UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS (WCIA) — It’s not the tidal basin in Washington, D.C., but if you want to view some beautiful cherry blossoms, Urbana is the place for you.
Just head to the Japan House off Lincoln Avenue where pink and white flowers are planted. They haven’t made their appearance just yet, but they should be opening soon.
Cherry blossom season, also known as sakura, is a symbol of early spring.
A few years ago, one website named the Urbana grove one of the best places to see cherry blossoms in the U.S.