Just minutes from Washington D.C., Wyndham National Harbor sports views like you have never seen before. It is sitting amongst the past, present, and future. The landscape is ever-changing with new ideas to meet each new generation.
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Get comfortable and sink into one of the beds in the one-, two- and three-bedroom resort suites. These living options comfortably sleep four to ten guests and range from 723 to 1,296 square feet. They give you just the right amount of space to stretch out and call a part of the area your own. Let’s face it, we all need some of our own space on vacation.
These suites feature private bedrooms with one king bed in the master, one king or two double beds in the guest rooms, and a queen sleeper sofa in the living area. These beds are dressed in top-of-the-line bedding to ensure you’re getting a good night’s sleep every single time your head hits the pillow. At TZort, we want to make sure you are getting the necessary tools to relax and reset for the coming of each new day.
In the living area, you can look forward to the economy of a fully equipped kitchen. This allows you to brew yourself some coffee in the morning or store some quick snacks in the fridge. If you’re up for it, you can cook a meal here and save a bit of money. Plus, who doesn’t love a nice home-cooked meal?
Some suites even include the comforts of a whirlpool tub and a private balcony. These are the small details included to elevate your stay. Imagine the anxieties rolling off your skin with the water in the whirlpool tub. As the water drains, so does all of your stress and you can enter each new day with a clear mind. As you get your fresh cup of coffee each morning, you can watch the sunrise over the Washington D.C. skyline.
If you find yourself with any questions at all, reach out to the front desk. They are passionate about making this the easiest transition from home to vacation that you have ever had. Whether it’s an extra towel or you just need to know how to work the remote, they are more than happy to help.
Once you feel accustomed to your room, come and explore all the amenities of this resort. Refresh the senses with a dip in the indoor or outdoor swimming pool and the hot tub. No matter the time of year, you can splash around in one of the pools. To make sure you don’t fall off your workout routine, come to the fitness center. This allows you to work up that sweat your body is just itching to release. Not only will you feel refreshed by this, but you will also find a sense of accomplishment. The many machines, free weights, and mat space give you all that you need to be able to tackle that workout.
If you find yourself traveling for work, we welcome you with open arms and want you to feel prepared to tackle that important meeting! The high-speed internet offered to all guests allows you to keep working at any quiet place onsite. There is also a business center to offer you the comfort of being in the office. This center is equipped with computers in case your laptop isn’t charged, or you need to use two screens at once.
Whatever type of traveler you are, TZort is here to accommodate your needs. Wyndham National Harbor makes your needs a priority and allows you to relax and reset in comfort.
The City is Calling
National Harbor, Maryland is the center of attention for all things fun and adventure. It’s the spot for nightspots, retail shops, premier restaurants, and national monuments. This city has figured out the perfect formula for how to mix history with excitement.
Home to an impressive marina, National Harbor is a gateway to all the waterfront thrills. During the season it is the meeting place for sightseeing cruises, boating excursions, and fishing tours with Segway of National Harbor and OnBoard Washington DC Tours. This is the perfect way to see the city because not only are you involved in something but you’re also actively looking at the views in front of you. The guides on these tours are passionate about showing you the ropes of all things National Harbor.
If you find yourself itching to learn about some history or just admire the past, you’re in the right place. If you want to explore the nation’s capital, don’t miss the National Mall. This world-renowned location is home to museums, landmarks, memorials, and educational institutions. Specifically, it is home to the Lincoln Memorial and Washington monument. You can also make a stop at the White House, Capitol Hill, and the national museums.
Discover how you can National Harbor through the perfect four-day getaway at Wyndham National Harbor.
DAY 1: EXPLORING THE CITY
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On your first day here, you really have to get a tour of the National Harbor and see the feel of the city. The best part to walk is the waterfront area because it is home to some great shopping, dining, and sightseeing. There are so many things to do that are free and still so much fun!
While on the Harbor, you absolutely need to take a ride on the Capital Wheel. This large Ferris wheel is a can’t-miss site whenever you are in town as it quite literally pokes out on the skyline. As you enter and take a seat in your gondola you will be securely fastened in as your cart jerks to life. During your ride up you will be put at a high vantage point and see all the sights you can’t see on foot. At the highest point, you will reach 180 feet above the ground. It’s best to take this ride at sunset as you watch the sky change colors or at night when the entire city is lit up before you.
While walking the waterfront, you will see many art sculptures and pieces done by artists from all around. This just adds to that overall experience of being outside and exploring. Probably the most notable piece is “The Awakening” by J. Seward Johnson. This sculpture is made of metal and is a giant man emerging from underground. It’s definitely a sight to see and it’s even fun for kids to play on!
The experience of walking throughout the National Harbor is truly your own. There’s always something fun and exciting going on downtown and every season brings something new.
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Grace’s Mandarin is the vision for modern Asian-inspired dishes. The chefs bring their own flair in their exotic dishes that will dazzle your taste buds every single time. The creativity in incorporating these international flavors takes you to a place far from National Harbor. It’s almost like being in two places at once.
