Established 50 years before Washington, D.C., Georgetown got its start as a gritty port city on the banks of the Potomac River. Despite its modest beginnings, Georgetown eventually came to have some of the most expensive and desirable property in the District. Explore the highlights and secrets of one of D.C.’s most exclusive neighborhoods, home to palatial mansions, elegant cemeteries, stately churches, and a world-class university. Join Carolyn Muraskin, founder of DC Design Tours, for a walk through the neighborhood.
Know Before You Go
- Tour participants meet at 1052 Thomas Jefferson St. NW and concludes at Georgetown Waterfront Park near 33rd St. and Water St.
- Sturdy walking shoes, bottled water, and comfortable clothes are recommended.
- The tour involves 2 miles of walking. Each tour is 2.5 hours in length.
Additional Date Options for this Tour
- Registration for this tour will end by 2 p.m. ET on Friday, November 3, 2023.
- Smithsonian is a mask-friendly environment. Masks are strongly recommended to be worn on buses at all times and may also be required at various indoor sites.
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