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Take one-part salt air, one-part Victorian architecture and two-parts festival and mix it all up with a wooden paddle and what do you have? You have Port Townsend, the furthest stop on your Waterside … more
Discover history, art, mouthwatering seafood and, of course, the beautiful waters of Puget Sound during your visit to the largest island in Island County. Outdoor thrill seekers will find activity at … more
With beaches, a bustling downtown shopping district, annual festivals and 50 miles of multi-use trails, Anacortes has something for everyone. The town of about 17,000 is located on Fidalgo Island, … more
San Juan Island, the most populated of the San Juan Islands, is paradise for lovers of small towns in idyllic settings. The island has more restaurants and amenities than you’ll find elsewhere … more
Lopez Island’s tranquility, rural farmscapes and quiet bays put visitors at ease. Sometimes called the friendly isle or Slow-pez, it’s the smallest of the big-three San Juan Islands and feels more like a step back in time than the others. more
Towering over the San Juan archipelago, Orcas Island is the most mountainous of the San Juan Islands and a world-class destination for camping and outdoor recreation. The island’s two … more
A colorful town on the Swinomish Channel, La Conner woos visitors from far and wide with tangerine sunsets and a hankering for art, architecture and history. The mouth of the Swinomish Channel has … more
  Back in the 1800s, Mount Vernon was known as a transportation and trading center for the logging industry. Now, Mount Vernon is known throughout Washington as the land of tulips, tulips and … more
From fishing to shopping, Burlington should be your destination for family fun. Burlington is often called “Hub city,” as it conveniently sits at the meeting place of Interstate 5 and … more
Locals call it “The Sigh.” You drive through the border, turn right onto Tyee Drive with its towering evergreens, and “The Sigh” involuntarily escapes you. Point Roberts is an … more
Richmond calls itself an “island city, by nature,” a tidy way of summing up its rich diversity. Richmond, with the village of Steveston on its southern flank, grew on the seventeen … more
Start off with a round of golf in the morning, spend the afternoon on a sunny beach, enjoy a meal al fresco and then wrap up the day with an ice cream while strolling along a promenade at … more
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