Georgetown
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A charming neighborhood that, with its upscale boutiques and notable residents, is more than a college hangout.
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Becky B
Monroe, GA14 contributions
Aug 2022
This is a wonderful neighborhood. Lots of great walking, restaurants and the water is close by. Also, must visit DC Cupcakes - they are amazing!! Other iconic movies were made in this area. Great Visit!
Written 1 November 2022
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BOHSMAN
Swords, Ireland152 contributions
Oct 2022 • Couples
Visited Georgetown twice while in Washington. First time was at night, difficult to find a place to eat as we were walk ins.

Following day, we walked around but the streets were jammed, Sunday afternoon, lovely weather, but would return.
Written 28 October 2022
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Jorge S
Fort Lauderdale, FL181 contributions
Oct 2022
We went in a boat and the history was very interesting... the sights no so much. We didn't spend enough time in the area to visit all there was to see.
Written 15 October 2022
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FernandoEsposito
Buenos Aires, Argentina63 contributions
Aug 2022
A must visit for its houses, streets, businesses, restaurants and bars. Waterfront with its businesses on the Potomac.
Written 7 September 2022
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Rohnda
Quebec City, Canada7 contributions
Jul 2022 • Solo
I know embassies are right next block to Georgetown, but that does not mean city officials have to put too much attention on security but not enough on cleaning trash floating around the streets here.
Written 4 July 2022
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Viking18
Torremolinos, Spain420 contributions
Jun 2022
Nice town with a lot of boutiques. A great whisky/bourbon/rye store.
We walked all the way up and down and to the river to have a glas of wine

A really nice place to go when you are in DC
Written 4 July 2022
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Nermoz68
Cairo, Egypt6 contributions
Jun 2022
I loved walking all over Georgetown, cute little houses and beautiful gardens, the nice boutiques and shops, interesting cafes and restaurants. It was a lovely experience overall.
Written 14 June 2022
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Bergmom
Duluth, Minnesota395 contributions
May 2022 • Family
These neighborhoods are definitely worth a stroll around! Lots of shops- my daughter liked H & M, Aerie, Urban Outfitters but they have a TJ Maxx, lots of food options, a couple tourist-type stores, juice and coffee bars, etc. We got there from DV via MetroBus with one transfer (easy) and then got back to DC via MetroBus to the Rosslyn Station and then took the Metro back to DC. It’s easy to load money on the SmarTrip app and just tap your phone when you get on the MetroBus or train. Weekend trips are cheap or free and most day trips cost us $2- MUCH less than an Uber.
Written 24 May 2022
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steve
Sedona, AZ6 contributions
May 2022 • Couples
I have never been to Georgetown but my pre trip impression would be an ivy elite college town. After today, I had to check the map to remind me we were in Georgetown. For a pre Memorial Day weekend, I thought the town was dirty and upkept with garbage littering the streets. There are absolutely no benches to sit and meandor down M street. Francis Scott Key park, with majestic views of the Potomac is in disrepair and overgrown with wisteria, hiding the views of graffiti and lack of maintenance. #disappointed
Written 22 May 2022
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Anne O
Argyle, TX3,782 contributions
Apr 2022
Georgetown is a lovely section DC with many great restaurants, shops and residential areas. We enjoyed eating and strolling through the streets and parks. A short walk to Massachusetts Ave. and Embassy Row can be added to a visit.
Written 9 May 2022
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