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Travel Deal: A Spring Cherry Blossom Package

Looking to get out of New England? Enjoy the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington D.C., with a themed stay at the Darcy Hotel.


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The Potomac in Spring Package
Where: The Darcy Hotel, 1515 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Washington, D.C.
When: Available March 1 through May 31, 2018
How much: Starting at $259 per might

Looking for an excuse to finally cross Washington D.C.’s Cherry Blossom Festival off your bucket list? The beautiful trees, gifted to the United States by Japan in 1912, only bloom once a year, creating a canopy of pink and white flower petals all along the Potomac River. The event is a must-see at some point in your life, especially during peak bloom. Photos captured beneath the rosy flowers with the river and national monuments in the background might be the most Insta-worthy of all time.

The Darcy Hotel is located less than two miles from the spectacle, and for the duration of the festival, the hotel has visitors covered with their exclusive “Potomac in Spring” package. The rates for the overnight package start at $259, with plenty of Cherry Blossom amenities attached. Upon arrival, visitors can enjoy a complimentary pair of “Dejima” cocktails, made with hibiscus-infused vodka and sake.

When it comes time to wander down to the National Mall and view the cherry blossoms, the Darcy provides a picnic basket from their on-site eatery. Forget about the stress of finding a place to eat by the monuments (because other than hot-dog trucks, there aren’t many), and take your time to sit by the water and indulge. At the end of the trip, go home with a takeaway bundle of your own cherry blossom seeds, so you can spread the joy of your getaway to the nation’s capital.

For more information, visit thedarcyhotel.com.

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