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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
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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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Always upscale, always a pretty urban hangout

Georgetown will always be the same. Filled with upscale, pretty shops, lots of good and enticing eateries and bars, lots of people and worth a visit. The area is and always will... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Georgetown will always be the same. Filled with upscale, pretty shops, lots of good and enticing eateries and bars, lots of people and worth a visit. The area is and always will be upscale, with sky high priced homes and rentals...never quite worth the price for the tiny spaces being offered. But oh so pretty, with lots of ego and... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are some nice boutique hotels walking distance from Georgetown. The Melrose is our favorite for the price. We have loved coming here, visiting the sights, including the free museums, and then walking to a restaurant for dinner and a couple drinks. Clyde's and Ben and Jerry's are staples for each trip. We love the walk home.

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Lake Katrine, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If your visiting DC and you have done all the normal stuff and seen the everything in DC, then wander over to Georgetown. this is a great area of little shops, restaurants, and sometimes sidewalk fairs. enjoy just wandering around and not getting run over by all the tourist in the DC section.

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great restaurants, this charming neighborhood is has history, beautiful views (including the waterfront, Georgetwon University and its classical houses), culture (in the streets and at the impressive Kennedy Center! You cannot miss it!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Seriously, what more do you need? We live here and still can't wait to shop, stroll and eat in Georgetown every chance we get!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We absolutely loved Georgetown. It's such a great area. Lots of quirky Boutique style shops. Some very stylish Gallery types too. A little touch of the unusual about this lovely area. Lots ofcafe's, bars and restaurants. We headed along Wisconsin Avenue each morning and as you reach the crossroads George town reaches out to the left and right of you.... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a look round here on the open top bus. Had a nice feel to it and some characterful buildings. Nice river frontage with several restaurants

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walk along the Chesapeake and Ohio Channel and back at the waterfront is so wonderful. Additional shopping at the M Street and Wisconsin is the most important value for our guests.

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Los Angeles, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

All the shops you know and love plus a handful of unique ones. Lots of restaurants - very congested sidewalks make walking around difficult. Walking in the residential streets (some still cobblestone) is the essence of Georgetown. Well preserved, charming homes and leafy streets.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I think Georgetown would be more enjoyable if you visit it through one of the walking tours. We went on our short day of travel and walked around on our own. Our Uber driver gave us a couple of pointers and places to visit which was helpful but otherwise we didn't have much of a plan other than to walk... More 

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