Just a quick update today on the Kwanzan cherry blossoms in East Potomac Park and next to the FDR Memorial. And that is that there's not much new to report: they're still (mostly) not blooming.
There are scattered, occasional flowers out, but most of them aren't yet flowering. Blame the wintry weather we've been having recently for slowing things down. But I've come across quite a few in Arlington that are significantly ahead of the ones near the Tidal Basin.
Here's how they're looking this afternoon:
Where to Stay for the Cherry Blossoms?
If you're visiting from out of town and looking for ideas on where to stay, I've put together some suggestions here.