Things to Do in Georgetown, DC

Experience the very best of Georgetown's shopping, dining, and nightlife when you stay at Georgetown Suites. Located in the heart of the vibrant, historic Georgetown neighborhood, our all-suites hotel puts you front and center for some of the city's most iconic attractions. During your stay, visit the Georgetown Historic District, take a walk along the picturesque C&O Canal Towpath, or visit the city's bustling Dupont Circle and Foggy Bottom neighborhoods. With M Street, the Georgetown University campus, and countless things to do at our hotel's doorstep, our Georgetown Suites hotel offers easy access to the best  Washington, DC has to offer. Hop on the Metro, take a walk around the city's historic neighborhoods, and experience the culture and history of our nation's capital.

Our Favorite Things to do in Georgetown

Located along the beautiful Potomac River, the vibrant Georgetown neighborhood is home to some of Washington, DC's best restaurants, shopping, and historical sites. Whether you're visiting the university, planning a DC family adventure, or checking out Georgetown's bustling nightlife, the Georgetown neighborhood offers something for every type of traveler. Check out our Georgetown neighborhood guide as plan your upcoming Washington, DC vacation.

Georgetown Restaurants

Washington, DC's Georgetown neighborhood features an eclectic mix of creative and delicious dining options. With historic buildings and a bevy of different styles and cuisines to choose from, your stay in Georgetown will be taken to the next level by our favorite nearby restaurants and bars. Explore our restaurant guide to discover the best places to eat at during your next stay in Washington, DC.

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‌Discounted Dining in Georgetown


Take advantage of exclusive restaurant discounts when you stay at Georgetown Suites. We’ve partnered with a handful of local restaurants to provide you with the great dining deals for our favorite local restaurants. Head to the front desk for discounts at the following places:

Georgetown University

Located less than a mile from the iconic Georgetown University campus, Georgetown Suites provides the perfect accommodations for your next university visit. Whether you're working on a research project, attending a conference, or cheer on the Hoyas with your fellow alumni, our conveniently located Georgetown hotel guarantees close proximity to everything Georgetown. Check out our Georgetown University page to learn more about our university amenities and start planning your next visit to Washington, DC.

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C&O Canal Towpath

Located steps from our Harbour Building, the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal features picturesque walking and cycling trails along the beautiful Potomac River. Sign up for a guided river tour, rent a bicycle from Capital Bikeshare, or take a leisurely stroll along the waterfront to take in some of the city's most beautiful natural scenery.

Health & Wellness in Georgetown

Take advantage of a variety of local fitness options to stay in shape during your stay at Georgetown Suites! Rent a bicycle from Capital Bikeshare, attend a class at Georgetown Yoga, or sign up for a body and mind workout at Barre3. No matter which you choose, you'll love the abundance of health and wellness options within walking distance from our hotel.

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Georgetown Historic District

Experience some our nation's richest cultural and political history as you explore the Georgetown Historic District. Founded in 1751, Georgetown boasts a wealth of important historic, national landmarks. During your visit, don't miss the city's oldest standing building, the Old Stone House, located two blocks from our Washington, DC hotel. As your stroll down Georgetown's cobblestone streets, keep your eye out for the Custom House and Post Office, the neighborhood's iconic row houses, the Tudor Place Mansion, and Renaissance Revival and Colonial Revival architecture throughout the area. To learn more about the neighborhood's fascinating past, sign up for the Historic Georgetown Walking Tour for a unique look at our nation's capital.

Georgetown Nightlife

Spend an unforgettable night on the town during your next visit to Georgetown. With great taverns, restaurants, and live music venues, Georgetown offers a full range of unique and exciting activities. Catch a show at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, take a moonlight riverboat cruise along the Potomac River, see some live music at Blues Alley and Gypsy Sally's, or sample outstanding wines at ENO Wine Bar. Whether you're looking to unwind after a long day of meetings or living like a local on your Washington, DC vacation, Georgetown provides everything you need for a spectacular evening out. Grab a drink, explore Georgetown's thriving nightlife scene, and see why Georgetown is one of the country's most exciting neighborhoods.

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Georgetown Shopping

Explore Georgetown's eclectic mix of boutiques, designer stores, and antique shops when you stay at our Georgetown hotel. Just steps from the bustling M Street shopping district, our Georgetown hotel offers easy access to some of the country's most popular retail stores, including Kate Spade, Free People, American Apparel, J. Crew, Tory Burch, and more. During your stay, don't miss out on a shopping excursion to the high-end Cady's Alley. Located a half-mile from Georgetown Suites, this upscale, 120,000 sq. ft. of retail development features some of the city's best high-end designers and fashion-forward shops. During your next visit to DC, treat yourself to some retail therapy in the vibrant Georgetown neighborhood!

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Things to Do in DuPont Circle

Check out the trendy, upscale, and cosmopolitan DuPont Circle neighborhood when you stay at our Georgetown Suites hotel. Located just one mile from our all-suites hotel, DuPont Circle features a beautiful and intricate fountain, a number of foreign embassies, intriguing museums, an eclectic variety of restaurants, and some of the city's finest art galleries. As you explore DuPont Circle, don't miss the historic Brewmaster's Castle, the L. Ron Hubbard House, the Woman's National Democratic Club Museum, or the DC Improv. Whether you're attending an event at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, cheering on the Washington Wizards at the Capital One Arena, or people watching at the DuPont Circle fountain, the DuPont Circle neighborhood offers some of the most unique experiences in Washington, DC.

Things to Do in Foggy Bottom

Take a stroll through Washington, DC's historic Foggy Bottom neighborhood during your stay at Georgetown Suites. Located a half mile from our Georgetown hotel, the Foggy Bottom neighborhood is home to George Washington University, the National Academy of Sciences, the Lisner Auditorium, a variety of government agencies, and the scenic Rock Creek Park. With great dining options, tours of the ornate Diplomatic Reception Rooms, and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Foggy Bottom offers a full range of unique things to do near our Georgetown hotel. Whether you're attending one of Foggy Bottom's great museums or just hopping on the train Foggy Bottom Metro Station, don't miss the opportunity to see this historic Washington, DC neighborhood.

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