Don’t Miss Out on Spring Weather in DC

As spring transitions into summer, Washington D.C. becomes an attractive destination. With the Cherry Blossom Festival ending, it’s a quieter time to visit, meaning fewer crowds and easier bookings for restaurants and attractions. The city’s warmth ramps up in the summer months, making the end of April and May a great time to head to the capital.

Spring in DC

Spring is a great time to explore Washington D.C. The weather is mild and comfortable, making it perfect for outdoor activities and sightseeing. Many people choose to visit during this time to enjoy the nice weather.

It’s an ideal time to visit the city’s museums, galleries, and historic sites. With the mild weather, visitors can comfortably explore the National Mall and visit landmarks like the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument. The Smithsonian museums offer plenty of educational opportunities, from the National Air and Space Museum to the National Museum of American History.

Spring in D.C. also offers great outdoor activities. Visitors can explore parks like the National Mall, Rock Creek Park, and the National Arboretum, and enjoy activities like hiking, biking, and picnicking. The Tidal Basin is a particularly scenic spot for a walk or a paddleboat ride as well.

Weather Outlook


Expect mild weather in the 50s-80s F with clear skies for a lot of days in the month, perfect for outdoor activities.


Temperatures will gradually rise in May, making the early weeks a good time to visit. Despite the rain, a lot of days will be pleasant with temperatures in the 70s. The week of May 19th is predicted to have clear skies and nice weather.

Family in golf cart on tour in front of Lincoln Memorial. Photo taken by Ted Everett

Explore the City

If you’re overwhelmed by the number of sights to see, consider taking one of our golf cart tours around the National Mall. These tours offer a convenient way to see the iconic monuments and memorials of D.C. without the hassle of planning. Capitol Express Tours takes you on a narrated tour from the White House to the Capitol, passing through the heart of the National Mall. Customize your tour and enjoy a stress-free exploration of the city’s highlights. Book your tour today!

Spring in D.C. offers favorable weather and plenty of attractions to explore, from nature to monuments to museums. Don’t miss the chance to experience everything the city has to offer!