Lasting from March 28 through April 12, the National Cherry Blossom Festival will present an exciting mix of fun family events, parades and performances in an annual celebration honoring the good will between the US and Japan. Anyone heading to the nations capital to see the cherry blossoms this spring should not skip a visit to the Tidal Basin, the romantic grove along the Potomac lined with blooming pink and white Yoshino Cherry Trees. To help support the maintenance of these gorgeous trees, try the Cherry Blossom Blooms package available at the well-situated Loews Madison Hotel. Available through April 12, this special offer includes deluxe overnight accommodations and a donation to the National Capital Region Cherry Tree Replacement Fund. Package rates start at $205/night.