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Georgetown

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Neighbourhood: Georgetown
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Address: Washington DC, DC 20007
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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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Guided DC City Bus Tour Plus Potomac River Cruise
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US$350.00*
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Customized Private Sightseeing Tour of DC
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Washington DC Georgetown Walking Tour

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Georgetown is a great area to walk around experience the culture. It is an area that the locals would consider pricey, however, it is also the area that most college kids are in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Georgetown is a great area to walk around experience the culture. It is an area that the locals would consider pricey, however, it is also the area that most college kids are in. So the majority of the restaurants are reasonably priced for a one time visit.

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Dewey, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We actually stayed in Georgetown at the Embassy Suites. We went to the famous Georgetown Cupcakes to try them out. You will wait in line to get a taste of them. Georgetown has many shops. We ate at Johnny Rockets.

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Tadley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having visited DC many times I know there are some good hotels and places to stay. However, many are in anonymous areas like Crystal City where you almost become a prisoner in the hotel. The same is certainly not true for Georgetown which is a vibrant area full of students and interesting shops.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Time and miles fly running along the canal. Although the locks are under repair and the water is very low, it is still possible to spot the occasional herons and ducks.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

LOTS to do around here. Shop, eat see history. If you are in this area you must go to Georgetown Cupcakes. A bit pricey but well worth it!

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to visit the historic town of Georgetown. Yes we experienced the cobblestone sidewalks, the quaint houses and shopping facades, the cup cake shop with a large queue etc. Yes we enjoyed the visit and found many options for dinner. For the visitor it is worth spending time away from the Washington monuments and museums.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to walk, nice elegant stores, fruit butiques, cupcake famous place, you can even find a safe disco!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Like being back in England some of this! Saw the Exorcist house and the steps right next to it. Worth a walk.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Need little shops, restaurants, quaint homes, beautifully manicured gardens, historic district , home to many embassies, veryq walkable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Georgetown on a college visit. The university tour was great. It's a great college town with lots to do in the immediate area.

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