Washington, DC, March 03, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- For the eleventh consecutive year, Bike and Roll DC will offer the Blossoms by Bike guided ride, created especially for the National Cherry Blossom Festival. The team at Bike and Roll DC is also excited to introduce a brand new tour for the 2014 Cherry Blossom season: Segway into Spring. Come bike and Segway the sea of pink and white blossoms that surround the Potomac Tidal Basin to East Potomac Park and beyond, with the only official bike and Segway tours of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. With rides beginning March 22, celebrate the arrival of spring on two wheels and witness the natural beauty of our Nation’s Capital at its peak.
Blossoms by Bike will depart daily from the National Mall location at L’Enfant Plaza from 12:00 – 2:00 pm and 3:00 – 5:00 pm, with an additional weekend tour from 9:30 – 11:30 am. The ride begins and ends at the Bike and Roll National Mall location at 955 L’Enfant Plaza. (Dates offered: March 22 – April 13; Metro: L’Enfant Plaza.)
A longer ride will be offered from Alexandria, beginning at the Old Town Waterfront. Blossoms by Bike River Ride will take you along the scenic Mount Vernon Trail, where you will view the beauty of the blossoms from across the Potomac River. The ride will then continue into DC and around the Tidal Basin before heading back to Alexandria. Blossoms by Bike River Ride is a moderate level ride and is recommended for those 13 years or older. Rides will be offered Friday – Sunday from 1:00 – 4:00 pm (Dates offered: March 22 – April 13; Metro: King Street to the free King Street Trolley).
Segway into Spring is truly a one-of-a-kind tour; keeping in line with the Festival's energetic "Step into Spring" motif, Segway into Spring allows customers to peruse the beautiful blossoms on a 1.5 hour Segway tour. This new ride will depart from the National Mall location at L’Enfant Plaza from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, 2:00 – 3:30 pm, and 4:30 – 6:00 pm, with an additional weekend tour from 9:00 – 10:30 am. Riders must be 16 years of age or older for this tour. The ride begins and ends at the National Mall location. (Dates offered: March 22 – April 13; Metro: L’Enfant Plaza.)
Advance reservations for all Blossom by Bike and Segway into Spring tours are strongly recommended and can be made online at bikeandrolldc.com or by phone (202) 842-2453.
Bike and Roll DC also offers regularly scheduled tours during the Festival that provide a longer and more comprehensive experience, while still offering great views of the cherry blossoms. Visit bikeandrolldc.com or call (202) 842-2453 for more information, rates and tour schedule.
Bike and Roll DC is a managing partner of Bike and Roll, a national network of bicycle rental and tour companies known for outstanding customer service, exceptional value, and quality rental equipment.
Blossoms by Bike, Blossoms by Bike River Ride, and Segway into Spring are Official Programs of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. The National Cherry Blossom Festival is the nation's greatest springtime celebration. The 2014 Festival, March 20 – April 13, includes three spectacular weeks and four weekends of events featuring diverse and creative programming promoting traditional and contemporary arts and culture, natural beauty, and community spirit. The 2014 Festival commemorates the 102nd anniversary of the gift of the cherry blossom trees and the enduring friendship between the United States and Japan.