Welcome to Georgetown

Welcome to Georgetown, Washington D.C.’s most iconic neighborhood.

Whether you are a new resident, visitor, or dropping off a student at Georgetown University, exploring this historic city never disappoints.

Lined with brick paved sidewalks and eighteenth- and nineteenth-century architecture, Georgetown is an urban nexus of the old and the new. Throughout history, Georgetown has been home to a long list of famous residents, movie settings, and a stage for journalists, politicians and even spies to hone their craft. Georgetown’s vibrant waterfront, museums and parks, bespoke shops, and quaint restaurants provides something for everyone! 

But for the residents, Georgetown is a cozy place called home – where residents work, play, dine, shop, and entertain family and friends. Georgetowners love their village and hope you have the chance to fall in love too.

Here are 20 favorite things to visit and do in Georgetown.

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Oak Hill Cemetery

M St Shopping

Georgetown House Tour

Cady’s Alley

Georgetown Flea Market

Book Hill

Georgetown University

Shops on Book Hill

Jackson School of Arts

Georgetown Garden Tour

Dumbarton Oaks

Tudor Place

Montrose Park

Rose Park

Volta Park

Old Stone House

Waterfront Park

Georgetown Peabody Room

Rose Park Farmer’s Market

C&O Canal