Enjoy the great outdoors, explore our art galleries and museums or retreat to a local winery or brewpub. Everyone can find something that appeals to them in Skagit County.
As working farms are winding down from the growing and harvesting season, they’re eager to showcase what they do well.
View more than two dozen gardens showcasing hundreds of species of plants in various arrangements and growing methods.
Farmers markets start opening up in May, and many run through mid-October, with the fresh produce reflecting the seasons.
The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, held the entire month of April, celebrates the jewels of the valley with a full lineup of events and plenty of tulip-viewing opportunities.
With growing conditions similar to France’s Loire Valley and the Northern Rhine Valley of Germany, Skagit County is home to a growing number of wineries.
The Skagit Valley is a birdwatcher’s dream in winter, when thousands of snow geese, swans and eagles stop here.
Take advantage of Anacortes’ proximity to world-class orca watching.
From sea-level tromps to mountain summit treks, there is a trail in Skagit County for every hiker.
Whether your preference is saltwater or freshwater, Skagit County has many fishing opportunities.
Skagit County’s six courses offer golfers all kinds of scenery, from Puget Sound to the wooded areas typically associated with Northwest Washington.
From the Skagit Flats to mountain passes in the North Cascades, cyclists have plenty of options when riding around Skagit County.
Kayaking is a great way to get out on the waters of western Skagit County and the nearby San Juan Islands.
From North Cascades National Park in the east to Deception Pass State Park in the west, there are plenty of parks to explore in Skagit County.
Experience the magic of the Skagit River, tour the hydroelectric dams of the Upper Skagit or travel the turbulent waters of Deception Pass.
Music, dance and theatre have each found a welcome home, with plenty of community support.
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