Five best places to see Cherry Blossoms in U.S.

TRAVELANDTOURWORLD | January 23, 2019

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The cherry blossom season usually takes place in late March to early April. In some places it might bloom in early May. The cherry blossom season is short as the blossoms start falling about a week after full bloom (mankai). Rain and wind can further shorten the blooming season. Japanese symbolizes the blooming of the trees to the transience of life.  It reminds us that time is precious and nothing lasts – however beautiful or unpleasant. To mark their growing friendship, Japan gifted United States with several cherry blossom trees. Cherry Blossoms (sakura) are usually synonymous with Japan. However, you can enjoy them outside Japan as well. Here are 5 places in U.S. where you can enjoy the sakura.

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