This is the oldest area of the city and was once an independent town before Washington DC was established.
Georgetown is a beautiful area with stately homes and picturesque cobblestone streets. Visitors should spend some time wandering the area for a glimpse of life during the revolutionary and civil war eras.
M Street in the center of Georgetown is famous for shopping, with everything from high-street name brands to small boutiques and independent fine art galleries.
Sweet lovers can’t miss one of the areas cupcake stores, the most famous being Georgetown Cupcakes, but be prepared for a queue.
Located on the Potomac River, Georgetown is also a beautiful place for waterfront dining, as well as water sports like kayaking and paddleboarding.
The Georgetown pier is also a stopping point for the Water Taxi, which transports passengers to the Wharf.