Their menu is split up into many sections based on your taste and preferences. They even have an entirely separate menu for sushi. Their small plates include dishes like popcorn shrimp, Korean seafood soup, and fried chicken kara-age. Their “From the Land” section features land sky sea delight, herb garlic grilled lamb rack, and sizzling Angus filet mignon. Their “From the Sea” section features crispy salt and pepper scallops, fried mango salmon, and grace’s signature jumbo lump crab cake. Complete the meal with one of their sides and end it on the sweet side from their list of desserts.
DAY 2: DINNER AND A CRAFT
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Founded in 2012, Muse Paint bar combines the fun of dinner and a drink with art. You get instruction from certified instructors who take the stress that art sometimes causes. It’s fun for any age, not just adults! These paintings typically take at least 2 hours so it’s an interactive craft to get everyone involved and away for a little while.
If you cannot make it to one of the studios, don’t worry. Muse offers the experience to bring the studio to your home. They can send painting kits to you! They are themed differently, especially for the seasons. The Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas ones are a big hit amongst lovers for the holidays. They have ones for teambuilding that can be used for coworkers, teams, and clubs. They also have kits for kids’ birthdays, girls’ nights, and date nights! Whatever the occasion, Muse is here to bring out the creativity in your space.
For the meal portion of this experience, they have three options for brunch: avocado toast, chicken & waffles, and poutine. Their menu has options like a charcuterie platter, hummus w/toasted pita, boneless wings, rosemary shoestring fries, and an Italian flatbread. To finish off the meal, enjoy a brownie ala mode and waffle sundae.
They have a wide range of wine and beer lists. For sparkling & sangria, they have prosecco, red sangria, and sparkling rose. For white, they have Moscato, Riesling, pinot grigio, and sauvignon blanc. For red, they have cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir, and red blend. These come in a bottle or glass.
DAY 3: THE REAL EXPERIENCE
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The Air Force One Experience is one you simply cannot pass up. Not only is it education mixed with fun, but it’s also something interesting for all ages. This tour features a look into the full-size Boeing 747 aircraft and runs approximately 60 minutes. It is completely self-guided to allow you to make it your own.
The tour of the aircraft is like being right there with one of the Presidents. You will see the history of presidential travel, and the forward cabin which features a replica of the Air Force One conference room, presidential office, and sleeping quarters. Just think, if you were the president, how would it feel to be in the air? Thanks to the free audio tour narrated by Chief Master Sergeant Howie Franklin, you can replicate what goes on when they take off.
Chief Master Sergeant Howie Franklin was the head flight attendant aboard Air Force One for five consecutive presidents. To say he’s been through it all with them is an understatement. His audio brings real insider stories and anecdotes of what it’s really like to travel on the “Flying White House”. This audio is a real treasure to the entire experience.
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Public House National Harbor doesn’t confine itself to one category. They offer options for breakfast, lunch, brunch, happy hour, dinner, or a late-night snack. At night, they entertain their guests with a DJ, Live Entertainment, or Karaoke Tuesdays. They believe it’s not just the meal that makes the restaurant, it’s the atmosphere you surround the meal in.
Their dinner menu is filled with starters, salads, sides, sandwiches, plates, and desserts. Be adventurous and try the Cheese Steak sandwich. It’s chopped ribeye, American cheese, sautéed onion, lettuce, tomato, and pickle. It sounds simple by the balance of flavors pair so nicely. For a plate try the Jambalaya: andouille sausage, confit chicken, gulf shrimp, and seasoned rice. It takes you to the flavors of Louisiana while staying in Maryland.
DAY 4: SWEETEST ESCAPE
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Escape Room Live Alexandria gives you the opportunity to work alongside your friends and family to get out of the room in time. It’s an immersive, exciting, and experiential activity that ages 5 & up can conquer! Their escape rooms are Hollywood-style and have some award-winning puzzle designs to stump your mind.
This location offers the rooms: Wizard’s Apothecary, Sherlock Holmes: A Matter of Time, Poe-paranormal Activity: Edgar Allan Poe, and Moriarty’s Madness. In the Wizard’s Apothecary, you are allowed 8-12 players and it is your job to find the King’s Royal Wizard before the time runs out. Sherlock Holmes: A Matter of Time allows 8-10 players and it’s your job to singlehandedly locate the missing Sherlock Holmes. For Poe-paranormal Activity, you can find a more family-friendly vibe. It is not scary at all and you are looking for an old historian.
For Moriarity’s Madness, you can up 6-8 players and you have to stop the Professor from his bad plan.
Discover the mystery at Escape Room Live Alexandria and see if you can get out before the clock runs out.
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Succotash is a progressive perspective of all things Southern foods. It’s all of the good feelings you get when you taste the classics of the South wrapped up into one menu. James Beard Award winner, Chef Edward Lee brings his Korean roots and Southern repertoire to creations that feed the soul.
They have a brunch, lunch, supper, dessert, and happy hour menu. On their brunch menu, you can find classics with a twist like a pecan sticky buns, lobster benedict, and avocado toast. The lunch menu features fried chicken & waffles, shrimp’n’grits, and deviled eggs. The dinner menu has 22 oz. bone-in smoked beef short rib, cast-iron trout filets, and fried green tomatoes. Whatever time of the day you’re here, know that you’ll leave feeling like you just ate a home-cooked meal.