These are the 8 Best Places to See Cherry Blossoms in NYC
Here's where you can see the best cherry blossoms in NYC.
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5. Snug Harbor Cultural Center
1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island
Spanning across 83 acres, this is a cultural center and botanical garden nestled by cobblestone streets. Here you’ll find the Chinese Scholar’s Garden, and among many other meaningful elements, the best chinese blossoms.
6. Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
Between Grand Central Parkway and Van Wyck Expressway, Flushing, Queens
This park has an expansive display of cherry blossoms blooming all around, from the Astro View Towers to the Queens Museum, to the former World Fair’s site, to the Queens Theatre.
7. Central Park
Fifth Avenue to Central Park West, 59th to 110th streets, Manhattan
Grab some lunch goodies and snacks and enjoy a picnic amongst the beautiful flourishing trees. The highest concentration of cherry blossom trees in this infamous park are between 66th and 96th streets, specifically on the bridle path at 90th street, the East Drive at 66th street, the east side of the boathouse at 74th Street, and Cherry Hill, mid-park at 72nd Street.
The 2022 Cherry Blossom Festival will be held Friday, April 22, 2022.
8. Branch Brook Park
Park Avenue and Lake Street, Newark, NJ
The ultimate destination for cherry blossom season in New Jersey, you’ll find more than 4,000 cherry blossom trees. Though located across the Hudson River in Newark, NJ, you can enjoy the beauty and vibrancy of the cherry blossoms by way of a quick PATH train ride.