"Good Morning America's" Weekend Window dropped in on the most expensive hotel in the world -- the Burj-al-Arab, in the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Burj-al-Arab is the only seven-star hotel in the world. The cheapest room is $1,600, and the most expensive will set you back $10,000. If you want to learn more about the Burj-al-Arab, you can log on to www.burj-al-arab.com
"Good Morning America's" Weekend Window looked out on Washington, D.C. -- not for the political intrigue, but for the city's renowned springtime cherry blossoms. The Cherry Blossom Festival is in full bloom this weekend. Over a million visitors admire the more than 3,750 cherry trees in bloom during the festival. To find out more about Washington, D.C.'s Cherry Blossom Festival, visit www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org
Because of the death of Pope John Paul II, there was no Weekend Window this Sunday.
"Good Morning America's" Weekend Window visited Death Valley, Calif. During the early spring months, the desert is in bloom with a spectacular array of flowering plants, including wet leaf spiderlings, gravel ghosts and sunflowers called desert gold. For more information on Death Valley National Park, visit www.nps.gov/deva/
"Good Morning America's" Weekend Window visited Sanibel Island, Fla., a unique island in the Gulf of Mexico that has been rebuilding since being hit hard by Hurricane Charley last summer. Sanibel Island is known for its exquisite and often rare sea shells, as well as its amazing bird watching at the Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge. For more information on Sanibel Island, visit www.sanibelisland.com.
"Good Morning America" took a Weekend Window journey to the Big Island of Hawaii, known for its majestic vistas, waterfalls, black sand beaches and the legendary coffee farms of Kona. The Big Island also boasts Hawaii's Volcanoes National Park, with the world's most active volcano, Kilauea. To find out more about the Big Island, visit www.bigisland.com or www.gohawaii.com/bigisland. And to find out more about Ukulele artist Jake Shimabukuro, featured on the segment, you can visit his Web site, www.jakeshimabukuro.com.
"Good Morning America" visited the Florida Everglades in this week's Weekend Window. Everglades National Park in Florida is the second-largest national park in the United States, after Yellowstone Park. It's also the largest subtropical wilderness in the country, where visitors can observe a host of wildlife in its natural environment, including some endangered species. For more information on the Everglades National Park, visit www.nps.gov/ever/
"GMA's" Weekend Window looked out to Southern California's Channel Islands, a national park just a boat or plane ride from the mainland. Only about 80,000 visitors a year go to one of the five islands, whose beauty will take your breath away. For more information on the Channel Islands, visit www.nps.gov/chis/
"Good Morning America" looked in on West Virginia's glass-making industry, where traditions have remained unchanged for more than a century. One of the largest surviving makers of handmade glass, Fenton Art Glass in Williamstown, W.Va., is celebrating its 100th anniversary this May. For more information, visit www.fentonartglass.com