Soak in the salty smell of the air while you kayak to a tiny sandy island. Explore rocky beaches, tuck into a cozy coffee shop, and catch your own Dungeness Crab. Wander bustling harbor towns. Everything in the Coastal Communities is inspired and informed by the Salish Sea—the atmospheric visual art, the fresh-from-the-boat salmon dinners, and the sweeping views of the Olympic Mountains.
Explore the Salish Sea by boat.
Saltwater fishing, paddle boarding, kayaking, camping, and swimming await you at this regional destination.
A cultural hub for the arts, Downtown Everett is full of delicious coffee, great restaurants, and shopping opportunities.
Lodge in luxury by the sea. You can see the Everett Marina from the balconies and windows of your suite.
The Stillaguamish—Sauk River Valleys are the destinations of the Central Cascades. Here, you can literally watch glaciers pool into alpine lakes, take in the night sky from a fire lookout, camp in the woods, and explore historic lumber & farming towns set in the shadow of towering snow-topped mountains. This verdant valley is a mecca for river rafters, hikers, van campers, mountain bikers, and anyone else who likes to roam places that are still truly wild.
Mountain climbing is a big part of what the Mountain Loop Highway is known for.
Restore and reward with a big dose of natural beauty.
Bring a picnic lunch and a camera -- you won't be sorry.
Visiting the towns of the Skykomish-Snohomish River Valleys feels like a trip back in time. Here, you can linger in bakeries, boutiques, and vintage shops, sip local coffee alongside some of the friendliest folks around, and hop from farm stand to farm stand, feasting on berries in the summer and picking pumpkins in the fall. Relax in small town diners after a day of skiing, swimming, or hiking. Launch a white-water rafting trip from a historic mining village. Then, take in the lush river landscapes and rural vistas from a hot air balloon.
Drive up Highway 2 to Stevens Pass. You'll want to pull off the road to take plenty of pictures in this scenic river valley.
Tucked between the Cascade Mountains and the Salish Sea, this urban center is where the world’s best airplanes are made. Here, you can take in the magnitude of flight at the Boeing Tour or see what it feels like to fly at High Trek Adventures. Wander international markets and sample a spectrum of cuisine: tortas, fresh tortillas, rice noodles, sushi and Korean barbecue. Take day trips to the mountains or the sea, then soak away sore muscles in a Korean spa. Urban Basecamp is a hub for adventure in any direction.
Host your next event or convention at this world-class venue. There are plenty of lodging options nearby.
Enjoy a ropes course, ax throwing, laser tag, and a series of zip lines. High Trek is great for a family outing or team-building exercises.