About 8-10 meandering miles of hiking in Washington, DC. Moderate pace (2.5 - 3 miles/hour). Star attraction will be the cherry blossoms in the Tidal Basin, but many prominent DC attractions will also be featured. Lunch en route in a sit-down restaurant with cloth napkins ($20?). Hike will end at a Metro station (probably Chinatown). Bring money for lunch and Metro ride. Good urban hiking shoes are a must. Dress for the weather. This hike is rated a "B" (moderately difficult). Leader: Mano Malayanur[masked](C). Meet at Rosslyn Metro outside the fare gates.