Washington on the Waterfront

The waterfront town of Washington, N.C. is hailed as the country's "Original Washington."

Named after the nation's first president, George Washington, it has been dubbed an All-America city and is recognized as a diverse and artistic community.

Whether you're looking to spend time outdoors along the Pamlico and Tar Rivers or stroll the streets of its historic downtown, want to enjoy the flavors of one of its unique restaurants or take in a show at the Turnage Theatre, explore the world's first Estuarium, or relish in the comforts of a local bed and breakfast, Washington is a place where the waterfront is wondrous and the people are welcoming.