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Historic Georgetown Tour

Quick Details

Child 5-16 years old
Private Tour

Hear the rags to riches story of DC’s oldest neighborhood

Established fifty years before Washington DC, Georgetown got its start as a gritty port city on the banks of the Potomac River. Despite modest beginnings, Georgetown eventually came to have the most expensive and desirable property in the District. Home to palatial mansions, elegant cemeteries, stately churches, and a world class University, explore the highlights and secrets of DC’s most exclusive neighborhood.

What to Bring

Sturdy walking shoes, bottled water and comfortable clothes are recommended!

Where to Meet

  • Meet your guide outside local favorite coffee shop Baked & Wired!
  • GPS Address: 1052 Thomas Jefferson St NW
  • Your tour ends at Georgetown Waterfront Park near 33rd St and Water St.

Sights and stops include:

  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal
  • Old Stone House
  • Newton D. Baker House
  • Miss Lydia’s English Seminary
  • Christ Episcopal Church
  • Pomander Walk
  • Volta Laboratory
  • Georgetown University
  • Exorcist Steps
  • Georgetown Waterfront
  • and more!

Map of the Tour Route