Guide to Georgetown

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Historic Georgetown abuts the scenic Potomac River with a busy, thriving community filled with local and national chain stores, bars, restaurants, and renowned music venues, such as the Cellar Door.

Upscale shops, restaurants and galleries line the Wisconsin and M Street corridor. Georgetown Park is an enclosed shopping mall closer to the river.

The community also houses Georgetown University, a number of international embassies, and historic structures such as the Canal Square Building and the City Tavern Club. Built in 1765,
The Old Stone House, is the oldest original structure in the Washington, D.C. area. Many buildings in this densely urban enclave are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Another well known site: the steep, stone seventy-five so-called “Exorcist steps” named for the 1973 horror classic The Exorcist which was partially filmed here.

[Photo Courtesy of Georgetown University]

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Popular Things to Do in Georgetown

Event

The Mallett Brothers Band

Thursday, November 29, 2018 • 8:00pm

Gypsy Sally's

American Restaurants

Old Glory

3139 M St NW, Washington, DC 20007

Barbecue. Book a table online at Old Glory

Italian Restaurants

Filomena Ristorante

1063 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007

Italian. Fresh pastas and rich ragus make this DC dining hotspot a favorite of out-of-town visitors, who often line up to get a table in this family-friendly DC restaurant. Book a table online at Filomena Ristorante

Event

The Cactus Liquors

Friday, November 16, 2018 • 8:30pm

Gypsy Sally's

Event

Steal Your Peach Band

Saturday, November 17, 2018 • 8:30pm

Gypsy Sally's

Comedy

Chinese Disco Nightclub

3251 Prospect Ave, Nw, DC 20007

Economy Hotels

Georgetown Suites

1111 30th St. NW, Washington, DC 20007

Upscale suites with a bevy of thoughtful amenities in the heart of Georgetown make the Georgetown Suites a premier choice for DC travelers.

Economy Hotels

Georgetown Suites Harbour

1000 29th St NW, Washington, DC 20007

The Georgetown Suites hotel is an all-suite hotel located in the heart of Georgetown, close to destinations like Georgetown University, the Dumbarton House, Theodore Roosevelt Island Park and Tudor Place.

Hotels

Four Seasons Hotel Washington D.c.

2800 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, DC 20007

Event

Tea Leaf Green

Sunday, November 18, 2018 • 8:30pm

Gypsy Sally's

Hotels

Capella Washington Dc Georgetown

1050 31st St Nw, Washington, DC 20007

Hotels

Georgetown Inn

1310 Wisconsin Ave Nw, Washington, DC 20007

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