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7 Spots to See Spring in Full Bloom

by Holly Riddle

Feb 17, 2020
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  • Punxsutawney Phil predicted an early spring, but for some, the prediction seems a cruel joke. However, there are spots where travelers can see spring starting to bloom soon. Here are seven spots to see spring sooner rather than later. © Teri Virbickis - Dreamstime.com
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, hosts an annual spring cherry blossom festival, but the trees are already starting to bloom. Photographers caught the pink pastel blossoms on camera as early as the first week of February. © Vismax | Dreamstime.com
  • The Holland tulip season begins next month. Travelers flock to Keukenhof in the Netherlands to see millions of bulbs in full bloom through mid-May. Tulips are grown into works of art and mesmerizing displays of colorful patterns. © Adwo | Dreamstime.com
  • As Georgia warms up, there’s one spectacular place to see fields awash in blooms. In Cairo, Georgia, the Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve is home to the largest and densest collection of blooming trout lilies in the world. © Michael Truchon - Dreamstime.com
  • In just a few weeks, Bartlett Lake in Arizona, a short drive from Phoenix, will show off its colors with an array of wildflowers, as well as the red hued blooms of ocotillo cacti. © Teri Virbickis - Dreamstime.com
  • Hawai’i is in full bloom nearly all year round. To see some of the destination’s best looks, visit the McBryde Garden Biodiversity Trail on Kauai. © Maria1986nyc - Dreamstime.com
  • In California, the Anza-Borrego State Park wildflower bloom season lasts January through March. Visit the southern California destination to spot the lilac and yellow hues. © Randomshots - Dreamstime.com
  • Lastly, Death Valley comes alive this month as flowers pop up in patches around the national park. While a super bloom is not expected in 2020, travelers can still see an array of blooms in the lower elevations of the valley foothills. © Hannator92 - Dreamstime.com


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