Georgetown is a historic neighborhood and a commercial and entertainment district located along the Potomac River in northwest Washington, D.C. It is known as one of the city's most exclusive and wealthiest neighborhoods. There are many high-end shops, bars, restaurants, and the main campus of the prestigious Georgetown University is also located here. Highly regarded for its quiet streets and historic architecture, Georgetown is a wonderful place for a leisurely stroll. Be sure to visit the waterfront area as well as Dumbarton Oaks Park to the north.