#WeGotThis
CHECK IN DATE:
NUMBER OF NIGHTS:
For Phone Reservations Call 800-422-8644

Guide to

Georgetown

  • PRINT
What it's like

Georgetown evolved out of an 18th-century port town and has grown into one of DC's best-known neighborhoods. Today it's perfect for exploring on foot, with remarkable row houses, scores of unique restaurants and more than 470 shops, boutiques and retail outposts.

Georgetown evolved out of an 18th-century port town and has grown into one of DC's best-known neighborhoods. Today it's perfect for exploring on foot, with remarkable row houses, scores of unique restaurants and more than 470 shops,...
READ MORE
READ LESS
Where to find it

Wisconsin Avenue and M Street NW, bordered by the Potomac River to the south.

Wisconsin Avenue and M Street NW, bordered by the Potomac River to the south.
What to do

Shop your way down M Street and head north on Wisconsin Avenue to discover locally owned boutiques. Ease into the booth where JFK reportedly proposed to Jackie at Billy Martin's Tavern, or watch for celebrities at Cafe Milano. Sit waterside and sip cocktails at Sequoia. Take a jog on the 180-mile C&O Canal Towpath or a romantic stroll through the breathtaking gardens at Dumbarton Oaks.

Shop your way down M Street and head north on Wisconsin Avenue to discover locally owned boutiques. Ease into the booth where JFK reportedly proposed to Jackie at Billy Martin's Tavern, or watch for celebrities at Cafe Milano. Sit waterside and...
READ MORE
READ LESS
What's in a name
Georgetown might be named for King George II of England, or it might be named for town founders George Beall and George Gordon. One thing's for sure: it isn't named for George Washington.
How to get there
Take the Circulator's Georgetown-Union Station route or Dupont Circle–Georgetown-Rosslyn route into the heart of Georgetown, or take Metro to Foggy Bottom and walk.

Take the Circulator's Georgetown-Union Station route or Dupont Circle–Georgetown-Rosslyn route into the heart of Georgetown, or take Metro to Foggy Bottom and walk.

READ MORE
READ LESS
DC Details
Founded in 1751, historic Georgetown is known for its designer and mainstream boutiques, beautiful architecture and its seemingly endless list of cafes, restaurants and bars. History buffs, serious shoppers and garden lovers are instantly smitten...

Founded in 1751, historic Georgetown is known for its designer and mainstream boutiques, beautiful architecture and its seemingly endless list of cafes, restaurants and bars. History buffs, serious shoppers and garden lovers are instantly smitten with attractions like Georgetown University, the C&O Canal, Dumbarton House and Tudor Place.

READ MORE
READ LESS