Springtime in Accessible D.C. – SNG Services the Nation’s Capital
Springtime is the perfect time to visit Washington, D.C. The Nation’s capital is a wonderful vacation destination rich in American history and unique during the Spring season for its renown National Cherry Blossom Festival.
The Cherry Blossom Festival runs typically between March 15th and April 18th with peak dates being predicted between March 22 through March 25th this year. The most popular places to view the cherry blossom trees are near the Jefferson Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. These monuments surround the Tidal Basin Loop Trail which is a perfect location for photos each Spring of the cherry blossoms.
Along with the sites above, D.C. is filled with a plethora of historical and cultural museums, monuments, and locations. The Smithsonian National Museum of National History, U.S. Capitol, Lincoln Memorial, and National Mall are all must-sees on a visit to the Nation’s capital. A truly memorable and fascinating self-guided tour is that of the FBI Headquarters. The FBI Experience features interactive multimedia exhibits, content, and artifacts. The visit is truly worthwhile look into the FBI’s internal operations, history, laboratory resources, investigative divisions along with its role in national security and law enforcement.
Presently, due to the pandemic, the FBI building is presently closed to the public. However, most of the museums, monuments, and sites have reopened with a limited schedule.
Site seeing is not the only reason to visit D.C., the city is filled with plenty of dining options. The Old Ebbitt Grill is D.C.’s oldest restaurant and bar established in 1856; its presently location near the White House opened in 1983 serving American cuisine, with seafood being its specialty. Although not the oldest, the city’s most famous eatery might be Le Diplomat known for French fare on 14th Street. In the mood for quick slice of pizza? Look no further than the Adams Morgan neighborhood rivalry between pizzerias offering the jumbo slice. The jumbo slice has been featured in books and on television as part of the city’s food culture.
The Nation’s Capital prides itself in being an accessible city. While all of D.C.’s attractions and historical institutions are welcome to guests with accessible needs, it’s suggested to reach out prior to visiting the respective site regarding its specific accessibility features.
Special Needs Group is pleased to service you by providing hotel pick-up and delivery at the start and close of your vacation for mobility scooters / equipment, oxygen needs, and special needs equipment while visiting Washington, D.C. For more information, please call 1-800-513-4515.