Zip Trip: National Harbor perfect for weekend escape

It's Memorial Day weekend and we're ready for a full summer of FOX 5 ZIP TRIPS - starting with a visit to National Harbor!

Right across the river from Alexandria - the timing is just right for a visit to one of the area's premiere waterfront destinations. You can't go wrong with a visit to a restaurant or shop along American Way, a stroll along the water, or a ride on the Capital Wheel!

This weekend is all about sunshine and warm temperatures - a perfect forecast for a fun stop to National Harbor!

Plus, this is your first chance to win an all-new 2016 Mazda CX-9!

There are so many fun things to do when visiting National Harbor it's hard to keep count! Here are THE 5 MUST STOPS that you just can't miss when taking your own Zip Trip!

This week's Dunkin Donuts Firehouse Friday vistis Oxon Hill Station 821.

Check out our Geico Hometown Hero - Kris Jenkins!

Lookout world - here comes our Cold Stone Junior Reporter Ethan Yi-Davis!

All summer long, we'll be visiting some of the great places the DMV has to offer! Check out our full FOX 5 ZIP TRIP schedule here!

And don't forget - enter our contest and you could have a chance at winning an all-new 2016 Mazda CX-9!

If you're out-and-about and spot us during our ZIP TRIP fun - snap a photo and post it online using #fox5ziptrip.

Check out PHOTOS of the fun from National Harbor!


National Harbor perfect for weekend escape

5 Must Stops

Dunkin Donuts Firehouse Friday Oxon Hill Station 821

Geico Hometown Hero Kris Jenkins

Cold Stone Junior Reporter Ethan Yi-Davis

Urban Pirates

Scripps National Spelling Bee Winners

Capital Wheel Turns 2 Years Old

MGM Casino Dealers School