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Things To Do

Skagit Tours

Looking for tour options for the Skagit Valley? Check out our great ideas of Skagit Tours from Tulip Festival Tours to Whale Watching Tours and everything in between!


Watchable Wildlife

Skagit Valley is a watchable wildlife paradise. Take a hike with your binoculars through our National Estuarine or embark on a whale watching excursion. Learn more about Bird Watching, Elk, Whale Watching, and Salmon.

Outdoor Recreation

Mountains to the Valley to the Sea – we have all of your outdoor recreational experiences covered! Beaches Biking Boating Canoe/Kayaking Fishing Golf Hiking ORV Trails Snowshoeing, Skiing and Snowmobiling White Water Rafting

State and National Parks

State & National Parks The mountains, forests, rivers and lakes of North Cascades National Park Service Complex provide a rich tapestry of visitor experience for all abilities and interests. Almost 400 miles of trails and vast undeveloped wilderness allow visitors …


Museums and Heritage

Museums Explore & Experience Skagit Valley’s rich cultural heritage via one of our many fascinating museums. Skagit Valley museum’s collect, preserve, exhibit, and interpret our history to nurture an awareness and appreciation of the Valley’s heritage. Featured Sites: Anacortes History …


Anacortes ~ Anacortes is a shopper’s delight! From unique shops and art galleries to well-known retailers, any shopping excursion to Anacortes is bound to yield satisfying results. Most of the community’s shops and galleries are located on or near Commercial Avenue, the …

Performing Arts

Skagit Valley is endowed with a thriving performing arts scene, with ballet schools, community theater groups, dance companies, musical ensembles including a symphony orchestra, an opera company, a chorale, several bands, and and an endless stream of visiting professional performers. …


Skagit Valley offers two premier casino resorts. You’ll enjoy all the fun and excitement of a Las Vegas-style casino featuring the most popular slots, table games, casino events, outstanding restaurants and entertainment. The new Swinomish Casino & Lodge is a …

Family Attractions

Skagit County has 25 parks covering 2,050 acres including playgrounds, trails, beaches, and lakes. Skagit County is also home to a world-class children’s museum featuring a 21-foot Tug Boat, Sand Pit, Saltwater Aquarium, Semi-Truck, 10’ Crane, Farmer’s Community Market, River …


Travel Washington’s waterways. With destinations such as Orcas Island, Friday Harbor/San Juan Island, Lopez Island, Shaw Island and Sidney B.C., the Anacortes Ferry Terminal is your gateway to experience and explore the beautiful San Juan Islands. Traveling by ferry is …

Agricultural Attractions

From the La Conner Daffodil Festival in March and the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in April, through apple-picking & pumpkin patch season in late fall and into Christmas tree season in December, Skagit Valley Farmers invite visitors to take a …