Entertainment & Things To Do

Perched on the shores of the Potomac River and just minutes from downtown Washington, D.C., experience convenient access to National Harbor, Maryland's most beloved attractions, including the Capital Wheel, TopGolf, MGM National Harbor®, and Tanger Outlets. At the resort, discover sunset river views, fountain shows and family-friendly activities year-round.

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Welcome to More

Find more to fall in love with at Gaylord National, with extraordinary experiences for the whole family to enjoy. Explore our airy atriums, relax with a treatment at Relâche Spa, search the resort’s gardens for sweet treats, and more.

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Trending Activity

Everyone's favorite square pumpkin, Spookley, takes center stage in a game of Halloween hide and seek -- inviting super sleuths to solve puzzles that reveal his eight secret hiding spots around the resort. Solve all the puzzles and win a special prize!

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The Potomac Region

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.

MGM National Harbor

Discover the new MGM National Harbor just 1.3 miles from Gaylord National. The resort features world famous music and comedy performances in their theater or Visitors can also enjoy the excitement of luxury table games or slot machines

View of MGM from harbor at dusk.

Pose Rooftop Lounge

Replay at Pose Rooftop Lounge is an 80’s themed pop-up bar offering river views, 80's-themed cocktails and more. The rooftop bar features Insta-worthy environments, neon lights, retro arcade games and the best of 80’s music. 21+ only after 9 PM.

View of Pose Interior with chairs and pillars in white, blue, and pink

Relâche Spa

Discover true relaxation with a destressing massage or rejuvenating facial at our luxurious Relâche Spa, awarded Four Stars by Forbes Travel Guide.

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Dining Options & Events

Discover some of the most distinctive dining experiences and kid-friendly restaurants at our resort.

Restaurant dining room with view of atrium.

Unwind Under Our Atrium

Guests love relaxing in our signature Atrium, framing dramatic views of the Potomac River, leading to DC's famous monuments and museums. You won't believe what we have under one roof!

View of harbor from Gaylord National atrium
Gaylord National Atrium Lobby
Gaylord National Atrium Lobby
More Hotel Activities

At Gaylord National, you'll find unique boutiques, stores and retail shops all under one roof. Express yourself with exclusive fashion apparel and accessories. Surprise that special someone with exquisite jewelry or another fine gift. Or shop for the ideal D.C. souvenir.


Under our signature, majestic, glass Atrium, you'll find distinctive dining, lively bars, and sophisticated nightlife all under one roof in our National Harbor hotel.