District of Columbia, United States of America

Historic Georgetown - Private Walking Tour

Leisurely soak up Georgetown’s unique atmosphere, browsing leafy squares and peering into alleyways and side streets to unearth some of its lesser-known gems.

Highlights

  • Discover a host of famous names and faces that have resided in the neighbourhood - including John F and Jackie Kennedy, inventor Alexander Graham Bell, Hollywood actress Elizabeth Taylor, and chef Julia Child.
  • Learn about young JFK and see the tavern booth where he proposed to Jacqueline Bouvier.
  • Learn about the neighbourhood’s post Civil War flourishing African American community, its early 20th century slump and its ascent to the it-place of DC in the 1950's.
  • Marvel at the pre-Revolutionary buildings and admire architecture that dates from after 1800 that is preserved by the National Park Service.
  • Discover a host of famous names and faces that have resided in the neighbourhood - including John F and Jackie Kennedy, inventor Alexander Graham Bell, Hollywood actress Elizabeth Taylor, and chef Julia Child.

Description

Described as a “dirty little hole” by Abigail Adams, the former First Lady of the United States, Georgetown had humble beginnings: as a working port, on the banks of the slurry-filed Potomac River. Named after King George II, and founded in 1751, Georgetown served as a depot for the collection and shipment of military supplies during the Revolution...

It is included

  • Guide

Important informations

  • Dress according to the weather and bring camera & sunscreen. Hat. Please bring a bottle of water.
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes..
  • It is the traveler's sole responsibility to have all the necessary documentation up to date, so research in advance everything that is required at the destination of your activity.

Care of Covid-19

Remember that with a pandemic, the documentation required may vary from place to place. Confirm what local authorities may require: proof of full vaccination, negative PCR test, and more. Find out what are the requirements of your destination and the location of the activity.


Oh, and don't forget to wear a mask, clean your hands often, and try to maintain social distance.

How to get there

  • Gathering place:
    • Next to the sculpture.
      Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to the Tour start time.

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