Exclusive: Cherry Blossom Bike Tour in Washington DC

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  • Live Guide
  • 2 hr

Experience the beauty of Washington DC in its spring glory on this 2-hour bike tour created specifically for the famous National Cherry Blossom Festival. Follow your guide past gorgeous cherry trees that surround the Tidal Basin and East Potomac Park, home to famous landmarks including the Jefferson Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial and Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial. You’ll learn about the history of this festival and stop for photo opportunities along the way. ***AT THIS POINT: Due to closures from the National Park Services, we will not be stopping at the FDR Memorial, MLK Memorial, and Jefferson Memorial and instead will go to the Eisenhower Memorial, Einstein Memorial, Capitol Building (West Side)***

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At:

Arrive 15 minutes prior to your tour start time to be fitted on your bike and meet the rest of your grape. Your guide will provide some safety tips and let you know what to expect during your tour.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Hains Point

We'll ride along Hains Point, which is lined with Yoshino and Kwanzan varieties of cherry trees. It's a sight to be seen!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Potomac River

See views of the Potomac as you ride along Hains Point.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Jefferson Memorial

We'll stop at the Jefferson Memorial and you'll here some history and interesting facts about the memorial. You'll also have a fabulous view of all of the cherry trees lining the Tidal Basin.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Tidal Basin

We'll ride around the Tidal Basin, which is surrounded by different varieties of cherry trees ranging from pink to white.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

We'll walk our bikes through the FDR Memorial to view The Pagoda, a gift of peace, that sits along the banks of the Tidal Basin.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

If time permits, we'll stop at the MLK Memorial. Your guide will stay with the bikes (out of respect, we never ride through the memorials) so you can walk though the "Mountain of Despair" to view the "Stone of Hope"

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: National Cherry Blossom Festival

Our Blossoms by Bike tour takes place during the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Bike and Roll DC is an official tour provider for the Festival and donates a portion of each ticket sale back to the organization that coordinates this unique springtime celebration!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Japanese Lantern

Stop to learn about the Japanese Stone Lantern, located at the site where the very first cherry trees were planted by First Lady Taft and Viscountess Chinda.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At:

Cycle back to end your tour at our shop. Our staff will be happy to answer any additional questions you have have or make recommendations for the rest of your visit.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Washington DC

Explore Washington DC, learn about the history and take photos!

Duration: 2 hour