Discover a selection of 26 vacation rentals in National Harbor that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $50 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in National Harbor. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

A waterfront escape on the Potomac

Perched on the mighty Potomac River, just 20 minutes by car from the heart of Washington, DC, National Harbor is a gleamingly modern waterfront community, and a compelling choice for an action-packed weekend getaway. Whatever your idea of a good time may be, you'll be spoiled for choice here, with cavernous casinos, sleek shopping centers, awe-inspiring art installations, and irresistible gourmet restaurants. And that's before you've factored in the glimmering harbor itself, where you can enjoy active pursuits while taking in jaw-dropping views of the DC skyline. National Harbor vacation rentals range from slick studios to luxurious family-sized condos, so you're sure to find one to suit.

Things to do

Sky-high adventures in National Harbor

You'll find an eclectic array of attractions virtually on the doorstep of National Harbor vacation rentals. The most iconic of the lot is the Capital Wheel. This giant, skyline-dominating Ferris wheel sends visitors soaring 180 feet above the water, a vantage point which affords breathtaking views of the National Cathedral, Masonic Temple, City of Alexandria, and other landmarks. For a night of pure self-indulgence, make a beeline for the MGM National Harbor. This vast entertainment complex includes a glamorous, high-stakes casino, seductive cocktail lounges, and a vast theater that regularly plays host to the biggest names in music, comedy, and performing arts.


Shopping around in National Harbor

Shopping is a serious pastime in National Harbor, with bargain-hunters flocking from far and wide to Tanger Outlets throughout the year. At this sprawling center you can buy dazzling designer fashion, cool sportswear, luxury cosmetics, and much more besides, all at vastly reduced prices. The local dining scene is similarly sensational, with waterfront eateries serving everything from American comfort food classics to elegant pan-Asian cuisine. And no visit to National Harbor is complete without a spot of downtime on the river. Jump on a boat bound for the awe-inspiring Washington Monument, or splurge on a decadent dinner cruise and eat, drink and dance the evening away.


Vivid seasons in National Harbor

National Harbor enjoys a varied climate, ensuring that no 2 visits are quite the same. National Harbor vacation rentals are in particularly high demand in summer, when the weather is typically very warm, with plenty of sunshine. Humidity can be high at times, but this is often alleviated by rainfall and thunder storms. Winters tend to be chilly rather than bracingly cold, with light snowfall often occurring between December and February. Spring and fall are great times to visit, with mild weather, and fewer out-of-towners competing for sought-after accommodation.

Natural features

Heavenly hikes around National Harbor

National Harbor is conveniently close to the bright lights of the nation's capital, but it's equally easy to escape to a world of unspoiled nature. Around 30 minutes away by car, Piscataway Park is a tranquil expanse of fragrant forests, lush meadows, and tidal wetlands. Amble along any of its easy-to-follow hiking trails, and you may catch sight of darting deer, playful beavers, or bushy-tailed foxes. The park is also a haven for birders, with majestic osprey and bald eagles often to be spotted circling overhead.

How to get there

Traveling to and around National Harbor

Fly into Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), the closest airport, located 4.6 mi (7.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Baltimore Washington Intl. Airport (BWI), which is 33 mi (53.1 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near National Harbor?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it's longing for a vacation. It's time to pack your bags and zip off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near National Harbor:

  • Around 1 mile from the center of National Harbor, it's hard to top "Wyndham At National Harbor - 2 Bedroom Deluxe". It has 2 bedrooms and a host of amenities including housekeeping services and a games room.
  • Another great choice is "Wyndham National Harbor 2bedroom Deluxe", which is around 1 mile from National Harbor. Featuring 2 bedrooms, a nearby marina and towels, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and content.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect National Harbor vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near National Harbor?

If you're in the mood to get away from it all for a night or two, there's no shortage of excellent weekend getaways in and around National Harbor. Rest and recharge your batteries at one of these popular options:

  • If exploring the outdoors is a must for you, you'll love "National Harbor Brown Townhome W". Around 1 mile south of National Harbor, it's close to Spa Creek and Go Ape Treehouse Adventure Course. Top amenities at this escape include a living room and a kitchen.
  • Also look into "Luxury National Harbor Brownstone", which you'll find around 1 mile south of National Harbor. After a day of discovering nearby attractions such as Lake Artemesia Park and Cross Creek Golf Club, settle into your rental and make the most of a living room, a kitchen and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around National Harbor?

Typically compact, inexpensive and conveniently located, it's hard not to fall for the charms of a studio apartment. Make yourself comfortable in one of these vacation rentals and discover the culture of National Harbor up close:

  • Put your suitcase down and your feet up at "New Luxury 1 Bedroom Waterview Condo Minutes From Washington Dc". Amenities including a kitchenette and heating will make you feel right at home here.
  • Alternatively, organize a stay at "Beautiful Condo At National Harbor", which comes with conveniences including heating and off-street parking options.

