SPRING & SUMMER ADVENTURE GUIDE

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OPEN UP SPRING & SUMMER ADVENTURE GUIDE

WHATEVER YOU’RE UP FOR - WHETHER CAMPING OR CANOEING, KAYAKING OR CASINOS, SHOPPING OR RESTAURANTS, AVIATION OR THE ARTS - SNOHOMISH COUNTY INVITES YOU TO OPEN UP... TO LIFE, TO ADVENTURE, TO DISCOVERY AND TO TOMORROW. Facebook.com/SnoCoTourism Twitter: @SnoCoTourism

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BOEING TOUR The Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour offers the only opportunity to tour a commercial jet assembly plant in North America. See the future in the making.

From I-5 North or South, take Exit 189 to State Hwy 526 West

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800.464.1476 8415 Paine Field Blvd Mukilteo • WA

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Craig Romano

T O T H E GREAT OUTDOORS

Just minutes north of Seattle, with easy access via I-5, rail, and ferry, Snohomish County lays claim to an impressively diverse collection of geography encompassing urban delights, rural masterpieces, and an endless menu of outdoor options and indoor fun. A perfect launch site for day trips or extended stays, Snohomish County can promise visitors just about anything they desire—from first rate shopping to astounding recreational excursions. So, whether you’re bound for a day of scaling rocky mountain walls or the secret treasures of a horde of antique stores, Snohomish County delivers large and small packages of unique, exquisite experiences all year long.

SNOHOMISH COUNTY TOURISM BUREAU VISITOR INFORMATION CENTERS South Snohomish County Branch at Heritage Park 425-776-3977 19921 Poplar Way (I-5 exit 181) Lynnwood, WA 98036 East Snohomish County Branch 360-862-9609 1301 First Street (I-5 exit 194 to Highway 2) Snohomish, WA 98290 Visitor Information Center at Future of Flight 425-438-8100 x 236 8415 Paine Field Blvd. (I-5 Exit 189 West) Mukilteo, WA 98275

SNOHOMISH COUNTY TOURISM BUREAU 888-338-0976 / 425-348-5802 425-776-3977 (weekends) 1133 164th Street SW Suite 204 Lynnwood, WA 98087 www.snohomish.org Made possible by assistance from the Snohomish County Hotel-Motel Tax Fund ©2015 Visitors Guide Publications Cover photos courtesy of Patrick Bennett (primary image), Craig Romano (hiking image) Future of Flight Aviation Center, Airial Balloon Company and Snohomish County Tourism Bureau.

Snohomish County is a recreational mecca and its temperate climate encourages year-round outdoor fun. From bald eagle river float trips and kayaking to class IV river rafting to urban and rural walking trails, hiking, biking and winter snow shoeing, Snohomish County has endless outdoor opportunities all within minutes of first class conference hotels and B&B’s. Transition in minutes from downtown city life to the gorgeous Snohomish River and its wetlands, estuaries and water trails. Beyond the sound and river, the majestic mountain ranges of the Olympics to the west and the Cascades to the east are powerful backdrops. This mountains-to-sea natural beauty that is Snohomish County defies description. Come. Experience. Play. Dine. Shop. Stay. Explore! Spring & Summer 2015 SNOHOMISH COUNTY

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WELCOME Up, Up & Away, Snohomish County Aviation Days . . . . . . 3-7 Splash & Play in Snohomish County . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-12 Snohomish County Highlights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-15

GREAT OUTDOORS

Great Outdoors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16-19 Shopping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20-21 Indoor Activities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20-22 Fine & Performing Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21-22 North Snohomish County . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23-26 Arlington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Darrington / Oso . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Granite Falls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lake Stevens. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marysville / Tulalip . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Smokey Point/ Lakewood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stanwood / Silvana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Central Snohomish County . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27-30 Everett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gold Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Monroe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Snohomish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sultan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Annie Crawley Sunset Bay Beach Camp

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Seattle – Sites you won’t want to miss! . . . . . . . . . . . 36-37 Calendar of Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38-40 Dining & Casinos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Accommodations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42-49 Ferry Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Transportation & Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50-51 Getting Here . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Visitor Information Centers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51

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Scan the QR Code for a direct link to Snohomish County Tourism Bureau website.

