D.C. area and our harbor-side resort is offers VIP accommodations for your stay.
Registered overnight guests of Gaylord National Resort enjoy free transportation on the National Harbor Circulator Bus throughout National Harbor and to the MGM National Harbor. The shuttle bus runs daily 11am-4am. Private Black car service is also available.
Capital Region Attractions
Whether you love history or are looking to experience the best of the region, our expert concierge team can assist you with planning your next adventure.
Explore popular attractions in Washington, D.C., Old Town Alexandria and Mt. Vernon. Or, consider visiting some of the popular attractions below:
The Capital Wheel
Thomas Jefferson Memorial
Potomac Riverboat Company
George Washington's Mount Vernon
Urban Pirates National Harbor
National Harbor Waterfront Entertainment
Located south of the capital city, along the fast-developing waterfront and adjacent to the Navy Yard, the 41,222-seat stadium redefines modern sports architecture.
Old Town Waterfront
Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
Alexandria's Christ Church
Torpedo Factory Art Center
Peeps and Company
National Harbor – Old Post Office - Monuments
Old Town Trolley Tours
Phone: +1 301-965-4340
Washington DC Safari Tour
National Mall, White House, Library of Congrgress
Segs in the City (Segway Tours)
Phone: +1 800-734-7393
Biking trail - 1.9 Miles
Horseback riding - 11.4 Miles
Sailing - 3.6 Miles
Boating - 0.5 Miles
Jogging/fitness trail - 1.9 Miles
Volleyball - 7.8 Miles
Bowling - 10.5 Miles
Kayaking - 3.6 Miles
Rock climbing - 7.5 Miles