Cherry Blossoms in DC: Spring Break in Washington

Cherry Blossom time in the Nation’s Capitol

The National Cherry Blossom Festival (March 20- April 14, 2013) takes place in Washington, DC  every Spring and is packed with festivals, parades and many other events. Washington turns pink as the many cherry blossom trees in the city start to bloom. This year’s festival  commemorates the gift of 3,000 cherry trees from Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo to the city of Washington, DC  in 1912.

Peak bloom this year is expected between March 26 and April 1, but it is hard to predict. The National Park Service website offers a blossom cam, as well as updated predictions on blooming dates.

From parades to fireworks to paddle boat rides on the Tidal Basin, the family friendly festival has something for everyone!

Click for a list of Destination DC’s can’t miss Cherry Blossom Festival events

Make the most of your spring break visit to Washington, DC. Georgetown Suites is offering a special Cherry Blossom Package: Stay 3 nights, and get 20% off each night. The spacious suites with full kitchens are perfect for families. Park your car in our underground garage and leave it. It’s much easier to get around DC without a car. The DC Circulator bus takes you from Georgetown to Downtown for $1, or Foggy Bottom Metro is a ten minute walk from the hotel.

Check rates for Georgetown Suites Cherry Blossom Package

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About Georgetown Suites

Georgetown Suites is an upscale all suite hotel located in the heart of Historic Georgetown in Washington, DC. We are surrounded by unique shops and restaurants. We would love to accommodate you on your next visit to DC. This blog is intended to share information about Georgetown and Washington, DC that are of interest to our guests.
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