Known for being walkable and business-friendly, the Georgetown neighborhood offers many convenient options for restaurants and bars. Part of the neighborhood's charm is its college atmosphere. Many visitors come to enjoy the natural beauty of the parks. Choose one of Georgetown's hotels and explore the area around Washington with ease.
Sightseeing around Georgetown
The monuments and historic sites offer insight into the area's history, while the museums add a sense of refinement. Dumbarton Oaks, Museum of Contemporary Art, and Veerhoff Galleries feature captivating exhibits. For cultural attractions, head to Woodrow Wilson House, Anderson House Museum, and Phillips Collection. Monuments like Justice William O. Douglas Statue, Kahlil Gibran Memorial Garden, and Dumbarton Bridge honor the area. Some landmarks that can't be missed include Tudor Place, Old Stone House, and Oak Hill Cemetery. Take a tour of campus around Georgetown University, George Washington University, or University of the District of Columbia. Create some family memories at Volta Park, Francis Pool, and Smithsonian's National Zoo.
You can get some shopping done while you're here, or take part in any number of other activities. You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Francis Scott Key Memorial Park, Montrose Park, or Georgetown Waterfront Park. Plan to do some shopping while in town? Consider Cady's Alley, Georgetown Park, and Pentagon Row. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by Bender Arena, Verizon Center, and East Potomac Golf Course.
Some of the most popular attractions in the area include Lincoln Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, and Washington Monument. You can also check out Dumbarton House, Theodore Roosevelt Island Park, and Anderson House.
Getting around Georgetown
Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) is the closest major airport, 4.4 miles (7 km) from Georgetown. You can also fly in and out of Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.), which is located 20.7 miles (33.4 km) away.