Welcome to Georgetown
Waterfront bliss with historic D.C. appeal
East of Dupont Circle, stylish Georgetown has maintained its historic beauty while gracefully adopting 21st-century luxuries. Founded 50 years before the federal district, Georgetown’s peaceful, leafy streets host some of the city’s most exclusive properties. For those with exquisite taste, Georgetown offers the crème de la crème of Washington D.C. real estate with the city’s oldest rowhouses and most private mansions.
What to Love
• Opulent architecture
• Amenities at your fingertips
• Active lifestyle
• Waterfront views galore
People & Lifestyle
Georgetown has an effortlessly chic air about it. This historic neighborhood is imbued with undeniable charm without feeling outdated, and trendsetters flock to the area, inspired by the immaculate architecture. Georgetown’s walkable streets and to-die-for boutique shopping attract out-of-towners, but the residential side streets remain a solace for those who call Georgetown home.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Georgetown boasts an impressive selection of dining options and cuisines, from corner shop eateries to elegant dining rooms. Because of Georgetown’s location on the banks of the Potomac, upmarket seafood reigns supreme. Sophisticated ’s floor-to-ceiling windows provide tons of natural light and endless riverfront views, and their decadent menu is equally as elegant. For seafood with an Italian flair, ’s stunning menu also features an extensive wine selection, and puts a farm-fresh spin on local seafood. For dinner alfresco, ’s sidewalk seating and scrumptious bistro fares are unforgettable.
Designer cupcakery , which creates stunning designs and delectable flavors, was the location of the TLC show DC Cupcakes. One of Georgetown’s most notable establishments is , a charming blue-and-white corner store dishing up some of D.C.’s best shawarma and falafel.
After hours, head to for drinks in ’s hideaway or head to for Flemish fares and Belgian brews.
Walking down M Street is perfect for window shopping, grabbing a cup of coffee to-go, or getting drinks with friends.
Things to Do
Georgetown’s breathtaking scenery, boutique shopping, and wealth of history means that there is also plenty to do here. Take a sunset walk or a morning jog by the Potomac River at Georgetown Waterfront Park, or get your adrenaline pumping at , where you can rent kayaks and stand-up paddleboards to travel upriver. The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal is one of the largest remaining intact American canals. The C&O reaches the Potomac here in Georgetown, and trails along the canal make for an excellent afternoon stroll.
For a taste of live jazz music, is Georgetown’s premier venue.
To see Georgetown’s history firsthand, peruse the immaculate gardens at or explore the.