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National Harbor: 

National Harbor is an exciting new community of fine dining, fun shopping, stunning architecture, art galleries, and museums. The Hampton Inn & Suites National Harbor hotel is two blocks from the Potomac waterfront; where water taxis will ferry you across the river to enjoy historic Georgetown and Alexandria. At night, National Harbor resonates to the beat of live music, and glows in the reflections of waterfront light shows. 

Experience the lively music, unique cultures and delicious food of Washington, D.C. while you're in town as well. Just 12 miles away, you can see the famous momentum of Lincoln or visit the US capital. 

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Washington, D.C. | 12 miles | 23 minutes 
Get on I-295 N from National Harbor Blvd • Continue on I-295 N. Take I-695 to 12th Street Expy in Washington • Take the Maine Ave exit from Southwest Fwy • Take 12th Street NW and Massachusetts Avenue Northwest to Scott Cir NW

Local Attractions & Activities:

The Jewish Museum of Maryland | Distance: 53 miles | Drive time: 60 minutes
15 Lloyd Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 732-6400

America’s leading museum of regional Jewish history, culture and community, located in downtown Baltimore. The Museum interprets the Jewish experience in America, with special attention to Jewish life in the state of Maryland. The Museum was founded in 1960 to rescue and restore the historic Lloyd Street Synagogue, and has become a cultural center for the Jewish community and for those interested in Jewish history and traditions.

Downtown Jewish Washington Walking Tour | Distance: 4.3 miles | Drive Time: 10 minutes
Start: Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum
701 Third Street, NW (corner of G Street)
Washington, D.C. 20001
End: former home of Washington Hebrew Congregation, 816 Eighth Street NW (between H and I Streets)
(202) 789-0900

Learn what Jewish life and worship was like in the historic Seventh Street, NW, neighborhood from 1850 to 1950. The tour includes visiting the sites of four former synagogues.

Historic 1876 Synagogue - Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum | Distance: 9.4 miles | Drive Time: 18 minutes
Corner of Third Street & G Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 789-0900

Take a guided tour of our historic synagogue building -- built in 1876. Sit in an original pew and hear what life was like for the 38 immigrant families who built the first synagogue in Washington, D.C. Learn about the physical changes to the building -- both inside and out -- and the move of the building that forever changed its future and secured its place in our nation's capital.

The National Museum of American Jewish Military History | Distance: 11.6 miles | Drive Time: 31 minutes
1811 R Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 265-6280

The National Museum of American Jewish Military History, under the auspices of the Jewish War Veterans of the USA, documents and preserves the contributions of Jewish Americans to the peace and freedom of the United States, educates the public concerning the courage, heroism and sacrifices made by Jewish Americans who served in the armed forces, and works to combat anti-Semitism.

Old Town Alexandria | Distance: 4.5 miles | Drive time: 11 minutes
221 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314 

(703) 746-3301

Old Town Alexandria is in the heart of the city on the Potomac River waterfront. This beautifully preserved historic district is 
George Washington's adopted hometown which continues to hum with a foodie-friendly vibe loved by presidents and First Families.

Oxen Hill Manor | Distance: 1.8 miles | Drive time: 5 minutes
6901 Oxon Hill Road
Oxon Hill, MD 20745

(301) 839-7782

The Manor sits high on a hill and offers a picturesque view of the Potomac River from the garden area. The grounds include formal English gardens, rose bushes surrounding a reflecting pool, and a large brick patio for outdoor entertaining. Featured inside are exquisitely appointed rooms with wood floors, crystal chandeliers, and fireplaces. A sweeping circular staircase ascends from the first floor hallway. 

National Harbor | Distance: 0.4 miles | Walk time: 4 minutes
165 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745 

1 (877) 628 5427

A waterfront resort destination on the banks of the Potomac River with over 70 enticing shops and restaurants. 



15 Lloyd St, Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 732-6400


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