The cherry blossoms in Washington, DC are usually on everyone's bucketlist.

Each year, over 1.5 million people visit Washington, DC to admire the cherry blossoms.

The entire blooming period can last up to 14 days.

The blooms signify a fresh start or new beginning.

In 1910, Japan gifted 2,000 cherry trees to the United States.  Unfortunately, the trees were diseased and had to be destroyed.

In 1912, Japan renewed their donation and presented us with over 3,000 cherry trees.

The National Cherry Blossom Festival is America's biggest springtime celebration.

Many events for the National Cherry Blossom Festival are free and open to the public.  Washington, D.C. has many museums, monuments and memorials that are free.

The most popular area to view the cherry blossoms is the Tidal Basin.

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