A historic neighborhood, Georgetown is located in northwest Washington D.C. in the United States. Founded in 1751, it is situated along the Potomac River. This is an upscale neighborhood that is surrounded by great retail options and vibrant nightlife. Georgetown is a popular home to highly educated professionals, Georgetown University students, politicians, lobbyists, and the social elite.
Georgetown is home to the main Georgetown University campus, the Volta Bureau and the embassies of France, Mongolia, Sweden, Thailand, and the Ukraine. This neighborhood is a popular high-end shopping and dining district. There are many buildings in Georgetown featuring serviced offices.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many things to see and do in Georgetown, such as Dumbarton Oaks, the Old Stone House, the Exorcist Steps, and the C&O Canal. The City Tavern Club was built in 1796 and is the oldest commercial structure in the city, and the second oldest building after the Old Stone House. Georgetown Waterfront Park is a 10-acre National Park featuring an interactive fountain, water steps, green space, and walking/cycling paths. There are many dining options in Georgetown, including local chai – Five Guys Burgers & Fries. Other options include The Bean Counter, George’s King of Falafel & Cheesesteak, La Madeline, Quick Pita, Bangkok Bistro, Leopold’s Café, and Sequoia. Booeymonger’s Deli serves specialty sandwiches filled with ingredients of your choosing, very popular in this area.
The nearest major airport to Georgetown is Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Featuring international and domestic flights from Washington, D.C. the airport is located 5 miles from the neighborhood. Another major airport in the area is Washington Dulles International Airport, located 25 miles from Georgetown. It is easy to get around Georgetown by Metrobus, DC Circulator, or on foot.