To signal the beginning of spring in Baltimore, the cherry blossoms trees are about to be in full bloom! Although cherry blossom season is different every year, they typically bloom near the end of March and the beginning of April. For 2022 specifically, park rangers are estimating that the cherry blossom trees will reach peak bloom March 25 through March 28. So without further ado, make sure you get to see these lovely flowering trees soon, and check out these 5 best spots to see them in Baltimore.
1. Fort McHenry
Why travel to DC when you’ve got American history and cherry blossoms right at Fort McHenry? The trees in the West Cherry Blossom Grove are getting ready to bloom right now, and they’ll be peaking soon. At Fort McHenry, the tree groves are free and open to the public every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Find it at 2400 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230.
2. Druid Hill Park
Druid Hill is the third oldest park in the United States, dating back to October 19, 1860. If the weather’s nice, you can take an afternoon stroll under the cherry blossoms this spring!
900 Druid Park Lake Dr, Baltimore, MD 21217
3. Baltimore Museum of Art
Not only does the Baltimore Museum of Art have a world-class selection of art on display right now, but it’s home to natural beauty as well. Be sure to check out their grounds and sculpture garden if you visit this spring!
Find it at 10 Art Museum Dr, Baltimore, MD 21218
4. 1600 block of Appleton Street
If you happen to walk down Appleton Street this spring, be sure to check out this particular block to see pink cherry blossoms in bloom!
Find them at the 1600 block of Appleton Street, Baltimore, MD 21217
5. Morgan State University
At Morgan State University, you can see the cherry blossom trees just outside the Earl S. Richardson Library.
Find it at 1700 E Cold Spring Ln, Baltimore, MD 2125.
[featured image: National Park Service / Fort McHenry]