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Skagit Eagle Festival 2017

The Skagit Eagle Festival 2017 is a month-long celebration during eagle-watching season in Skagit County.  Activities take place in Concrete, Rockport and Marblemount every full weekend in January.  Birding Skagit opportunities also available all over Skagit Valley. The Skagit Eagle …

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 …

Tour Skagit Valley Farms & Tiny Towns

Skagit Valley Guided Farms Tour & Tiny Towns takes you meandering thru Skagit Valley’s farmlands, stopping at different farms, a short drive on the world-famous, very scenic Chuckanut Drive, and a visit to our two historical, waterside, quaint “Tiny Towns” of …

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 …

Experience the Magic Skagit During Fall and Winter!

Skagit Guided Adventures offers Birdwatching Tours & Day Hikes. BIRDWATCHING IN SKAGIT IS AT ITS BEST FALL THROUGH SPRING!  In Fall, our coastal waters begin receiving overwintering sea birds; our beaches, bays, estuaries and streams, the shorebirds and waterfowl. The …

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. …

Anacortes Arts Festival – August 5-7 2016

THE BIRTH OF THE FESTIVAL NOW THE ANACORTES ARTS FESTIVAL 2016 The Anacortes Arts and Crafts Festival, now the Anacortes Arts Festival, got its start in 1962 as the brain-child of Dr. Jack Papritz and a group of dedicated community …

North Cascades Institute hosts free 30th Anniversary Picnic on Diablo Lake, July 17

What national park holds more glaciers than any other landscape in the lower 48, is the second most biodiverse national park in the country, is home to rare wolves, grizzlies and wolverines, and boasts one of the densest ancient forests …

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 …

Guided Hikes Mount Baker with Skagit Guided Adventures Eco Tours

Not only can you meet up in Skagit for a Mount Baker climb, you can now meet up for guided hikes Mount Baker, North Cascades National Park, Washington Park, Deception Pass State Park and other cool Magic Skagit hiking hot …

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 …

April Art Events in Anacortes 2016

What started as a way to bring visitors to Anacortes during the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival has turned into an exciting 10 day series of events for the Anacortes Arts Festival. This year they are celebrating their 3rd annual Art …

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, …