Walk into Georgetown, dropping by the Old Stone House National Park Service Visitor’s Center. Shop along “M” Street and Wisconsin Avenue. Turn left on 30th Street and stop by the Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Canal on the way to Washington Harbour on the Potomac River. Walk along the path by the Potomac River to the Kennedy Center and Lincoln Memorial/Vietnam Memorial/Korean War Memorial. Returning on 23rd Street, passing the State Department. (Tony Pitch, a local historian and tour guide also has a great tour from Georgetown on Sundays).
Old Town Alexandria
Take the Metro from the Foggy Bottom stop at 24th and “I” Streets to Old Town Alexandria, exiting at the King Street station on the Blue Line. Wander around the shops and restaurants in this historic Virginia seaport town. OR Transfer at the King Street station to the Yellow line, ending at Huntington. Exit at the lower level (Huntington Avenue) of the station to catch a Fairfax Connector bus to Mount Vernon, George and Martha Washington’s home.