1. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
With the coming of spring, you’ll find the sidewalks in Vancouver lined with freshly fallen cherry blossom petals since the entire city and outlying suburbs are rich with cherry blossom trees. Take the futuristic sky train system from city to city as you browse through bookshops, sprawling markets, and restaurants that serve food from every continent. Don’t forget to stop in Richmond to bask in the food and foreign product palace that is the Richmond Night Market. Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort is still open during the spring and taking skiers and snowboarders alike. Victoria on Vancouver Island is an essential place to visit. It can only be reached after a nearly three-hour-long ferry trip across beautiful waters and small islands. Regardless of the sights and adventures that you and your family want to enjoy, you can find it all in Vancouver as well as that famous Canadian hospitality and maple syrup, eh.
2. Washington D.C, United States
Not to be outdone by Vancouver, the heart of our nation’s capital also boasts it’s own season of cherry blossom trees in a Cherry Blossom Festival held every year. These trees line the Tidal Basin and blossom into full, vivid colors for only a few days, so it’s vital that you check in with the Cherry Blossom Watch website to learn updates and time frames to view the cherry blossom trees in their full splendor. In addition to festivals, D.C. is rich with museums, tours of the capitol buildings, and a deliciously diverse food culture.
3. Sevilla, Spain
Renew your passport and go on a European vacation in Sevilla, Spain. Spring is the best time to visit this rich and beautiful country since the orange blossoms will be in bloom, spreading their sweet scent across the city. Being such an ancient city, Sevilla possesses an impressive cathedral and the La Giralda tower that looms over everyone below. You can even visit a real Moorish royal palace that is now considered a World Heritage Site.