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Historic Flight Foundation / Marcus Yearout

UP, UP & AWAY S N O H O M I S H COUNTY AVIATION DAYS

Arlington Fly In / Gary Evans

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T-6 Texan / Arlington Fly In

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ith its rich heritage of vintage and modern aircraft, it’s no wonder that Snohomish County hosts three of the most popular annual aviation events in the Pacific

Northwest. Family-friendly. Festive. Fun. Spring and summer are filled with flight adventures for kids of all ages in Snohomish County. Paine Field Aviation Day

On an early morning in mid-May, I set off to explore the wonder of flight at Paine Field Aviation Day in Everett, WA. My quest began at the entrance to Paul Allen’s Flying Heritage Collection. Wow. What an inviting treasure trove of rare WWII warbirds! At first glance, it’s easy to see how aviation enthusiasts could get lost here for hours. Brilliantly restored to original flying condition, the iron birds on display gleam with promise and possibilities. Childhood memories of my brother’s airplane model collection wash over me as I marvel at seeing the original military aircraft in the flesh. Wandering through the exhibit, I pause in front of a P-51 Mustang before moving on to read about the Curtiss P-40C Tomahawk, the British Supermarine Spitfire, and Germany’s Messerschmitt models. Apart from the planes used for combat, visitors can learn about the Curtiss JN-4D Jenny, familiar for its use in daring aerobatic maneuvers and training for aviators, like Amelia Earhart and “Lucky Lindy,” Charles Lindbergh. My enjoyment of viewing the flying warbirds is surpassed only by the new-found respect I gained for the boundless bravery evident in history’s earliest aviators. As exciting as it was to browse the Flying Heritage Collection, it was time to discover the day’s aviation activities outside the hanger. Next up: a stop at the benefit pancake breakfast to fortify myself for the day ahead. Each year, firefighters host the breakfast to benefit an outstanding organization in need, such as the Northwest Burn Foundation or victims of the Oso landslide in rural Washington. Not only do visitors have the opportunity to enjoy a tasty breakfast in support of a worthy cause; attendees can also meet members of the local

community here and enjoy spirited conversations with other aviation aficionados. Meanwhile, several families have already registered for Young Eagles Flights, one of the event’s favorite activities - free flights for kids ages 8-17. With the chance to experience these thrilling sky rides in their own backyard, it’s not hard to imagine these same kids as future airplane aviators, first inspired by their exciting sky ride experience over the expansive landscape of Snohomish County. Despite an additional cost for the helicopter, biplane and T-6 rides, the chance to take in breathtaking views from the air proves irresistible to the many visitors lining up to register. While waiting for the opening ceremony and the CAP (Civil Air Patrol) Presentation of Colors, I stroll the grounds outdoors, stopping to admire one airplane wonder after another. From experimental aircraft, to brightly-colored biplanes like the 1937 Staggering Beech, to a 1954 Piper Tri-Chaser, the planes evoke an earlier era of limitless aviation adventures. Later, I have just enough time to peek inside a Pan American Airways System DC-3 for a quick view of the cockpit and interior design before the flying Cascade Warbirds Parade begins. Hearing the roar of revving airplane engines as the stationary models spring to life generates a wave of excitement through the gathering crowd and signals the start of the main spectator event. Collectively we hold our breath, “oo-ing” and “ah-ing,” with each takeoff and fly-bys before the planes return to the ground. For more information, visit www.painefield.com or call 425-388-5125 Ext. 5.

