Oxon Hill is an unincorporated area in southern Prince George's County, Maryland, It is a suburb of Washington, D.C., southeast of downtown district. Oxon Hill is home to the 300-acre National Harbor development on the banks of the Potomac River. It is also the location of MGM National Harbor, a luxury resort and casino with 308 rooms, eight restaurants and a casino. Oxon Cove Park and Oxon Cove Farm is a national historic district that includes Oxon Hill, a living farm museum. Oxon Hill Manor is the magnificent neo-Georgian house designed in 1928 for Sumner Welles.
1.MGM National Harbor
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MGM National Harbor is a luxury resort in Oxon Hill, Maryland, just minutes from Washington D.C on the banks of the Potomac River. It is the premiere entertainment destination featuring a 3,000-seat theater, a hotel with 308 luxurious rooms, eight diverse restaurants from renowned chefs, four bars and a casino with gaming floor bigger than the White House. This sophisticated casino hotel is located only a 12-minute walk from the National Harbor and 11 miles from the memorials in the National Mall. Lavish rooms have free Wi-Fi access, flat-screen TVs, mini bars, safes and floor-to-ceiling windows. Upgraded rooms enjoy harbor views. Suites have sitting areas and upgraded suites have separate living and dining areas and/or whirlpool tubs. Guests enjoy free morning coffee and access to a gym.
101 MGM National Ave, Oxon Hill, MD 20745, Phone: 301-971-5000
2.Oxon Cove Park and Oxon Hill Farm
Oxon Cove Park and Oxon Cove Farm is a national historic district at Oxon Hill, Prince George's County, Maryland. The park includes Oxon Hill, a living farm museum managed by the National Park Service. The park is great resource for wildlife observation, environmental studies, fishing, and other recreational activities on the Potomac River. The historic district has fourteen buildings and two structures that were developed as part of the property, first as a plantation, an agricultural complex and a farm museum. The Oxon Hill Farm includes the Mount Welby home, barns, Farm Museum, a stable, livestock buildings, feed building, and a visitor activity barn. The farm is home to cows, horses and chickens. The Farm Museum displays historical farm equipment from the late 19th century.
6411 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD 20745, Phone: 301-839-1176
3.Oxon Hill Manor
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Oxon Hill Manor is located in Oxon Hill, Prince George's County, Maryland. The magnificent neo-Georgian house was designed in 1928 for Sumner Welles by the Washington architect, Jules Henri de Sibour. The 49-room house was built in 1929, and has a two-story main block made of Flemish bond brick and a northern wing. The property also has two outbuildings; a five-car garage, manager's quarters, greenhouse, a stable and formal gardens. Franklin D. Roosevelt and possibly even Sir Winston Churchill were allegedly staying in the manor. The property was later sold to Fred Maloof, a wealthy oilman and art collector. Maloof stablished a museum for fine art and John Hanson memorabilia in the house. Later the property came under the management of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission.
6901 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD 20745, Phone: 301-839-7782
The Shops at Iverson is a shopping mall in Hillcrest Heights, Maryland, at the intersection of Branch Avenue and Iverson Street, just north of the Marlow Heights Shopping Center. The mall was originally called Iverson Mall and it was the first shopping mall in the Washington D.C. area that was fully enclosed and climate-controlled. The mall covers over 600000 square feet, with 500,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space and 100,000 square feet of office space. The mall is anchored by the US Census Headquarters, Washington Harbor, and Andrews Air force base. The mall’s anchor stores are Burlington, Forman Mills and Roses.
3737 Branch Ave, Hillcrest Heights, MD 20748, Phone: 301-423-7400
5.Fish by Jose Andres
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One of the eight upscale restaurants at the MGM National Harbor Resorts in Oxon Hill, Maryland, Fish by Jose Andres is visually stunning. There are live fish tanks that not only provide décor but supply raw-bar fare. Large format undersea photos, a massive fish sculpture and fishnets hanging from the cathedral ceiling all add to the nautical-themed space. The restaurant opens onto a plaza through the wall of glass. . Chef/restaurateur José Andrés offers his own take on American seafood, producing such delights as lobster jambalaya and oyster shooters with gin and tonic. By adding fried lionfish to his menu, chef Jose does his share of helping protect reefs from this invasive species of fish.
MGM Resort & Casino, 101 MGM National Ave, Oxon Hill, MD 20745, Phone: 301-971-6050
6.Mason's Famous Lobster Rolls
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Mason’s is a widely popular chain of lobster shacks with spots all over Main and even out of the state. Their recipe is simple: selling authentic Maine lobster rolls prepared using the simple old and time-tested recipe of the people living in the area. The menu is all about lobster, fresh, mouthwatering lobster prepared in several different styles. Their Oxon Hill location has an ideal location on the waterfront where folks can enjoy their lobster rolls in a tiny, rustic spot with a few tables on the sidewalk outside. If you do not mind paper plates and no fuss décor, you will have the time of your life. No drinks, only sodas and water. You can order online through DoorDash and UberEats.
156 National Plaza, National Harbor, MD 20745, Phone: 301-298-7850
Casual chain of Peruvian restaurants in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia specializing in charbroiled chicken, ceviche and other traditional Peruvian dishes. They combine traditional Peruvian recipes with Southern flavors and relaxed family atmosphere. Their Oxon Hill location is small, modern counter-serve spot with a few tables. You will often see the line of people waiting for one of their juicy, wonderfully spiced rotisserie chickens. You can have them whole or half, just white meat or just drumsticks, with or without sides. Some of the more popular Peruvian traditional dishes include Lomo Saltado - tender steak sauteed in olive oil with onions and tomatoes and Famous Brasa Enchiladas with all white meat, hand rolled in flour tortilla with the house-made Inka Romesco., topped with jalapeno sour cream sauce. And served with white rice and black beans.
6355 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD 20745, Phone: 301-747-4372
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