Washington DC’s Cherry Blossoms

Every spring, nearly 1,700 Cherry Blossom trees lining Washington DC’s Tidal Basin burst into color in a beautiful display of floral fireworks. But the peak bloom period lasts only a few days, and precisely when it happens varies each year. This site brings together information about visiting the cherry blossoms and Washington DC, peak bloom forecasts, and up-to-date photos so that you can plan your own visit or follow along from afar.

I now have a special section of this site dedicated specifically to the cherry blossoms, CherryBlossomWatch.com. You can find much more detail there, including information about the peak bloom forecast and visitor guides.

Photos of the Cherry Blossoms

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I have many more photos of the cherry blossoms here.

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