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  • Location: Washington D.C., District of Columbia
  • Duration:  3 hours (approx.)
This 3-hour moderate bike tour lets you experience the beauty of Washington DC during the famous National Cherry Blossom Festival. From Old Town Alexandria, ride north along the scenic Mt Vernon Trail to DC and enjoy views of the cherry blossoms from the Potomac Tidal Basin and East Potomac Park, home to famous landmarks including the Jefferson Memorial and the Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial. You’ll learn about the history of this festival and stop for photo opportunities along the way.

Highlights

  • Celebrate DC’s National Cherry Blossom Festival on this Viator Exclusive
  • Enjoy a moderate 3-hour bike tour from Old Town Alexandria along the Mt Vernon Trail
  • Capture views of beautiful cherry blossoms from the Potomac Tidal Basin and East Potomac Park
  • See famous landmarks including the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Jefferson Memorial and Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial
  • Learn about the festival's history from your knowledgeable guide
  • This spring tour only runs from March 23 to April 14, so book now!

What You Can Expect

Viator Exclusive: Mt Vernon Trail and Washington DC Cherry Blossom Bike Tour from Alexandria

Cherry Blossom Bike Tour

Meet your guide in Old Town Alexandria in Virginia to embark on your moderate 3-hour bike tour, bikes come in all sizes so that you can find a good fit for your ride. You'll pedal north about 7.5 miles (12 km) along the scenic Mt Vernon Trail to Washington DC.

Just in time for spring, you’ll be treated to views of blooming cherry trees as you explore Tidal Basin and East Potomac Park, home to the Jefferson Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and the George Mason Memorial. Stop to snap photos of these famous landmarks and the sea of pink and white cherry blossoms.

Your guide will share with you the history of this festival, which commemorates the gift of 3,000 cherry trees from Tokyo Mayor Yukio Ozaki to the city of Washington DC in 1912. This annual celebration honors the lasting friendship between the US and Japan.

After your time here, your guide will lead you back to Old Town Alexandria.

Note: According to the National Park Service’s predictions, the peak blooming dates are April 3 - 6. For tours booked before or after the blooming period, you’ll still enjoy great views and photo opportunities while learning about the history of the trees and the festival.
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