Skagit Valley, Washington is beautifully situated between Seattle WA to the south, Vancouver BC to the north, the San Juan Islands to the west, and the North Cascade National Park to the east. La Conner, Anacortes, and Edison are artistic coastal communities. Mount Vernon and Burlington offer an array of arts and services conveniently off I-5. Sedro Woolley is the gateway to the North Cascades National Park.
Winter is the season when the Skagit Valley shows her true nature. Whether you take in the beauty from a ferry or set out with your hiking boots, there are many ways to enjoy our valley in the winter. Explore the beautiful farmlands filled with migrating birds, spot a majestic bald eagle on the scenic North Cascade highway along the salmon filled Skagit River, and awe in the beauty of the North Puget Sound with the rugged Olympic Mountains in the backdrop. Celebrate the holidays by visiting our communities decked out in lights & filled with holiday festivities. Discover quaint shops in our waterfront towns. Or just snuggle by the fire with a steaming espresso. Thinking of a cozy getaway, Think Skagit Valley.
While you are here, make time to enjoy your favorite recreational activities. Bike, hike, camp or rock climb. Kayak, fish, take a boat tour or attend one of the fun (and usually free) Fall and Winter events. Click here: Skagit Valley Activities & Events Guide to discover a year’s worth of can’t miss excitement! Contact Us for a full-size printed guide!
We’ve put together a great calendar combining events from all over the valley. For an “at a glance” year’s worth of events, check out the Skagit Valley Activities & Events Guide. Whether you are planning to getaway this weekend or planning a vacation in the future, we have the tools for you to plan your trip today!
When shopping for gifts in La Conner this holiday season, remember that no two shops carry the same item by the same manufacturer. Businesses in La Conner take pride in being unique and different from their neighbor, both in La …
We love November in La Conner – late fall means the last of the trees have changed color and there’s a quiet calm that settles in … it’s time for hot cider, tea and cocoa, warm gloves and hats, and …
“The Skagit Valley is an artist’s paradise, rich with subtle hues of color. From the lowland title flats to the up-river region, it offers some of the most diverse landscapes in the country coupled with a quality of life.” – Alfred Currier