Georgetown / Foggy Bottomview website
M St NW and Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007
Washington's historic neighborhood brims with gardens, architectural treasures, and cultural happenings to amuse all age groups. Older kids can stroll the canal walkways, stopping in at boutiques and trendy restaurants, while younger kids will get a kick of riding the canals in a boat pulled by mules.
Georgetown's history is rich with famous figures; President John F. Kennedy lived here as a congressman and senator. Budding students, lawyers, and politicians take note: Georgetown is also home to the illustrious Georgetown University's main campus. For more details on Georgetown, see our local Georgetown travel feature.
Pre-Teens & Teens: Inspire the college-bound to reach for the stars with a tour of Georgetown's stunning campus. Led by students, tours take about 2 hours; Reservations required.
- Wear good shoes. D.C. is all about walking tours. But the Georgetown neighborhood sits high on bluffs over the Potomac River, so be aware that some north-south streets can be quite steep.
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Recommended Time: Half day