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  • Address: Washington D.C., USA
  • Hours: Open 24 hours a day
  • Admission: Free

Fronting the Potomac River, Georgetown is an evocative neighborhood, combining the most elegant, wedding-cake exterior décor of Washington D.C. with a genuine sense of lived-in bustle. The neighborhood is rich with American Federal and Victorian architecture, their gardens bursting with flowers and their gables dripping with antebellum charm. You’ll find high-end shopping arcades, hushed restaurants, and a vibrant nightlife scene. It’s also the home of Georgetown University, the city’s most prestigious school.

In spring and summer, Georgetown is green and gorgeous, with the trees waving and the laughing co-eds and well-off families. In fall and winter, Georgetown becomes dignified and reserved, her old-school atmosphere enhanced by the change of leaves or flicker of gas lamps on snowy nights.

Spend an afternoon strolling M Street and Wisconsin Avenue, its main thoroughfares, taking detours down side streets at your leisure. The Georgetown Waterfront is a favorite with first-daters, singles, and strolling families. Between K Street and the water south of the C&O Canal, it's home to parkland, shops, lofts and restaurants. If you have time, walk the historic C&O Canal & Towpath, a bucolic cobble path running alongside a green canal, stopping to watch flat-bed barges float by.

Practical Info

Georgetown is wedged in between Rock Creek Park, Georgetown University, and the Potomac River. The neighborhood is northwest of downtown and the White House, and is easily accessible by public transportation. The commercial heart is the intersection of M Street NW and Wisconsin Avenue; both streets are walled with shops, bars, and restaurants.

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Customized Private Sightseeing Tour of DC, Washington DC, null
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Customized Private Sightseeing Tour of DC

4 star rating: Recommended 9 Reviews

Day or night, customize your itinerary from a list of the most popular sites around the greater DC area while being chauffeured like a celebrity in a stretch ...  Read more

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $350.00
Guided DC City Bus Tour Plus Potomac River Cruise, Washington DC, Custom Private Tours
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Guided DC City Bus Tour Plus Potomac River Cruise

4 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

Explore the best of Washington, DC with a guided, 6-hour bus and walking tour of the city's top sites. This exciting tour includes a (seasonal) river cruise ...  Read more

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $69.00
Washington DC Georgetown Walking Tour, Washington DC, City Tours
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Washington DC Georgetown Walking Tour

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 3 Reviews

Revel in the red brick charm of Washington’s oldest residential neighborhood during a two-hour walking through the Georgetown Historic District led by a ...  Read more

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $20.00
Washington DC Night Tour with Hotel Pickup, Washington DC, Walking Tours
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Washington DC Night Tour with Hotel Pickup

4.5 star rating: Recommended 56 Reviews

See Washington D.C.'s most memorable sites with knowledgeable and passionate local guides, by night! This 4-hour tour uncovers the beauty of Washington D.C. ...  Read more

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $50.00
Washington DC Private City Tour, Washington DC, Night Tours
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Washington DC Private City Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 17 Reviews

This private city tour around Washington DC will take you to all major monuments and sights for 4 hours with private driver.The tour can be conducted in ...  Read more

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $90.00
Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour of Washington DC: Monuments, Landmarks and Memorials, Washington DC, ... 
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Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour of Washington DC: Monuments, Landmarks and Memorials

3 star rating: Worth doing 24 Reviews

Enjoy easy transportation across the city by double-decker bus on three sightseeing loops with this hop-on hop-off tour in Washington DC. With a 24-hour pass, ...  Read more

Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Duration: 24 or 48 hours from time of redemption

From USD $48.00
Washington DC Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour and Attractions Pass, Washington DC, Hop-on Hop-off Tours
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Washington DC Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour and Attractions Pass

3 star rating: Worth doing 46 Reviews

Explore the best of Washington DC at your own pace with this 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus pass and admission to up to five city attractions. Admire famous ...  Read more

Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Duration: 48 hours from time of voucher exchange

From USD $89.99
Half-Day Grand Tour of Washington DC, Washington DC, Hop-on Hop-off Tours
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Half-Day Grand Tour of Washington DC

4.5 star rating: Recommended 14 Reviews

See the monuments, memorials, and popular points of interest in Washington, DC on this guided, half-day, small-group tour. Enjoy a fun day of informative ...  Read more

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $49.00
Washington DC Legend Daytime Comprehensive Tour, Washington DC, Half-day Tours
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Washington DC Legend Daytime Comprehensive Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 7 Reviews

See Washington D.C.'s most memorable sites with knowledgable and passionate local guides! This full-day tour covers a comprehensive look at the intricate ...  Read more

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $75.00
Washington DC Legend Half-Day Tour, Washington DC, Full-day Tours
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Washington DC Legend Half-Day Tour

See many of Washington, DC's most popular sites on this guided, 4-hour, sightseeing bus tour. Discover the major points of interest and attractions in DC ...  Read more

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $50.00

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