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“Cherry Blossom heaven” 5 of 5 stars
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Tidal Basin
Tidal Basin and Ohio Drive NW, Washington DC, DC 20003
202-484-0206
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Washington DC Sites at Night Bike Tour
Ranked #46 of 486 things to do in Washington DC
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Owner description: Springtime in Washington means the explosion of white-pink clouds of cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin.
Washington, DC
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“Cherry Blossom heaven”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I went to the Cherry Blossom Festival and took beautiful photos of the cherry blossoms. There is also the Jefferson Memorial and the WW1 Memorial at the Tidal Basin. I have also rented a paddle boat and paddled all around the Tidal Basin.

Visited April 2013
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Sicklerville, New Jersey
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“Cherry Blossom time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This area is well known, because of the Cherry Blossom festival in the Spring, that can bring in a few million people during a two week period. The Japanese many years ago made a gift of these trees to the US. If you really want to see a beautiful sight, celebrate Spring and come to this festival, that has many events planned around this celebration. Do not drive or try to find parking during this time, take the Metro, you will be glad you did.

Visited April 2013
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Washington, DC
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“A nice walk”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This is a great place to walk. On one side is the Jefferson Memorial and if you walk to the other its the MLK Memorial. At all times of the year, other than Cherry Blossom time, it is awesome. Cherry Blossom it is packed to the gills.

Visited October 2013
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“Ok.Nice views”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Basically walk around this to get to the Jefferson Memorial. Can go paddle boating which we did not try.A nice relaxing walk unless a hot and humid day.

Visited July 2013
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Wirral, United Kingdom
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“Try to go for the Cherry Blossom”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We were lucky enough to be here at the same time the Cherry Blossom flowered, what a beautiful sight. The Tidal Basin is such a beautiful place to see so many of the wonderful Washington monuments.

Visited April 2013
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