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2017 D.C. Cherry Blossoms and Festival: A Roller Coaster Weather Ride
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2017 D.C. Cherry Blossoms and Festival: A Roller Coaster Weather Ride
Posted by: chirag@baywoodhotels.com
In the D.C. region, spring is synonymous with cherry blossoms. The light-pink flowers that bloom on the Yoshino cherry trees around the National Basin are one of the region's most popular attractions.
Unfortunately, recent winter weather and snow in the region means peak bloom has been pushed back from its original forecasted date of March 14 to 17. On Friday, March 17, the NPS announced that about 50% of the cherry blossoms had been destroyed due to frost and cold....
St. Patrick's Day 2017 in Alexandria
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Luck of the Irish: St. Patrick's Day 2017 in Alexandria
Posted by: chirag@baywoodhotels.com
In a few weeks, locals around Alexandria and D.C. will be donning green, toasting to friends and family, and enjoying everyone's favorite Irish holiday: St. Patrick's Day. Alexandria has its own parade and a great selection of Irish restaurants that will have you feeling festive whether you're a local or just here for the green beer....
Spring 2017 Events in Alexandria and DC
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Spring 2017 Events in Alexandria
Posted by: chirag@baywoodhotels.com
Old Town Alexandria, with its exciting trails and walking paths just blocks away from the tranquil flow of the Potomac, is a great place to be in the spring. As the weather gets warmer, we're already starting to think about some of the activities in and around Alexandria that we are most excited about....
Celebrating President's Day 2017 around Alexandria
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Celebrating President's Day 2017 around Alexandria
Posted by: chirag@baywoodhotels.com
President's Day began as a way for the young United States to honor the birthday of its first president, George Washington. In 1971, Richard Nixon combined Washington's birthday with Lincoln's birthday (February 12) to create a new federal holiday on the third Monday in February.
As you might expect in the city where the president actually lives, here in the District there are some exciting parades, celebrations, and displays recognizing this upcoming holiday, which falls on February 20 this year....
4 Great Ideas for Valentine's Day 2017 in Alexandria
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4 Great Ideas for Valentine's Day 2017 in Alexandria
Posted by: chirag@baywoodhotels.com
With beautiful parks, the majestic Potomac River nearby, and proximity to one of the most historic & vibrant cities in the country, Alexandria is a great place to celebrate Valentine's Day. There's no shortage of things to do with your loved one here, but we've narrowed them down to a list of our four favorites....
2017 USJN National Championships at the Gaylord in D.C.
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2017 USJN National Championships at the Gaylord in D.C.
Posted by: chirag@baywoodhotels.com
Since the 1980s, the U.S. Junior Nationals (USJN) has been the premiere name in girls' youth basketball tournaments. This summer, the action comes to D.C. at the Gaylord National Convention Center at the National Harbor. There are two exciting tournaments coming up next month that will draw hundreds of teams to the capital region....
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