Washington D.C.'s cherry blossoms reach peak bloom

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Washington D.C.'s cherry blossoms reach peak bloom
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 24: Blooming Cherry Blossoms are visible as the early morning sun rises behind the Jefferson Memoriall, March 24, 2016 in Washington, DC. The National Park Service has predicted that the Cherry Blossom trees that surround the Tidal Basin will reach peak bloom later today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Taryn MacMahon, 8, of Falls Church, Va., plays among cherry blossoms in bloom by the tidal basin in Washington, Thursday, March 24, 2016, while visiting the flowering trees with her mother just after sunrise. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 24: Blooming Cherry Blossoms are visible as the early morning sun rises behind the Jefferson Memoriall, March 24, 2016 in Washington, DC. The National Park Service has predicted that the Cherry Blossom trees that surround the Tidal Basin will reach peak bloom later today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Xinyi Tao, left, of Merrifield, Va., is posed for an anniversary portrait in her wedding dress by photographer Lydia Kim, right, under blooming cherry blossoms trees at the tidal basin in Washington, Thursday, March 24, 2016. In the background are the Washington Monument and Jefferson Memorial. The trees are at peak bloom this week. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
A canopy of cherry blossoms adorns a walkway on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 24, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Lit pink at sunrise, cherry blossoms are in full bloom by the tidal basin in Washington, Thursday, March 24, 2016, looking toward the Jefferson Memorial . (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Women use their cell phones to take pictures as the cherry blossoms begin to bloom at the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC, March 22, 2016. / AFP / Jim Watson (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Cherry blossom trees are beginning to bloom along the tidal basin in Washington, Monday, March 21, 2016. The trees are expected to hit peak bloom later this week, despite current cold temperatures, according to the National Park Service. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
After an early morning rise to see the cherry blossom trees, Keelin Malinski, 4, of Port Orchard, Wash., falls asleep on her mother, Erin Malinski, underneath the flowering trees in full bloom by the tidal basin in Washington, Thursday, March 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Some color has begun to show as cherry blossom trees begin to bloom along the tidal basin in Washington, Monday, March 21, 2016. Although not quite in bloom yet, the trees are expected to hit peak bloom later this week, despite current cold temperatures. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Cherry blossoms are seen in front of the Jefferson Memorial at the Tidal Basin on March 24, 2016 in Washington, DC. / AFP / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 24: Two ducks paddle by in Tidal Basin where the Cherry Blossoms are blooming, March 24, 2016 in Washington, DC. The National Park Service has predicted that most of the Cherry Blossom trees that surround the Tidal Basin will reach peak bloom later today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 24: People take pictures of blooming Cherry Blossoms, March 24, 2016 in Washington, DC. The National Park Service has predicted that most of the Cherry Blossom trees that surround the Tidal Basin will reach peak bloom later today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Cherry blossoms bloom by the tidal basin in Washington, Thursday, March 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 24: Joggers run past blooming Cherry Blossoms that surround the Tidal Basin, March 24, 2016 in Washington, DC. The National Park Service has predicted that the Cherry Blossom trees will reach peak bloom later today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 24: A man inspects a blooming Cherry Blossom tree along the Tidal Basin, March 24, 2016 in Washington, DC. The National Park Service has predicted that the Cherry Blossom trees that surround the Tidal Basin will reach peak bloom later today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Suzy Dodge, 32, left, and Justin Cook, 35, of Washington, pose for a portrait in advance of their wedding, for photographer Amelia Johnson, under cherry blossoms in bloom at the tidal basin in Washington, Thursday, March 24, 2016. In the background is the Jefferson Memorial, where the couple are going to be married on April 8th. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 24: Cherry Blossoms are blooming near the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, March 24, 2016 in Washington, DC. The National Park Service has predicted that the Cherry Blossom trees that surround the Tidal Basin will reach peak bloom later today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 24: People tour the Tidal Basin where the Cherry Blossoms are blooming, March 24, 2016 in Washington, DC. The National Park Service has predicted that most of the Cherry Blossom trees that surround the Tidal Basin will reach peak bloom later today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 23: Murali Mulakaluri of Reston, VA, holds his son Keshava Mulakaluri, 15 months, on his shoulders while photographing the cherry trees that surround the Tidal Basin near the National Mall March 23, 2016 in Washington, DC. The blossoms at the Tidal Basin have reached the last stage of development and the National Park Service predicts 'peak bloom' for Thursday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Ducks swim in the tidal basin below cherry blossom trees in Washington, Monday, March 21, 2016. The trees are expected to hit peak bloom later this week, despite current cold temperatures, according to the National Park Service. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Cherry blossoms are seen in front of the Jefferson Memorial at the Tidal Basin at dawn on March 24, 2016 in Washington, DC. / AFP / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Wearing a headband covered with flowers and butterflies, Taryn MacMahon, 8, of Falls Church, Va., blends in with the cherry blossoms in bloom by the tidal basin in Washington, Thursday, March 24, 2016. She was visiting the flowering trees with her mother just after sunrise. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Tourists walk around the Tidal Bassin as the cherry blossoms begin to bloom in Washington, DC, March 22, 2016. / AFP / Jim Watson (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 18: People take pictures with Magnolia trees that are blooming near the Jefferson Memorial, March 18, 2016 in Washington, DC. National Park Service officials are concerned that a cold snap this weekend may harm the famous Cherry Blossoms which are forecasted to peak next week. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Cherry Blossoms begin to bloom at the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC, March 22, 2016. / AFP / Jim Watson (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Cherry blossoms begin to bloom at the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC, March 22, 2016. / AFP / Jim Watson (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 23: People have their photographs made among the cherry trees that surround the Tidal Basin near the National Mall March 23, 2016 in Washington, DC. The blossoms at the Tidal Basin have reached the last stage of development and the National Park Service predicts 'peak bloom' for Thursday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Some of the cherry blossom trees by the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial have begun to bloom by the tidal basin in Washington, Monday, March 21, 2016. The trees are expected to hit peak bloom later this week, despite current cold temperatures, according to the National Park Service. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
The rising full moon silhouettes the budding Cherry tree blossoms along the Tidal Basin in Washington, Tuesday evening, March, 22, 2016. The peak period for viewing the blooming trees is expected in a couple of days according to the National Park Service. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 23: The cherry trees surrounding the Tidal Basin near the National Mall have started to bloom March 23, 2016 in Washington, DC. More than 1 million visitors are expected to visit the area around the National Mall where the trees are blossoming and the National Park Service predicts 'peak bloom' for Thursday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Cherry blossom trees are in bloom at sunrise by the tidal basin in Washington, Thursday, March 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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The National Park Service predicted a 'peak bloom' on Thursday for the cherry blossoms at the famed Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C.

The blossoms, which have reached their last stages of development for the year, are an annual tourist attraction and tradition in the area inspiring photographers of all kinds.

Hundreds come from far and wide to catch a glimpse of the gorgeous site as the trees welcome spring with an array of beautiful pink and white flowers.

Raw: DC's Cherry Blossoms Almost at Peak

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