About Us

Storied travel Experiences

Founded in 1776, the town of Washington, North Carolina, was the first city in America to be named for General George Washington. Because of this, the city is still occasionally referred to as “Original Washington.”

With a beautiful and historic downtown, Washington is known for the stately homes and lovely gardens that make up its residential area, as well as the ornate brickwork featured on the vintage commercial buildings of Main Street.

Located directly on the scenic waterfront, downtown Washington offers unique opportunities to the visitor, from world-class restaurants and intriguing antique stores to art galleries, performing centers, and more.

Washington’s downtown on the waterfront is the perfect place for an overnight stay or a weekend getaway. Discover the charms of the Inner Banks by exploring Washington and its neighbors.

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little stories of washington’s History

Deepen your historical knowledge by immersing yourself into our Little Stories of Washington’s rich history. Enjoy!

No Distance Is too Far

Our marina features deep water access to the inter-coastal waterway. A full suite of services are available at affordable rates that are sure to please even the most discriminating captains.

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Arts and culture

The arts and music are an integral part of our community, and we are home to some of the most enteraining and unique festivals on the East Coast.

Hotels + Bed & BREAKFASTS

Come experience Southern charm at its best in Washington. We have a variety of offerings, from national chains to locally-owned hotels.

Epic journeys

The Washington area has plenty to offer outdoor enthusiasts. The Pamlico, Tar and Pungo rivers provide natural splendor at every turn.

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