WHERE TO GO Paine Field Aviation Day

3407 109th Street SW, Everett, WA 98204 425-388-5125 • www.painefield.com

Arlington Fly-In

4700 188th Street NE Suite G, Arlington, WA 98223 360-435-5857 • www.arlingtonflyin.org

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Andrea Vanni / Snohomish County Tourism Bureau

Arlington Fly-In Snohomish County’s flying fun continues the second full weekend in July with the Arlington Fly-In at the Arlington Municipal Airport. In this three-day celebration of the joy of flight, visitors can experience everything from fly-bys and aerobatics to biplane and jeep rides to educational forums and hands-on workshops. Each evening visitors flock to the outdoor screen at Runway Theater, featuring aviation movie classics like Walt Disney’s Valiant, High Road to China and Gravity. Additional nighttime events include live music at the red barn, the Hot Air Balloon Night Glow and Night Air Show. Visit www.ArlingtonFlyIn.org for information about this year’s activities. Day one is devoted to kids’ activities that include the biplane rides, airshow and light sport aircraft fly-by. Though judging by the multi-generational families on site, it’s hard to distinguish between the kids and adults. Such is the enthusiasm everyone seems to share for the aviation events throughout the day. Even non-aviation enthusiasts walk away with greater appreciation and understanding of the industry after attending an educational forum. For example, are you curious to learn how Americans and Russians employed women pilots during the war? Want to know more about the role of the Tuskegee airmen? In the forums, aviators can discover basic information like how to get a pilot’s license to

Arlington Fly In / Jay Tolbert

more advanced scenarios like how to make the best decisions from limited information in real-world situations, including how to handle an engine failure in a single engine land airplane. If you have a passion for vintage military vehicles, the Arlington Fly-In has you covered. Not only can you get up close and personal to a Vietnam-era river patrol boat, you can also take a jeep ride, watch military tank demonstrations and view a military vehicle parade. Just wandering through the display outdoors provides an opportunity to browse the military memorabilia or chat with veterans and fans alike. Spring & Summer 2015 SNOHOMISH COUNTY

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Andrea Vanni / Snohomish County Tourism Bureau

On my visit, I had the chance to talk with Clarence Gilbert of the Civil Air Patrol, who shared some of the exciting naval history of Arlington Airport when WWII fighters flew off from this site. Having grown up in Snohomish County, Gilbert recalled his first flight here at age 13 when his dad took him to the airport without telling him where they were going. He served in the army for 8 years as aircraft crew chief with a military occupation specialty. Now a member of CAP, Gilbert gave me a comprehensive overview of the non-profit organization’s mission as an auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force. He describes his main role as teaching responsibility. Among the ways that CAP volunteers contribute to the community is through aviation search and rescue, disaster relief, homeland reconnaissance missions, communications, youth development and aerospace education. You needn’t be a pilot to volunteer with CAP. In fact, most volunteers don’t fly but rather serve the community in one of the less visible roles. As civilians, members wear uniforms and meet weekly for training and other activities. Kids between ages 12 to 19 are also encouraged to get involved as cadets with CAP to develop leadership skills. For more information, visit www.arlingtonflyin.org or call 360-435-5857.

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Vintage Aircraft Weekend Snohomish County caps off its thrilling summer aviation activities with a step back in time at Paine Field’s Vintage Aircraft Weekend typically held at the end or early September. The 2015 event will be September 4-6. Sponsored by the Historic Flight Foundation, “VAW” draws aviation enthusiasts eager to celebrate three decades of flight between Charles Lindbergh’s solo transatlantic crossing in 1927 and Boeing’s commercialized transatlantic jet service in 1957. The fun begins on Friday as airplanes arrive at Paine Field throughout the day and kicks into high gear with a live Big Band Dinner Dance that evening for up to 250 visitors. Dress in the stylish attire of the period, grab your partner and swing dance to the tunes of the times from artist greats like Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman and the Andrew Sisters. Don’t know how to swing dance? Not to worry. Guest professionals provide swing dance lessons to enhance everyone’s enjoyment of the evening event. Before you know it, you, too, will be swing dancing with the best of them to rhythmic musical melodies like “In the Mood” and “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.” On Saturday and Sunday continue your throwback aviation weekend reverie with a tour of the vintage aircraft on display. Discover the military history of the C-47 before it

