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    YOUR DREAM RESORT & WATERFRONT EXPERIENCE AWAITS

    Located on the banks of the Potomac River, Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center offers family-friendly activities and convenient access to the dining, shopping and entertainment in National Harbor, Maryland. Experience the wonder of our resort hotel's one-and-a-half-acre, 19-story glass atrium, complete with lush gardens. Indulge in extraordinary amenities, including renovated hotel rooms, a luxurious spa, delicious resort dining and on-site shopping. Experience more excitement and entertainment at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center near Washington, DC.
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      SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS.

      Discover So. Much. Christmas. at Gaylord National Resort during its Christmas on the Potomac celebrations! With family-friendly events, activities, live entertainment, and more, it's easy to see why holidays at Gaylord National are a beloved and longstanding tradition at National Harbor.
      • ICE! Featuring A Christmas Story™ at Gaylord National

        ICE! Featuring A Christmas Story™

        ICE! is back at Gaylord National! Step into an extraordinary winter wonderland and see scenes from the classic movie, A Christmas Story™, brought to life in ice, zoom down epic ice slides, and explore our extraordinary resort and its dozens of Christmas activities. Presented by Pepsi.
      • Female Adult and child on snow tubes on snow tubing lane

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        With activities like tubing down giant, frozen slopes, sliding around on ice bumper cars, and constructing gingerbread houses, there's so much fun to be found during the holidays.
      • Two young girls decorating a gingerbread house at Gaylord National

        More Family Tradition

        Whether it's sharing a meal with favorite holiday characters, capturing a photo with Santa, enjoying extraordinary light shows, or simply taking in the magic of the season together, create lifelong Christmas traditions at Gaylord National.
      • Family at dining table with Christmas tree behind them

        More Indulgence

        From the elegant Old Hickory Steakhouse to seasonal drinks and pop-up bars, you'll find everything you need to satisfy your taste buds during the holidays.
      • Evening view of Capital Wheel in National Harbor, MD

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        Located in the heart of the Harbor, enjoy convenient access to finish your holiday shopping, indulge in seasonal cuisine, and enjoy local attractions like the Capital Wheel.
      • Woman getting face massage at Relache Spa at Gaylord National

        More Relaxation

        Take a load off during the hustle and bustle of the holidays with a destressing massage, calming body therapy, or rejuvenating facial at our luxurious Relâche Spa, awarded Four Stars by Forbes Travel Guide.
      • Gaylord National atrium decorated for Christmas

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        The towering, 19-story, glass covered atrium features 1.5 acres of gardens and spectacular views of the Potomac River waterfront.
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        Winterfest

        At Gaylord National Resort, your winter weekend getaway possibilities are endless. Join in family-friendly activities and events, wander through our airy, 19-story atrium, relax in a newly renovated guest room, explore the shops, dining, and attractions at National Harbor, or even do it all!
        • Family looking at scavenger hunt map in atrium at Gaylord National

          More Family Fun

          Join in our family-friendly Winterfest activities and go on an adventure throught the resort on a Jack Frost-themed scavenger hunt or watch the fountain and light show in the 19-story atrium.
        • National Harbor view of restaurants and shops from boardwalk

          More Discovery

          Located in the heart of National Harbor, enjoy the resort's convenient access to shopping at Tanger Outlets, an abundance of dining and entertainment options, MGM National Harbor, and local attractions like the Capital Wheel.
        • Sunset view of National Harbor, MD with Capital Wheel in background

          More Indulgence

          Whether you're sipping a cocktail at Pose Rooftop Lounge or enjoying a drink and riverfront views from Belvedere Lobby Bar, find a beverage for every taste.
        • Guest room balcony view at Gaylord National overlooking atrium and Potomac River

          More Possibility

          Our expansive, enchanting resort boasts 1.5 acres of lush indoor gardens under a soaring, 19-story glass atrium with stunning sunset views of the Potomac River.
        • Woman getting face massage at Relache Spa at Gaylord National

          More Relaxation

          Unwind after the stress of the holidays with a massage, calming body therapy, or a rejuvenating facial at our luxurious Relâche Spa, awarded Four Stars by Forbes Travel Guide.
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          Spring It On

          Make a fresh start with a weekend getaway at Gaylord National Resort this spring. Join in family-friendly activities and events inspired by the renewed life and growth of spring, explore 1.5 acres of indoor garden atriums, and discover entertainment, shopping, and dining just steps from the resort in National Harbor.
          • Family walking on National Harbor Waterfront near Gaylord National

            More Exploration

            Just steps from the resort, enjoy all that National Harbor has to offer. From shopping and dining to entertainment and attractions like the Capital Wheel, there's fun for everyone.
          • View from 9-story Pose Rooftop Lounge at Gaylord National overlooking Potomac River

            More Views

            Watch the sunset over the Potomac River from Belvedere Lobby Bar or see the harbor come to life from the 19-story Pose Rooftop Lounge, all while enjoying your favorite drink.
          • Two women in yoga poses overlooking Potomac River at Gaylord National

            More Tranquility

            In this season of renewal, discover true relaxation with morning yoga or a destressing massage, calming body therapy, or rejuvenating facial at our luxurious Relâche Spa, awarded Four Stars by Forbes Travel Guide.
          • Atrium gardens overlooking Potomac River at Gaylord National

            More Possibility

            Our expansive, enchanting resort boasts 1.5 acres of lush indoor gardens under a soaring, 19-story glass atrium with stunning sunset views of the Potomac River.
          • Family looking at scavenger hunt map in atrium gardens at Gaylord National

            More Family Fun

            Be inspired by this season of fresh starts during our family-friendly programming as you Spring It On at Gaylord National.

