Kayaking is a great way to get out on the waters of western Skagit County and the nearby San Juan Islands.
As working farms are winding down from the growing and harvesting season, they’re eager to showcase what they do well.
Farmers markets start opening up in May, and many run through mid-October, with the fresh produce reflecting the seasons.
Just over the hills east of Mount Vernon lies a valley with a chain of beautiful lakes.
Burlington is a mix of old and new, with its historic shopping district and more modern shopping mall and outlet shops that draw shoppers from Seattle and Vancouver, BC.
In 1870, the first steamer reached Mount Vernon, bringing settlers; within four years, regular steamer service was available from Seattle.
From saltwater beaches on the Salish Sea to snow-capped Cascade peaks, Skagit County is truly a special place. Come discover its beauty.
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