Cherry Blossom Festival
Last weekend, I took a trip to Virginia to visit my family for Easter weekend. It just so happened that DC’s celebrated Cherry Blossom Festival had just opened! We drove into the city on Monday in order to avoid the crowds, and enjoy the beautiful rose pink trees in our nation’s capital. We heard that the weekend was packed with people, but visiting on Monday afternoon proved to be a wise decision. Despite the strong winds, the day was sunny and cloud-less. We walked along the Tidal Basin borders and took in the light pink trees framing the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial. The trees were given to the United States as a gift from Japan back in 1912, as a sign of goodwill:
Plan your visit to the National Cherry Blossom Festival!