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Seasons

WINTER

stevewalkinparkwebDSC09830-300x199Winter 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.

SPRING

tulip_skySpring is the season when the Skagit Valley shows her colors. The daffodils peeking from the rich Skagit soil brings us the first hint of spring. Skagit Valley is on center stage when the tulips bloom which commences the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. You can take in the daffodils, tulips, & irises by foot, bicycle, tour bus or seaplane. The Valley is alive with tulip festival events & happenings from street festivals to art shows. Don’t forget your camera! Thinking of a colorful spring getaway, Think Skagit Valley.

SUMMER

FISHING3Summer is the season when the Skagit Valley shows her adventure. From Orca whale watching to white water rafting, the adventures are limitless. Kayak through Deception Pass, bicycle through the Valley, hike one of the many trails in our National Parks with views that will take your breath away. After adventure, one must relax. Relax at one of our beaches. Get to know the locals at a summer festival. Savor the Valley & Puget Sound bounty at one of our many fine restaurants. Adventures from the relaxing to the exhilarating are yours, all in a setting of stunning natural beauty. Thinking of an adventurous & relaxing summer getaway, Think Skagit Valley.

FALL

gourds2Fall is the season when the Skagit Valley shows her harvest. With the crisp air of autumn comes the chance to experience a memorable fall weekend in Skagit Valley. For starters, you’ll be amazed at the glorious colors on display across the county. From the Puget Sound to the farmlands of the Valley to the North Cascades National Park, Skagit Valley offers a variety of settings for nature’s brilliant show. Another fall favorite is heading to one of our many pumpkin patches and family farms for harvest fun.. Or perhaps do a little fishing on the Skagit River. And be sure to leave some time for antiquing & art galleries. A one-of-a-kind treasure is the perfect memento from your trip to Skagit Valley. Thinking of a memorable fall getaway…. Think Skagit Valley.