Cherry Blossom Bloom Watch: Arlington Edition

Washington, D.C.

  • Cherry blossoms at Welburn Square, courtesy of @ilikepani
  • Welburn Square
  • Cherry Blossom Ted Tarts
  • Cherries Jubilee Ice Cream
  • Almost blooming near Central Library
  • Central Library
  • Entering Cherrydale
  • Hidden Pond
  • Lots of cherry blossom are blooming along this median at Lee Hwy. & N. Monroe St.
  • Lee Highway

1.9 mi
Guided by Mary
Mary Dallao


Cherry blossom season in the D.C. area is a wonderful time of year, and taking in the blossoms is a beloved tradition. WalkArlington has created a walk featuring a few of our favorite locations in Arlington where you can appreciate the blooms and enjoy all that springtime in Arlington has to offer. Join me to experience these blossoms and some other hidden gems in the Arlington neighborhoods of Ballston and Cherrydale.

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About Your Guide

Mary has called Arlington home for more than ten years. She loves being outdoors, and can often be found running or biking on one of Arlington’s many beautiful trails. She is currently the Program Manager for WalkArlington.

Go on this Sidewalk

Guide Points

  1. Welburn Square

    Located in the heart of Ballston, Welburn Square has one of Arlington’s most well-designed collections of ornamental cherry trees.

  2. Ballston Quarter

    Ballston Quarter is a popular neighborhood destination featuring a food hall, shops, a movie theater, and more.

  3. Central Library

    Arlington’s Central Library has a small collection of Kwanzan cherry trees near the rear entrance, including a special one planted by the J…

  4. Cherry Valley Park

    Continuing with the cherry theme, Cherry Valley Park is a great little park in the heart of Arlington’s Cherrydale neighborhood.

  5. Cherry Blossoms of Cherrydale

    The intersection of Lee Highway near North Monroe Street is known for having a plethora of beautiful cherry blossom trees.

Sidewalk Reviews

  1. 2 Reviews

    1. Mary

    Apr 15, 2020

    1. Anonymous

    Following the Arlington Cherry Blossom Sidewalk app was a renewing experience. Thank you.

    Mar 27, 2020

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