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Cherry Blossoms Transform Iconic D.C. Landmarks A Week Early

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 03.26.2016 | Travel

The cherry blossoms of Washington, D.C., officially hit peak bloom on Friday, a week earlier than usual. The National Park Service defines “peak blo...

Where to Stay, Eat and Drink During the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 06.03.2015 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

The 2015 Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C., is currently underway. Each year, locals and visitors celebrate friendship between the United St...

Thank the Women for the Cherry Trees

Caroline Cunningham | Posted 05.28.2014 | DC
Caroline Cunningham

If you venture across the National Mall, you will find precious few memorials to women. At one end, Abraham Lincoln's stoic face scans the two-mile-long lawn. In the middle is the monument to George Washington.

PHOTOS: D.C. In Bloom!

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.09.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's the most colorful time of the year! After a few delays, Washington, D.C.'s famous cherry blossoms are finally in bloom. The Nat...

New Dates For Peak Bloom

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 03.19.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If cherry blossom season is your favorite time of year, be sure to update your calendar. The National Park Service today pushed back its...

National Cherry Blossom Festival Events: Plan Your Own Adventure

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 03.16.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The 101st National Cherry Blossom Festival is about to welcome spring in Washington D.C. The blooms are coming, specials have been annou...

Where To Find Cherry Blossom-Themed Menus

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 03.13.2013 | DC

Cherries aren't just for pies and Shirley Temple garnishes anymore. As Washington waits for its most beautiful time of the year -- cherry blossom ...

D.C. Experiences Warmest March On Record

Posted 04.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Like other parts of the country, the nation's capital recorded its warmest March on record, with temperatures at Reagan National Airport...

Cherry Blossoms Reach Full Bloom In D.C. (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Megan Arellano | Posted 03.21.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- In an unusual meteorological turn of events, this year's calendar spring has coincided with the peak bloom of D.C.'s iconic cherry bloss...

PHOTOS: 100 Years Of D.C. Cherry Blossoms

The Huffington Post | Megan Arellano | Posted 03.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Celebrating the centennial of Japan's gift of cherry blossoms to the American capital, it seems that some things never change. For start...

Cherry Blossom Prediction Is Revised, Again

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.14.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you had plans to catch the cherry blossoms at peak bloom, you might want to revise your plans. Again. The National Park Service h...

Will D.C.'s Cherry Blossoms Have An Even Earlier Peak Bloom?

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- While the National Cherry Blossom Festival might begin March 20, could all the warm weather the D.C. area has been experiencing prompt a...