March 20 – April 14, 2019

NCBF Cherry Blossoms NCBF Cherry Blossoms

Tour Providers

Plan a tour with one of the tour providers below to experience the blossoms from land or water!
*Dates and times vary, see affiliate websites for details and tickets.

Featured Tours

Entertainment Cruises

Odyssey – Enjoy a relaxing narrated cruise past the famous cherry blossom trees and historic DC monuments! Ticket includes buffet, live band entertainment, and stunning views. Available cruises are Brunch, Lunch, Dinner and Fireworks.
Spirit of Mt. Vernon – Set sail on a narrated adventure down the Potomac River to George Washington’s estate & gardens! Ticket includes round-trip cruise to the estate and discounted admission to Mount Vernon. Snack bar available.
Spirit-of-Washington Spirit of Washington – Enjoy a bountiful buffet as you cruise past the famous cherry trees and historic views of Washington, DC! Ticket includes buffet, DJ entertainment, access to rooftop lounge, and amazing views. Available cruises are Lunch, Dinner, and Fireworks.

Potomac Riverboat Company

Cherry Blossoms and Washington Monuments Cruise – Enjoy a 45 minute cruise of the Washington Monuments as you view the Cherry Blossom trees. Cruises offered on a heated vessel, departing from either Georgetown, Washington Harbor, or The Wharf on the southwest Waterfront.
 Water Taxi Water Taxi Transportation Service – Enjoy reliable and efficient travel to the Cherry Blossom Festival, from Alexandria, VA, National Harbor, MD, Georgetown, The Wharf, and the National Mall in Washington, DC.
  Washington Monuments Cruise – Enjoy a narrated cruise past Washington’s historic monuments, landmarks and bridges, while viewing the splendor of the Cherry Blossom trees. The cruise is offered on a heated vessel departing from either Georgetown, Washington Harbor or Old Town Alexandria, VA.

Boating in DC

Boating in DC Petal Paddle – Depart from The Wharf Boathouse in a single or double kayak on a 1-hour self-guided tour where you will enjoy unique and breathtaking views of the cherry blossoms along the banks of East Potomac Park and Hains Point. Reservations must be made in advance; Tour dates – April 1 – 15.

Bike and Roll Washington, DC

Bike and Roll Marketing Image 2 180x140 Blossoms by Bike – See the natural beauty of our Nation’s Capital at its peak on our two hour guided ride created especially for the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Bike through the sea of pink and white blossoms that surround the Potomac Tidal Basin to East Potomac Park and beyond. Suitable for all ages, Blossoms by Bike, provides a front row seat to the Cherry Blossoms unlike any other.

USA Guided Tours

USA Guided Tours Cherry Blossoms Galore – USA Guided Tours invites you to explore DC this spring with an engaging 4-hour tour of the beautified region showcasing the cherry blossom trees. Learn the history behind the city’s renowned monuments and landmarks with stops including the U.S. Navy Memorial, U.S. Capitol, White House, World War II Memorial, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, FDR Memorial, MLK Memorial, and Lincoln Memorial.


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