After a wet and chilly winter, the spring brings a splash of color to landscapes across the country, making everything feel brighter. The days get longer and the sun stays out later as petals begin to pop up from the soil, the snow, or even the sand in a kaleidoscope of colors. From the iconic flower fields at Carlsbad Ranch on the West Coast to the charming cherry blossoms of the nation’s capital, these are the best places and ways to celebrate springtime in the States.