Georgetown in 3 Hours: Exploring the Coziest Neighborhood of the Capital City

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 4.5 miles
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Duration 2h 30m - 3h
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After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Explore Washington D.C.’s oldest neighborhood with your in-app audio tour
  • Get to know why Georgetown is 30 years younger than Washington D.C. is
  • See the house where G. Washington purchased land for the U.S. new capital
  • Be thrilled to climb the steep staircase featured in The Exorcist horror movie
  • Travel back in time as you walk along the famous Chesapeake & Ohio Canal
Welcome to picture-perfect Georgetown in Washington D.C.! This audio tour will walk you along the cobbled streets and distinguished houses to introduce notables who lived or worked there and give a glimpse of the neighborhood's history. The tour begins near the Old Stone House, the oldest one in Georgetown, and the whole city. Next, you will cross the iconic tranquil Chesapeake & Ohio canal that evokes Venice. From there, you will get to Washington Harbor, the popular leisure area with a vista of the Potomac River and the site of the city's biggest ice rink. Take pictures in front of Georgetown University, the oldest Catholic and Jesuit university in the U.S. founded in 1789 that boasts world-famous alumni like Bill Clinton and Bradley Cooper. Passing by the beautiful Volta Bureau building, where famous Alexander Bell researched into deafness, you will discover his accomplishments apart from inventing the telephone. Walking up and down the streets, you will meet the Kennedy family and see the Federal-style houses they lived in before and after the White House. Near one of them, you will admire the imposing Dumbarton House where the United Nations charter was mapped out to be signed in San Francisco in 1945. Finally, you will spot the tiny Old Wooden House built before the Civil War, which is one of the oldest in the city. Join the tour and experience the storied past and present of this charming historic district in the United States' capital!

What's included

  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Entrance tickets to attractions — you can visit them if you wish
  • Earphones — you should use your own
  • Food and drinks — purchased on your own
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Old Stone House
M Street Northwest, 3051
Old Wooden House
28th Street Northwest, 1222
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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