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P-51D Mustang / Flying Heritage Collection

transformed to the civilian Douglas DC-3 Dakota in its starring role as the most widely used commercial aircraft between 1946 - 1950. Learn about the individual histories of other planes on display such as the P51-D Mustang, F8F Bearcat, Superrmarine Spitfire and B-25D Mitchell, the only U.S. combat aircraft named after an American. Be inspired by the stories behind the flying feats of legendary aviators. Of course, no Vintage Aviation Weekend would be complete without flying demonstrations and plane rides. How about hitching a ride in an open cockpit biplane? Or the evocative DC-3? In between your flights, visits with pilots and attending a presentation by one of the outstanding scheduled speakers, you can find plenty of food vendors happy to help keep your hunger at bay. With so much fun, food and flying adventures in one weekend, it’s the perfect way to satisfy your aerial wanderlust for the ultimate summer aviation finale. For more information, visit www.vintageaircraftweekend.org or call 425-348-3200.

Waco UPF-7/ Heritage Flight Foundation

WHERE TO GO Vintage Aircraft Weekend

10719 Bernie Webber Drive, Mukilteo, WA 98275 425-348-3200 • www.vintageaircraftweekend.org Spring & Summer 2015 SNOHOMISH COUNTY

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All Star Fishing Charters

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h, summer! Here in Snohomish County, start with warm, sunny days. Frame with expansive snow-capped mountain ranges. Stir in sparkling, deep blue waters teeming with fish and wildlife. Spice with plenty of adventure and exploration. Mix together well and you have all the natural ingredients for hours of laid-back, leisure fun and play in the outdoors. Have a Whale of a Time at Sea Spring gets a head start in the beautiful Pacific Northwest where crocuses and daffodils can flower as early as February. But for many residents, Spring truly kicks off with the annual migration of whales through the San Juan Islands on their way to the Arctic. From early March to mid-May, visitors like myself sign up for gray whale-watching tours led by savvy captains and experienced naturalists. After all, it’s hard to imagine a more thrilling way to spend a day than spotting whales at play in their natural habitat. And that’s just for starters. Who knows what other wildlife we’ll encounter along the way?

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Dressed in layers for comfort, our group of whale enthusiasts gather on shore a half hour before boarding. From our base in Everett, the sawing and sanding sounds of a working harbor echo our own buzzing excitement for the day ahead. A few of us are regulars, returning each year to follow the thirty to forty-ton wonders as they make their way around the south end of Whidbey Island and Saratoga Passage. Others are newbies, eager for their first gray whale sighting. Experienced whale-watchers or not, we all smile in anticipation, hoping for even a passing glimpse of these breathtaking beauties on our journey. Once aboard for our three-hour tour with Island Adventures, Captain Mike reviews the ship safety information. “Pay attention to the yellow markings for precaution.” “Always have one hand free to use the rail for balance.” “Keep feet on the deck, not the benchseat, at all times.” So confident is the crew that we will see whales that the company guarantees a viewing or we can ride again free for life until we do. With the odds of whale sightings in our favor, we head out, surrounded by wideopen views in every direction, enhanced by the ship’s large open-air upper deck and walk-around lower deck. Besides helping us get our bearings geographically in the Salish Sea, the ship naturalists give us a heads up of the wildlife besides whales that we’re likely to encounter. Captain Mike interrupts briefly: “This is about as beautiful as it gets around here . . . flat, calm waters . . .” The crew’s energy and excitement inspire our own as we hold our breath, keeping watch through binoculars and the naked eye.

Exhale! Woo hoo! We just had a first gray whale sighting, our attention drawn to a puffy blow rising about ten to fifteen feet high above the water surface. Naturalist Sarah helps us identify the type of whale by its dark, mottled-gray body, lack of a dorsal (top) fin with a dorsal hump instead and barnacled bumps down its back. What a thrill! Even without observing any dramatic whale behaviors like breaching or spy hopping, we’re hooked. Before our three-hour quest has finished, we also make friends with harbor porpoises, stellar sea lions, a harbor seal and a bald eagle perched in a towering Douglas fir along the shore. Not bad for a three-hour outdoors adventure. For more information, visit www.island-adventures.com or call 1-800-465-4604.

