5 BEST Spots to See Cherry Blossoms in  Washington DC

 Spring is here early and cherry blossoms are predicted to peak March 22 - 25 this year in Washington DC 

1. The steps at the Jefferson Memorial are the perfect place to snap a panoramic view of the blossoms along the Tidal Basin.

2. To get shots of the cherry blossoms from up close, take the time to do walk a full loop around the Tidal Basin.

3. Japanese Stone Lantern! Each year, to mark the National Cherry Blossom Festival, the lantern is lit by the Cherry Blossom Princess.

4. From the water! Hop in a paddle boat, paddle yourself to the middle of the Tidal Basin for a great shot

5. Walk along the banks of Tidal Basin, stop at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial for a photo of marble statue with cherry blossoms.

March 26: Blossom Kite Festival

March 20: CherryBlossom Opening Ceremony

April 9: The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

Nationals Cherry Blossom Festival Events: