Blossoming Friendship: A Self-Guided Audio Tour of Washington D.C.’s Tidal Basin

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Take a stroll around the picturesque Tidal Basin, among the famous Japanese cherry trees located in Washington, DC., given as a token of friendship from Japan. On this self-guided audio tour, you'll hear the history behind the trees, what they represent, and learn about the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Along the way, you'll walk through four national memorials and the hear about the men memorialized. There are plenty of great photo opportunities on this stroll regardless of the time of year, so bring your camera. This walk is a must-do for any visitor to the capital city.
Download the tour through the VoiceMap app on your phone while in a wifi zone to enjoy full offline accessibility. The tour is ready when you are, simply arrive at the start location and hit the Start Tour button when you're ready.


The tour begins next to the Japanese Lantern.
The tour passes by the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial.
The tour passes by Japanese Pagoda.
The tour goes around parts of the Tidal Basin.
The tour passes the George Mason Memorial.
The tour passes by the Thomas Jefferson Memorial.
The tour ends outside the Floral Library.


VoiceMap App for Android and iOS
Lifetime access to this tour in English
Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata


Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route
Smartphone and headphones
Food and drink

Additional Information

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

This product can not be cancelled, amended or refunded.