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Georgetown

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Address: Washington DC, DC 20007
Phone Number: 202-298-9222
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping, Dining
Description: A charming neighborhood that, with its upscale boutiques and notable...
A charming neighborhood that, with its upscale boutiques and notable residents, is more than a college hangout.
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A lovely section of the city.

The closest metro stop to Georgetown in Foggy Bottom, and you still have a good walk. There is no close metro stop. I have been informed that the local residents have voted... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Albany, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

The closest metro stop to Georgetown in Foggy Bottom, and you still have a good walk. There is no close metro stop. I have been informed that the local residents have voted against it. There are metro buses you can take. It is a beautiful setting with cobblestone streets, restaurants, cute boutiques, pretty shop fronts, bookstores, etc. Parking is a... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

M street in Georgetown used to be interesting with unique shops and restaurants. Sadly most have been replaced with the same national chains you'll find an any mall. Yet the tourists still come so it's crowded and traffic is bad. If you want to see the real Georgetown head downhill towards the river and walk along the new waterfront park,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Georgetown (M Street and Wisconsin Ave) offers a nice slice of local flavor, with the mixture of modern with old. The buildings are wonderfully old, and the shops are wonderfully modern. Wander around the picturesque neighborhoods near Georgetown University.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The hotel was a short stroll to the Georgetown district. We shopped around and then found a great little spot to eat for dinner.

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My wife and I were in DC for business and had one day free so decided to go to Georgetown and glad we did. It was a lovely spring day and we walked from our hotel which took about 30 minutes. We entered Georgetown from the east and as you move westward it slowly changes. The shopping was very good... More 

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Cassington, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

One could spend hours just wandering the streets of Georgetown and admiring the quaint houses in their infinite variety. Lots of little shops, an antidote to Mall shopping. Plus the canal and the riverside: a gem!

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The area was absolutely beautiful, we enjoyed our time there. Itis a nice area to walk, do some shopping and take a lot of pictures.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Love this quaint part of DC. Went with my son (13 years old) and his best friend. They thought it was sort of like Gatlinburg city-style. :-) or a "street mall". Fun place to hang out! Walking down P street to DuPont Circle from Georgetown is a great walk!

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Tallinn, Estonia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

... for walking, shopping, eating, just being. You can find surprising lovely little backstreets that kind of remind of old towns in Europe. One of many musts when visiting DC :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Georgetown is great to go on a warm and sunny day! There is plenty of shopping and lots of great restaurants. Definitely recommend Clyde's of Georgetown for brunch. Delicious. Love the Billy Reid store too.

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