WHERE TO GO Island Adventures Whale Watching

1726 W Marine View Drive, Everett, WA 98201 800-465-4604 • www.island-adventures.com Spring & Summer 2015 SNOHOMISH COUNTY

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Go Fish! It’s a soft summer morning just before dawn when I meet up with my small group for our chartered fishing expedition. With a sunny forecast ahead, the day promises breathtaking views of the Olympic and Cascade Mountains as well as Mt. Rainier and Mt. Baker. But whether that means we will catch any fish is anyone’s guess. Still, Captain Gary Krein seems confident, even for the less-experienced anglers among us. So we settle back, dip into the snacks we brought along for the ride and enjoy the stunning sunrise from the comfort of our covered boat. As I reach into my bag and offer to share my banana breakfast treat, Captain Gary expresses mock horror. “You brought a banana?” Uh-oh. Too late I recall the warning I had read on the All Star Charter’s website: bananas are considered bad luck on boats, dating back to the days when sailors stored them on board sailing ships. Because bananas ripened faster than other fruit, the bug larvae would infest the other fruit and the ship itself so they became synonymous with misfortune. Fortunately, my fellow passengers are good-natured about my oversight. But just in case, I quickly devour the one I brought with me and put the skin in a sealed bag, hoping to nip any chance of bad luck in the bud.

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Once underway, Captain Gary describes our abundant fishing adventures in the Pacific Northwest. He explains that there are thirteen different geographic fishing zones in Washington State and every zone has a different season. Lingcod fishing season runs from May 1st through June 15th each year. Salmon fishing runs between January 1st - April 30th, July 1st - August 31st and again from September 1st - December 31st. My quick eating of the dreaded banana on board must have paid off because before long my fishing party manages to snag three chinook salmon. Whew! While many anglers opt to catch and release the fish they hook, you can keep up to the legal limit set by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife each season. For health reasons, most restaurants won’t cook your catch, but most fishing charters will clean and bag the fish you keep.

WHERE TO GO All Star Fishing Charters

720 Waverly Avenue, Everett, WA 98201 425-252-4188 • www.allstarfishing.com

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Ready to sign up for your own family-friendly, friendshipbonding fishing adventure? Be sure to pack your sense of humor with your snacks. After all, what’s a great fishing expedition without entertaining fish tales to inspire your own tall stories back on shore. Just ask Captain Gary to share how the banana superstition came into play in his own tale about the lost and found reel on a pole. For more information, visit www.allstarfishing.com or call 425-252-4188.

Take a Day Trip to Jetty Island Before hopping aboard the walk-on, passengers-only ferry, I ask the captain how long the ride will take to reach our final destination. “About ninety,” he starts, then pauses for dramatic effect, “seconds.” He flashes a wide-open grin. Gotcha. For all my years of living in the Seattle area, only recently had I heard about a slice of paradise named Jetty Island located mere minutes from downtown Everett, Washington. Created by the Army Corps of Engineers who needed a place to store sand sediment after dredging the Snohomish River, the twomile island attracts fifty thousand visitors annually. On a sunny Labor Day weekend, my husband and I headed off to explore this man-made wonder to find out for ourselves what makes this such a popular place for a family-friendly outing. We didn’t have high hopes that we would actually make it onto the island once we learned that reservations for the ferry are recommended a week in advance. But since this was our last chance before the end of the season, we decided to go for it. Lucky us! Within minutes of parking the car, we picked up our boarding passes for the 10AM ferry at the free-standing kiosk. On board, other passengers advised us to pick up return boarding passes for the short ride back as soon as we arrived on Jetty Island. Otherwise, we might not be able to return at the time we wanted. Wisely, we took their advice. Within a nanosecond of arrival, it was easy to understand the mass appeal of this treasured tiny island hideaway. Besides the breathtaking, expansive water and Mt. Baker views, the island is a natural wildlife sanctuary providing haven for migratory and ground-nesting birds along with foraging areas for eagles, osprey and peregrine falcons. Visitors can learn more about birds that frequent Jetty Island inside the Discovery Hut, an interactive child-friendly exhibit, or you can observe birds in their natural habitats on short hikes as well as join naturalists on guided nature walks. Several signs strategically placed on the island remind visitors how best to preserve the pristine environment. Visitors are

