National Cherry Blossom Festival Near Washington DC
Washington, DC welcomes the arrival of spring with the National Cherry Blossom Festival, a tradition that showcases the beautiful gift of 3,000 cherry trees that the city of Tokyo gave to our nation’s capital. The National Cherry Blossom 100th Anniversary is an epic five-week,from March 20 – April 27, 2012 city-wide event featuring more than 200 international cultural performances and over 90 other special events. From arts and exhibits to cuisine and sports, there is something for everyone to enjoy! The Cherry Blossom 100th Anniversary will unify and electrify the city, the nation, and the world. Washington, DC and the region will be abuzz with excitement.
The blossoming cherry trees symbolize the arrival of spring and brighten the area surrounding the Jefferson Memorial on the Tidal Basin with their vibrant pale pink and white flowers. See Frequently Asked Questions About the National Cherry Trees to learn more about these beautiful trees.
The Crowne Plaza National Airport hotel is the perfect for all the National Cherry Blossom Festival action! Located in Crystal City in Arlington, VA, just across the Potomac River from DC, the Crowne Plaza is minutes from Reagan National Airport and is one of the area's top hotels. Crowne Plaza National makes it easy to get around by offering a complimentary shuttle to Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA), Pentagon and metro. All the attractions of our Nation’s Capital, including The White House, The Smithsonian Institution, The Washington Monument, The International Spy Museum and The Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial are just minutes away. Our services and amenities will leave you relaxed after a day of sightseeing in our Nation’s Capitol, Washington, D.C.
Our exclusive Cherry Blossom package includes breakfast & metro passes for two each day. This bountiful breakfast at the Vernada Cafe will keep you fueled all day and you'll beat the crowds for metro passes!
Depending on how long you want to stay and how many people you’re traveling with, the price of this package could vary, so it is best to call us directly (or fill out the form below) to get exact pricing and to book your reservation.
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For groups of 10 or more call the hotel directly at 703-416-1600 or fill out the form below