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Cherry Blossom Fever

March 27, 2017

The residents of ROSS’ apartments in Alexandria, Virginia, are perfectly situated to enjoy all of the wonders of the beloved cherry blossoms in full bloom.

Cherry blossoms are the famous pink and white flowers that are native to Japan, which attract visitors from all over the nation to Washington, DC, to admire their beauty. Tourists and locals alike flock to the Tidal Basin to catch the flowers at their peak bloom and take some stunning photos.

The residents of ROSS’ apartments in Alexandria, Virginia, are fortunate to have a front row seat to the most coveted sights of springtime in Washington, DC. Here are some of the best ways to get your fill of the cherry blossoms from Alexandria.

 

Cherry Blossom Monuments Cruise

Take a tour of the monuments while cherry blossom trees surround them by hopping on a Potomac Riverboat Company cruise. You have the option to enjoy a narrated sightseeing cruise, an elegant dining cruise or simply take a one-way water taxi directly to the National Mall.

 

Take a Photo Tour of the Cherry Blossoms Closer to Home

Historic Old Town has its own reserve of cherry blossom trees that will paint the streets white and pink as spring comes into full swing. Residents can learn photography tips while walking through the city. As a bonus, you will also learn highlights of Alexandria’s rich history.

 

Have a Japanese-Inspired Date Night at the Kimpton

From March 20 to April 17, the Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa is offering a “Blossoms by Day, Bliss by Night” package. You and your sweetie can book a room for a night and enjoy a welcome bottle of sake and two Swedish aroma massages with cherry blossom body oil.

 

Head into DC for the National Cherry Blossom Festival Events

Events celebrating the beloved trees are taking place through March and April. The remaining events taking place for the National Cherry Blossom Festival include: the Blossom Kite Festival, the National Cherry Blossom Parade and the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival to wrap up the celebration.

 

Now that you know how to get your fill of theses special springtime flowers, head over to ROSS’ apartments in Alexandria, Virginia, and join a community that gives you a reason to celebrate during every season of the year!