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advised to “leave pets at home or on your boats, extinguish fires with water, stay on marked trails and take your trash with you.” With no lifeguards on duty, it’s also important to swim with care. For many, the main attraction here lies in the warm, shallow waters along miles of unpopulated sandy shoreline. Families pack blankets, food and water, sand toys and plenty of sunscreen for a day of play at the beach. Whether you want to have a picnic or a nap, build sandcastles or campfires in designated areas, play volleyball, fly kites or even go kiteboarding, Jetty Island offers an idyllic location with natural amenities for the quintessential Northwest day trip. For more information visit www.ci.everett.wa.us/default. aspx?ID=2055 or call 425-257-8304.

WHERE TO GO Jetty Island

Open July 5 - Sept. 7, 2015 Mon-Thu 10am-6pm; Fri-Sat 10am-9pm; Sun 10am-7pm www.ci.everett.wa.us/default.aspx?ID=2055

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EXPLORE C HECK OUT THESE “ D O N ’ T M ISS” HIGHLIGHTS

Take the Spectacular Cascade Loop & Mountain Loop Scenic Drives.

The Mountain

Loop Scenic Byway was built by miners’ dreams and developed as a road by loggers in the late 1800s. Today it is a 55-mile roadway taking you through Granite Falls, Darrington and Arlington, as well as passing through boomand-bust town sites along rushing rivers and glacier-clad peaks. Breathe in the fresh mountain air in old growth forests and see wild and scenic rivers, relics of early mining history and hike the trails from the lowlands to the mountain peaks. The Cascade Loop Scenic Byway is a 440-mile byway beginning in Everett and circling through the North Cascades mountain range, along the semi-arid Columbia River Valley, past glacier-fed Lake Chelan, through the North Cascades National Park and back to the Puget Sound. Pick up your guide at our East County Visitor Information Center in Snohomish and begin your exploration of friendly towns, culinary experiences and unspoiled nature. Know Before You Go: Sections of the Cascade Loop are closed in winter months, but the entire section within Snohomish County is accessible year-round.

Browse the Northwest Antique Capital The city of Snohomish claims over 300 antique dealers nestled in a small central radius and accented by charming restaurants, B&Bs and picturesque Victorian homes. www.cityofsnohomish.com. Country backroad / Snohomish County Tourism

Scan the QR Code for a direct link to Snohomish County Tourism Bureau Website “Explore” Spring & Summer 2015 SNOHOMISH COUNTY

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HIGHLIGHTS Aviation Adventure Fast becoming an ‘aviation mecca’, Snohomish County offers four world class aviation attractions; Flying Heritage Collection (206-324-4242, www.flyingheritage.com), Historic Flight at Kilo-7 (425-348-3200, www.historicflight.org), Museum of Flight Restoration Center (425-745-5150, museumofflight.org) and the Boeing Tour at Future of Flight Aviation Center (425-438-8100, www.futureofflight.org) in addition to aviation adventures including sky diving, hot air balloon rides, helicopter and scenic flights and glider aircraft.

Historic Flight Historic Flight at Kilo-7 offers a collection of the most important aircraft produced during the “Golden Age of Aviation” – all restored and airborne again. Open Tuesday-Sunday from 10am-5pm. 425-348-3200. www.historicflight.org.

Museum of Flight Restoration Center You can step back in time to see vintage aircraft from the late 1920s to the 1960s, including the very first Boeing 727. An army of volunteers are busily restoring engines and repainting bodies, which may one day go on display at the Museum of Flight in Seattle.

The center has three dozen aircraft and up to six projects underway at a time. Open June-August, Tuesday through Saturday 9am to 4pm, September-May, Tuesday through Thursday 9am-4pm and Saturday 9am-4pm. 2909 100th St SW, C-72, Everett. www.museumofflight.org/restoration-center, 425-745-5150.

