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. Or make it your goal to run all the way up the Exorcist stairs--all 75 of 'em.
Update your spring wardrobe at fashion-insider-favorite Steven Alan or the recently-opened Alice & Olivia, check out flirty looks at independent boutique Urban Chic, and snag fashionable finds for less at consignment stores Buffalo Exchange, Ella Rue, Pretty Chic, Reddz Trading and Second Time Around.
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.
Treat yourself to some pampering! For the least expensive manicure in town ($14), look no further than Kim's Nails. At Luigi Parasmo Salon, enjoy a pedicure ($50) in oversized leather chairs equipped with built-in iPads.
Georgetown is one of the few neighborhoods in Washington that can be reached by water. Take a Washington Monuments Cruise from the Georgetown Waterfront for a fun, relaxing way to take in sights like the Jefferson Memorial and The Washington Monument.
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.
Recently opened Orange Anchor, in Washington Harbour, offers on-call deckhand service and food and ice delivery to your boat. And don't miss their $1 Oyster Happy Hour from 5-6 p.m. Monday through Friday!
Rest a while in Georgetown Waterfront Park, whether you’re relaxing in the grass or having a zen moment on the labyrinth.
Go retro and browse the vinyl at Hill & Dale, an indie record store located just off M Street in the cluster of shops called Canal Square.
Visit Georgetown’s Book Hill section for gallery-hopping (a guide is here), antiques and great small-biz shopping.
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!
Visit Georgetown’s (and D.C.’s) oldest standing structure – the Old Stone House – and see what life was like for the earliest Georgetown residents.
Grab top-notch pastries, salads, soups and sandwiches at Dog Tag Bakery. Employees are veterans who run the bakery while pursuing small business and entrepreneurship courses through a partnership with Georgetown University.
Rent a bike from Big Wheel Bikes and tour the neighborhood on two wheels.
Spruce up your house for spring as you take a spin through Georgetown's "design district," Cady’s Alley.
Eat and play at Pinstripes – where else can you celebrate that strike with a glass of wine?
Tone up and improve your posture at a Barre3 class.
Perfect your warrior pose with a yoga class at Down Dog Yoga, CorePower Yoga, Georgetown Yoga, or Yoga Del Sol. Or stop by Patagonia on Wednesday evenings from 7:30-8:30 for a FREE class (don't forget your mat!).
Avoid the evening rush hour and spend happy hour outside enjoying the music, fountains and waterside views at Washington Harbour.
Wander the side streets and take in the architecture dating back as early as the 1700s. Learn more about historic Georgetown at the Peabody Room at the peaceful Georgetown Library.