The DMV ( DC, Maryland and Virginia) area is famous for its cherry blossoms, and there are many beautiful locations for a family photoshoot during cherry blossom season. Here are some specific ideas to consider:
Tidal Basin: The Tidal Basin in Washington D.C. is the most famous location for cherry blossom viewing and photography in the DMV area. The beautiful cherry trees that surround the water offer a stunning backdrop for family photos.
National Arboretum: The National Arboretum in Washington D.C. has over 30 varieties of cherry trees, and they bloom at different times, extending the season for cherry blossom photos. The grounds also feature beautiful gardens and scenic walking paths for family photos.
Meadowlark Botanical Gardens: Located in Vienna, Virginia, Meadowlark Botanical Gardens has over 100 cherry blossom trees, as well as other beautiful flowers and scenery that make for a picturesque location for family photos.
Green Spring Gardens: Green Spring Gardens in Alexandria, Virginia, has over 20 varieties of cherry trees and is a quieter, more peaceful location for family photos than some of the more crowded spots in D.C.
Kenwood: The Kenwood neighborhood in Bethesda, Maryland, has many beautiful cherry blossom trees, as well as a quiet residential neighborhood setting that can make for a unique and memorable family photoshoot.
Remember to check the bloom forecast for the cherry blossom trees before planning your photoshoot and to choose a time when the trees are at their peak bloom. Also, don't forget to have fun and enjoy the time together!