Ride, Run, Walk or Cruise the Interurban Trail From Mountlake Terrace/Edmonds through Lynnwood to Everett, this popular multi-purpose 15.1-mile paved path follows a portion of the route used by the Interurban Trolley in the early 1900’s. This popular trail connects the major cities in southwest Snohomish County.

Visit the Mukilteo Lighthouse Over 100 years old and now fully automated, the lighthouse still sends signals to passing boats. Open April-September weekends and holidays from 12–5pm, the circular staircase at the top offers great views and a one-of-a-kind experience. 425-513-9602.

History & Culture Museum Hop With 19 museums woven into the communities, cities and towns of Snohomish County, opportunities for learning are plentiful. Find your brand of exhibit listed under www.snohomish.org/ explore/arts-history.

Shop The nice thing about shopping – you can do it, rain or shine. The best part about shopping in Snohomish County? We have everything. From antiques to upscale malls and outlets to boutiques and arts and crafts-we deliver the goods. For information call 888-338-0976, or see page 21 for a list of options.

Whale Watch Gray whale tours are offered in spring, departing from Everett. For information visit www.islandadventurecruises.com or call 888-338-0976. Gray whale tours in the spring and Orca whale

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Flying Heritage Collection The Flying Heritage Collection, set within an expansive working hangar, gets visitors close to a rare collection of authentically restored vintage 20th century combat aircraft from the U.S., Britain, Russia and Japan. 3407 - 109th St. SW, Paine Field, open 7 days a week from Memorial Day to Labor Day and Tuesday to Sunday the rest of the year. 877-342-3404, www.flyingheritage.com.

Score Some Fun

Boeing Tour — the largest building in the world

Seven local sports teams call Snohomish County home. The Everett AquaSox Baseball Club is a Seattle Mariners affiliate, www.aquasox.com, and offers outdoor baseball atmosphere for all ages. The Western Hockey League (WHL) Everett Silvertips, www.everettsilvertips.com, offer fast paced entertainment for the whole family. Football, basketball and roller derby are other options for exciting spectator sports. Visit www.snohomish.org/sports/professional-sports for a complete listing and links.

The Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour is a unique interpretive facility designed to let visitors experience the marvel of commercial jet aviation and production. From interactive exhibits including a six-axis motion simulator ride - to the only tour of a commercial jet assembly plant in North America, the Future of Flight Aviation Center is a major visitor attraction. For more information, call 1-800-464-1476, 425-438-8100 or visit www.futureofflight.org. (see ad, inside front cover)

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tours in the summer – tours departing from Edmonds. Visit www.pugetsoundexpress.com or call 360-385-5288.

Jetty Island Jetty Island is a two-mile long oasis of sand and summer fun, with free foot-ferry service from Everett’s waterfront which is open to the public July 1 - Labor Day weekend. Jetty Island beaches are among Puget Sound’s sandiest and its waters are a kite boarder’s paradise. Come and play!

Spot the Salmon Spawn Several Snohomish County rivers are the site of spawning salmon each spring and fall. Try Al Borlin Park south of Monroe, River Meadows Park and the South Fork Stillaguamish River in Arlington, Squire Creek County Park, four miles east of Darrington, Osprey Park in Sultan, and the Lake Stevens spawning channel, just north of Lake Stevens.

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Tour the Centennial Trail Begun in 1989 during Washington State’s centennial, this popular 29-mile recreation trail accommodates walkers, bicyclists, hikers and horseback riders and connects Snohomish to the Skagit County line.

Birdwatch With more than 350 species of birds that live or migrate through Snohomish County every year, birdwatchers get great views from a number of sites. From the Snohomish River Estuary, the largest known wetland on Puget Sound (and the only one within an urban area on the West Coast), to Osprey nests near Everett’s Legion Park, and with 413-acre Spencer Island — all binocular-clad eyes are in for a feast.

