Bonus: Branch Brook Park (New Jersey)

cherry blossom trees in Branch Brook Park

The largest collection of cherry blossoms in the New York City area is actually in Branch Brook Park, New Jersey, with more than 2,700 trees. The park boast even more trees than Washington, D.C.. Branch Brook park was designed by the Olmsted Brothers, successors of the famous landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, and you’ll find it similar to, but not as fancy as Central Park.

Next, check out the Cherry Blossoms at Brooklyn Botanic Garden!