5 Best Things to Do at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Are you looking for a fun and inspiring way to enjoy springtime? Here in the gorgeous Skagit Valley, the Tulip Festival allows locals and visitors to experience some of Mother Nature’s most stunning blooms.

There are so many cool things to see and do in Skagit Valley. These activities, paired with visiting the annual tulip festival, make for a fun weekend getaway in the Pacific Northwest. Keep reading for 5 things not to miss!

5 Best Things to Do in Skagit Valley

Nothing signals spring quite like the vibrant, colorful blooms of tulips. At the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, located near Seattle in Washington State, you can find fields of these gorgeous flowers from April 1st through April 30th each year.

1. Tour the Tulip Fields

2. Explore Mount Vernon Washington

Mount Vernon is a friendly community nestled in the beautiful Skagit Valley. Here, you can enjoy dining at local restaurants, checking out the local shops, and walking the river trail.

Self-Guided Tours

Be sure to drive out to the Bay. It is about 20 minutes from downtown Mount Vernon to Bay View State Park. You can walk around and soak in the views of the bay and the San Juan Islands.

3. Visit Padilla Bay

4. Visit the Wineries, Orchards, and Treat Yourself to Wine Tasting

On top of tulips in the area, there are grape vineyards, wineries, and fruit orchards. Check out some of the local wineries during your getaway to Skagit Valley.

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