Georgetown is so immaculate, it’s difficult to find cracks in its sidewalks. Brightly colored awnings swing above the couture cupcake shops and dog biscuit bakeries that shade its idyllic main street. Off Georgetown’s bustling thoroughfare, historic row homes (and historically rowdy frat houses) tuck themselves into cobblestoned hills. Even though the neighborhood is older than DC itself, Georgetown manages to feel young with help from its nearby university students.See 31 places to stay Save this neighborhood
Scholarly Charm in a Historic Setting
A multimillion dollar neighborhood. The brick sidewalks and large trees are something to be cherished in DC."
Devoted to Georgetown's Independent Businesses
Literally can not get any better for seeing Washington DC. There's always great things happening in Georgetown and if you want to get anywhere else, [there's the] DC Circulator bus."
Visited in 2013
Prestige Fortified Through Tradition
Life Along the River at the C & O Canal
The Residential Side of Georgetown
We are down the street from three John F. Kennedy landmarks: Billy Martin's Tavern, where he proposed to Jackie; the house where he announced his candidacy for President; and the house he lived in as a Senator."
Laura and Chris
As the Light Fades, Heads Toward the Potomac
Getting To and From Georgetown
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As a freelance photographer based out of DC, I’ve had a lifelong desire to be submerged in different cultures, meet people of all walks of life, and eat bizarre foods. While my personal favorite escape is surfing remote warm-water breaks in Central America, I loved working on this project and discovering the many hidden subcultures that make up the diverse and often-mislabeled city of Washington, D.C.