Georgetown is home to world-renowned Georgetown University, the oldest Catholic and Jesuit university in the U.S. The beautiful campus is anchored by Healy Hall, a National Historic Landmark that was constructed between 1877–1879, and designed by Paul J. Pelz and John L. Smithmeyer–prominent architects who also built the Library of Congress.
Georgetown is also within a 15-minute walk to The George Washington University, bringing a combined student population of more than 40,000 to the area.
25 Things to Do in Georgetown
Georgetown's ultimate bucket list.
African-American Heritage Trail
African Americans have lived, worked, and worshipped in Georgetown since its founding. Explore their history through Cultural Tourism DC.
Georgetown Movie Sites
Georgetown has been a popular setting for many movies, from the iconic stairs in The Exorcist to the bar featured in St. Elmo’s Fire.