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Montesano, Washington

Northwest Washington

Have a ball between Seattle and the Canadian border

If you’re itching to experience the rugged beauty of North America the way Lewis and Clark once did, head up to Washington state’s Northwest Corridor. This stretch of coastline runs from Seattle to British Columbia and is full of outdoor adventure and quirky, welcoming communities.

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Aquatic Appeal

Whether you hug the coast or move just slightly inland, there’s plenty to do out on the water in this part of Washington. The region boasts an abundance of prize species, such as rainbow and cutthroat trout, largemouth and smallmouth bass, and brown bullhead catfish. These and more can be found cruising under the surface of Lake Goodwin and through the current of the Stillaguamish River.

Skagit County Attractions Abound

Springtime in this region means a trip to the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is on the calendar. In addition to wandering around fields of flowers, guests can check out the Downtown Mount Vernon Street Fair and a salmon barbecue fundraiser. If you’re an active sort, sign up for the festival run as well.

Head to Bay View State Park for breathtaking views of the San Juan Islands from the shoreline of Padilla Bay. More than 11,000 acres of the bay are designated estuarine sanctuary, and birdwatching, saltwater fishing and boating are available in this 25-acre park.

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Fun on the (Canadian) Border

Bellingham’s colorful history is unveiled on a downtown walking tour of the far-north city, where the Spokane Building preserves its feed store history without covering up the more salacious moments in its existence—namely, those years in the early 1900s when brothels were legal and the building’s second floor welcomed the business. Vineyards from around the state send their best vintages to Bellingham, and downtown tasting rooms share these many varietals with enthusiasts and social imbibers alike. From here, the towns of Lynden and Blaine offer even more fun. Blaine’s Peace Arch Park rests on the divide between the U.S. and its northern neighbor. Outdoor sculptures decorate gardens throughout the park.

For More Information

Washington State Tourism

800-544-1800

www.experiencewa.com