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Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

Discover New Experiences Around Gaylord National

Local Area

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.

Gaylord Hotel Logo

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.

Arial view of Gaylord National Exterior

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.

Exterior of Riverview Ballroom at Gaylord National
Family and Children's Activities
National Air and Space Museum

10 Miles

Come see aircraft of the past. Bring the whole family for an experience you will not forget.

Atrium Fountain Show

On-site

Phone: +1 301-965-4000

Our resort water fountain performs and dances to music, featuring water that shoots 60-feet high.

International Spy Museum

11 Miles

Come learn about the art of spying and see the past of spying and some of the people behind it.

On-site Shopping

On-site

Enjoy unique boutiques, stores and retail shops all under one roof.

 

 

Six Flags

19 Miles

Enjoy a day filled with rides and other attractions for the entire family.

 

Escape Quest

3 Miles

Phone: +1 301-574-8175

 
 
Sunset on the Terrace at Gaylord National

Exciting Tours

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.

More Local Area & Activities
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
Washington Monument
Thomas Jefferson Memorial
Potomac Riverboat Company
George Washington's Mount Vernon
Urban Pirates National Harbor
National Harbor Waterfront Entertainment

Nationals Park

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. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local Attractions

Smithsonian Museums

 

National Zoo

 

Arlington National Cemetery

 

White House

 

The Awakening Sculpture

 

The Capital Wheel

 

National Harbor Marina

 

Tanger Outlets

 

Old Town Waterfront

 

Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum

 

Alexandria's Christ Church

 

Torpedo Factory Art Center

 

Peeps and Company

 

 

 

Area Sightseeing

Entertainment & Dining Cruises

 

Potomac River – National Harbor

 

Entertainment Cruises

 

Phone: +1 866-404-8439

Washington DC Tours and Shuttles

 

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

Sightseeing Cruises and Water Taxis

 

Mt Vernon - Alexandria - Georgetown

 

Potomac Riverboat Company

 

Phone: +1 877-511-2628

More Activities

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

Local Partners

PSAV - Audio Visual

 

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