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Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park (in Georgetown)

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Neat stretch of the C&O Canal that you can visit in Georgetown

One of the interesting areas of D.C. you can visit is the stretch of the historic Chesapeake and... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2016
BradJill
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Hong Kong, China
Nice historic and still active place

Georgetown was an old port town of Maryland before it was incorporated into part of Washington D.C... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2016
Prawet J
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“So dreamy”
18 Nov 2017
“Great place to walk ”
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1057 Thomas Jefferson Street, NW Washington, DC 20007, On the C&O Canal, Washington DC, DC 20007
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

It’s an excellent place to release a lot of stress. The sound of the water at this time is so serine and calming. It was the season of the small purple flower and was gorgeous. The staff there are very friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

On a beautiful fall day this was the perfect walk. We walked for a couple of miles up via the tow path and back via the river. Beautiful scenery and bird life. Only problem is that the canal is being repaired so not much water.

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Reviewed 22 April 2017

The C&O Canal is great for taking strolls along this waterway. There are plenty of bird life to watch. Early Saturday mornings are the best time to go.

Thank Grey-haire
Reviewed 15 August 2016

One of the interesting areas of D.C. you can visit is the stretch of the historic Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Canal which passes through Georgetown, near the Potomac and historic downtown area. Here visitors have convenient access and can walk the banks of the canal...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Georgetown was an old port town of Maryland before it was incorporated into part of Washington D.C. The C&O canal was used to transport tobacco to the Potomac River. Nowadays the canal is part the National Park Services. The Canal in Georgetown is still in...More

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