Skagit County

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Spending a Day in La Conner

Spending a Day in La Conner

La Conner is an artsy waterfront community located on the Swinomish Channel in the Skagit Valley. Home to boutique shops, eateries, winery tasting rooms and a brewpub, it’s an ideal day trip destination from the Seattle area or Vancouver, BC. Spend a day walking the...

Visiting the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Visiting the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Springtime in Washington means an abundance of blooms. Daffodils and crocus flowers begin to bloom, along with the hundreds of fruits and vegetables that begin to merge from the ground after a chilly winter. But there’s one floral staple that begins to bloom in...

Spending a Day in Mount Vernon

Spending a Day in Mount Vernon

Established in 1889, Mount Vernon is a small city located 60 miles north of Seattle. Most visitors know Mount Vernon as home of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, held annually during spring. But there’s plenty to do here year-round. Mount Vernon’s historic downtown...

Spending a Weekend in La Conner

Spending a Weekend in La Conner

When you think of Skagit County, you think of spring and the beautiful tulips on display. However, there is more to Skagit County than the Tulip Festival. Tucked away and hidden along the Swinomish Channel is a charming little waterfront town called La Conner. If you...

Spending a Weekend in Anacortes

Spending a Weekend in Anacortes

Washington state has always been known for its natural wonders, cultural gems and rainy coast. While all of that is absolutely wonderful, there are some very underrated pieces of the state that remain under the radar. One of these incredible places is the town of...

A Weekend in the North Cascades

A Weekend in the North Cascades

We've been following "Adventures of A+K" on Instagram for awhile now. And we are so excited that they have taken the time to write this fabulous weekend guide for us, and YOU to enjoy.Driving North Cascades Highway A year ago this past June, we visited North Cascades...

Welcome Spring at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 

Welcome Spring at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 

An annual rite of Spring in Washington State, the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in Mount Vernon draws visitors from all over the world each year. The festival begins this year on April 1st and runs through the end of the month. The photos below were taken on April...

Northern State Hospital Farm

Northern State Hospital Farm

Looking for a quirky but historically rich day trip with some friends? The Northern State Hospital Farm located in Sedro-Woolley, might be what you’re after!    Opened as the third hospital in the state of Washington for the criminally insane, Northern State Hospital...

Predators of the Heart

Predators of the Heart

The Refuge Predators of the Heart is a special animal refuge located in Anacortes, Washington. They are a non-profit organization that is dedicated to nurturing and helping “all species of wild animals who, for various reasons, find themselves without a place to live...