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Washington, D.C. Travel Guide

Georgetown

At first glance, Washington's oldest and wealthiest neighborhood may look genteel and staid, but don't be fooled: this is a lively part of town. Georgetown is D.C.'s top high-end shopping destination, with everything from eclectic antiques and housewares to shoes and upscale jeans. At night, particularly on weekends, revelers along M Street and Wisconsin Avenue eat, drink, and make merry.

Perfect for strolling, this neighborhood's historic, tree-lined streets and waterfront parks offer wonderful views of the Potomac. Although the coveted brick homes north of M Street are the province of Washington's high society, the rest of the neighborhood offers ample entertainment for everyone.

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Fodor's Washington, D.C. 2015

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