The Georgetown neighborhood in Washington DC welcomes visitors from all over who come to enjoy world-class shopping, dining, and many historic attractions. Founded in 1751, Georgetown is located in the northwest of Washington DC, and perches on steep bluffs overlooking the Potomac River.
In addition to Georgetown University, this thriving neighborhood also plays host to such notable landmarks as the City Tavern Club, Tudor Place, Dumbarton Oaks, and the embassies of Sweden, Ukraine, Mongolia, France and Thailand. The Old Stone House, located on M Street, was built in 1765 and is the oldest original structure still standing in Washington DC.
Besides a wealth of historic attractions, visitors to Georgetown will also find an extensive shopping and restaurant district along M Street and Wisconsin Avenue, and at the Washington Harbour complex on the beautiful Potomac waterfront. Download the Georgetown Washington DC Walking Guide and Map to get the most our of your visit.