The National Mall in Washington, D.C., recently got a makeover, courtesy of local artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg. Firstenberg, in an effort to express the sadness she felt for all those who have lost their lives to COVID-19 over the last year and a half, created a stunning art installation with over 670,000 white flags, which symbolize each person who lost the battle against the deadly and highly contagious virus.
Every year, Washington D.C.’s famous cherry blossoms let the world know that spring has arrived. For many, they also symbolize renewal, hope, and friendship.
If you plan on visiting Washington, D.C., you are in for a fantastic getaway. The historic city features a long list of exciting attractions – not all of which revolve around the White House (but you’ll want to check that out, too). Take your holiday somewhere between late March and late May to experience near-perfect weather, and be sure to visit as many of these points of interest as possible.