Off Beat Ways to Experience the Cherry Blossoms

Beyond the Tidal Basin

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The most popular place to see the cherry blossoms is on the Tidal Basin near the monuments. But there are plenty of other places to enjoy the flowers throughout the season.

National Arboretum

The National Arboretum features many different types of trees which means there are blooms for much longer than on the Tidal Basin.

Hook Hall

Throughout April, join Hook Hall for a festival of wine and beer tasting, music, and Cherry Blossom décor.

District Doughnut

Grab cherry and spring inspired doughnuts to enjoy as you stroll around Georgetown, Union Market, The Wharf, or Eastern Market.

Cherry Blossom Cruises

See the blossoms from the water with City Experiences. Cruises leaving from The Wharf, Georgetown, and more.


Pixelbloom will be the immersive art experience at Artechouse celebrating the cherry blossoms and spring from March 11 - May 30.

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