When you're ready to step outside your studio apartment and go exploring, there's lots to keep you amused around National Harbor. Love cultural attractions? Plan a visit to Art Whino and Theater at MGM National Harbor.

Can I find short term rentals in or near National Harbor?

Sometimes, you've just got to take some time out, even if it's only for a few days. Enjoy the ideal combination of relaxation and sightseeing at one of these short-term rentals in or around National Harbor:

  • "New Luxury 1 Bedroom Waterview Condo Minutes From Washington Dc" is near the heart of National Harbor, which means you'll have lots of things to keep you busy. Find your way to leading attractions like MGM National Harbor and Potomac River Waterfront Park when you're not hanging out in your cozy property.
  • Eat, sleep and explore what's around you from "Enjoy National Harbor, Close To Dc", another excellent option. The Capital Wheel and Tanger Outlets should be on your to-do list when it's time to go sightseeing.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near National Harbor?

Forget chocolates and flowers. Sometimes all you need is to get away for a weekend, just you and your sweetie. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around National Harbor that would make Cupid green with envy. Here are some we think you'll adore:

  • Around 1 mile from National Harbor, "Wyndham At National Harbor - 2 Bedroom Deluxe" is the ideal place for doting couples. A resort and a swimming pool are among the many amenities you'll find here.
  • Alternatively, spend a few magical days canoodling and uncorking Champagne at "Wyndham National Harbor 2bedroom Deluxe", around 1 mile from National Harbor. A nearby bay and a resort will help set the mood.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near National Harbor?

No matter if your ideal escape is out in the countryside or down by the beach, you'll have a lot more fun if you share it with people you love. Look up these large family vacation rentals in or near National Harbor and bring the whole gang along:

  • Invite your nearest and dearest to "Entire Sfh With Yard @natl Harbor", which has 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 7 guests. This retreat is around 1 mile to the southeast of National Harbor and features amenities such as a fridge and pet-friendly facilities.
  • Another top choice is "Wyndham National Harbor: Minutes From D. C". This large rental is 1 mile south of National Harbor and features a toaster, a fridge and more. With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 10 people, you won't need to leave anyone off your invitation list.

If you're hoping to visit some family-friendly attractions around the area, you won't have to look far. Potomac River Waterfront Park, The Capital Wheel and National Children's Museum offer fun for both kids and grown-ups.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near National Harbor?

Go for a dip anytime you like at one of our large rental houses with an indoor pool. Dust off your swimsuit and consider these options in or near National Harbor that boast this deluxe perk:

  • With 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 10 guests, "Club Wyndham National Harbor - See Washington Dc" is the perfect place to take a break with close friends. Make use of this retreat's range of amenities, including a swimming pool and a kitchen.
  • Alternatively, whisk your crew away to "National Harbor Condo With Wifi, Resort Pool And Free Shuttle To D. C", which has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 guests. Along with that fabulous pool hidden away inside, a swimming pool and a kitchen will keep everyone comfortable and content.

Chasing more options? Find the perfect pad among these the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to find the National Harbor vacation rental that's perfect for you.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near National Harbor?

Often situated in prime positions due to their compact size, a one-bedroom rental is a wise pick if you're traveling solo or with one other person. Here's a quick taste of Vrbo's range in or near National Harbor:

  • Consider "Holiday Apartment Crikvenica For 2", a fantastic centrally located one-bedroom vacation property. A nearby waterfront and an ocean view are just a few of the useful inclusions here.
  • "Beautiful Condo At National Harbor" is another comfortable one-bedroom escape also a hop, skip and a jump from the center. When you're not out discovering your surroundings, take advantage of a swimming pool, a kitchen and much more.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near National Harbor?

It's easy to organize a wonderful vacation with Vrbo. Whether you'd rather have a cute cabin or a trendy apartment, you'll find terrific two-bedroom options in or near National Harbor: Here are just some of our top choices:

  • First on the list — "Wyndham At National Harbor - 2 Bedroom Deluxe". This two-bedroom delight has handy amenities like a kitchen and a swimming pool. Visit National Harbor's excellent attractions from this homely pad.
  • "Wyndham National Harbor 2bedroom Deluxe" is another popular two-bedroom option in the National Harbor area. It offers amenities like a swimming pool and a kitchen.

What are the best three-bedroom vacation rentals in or near National Harbor?

If you need some extra space for the youngsters (or a tagalong travel buddy), a three-bedroom vacation rental is the way to go. Vrbo can help you find the best options in or near National Harbor, beginning with these:

  • Stay a few nights at "National Harbor Brown Townhome W". With amenities including a kitchen and a fireplace, this spacious stay will make everyone feel right at home.
  • Another popular three-bedroom rental is "Host And Stay | Park Base". Take advantage of a fireplace and a garden while spending quality time with your loved ones.