Month: April 2015

Cherry Blossom Festival

Spring is for new beginnings. It has indeed been a rough couple of months, we said goodbye to winter as my family and I bid goodbye to a loved one. And yet, there is promise, that love endures, and there are great things to come in 2015. As we start the year in travel, we look to one of the common places on my boyfriend and I’s V-Day top ten: The Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC. This year’s festival was scheduled from March 20th through April 12th, so we originally planned to go the first week. However, due to the severe weather we had this year, the peak bloom was forecasted to be later than expected. Make sure to keep checking the Bloom Watch page for this information. You would also find a live camera feed, where you’d be able to see the blossoms and judge for yourself. We decided to go on April 11th, which was peak bloom, the most crowded time of year to go. We stayed in Fairfax to avoid fighting for parking and save …