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June is Orca Month

It’s almost officially summer, but we’re already in the heat of the 2018 whale season. It’s been a record year for the number of transient (or Bigg’s) orca whales. In fact, we’ve seen killer whales on over 64 tours in this young season.

Know Your Beer Farmer

I had the opportunity to ride along with Dave Hedlin, third generation farmer, of Hedlin’s Family Farm in La Conner, WA on his first day of planting organic Skagit Copeland Barley.

La Conner Birding Showcase

The La Conner Birding Showcase is slated for January 27, 2018 – January 28, 2018, 11am – 3pm on Saturday and 11am – 4pm on Sunday.  Anacortes Telescope & Wild Birds Unlimited will be on hand to demonstrate a variety …

Plan Your Fall Getaway 2017 to La Conner

Delight in The Wonder of Another La Conner Autumn Locals as well as newcomers to La Conner would likely agree that the September and October time of year is truly a unique and special season in Western Washington. While the …

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Tours and La Conner Daffodil Festival Tours 2017

SKAGIT VALLEY TULIPS & DAFFODILS TOUR People from around the globe visit us to experience the Tulip & Daffodil Extravaganza during March and April! Eighteen fields and two gardens come to life painting our valley in the most colorful displays you’ve ever seen! …

Skagit Valley Snow Geese Eco Tour

Join Skagit Guided Adventures Skagit Valley Snow Geese Eco Tour to experience the unforgettable sights, sounds & behaviors of these very gregarious birds!  They will “Re-Wild” Your Spirit! Thousands of Snow Geese have arrived, once again, from the Russian Arctic tundra!  With their …

Washington State Fall Getaway 2016 – Celebrate Fall in La Conner and the Skagit Valley!

Kick off your Washington State Fall Getaway 2016 with a road trip to La Conner, just 60 miles North of Seattle and 60 miles South of the Canada/US border. Stroll our tiny town on the boardwalk and enjoy our museums, art …

La Conner Classic 2016 – Car & Boat Show

Bring your entire family to La Conner on Saturday, August 6th for the 16th annual La Conner Classic Boat and Car Show – it’s fun for the whole family and one of the Northwest’s best summertime classic car shows near Seattle and Vancouver BC. …

Picture Summer 2016 in La Conner and the Magic Skagit!

We love the long days of summer in La Conner! With more beautiful “magic Skagit” daylight hours, there’s more time to play – and in a valley like ours there are so many opportunities for your summer getaway 2016 from …

Skagit River Poetry Festival 2016 – May 19-22

Skagit River Poetry Festival 2016 welcomes these poets: Daemond Arrindell, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Kevin Craft, James Crews, Natalie Diaz, Kathy Fagan, Tarfia Faizullah, Lorraine Ferra, Norman Fischer, Matt Gano, Paul Hansen, Garrett Hongo, Kasey Jueds, Richard Kenney, Jamaal May, Garth Martens, Tim McNulty, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Naomi Shihab Nye, Martha Silano, Jeanann Verlee, and Jan Zwicky Festival Tickets Tickets are …

Spring Getaway 2016 to La Conner

Imagine Spring in La Conner – Plan Your Spring Getaway 2016 to La Conner Are you planning a spring getaway and looking for things to do? The Skagit Valley has experienced a very mild winter and the daffodils are blooming! …

La Conner Daffodil Festival 2016

You all have heard about the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival right? While the tulips are our most famous blooms, there’s nothing quite as wonderful as entire fields of bright, cheery daffodils against our Mt. Baker backdrop. It’s just so beautiful …

Scenes of Skagit Valley 2016 by Nancy Crowell

The first time I saw the Skagit Valley I was smitten. It was a dreary November day and I had never before been to the Pacific Northwest. I imagined dense evergreens and mountains. When I saw the neatly groomed fields, …

Holiday Roadtrip 2015 – The Snowgeese and Holidays are Here!

We, and the Snowgeese, welcome you to La Conner during this holiday season!  Stroll the new boardwalk, take in the museums and galleries, enjoy fine dining and kick your holiday shopping into gear.  We have a great line up of …

Art’s Alive 2015 – La Conner WA

When you talk to Maggie Wilder, artist and co-owner of Gallery Cygnus, about why art flourishes in a place like La Conner, she first says simply “It’s the light.” But then she goes on to elaborate: “It’s geographically complex. The …