Washington, DC - Georgetown (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Georgetown chapter from Lonely Planet’s Washington, DC guide-book.

Georgetown is a series of beautiful houses, reflecting the best of American Federal and Victo-rian architecture, interspersed with velvet green gardens, high-end shopping arcades, hushed restaurants and a preppie nightlife scene.

  • swirl a cocktail in the same room where JFK proposed to Jackie at Martin’s Tavern
  • maps
  • meander through the ponds, pools and terraced formal gardens of Dumbarton Oaks
  • transportation
  • escape the concrete jungle by walking or cycling a bit of the bucolic C&O Canal Tow-path
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping and Sports & Activities.

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