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25 Things To Do in Georgetown

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Get moving with one of the neighborhood’s many running clubs: Nike, Reebok, City Sports, Georgetown Running Company, lululemon, and Athleta all offer free running clubs.

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Update your spring wardrobe at some newly opened stores like Calypso St. Barth or Tory Burch, or check out the Parisian-inspired spring line at United Colors of Benetton.

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Explore the C&O Canal Towpath, whether you’re running, biking, or just taking a leisurely stroll, the canal is a lovely change of pace from the crowded M Street sidewalks.

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Treat yourself to some pampering! From the Four Seasons Spa up to Nectar on Book Hill, the neighborhood is chock full of spas and salons.

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Georgetown is one of the few neighborhoods in Washington that can be reached by water. Take an American River Taxi from the Wharf (Southwest Waterfront) or Yards Park/Nationals Stadium (Capitol Riverfront) for a fun, relaxing way to travel.


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Whiskey connoisseurs, rejoice! Ri Ra’s new M Street location offers the Washington area’s largest selection of whiskey. Even the bar and furnishings were imported from Ireland.


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Paddle the Potomac! Key Bridge Boathouse is the place to go to rent kayaks, canoes, or take a paddling lesson. For the adventurous fitness fanatics, try the stand-up paddleboard yoga or fitness classes.


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Explore the gorgeous gardens of Georgetown’s three historic house museums – Dumbarton Oaks, Dumbarton House, and Tudor Place.

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09.

Dine on fabulous Mediterranean seafood with a view of the Potomac River at the recently opened Fiola Mare in the Washington Harbour.

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10.

Rest a while in Georgetown Waterfront Park, whether you’re relaxing in the grass or having a zen moment on the labyrinth.

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11.

Go retro and browse the vinyl at Hill & Dale, DC’s newest record store.

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12.

Visit Georgetown’s Book Hill section for gallery-hopping and antiques.

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Enjoy a healthy salad from at local chain SweetGreen’s original M Street shop. Don’t forget to grab some SweetFlow frozen yogurt for dessert!

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Visit Georgetown’s (and DC’s) oldest standing structure – the Old Stone House – and see what life was like for the earliest Georgetown residents.

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Take afternoon tea at Georgetown’s adorable new tea room, Lady Camellia.  

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16.

Rent a bike from Big Wheel Bikes and tour the neighborhood on two wheels.

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17.

 Take a macaron tour. The colorful French sandwich cookies are available at Olivia Macaron, Macaron Bee, Malmaison, Paul, Dean & Deluca, and Lady Camellia.

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18.

Don’t forget the cupcakes! Baked & Wired, Georgetown Cupcake, and Sprinkles (with a cupcake ATM coming soon!)

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19.

Spruce up your house for spring from the amazing designers in Cady’s Alley.

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20.

Eat and play at Pinstripes – where else can you celebrate that strike with a glass of wine?

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21.

 Tone up and improve your posture at a Barre3 class.

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22.

Take in a live show at the historic Blues Alley or the new Americana/Folk destination, Gypsy Sally’s.

 

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23.

Perfect your warrior pose with a yoga class at Down Dog Yoga, CorePower Yoga, or Yoga Del Sol. (Don’t forget to check at the fitness-focused merchants for free community classes too!)

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Avoid the evening rush hour and spend happy hour outside at Washington Harbour.

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25.

Wander the side streets and take in the architecture dating back as early as the 1700s.

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