          • Gaylord National Resort Pool

            More Splashing

            Enjoy the resort's indoor, junior Olympic-sized pool, or head outside to the play and splash pad sun deck.

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            SUMMER OF MORE

            Summer vacation possibilities are endless at Gaylord National Resort where you can enjoy the sun and water at the resort pool and splash deck, take in waterfront views from the garden atrium or rooftop lounge, enjoy the local shops, dining, and attractions just steps away in National Harbor, or even do it all!
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              WELCOME TO MORE

              At Gaylord National Resort, your weekend getaway possibilities are endless. Join in family-friendly activities and events, wander through our airy, 19-story atrium, relax in a newly renovated guest room, explore the shops, dining, and attractions at National Harbor, or even do it all!

              • National Harbor Sunset with Capital Wheel in background

                More Exploration

                Located in the heart of National Harbor, enjoy the resort's convenient access to shopping at Tanger Outlets, MGM National Harbor, and the Capital Wheel, as well as an abundance of dining and entertainment options
              • Family sitting in atrium at Gaylord National

                More Family Fun

                Join in our family-friendly activities like a themed scavenger hunt, a trick-or-treating expedition, and more.
              • Gaylord National atrium overlooking Potomac River in National Harbor, MD

                More Wonder

                Our expansive, enchanting resort boasts 1.5 acres of lush indoor gardens under a soaring, 19-story glass atrium with stunning sunset views of the Potomac River.

              • Woman getting face massage at Relache Spa at Gaylord National

                More Relaxation

                The start of a new school year and planning for the holidays can be stressful! Discover relaxation with a massage, calming body therapy, or rejuvenating facial at our luxurious Relâche Spa, awarded Four Stars by Forbes Travel Guide.
              • View of Potomac River from Replay at Pose rooftop bar at Gaylord National

                More Views

                Whether you're sipping a cocktail at Pose Rooftop Lounge or enjoying a drink and riverfront views from Belvedere Lobby Bar, find a beverage for every taste.

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              • ICE! Featuring A Christmas Story
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                ENHANCE YOUR STAY WITH OUR ICE! ft. A CHRISTMAS STORY™ PACKAGE

                Experience SO. MUCH. CHRISTMAS. at Gaylord National with a stay at our spectacular resort featuring access to ICE!, the holiday wonderland of your dreams, showcasing scenes from the holiday classic, A Christmas Story™, told in awe-inspiring ice sculptures. This extraordinary experience includes overnight accommodations, and single-entry ICE! tickets (one per person, per stay).
              • Two kids in masks in front of virtual elephant while adult take picture on a phone
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                Year-Round Events & Activities

                Fun For All Ages

                From family activities and days spent roaming the harbor to nights hanging out at Replay at Pose Rooftop Lounge, there's no shortage of fun and exploration to experience at Gaylord National Resort.
              • Balcony room view overlooking atrium and Potomac River at Gaylord National
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                RESORT CREDIT OFFER

                Offer includes nightly $50 food and beverage credit.

                Use code ZX0

              • MGM National Harbor river view
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                MGM NATIONAL HARBOR

                LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

                Discover the new MGM National Harbor just 1.3 miles from Gaylord National featuring world famous music and comedy performances at the MGM National Harbor theater or enjoy the excitement of luxury table games and slot machines.
              • Balcony views overlooking Potomac River at Gaylord National
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                DON'T MISS OUT ON OUR STUNNING ATRIUM VIEWS

                MAIN ATRIUM VIEW UPGRADES

                Elevate your stay by upgrading to a Main Atrium View room, complete with a balcony overlooking our serene and lush Texan-inspired atrium. Enjoy coffee or breakfast on your private balcony with stunning views of the gardens below.
              • Gaylord National Orchard Terrace overlooking Potomac River and National Harbor at sunset
                CELEBRATIONS
                GET THE CELEBRATION YOU DESERVE

                SPECIAL CELEBRATIONS & EVENTS

                With stunning outdoor event spaces, enchanting indoor gardens and plazas, and elegant ballrooms, our one-of-a-kind spaces offer the ideal location for your special moments -- big and small. Let our culinary and event teams assist you in flawlessly and creatively bringing to life the celebration, gathering, or event you deserve!
              • Tanger outlet retail storefronts
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                TANGER OUTLETS

                LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

                Minutes from Gaylord National and the Waterfront District, and Tanger Outlets offers a wealth of experiences for every kind of visitor, including brand-name stores, local offerings and fast-casual restaurants that keep you fueled up for your day at the shops.
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              View of National Harbor, MD from the harbor

              EXPLORE NATIONAL HARBOR

              The resort's prime location means you're just steps from all the attractions of National Harbor. Spend the day shopping at Tanger Outlets, sampling the many dining options, and cap it off with a night out at MGM. The next day, visit the many monuments and museums in Washington, D.C., conveniently located just down the river.