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The Insta-Worthy, Tastebud-Approved Walk Of Georgetown

Washington, D.C.


  • A Brown Butter doughnut looking down Cady's Alley. Photo: District Doughnut.
  • A cone of Oreo Coffee in front of the chocolates at Thomas Sweet. Photo: Jina C.
  • Victorian-style row houses along P Street during the summer. Photo: Andrew Prokos.
  • A cross section of the Fluffernutter doughnut. Peanut butter marshmallow goodness. Photo: District Doughnut.
  • The Everything Bagel doughnut. Includes an onion-chive whipped cream cheese. Sweet and savory all together. Photo: District Doughnut.
  • The charming C&O Canal in old Georgetown. Photo: Richard Frasier.
  • Brick, stone, metal and vegetation along the C&O Canal in Georgetown. Photo: nilswright.
  • The instruments of the Asian tea service at Ching Ching Cha. Photo: fahymt.
  • Giant canisters of tea line the walls at Ching Ching Cha. Photo: arguablytrue.
  • A hazelnut & dulce de leche cupcake at Baked & Wired. Photo: feedher.
  • The Razmanian Devil on a plate. Photo: msalexbalex.

1 hour and 15 minutes
1.0 mi
Guided by Brie
Brie McAllister

Overview

Georgetown is arguably one of the most charming neighborhoods in the country. With its narrow, Colonial-era streets, cobble stones, historic canal and hip eateries, Georgetown practically begs to be shared on Instagram. Come on a walk of six picture-perfect spots in Georgetown and I'll even show you a few of must-try pastries and tea shops as well.


About Your Guide

Fan of action flicks & rom coms, Chance the Rapper & Cage the Elephant, cupcakes & Thanksgiving stuffing. My mom says I'm all over the place, but I would say I'm just multi-talented.


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Guide Points

  1. Thomas Sweet

    Thomas Sweet is an ice cream and froyo institution in Georgetown. If you want a non-chain that serves generous scoops in a beautiful and qu…

  2. Row Houses on P St

    As the population of DC exploded in the late 19th and early 20th century, row houses became the preferred housing style in Georgetown. Toda…

  3. District Doughnut

    There are two Instagram-worthy shots in this stop. The first is Cady's Alley, easily Georgetown's most charming shopping street. Enjoy the …

  4. C&O Canal Towpath

    The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal meanders 184.5 miles from Georgetown to Cumberland, Maryland. Construction of the waterway began in 1826 to fac…

  5. Ching Ching Cha

    Now for something a little unexpected. Ching Ching Cha is a classic Chinese tea house that feels straight out of Shanghai.

  6. Baked & Wired

    Georgetown is filled with cupcake shops (I mean, Georgetown Cupcakes even names themselves after the neighborhood), but Baked & Wired is my…


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