8. Randall’s Island

cherry blossom trees on Randall's Island
Cherry Blossom Festival, Photograph Courtesy of Randall’s Island Park Alliance

Randall’s Island, located on the East River between East Harlem, the South Bronx, and Queens, has a lot to offer. Along with waterfront views, pedestrian trails, and a 40,000 square foot, environmentally sustainable urban farm, there are lovely cherry trees to view along the western shoreline.

The park has created a variety of activities you can take part in virtually. On the Randall’s Island Park website, you will find a virtual tour of the cherry blossoms, a print-out brochure with a blossom map and activities, coloring pages for kids and more!