Resort offers new spring activities as part of Washington, D.C.’s Cherry Blossom season

(National Harbor, Md. – February 26, 2019) – Who doesn’t love spring? It is especially the best time of year in Washington, D.C. where thousands of travelers head to the nation’s capital to see its famed cherry blossoms come to life. This March, Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center is joining in on the celebration with six weeks of spring-focused activities called Bloom. The new offerings are the perfect complement to National Harbor, Maryland’s expanded cherry blossom offerings including events and more than 100 cherry blossom trees.

From March 23 through April 28, visitors to Gaylord National Resort can experience more than 200 spring flowers added to the resort’s already blooming 19-story garden atrium including tulips, lilies and daffodils, as well as 6.5 foot pop-up flower displays.

With room rates starting at $189*, the resort will offer complimentary kid activities for overnight guests on Saturdays including a flower trail scavenger hunt, cupcake decorating and a plant-your-own-flower activity from 3 to 5 p.m. Kids also will get the opportunity to meet everyone’s favorite hopping egg-lover, the Easter Bunny, in the resort’s lobby on Sunday mornings through April 21.

Adults can join in on the spring celebration during the new What’s In Your Garden? mixology class. The resort’s beverage director will lead participants in an interactive class to learn how to craft three spring-inspired cocktails using fresh ingredients found in gardens. Each cocktail is paired with chef-selected food samples. The class is offered every Saturday at 1 p.m. and costs $35^. Pre-registration is required and tickets can be purchased at

Gaylord National’s resort spa, Relâche Spa, will offer a selection of cherry blossom-infused treatments through April 30. Spa-goers can choose from a body scrub, pedicure, massage and facial services. For the ultimate getaway, the Cherry Blossom Spa Experience package offers a massage, facial and pedicure combination that will leave guests feeling hydrated and refreshed. The package costs $348.50** Mondays through Thursdays and $369.75** Fridays through Sundays.

Additional spring offerings include cherry blossom-inspired cocktails at Gaylord National’s four bars, as well as its Easter Brunch at Pienza Marketplace on April 21 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The brunch features everything from a waffle and omelet station to carved ham and lamb stations, a seafood station, flatbreads, salads, kid items, desserts and more. The Easter Brunch costs $65^ for adults ages 12 and older and $29^ for children ages 4 to 11. Kids 3 and younger are free. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 301-965-4000 or visiting

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center is the largest, non-gaming hotel and convention center on the East Coast, located along the banks of the Potomac River in National Harbor, Maryland and part of Marriott International, Inc. Opened in April 2008, Gaylord National is a AAA-Four Diamond resort that is only eight miles from Washington, D.C. The resort offers nearly 2,000 rooms including 110 suites; a 19-story garden atrium; 600,000 square-feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space; acclaimed restaurants including Old Hickory Steakhouse; a modern resort spa, Relâche Spa; and Pose Rooftop Lounge.

For more information about Gaylord National Resort, its offerings and to book a room, visit, call 301-965-4000 and follow the resort on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

*Tax and additional fees are not included. Rates are per room and based on availability and can change. Offer can’t be combined with any other promotions. Other restrictions may apply.

**20% service fee is not included. Other restrictions may apply.

^Tax and service fees are not included. Other restrictions may apply.