9 Stunning Places In The USA That Burst Into Bloom Each Spring
Is there anything more beautiful than spring? While every season has its own unique beauty, it’s hard to compete with the colourful blooms that cover the world during this time of year.
Since the snow is beginning to thaw in most places, it’s time to start planning those springtime adventures.
Luckily, we don’t have to be gardeners to enjoy some floral scenery. America fills with blossoms during this season, and you can travel to these whimsical spots to see the beauty for yourself.
You can wander through mountainous parks filled with wide varieties of blooms. If you’re searching for cherry blossoms, you can find some gorgeous blooms in parks and gardens across the nation.
You can even visit a festival entirely dedicated to tulips, where you can explore millions of blooms.
Put on your sunhats and explore some of the incredible nature awaiting you this season.
North Cascades National Park is stunning even when the wildflowers aren’t in bloom. This massive expense of land boasts mountains, glaciers, and lakes. You can spot deer and black bears wandering through the serene meadows, and watch mountain goats graze on the lush grass coating the fields.
The park fills with flowers as early as February and continues to bloom until early September. What kinds of flowers you’ll see depends on the time of year you go, but you’ll definitely get your floral fill.
This fairytale garden is a great place to see pink blooms in the spring. The area is filled with flowering trees, and you can wander along pathways lined with cherry blossoms. Like most flowers, there is only a small window of time to see the blooms at their best. The Botanic Garden has a ‘Cherry Watch’ on their website so you know when it’s time to visit.
If towering mountains and fields upon fields of colourful wildflowers sound like your kind of scene, then you need to take a hike in Crested Butte. Dubbed the ‘Wildflower Capital of Colorado’, this place has an abundance of floral trails to explore and views that will take your breath away.
You can find everything from buttercups to violets to wild roses on these mountain trails, depending on the season.
The website has a breakdown of the different trails you can explore, as well as types of flowers you can expect to see.
You’ll want to set foot on this campus even if you’re not a student. The University bursts into bloom each spring, just in time to calm the exam season nerves. You can wander through canopies of cherry blossoms at the quad, and snap some spring photos while you’re there.
You can explore a stunning sea of red at this popular reserve in California. The peaceful rolling hills are blanketed in poppies each year, and you can explore eight miles of trails through a floral paradise. The colours are always changing, and there are lots of benches available to sit back and enjoy the views.
You may even spot some wild animals such as bobcat or coyote. There is a trail map available on the website, so you don’t get too lost in the beauty.
This National Park brings both the beauty of the mountains and wildflowers together. One of the most incredible parks in the USA, this place has majestic snow-capped mountains, sparkling lakes, and green forests.
The park has several spots filled with blooms, such as Many Glacier Meadows, Hidden Overlook.
You can find over 850 gorgeous blooms at this National Park. You’ll find more than just flowers in this spot. The area is filled with shiny waterfalls, rocky trails, and woodland glades.
The Park stretches for 200,000 acres, and you can find over 850 species of flowers blooming throughout the warmer months.
Each year, this town hosts a Tulip Time Festival. Recognized as one of America’s Best Flower Festivals, this eight-day event celebrates the town’s Dutch Heritage.
Taking place in May, the event has tons of activities as well as gardens and showcases of flowers to explore.
You can find five million colourful tulips located around the town, including a stunning island garden with a windmill.
The incredible colours and array of blooms make this spring festival a must-visit if you want to see flowers this season.
Not only is the Dallas Arboretum home to a variety of colourful flowers, it also has around 150 cherry trees that blossom each spring.
You can see trees in all shades of pink, but you’ll have to act fast if you want to see them, as the blooms sadly do not last long.
You can also spot other spring flowers like bright daffodils and colourful tulips at this floral spot.