Springtime has arrived, and America is once again in bloom. From the capital to Colorado and beyond, mesmerizing floral landscapes abound from sea to shining sea. Whether you are viewing the D.C.’s cherry blossom trees or fields of mountain wildflowers as far as the eye can see, an unforgettable experience awaits.
Get ready to hit the trail with your pup for this blooming adventure as we explore America's top four floral displays this spring!
1. The Tidal Basin, Washington, D.C.
The peak magic of the renowned Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C is happening this week! This enchanting annual phenomenon paints the tidal basin in mesmerizing hues of light pink and white, making it a must-visit destination for dog lovers and their pups. To avoid being swarmed by fellow admirers, start your day bright and early, so you can snap stunning photos of your travel buddy amidst the blushing blossoms and majestic national monuments.
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2. Crested Butte, Colorado
Tucked within the West Elk Mountains, you'll find Colorado's most impressive array of wildflowers painting the landscape in hues of pink, orange, and gold. Climb to impressive heights in Crested Butte with your pup, and lay your eyes upon the elusive alpine sunflowers, proudly blooming amidst the breathtaking mountainous backdrop.
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3. North Cascades National Park
Unleash your adventurous spirit alongside your furry friend, as you trek through verdant trails on North Cascades National Park. There are over 500,000 acres to explore and the park’s stunning beauty emerges every spring with an array of colorful blooms. Tiger lilies, evergreen violets, fireweed alpine asters give this Washington park a unique vibrancy against the majestic Cascade Mountains in the background.
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4. Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Nestled between North Carolina and Tennessee, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, fondly known as "Wildflower National Park,” is an enchanting land of captivating scenery, endless hiking trails, and charming mountain towns just waiting to be explored. In springtime a stunning spectacle of wildflowers comes alive, from lady's slipper orchids to irises, cardinal flowers, and lilies, and it is waiting to be explored by you and your rover.
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So load up your Out-of-Office Carry-All, Out-of-Office Pet Food Travel Kit, and Away-We-Go Pet Crate, and zip your pooch in their matching Out-of-Office Pet Carrier! Get ready to breathe in the wonders of spring with a true floral feast for the eyes.
P.S. Remember to tag @roverlund in your blooming photos with your pack!