Don’t miss Stanwood’s annual Port Susan Snow Goose and Birding Festival in February (www.snowgoosefest.org, 888-3380976). For great year-round birding, stop at the Edmonds Marsh. This can be combined with a ferry trip across Puget Sound where you are likely to see rafts of waterfowl, gulls, bald eagles and great blue herons. Audubon Washington’s “The Great Washington State Birding Trail–Cascade Loop.”

Look, Feel and Learn at the Children’s Museum The Imagine Children’s Museum in Everett is a perfect rainy day, or any day, destination for families. Hands-on art, history, culture and science are accessible to all. Open Tuesday through Sunday, hours vary. 425-258-1006, www.imaginecm.org.

Bet on Fun For an evening of entertainment including casino games, craps, live keno, baccarat and poker, visit the Tulalip Resort Casino near Marysville. (www.tulalipcasino.com, 360-716-6000). Other local casinos include Angel of the Winds Casino, located at Exit #210 off I-5 (360-474-9740, www.angelofthewinds.com) and Quil Ceda Creek Casino, located at Exit #199 off I-5

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(360-716-1700, www.quilcedacreekcasino.com). Call for other options, 888-338-0976.

Hilbulb Cultural Center and Natural History Preserve Exhibitions and programs introduce visitors to the remarkable culture of the Tulalip people. Featuring a 4,000 sq. ft. gallery with interactive displays; a 2,000 sq. ft. rotating gallery and a 2,500 sq. ft. interactive longhouse exhibit for visitors to listen to tribal stories. 360-716-2600, www.hibulbculturalcenter.org.

Take time to explore the area!

Use your smart phone or tablet to access mobile tours complete with pictures, descriptions and maps including tours of aviation attractions, kid-friendly activities, mural tours, farm tours and historic city tours. Visit www.snohomish.org/newsinformation/download-guides-brochures for details. Spring & Summer 2015 SNOHOMISH COUNTY

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OUTSIDE F I N D FAM ILY ADVENTURE A N D OUTDOOR FUN

Snohomish County is nestled between Puget Sound and the Cascade Mountains making access to the great outdoors possible within minutes of our urban centers. Due to its temperate climate, it is the perfect destination for family adventures and outdoor fun throughout the year! Wiggle your toes in the sandy beaches and warm shallow waters of Jetty Island while you watch dozens of kite boarders race across the water. Watch bald eagles feast on spawned salmon as you gently float down a river. Try your luck at fishing...salmon anglers and trout seekers have a heyday here. Discover some of the finest public golf courses in Puget Sound, with over 16 scenic courses presenting a challenge for all levels of golfer. Explore our family friendly walking and hiking trails. They’re great for biking too! Hop aboard a Washington State Ferry or enjoy a hot air balloon ride for dazzling scenic views. Like more adventure? Grab your paddle and head for one of four major river systems that offer a full range of kayaking and rafting experiences. Like more excitement? Rock climbing, snow skiing, sky diving and scuba diving are all options. Find your adventure here! Mukilteo Lighthouse Park / Snohomish County Tourism

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Hiking and Biking Nestled in the foothills of the North Cascade Mountains, our hiking and biking trails are a huge draw for visitors. Whether you want to begin with a quick one-hour hike or backpack extensively, the scenery is always stunning. Be sure to take advantage of Trail Guides offered by individual ranger districts within the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. NW Forest Pass required if parking at trail heads. Additional information about outdoor activities can be found online at www.snohomish.org/explore/outdoor-activities or call 1-888-338-0976.

Fire Lookout Hike to a fire lookout with views of the Cascade and Olympic Mountains. Contact Snohomish County Tourism Bureau at 1-888-338-0976.

Waterfall Watch There are over 20 waterfalls worth exploring, one at a time–to cruise by or venture by foot. Try Bridal Veil Falls, visible from US Hwy 2 about 1/4 mile east of the turnoff to Index; Wallace Falls, a 265-foot majestic waterfall near Gold Bar on US 2, with a 7-mile loop trail your entry; and the North Fork Sauk Falls, on the Mountain Loop south from Darrington, take Forest Service Road 49, turn left and look for Trail #660 – the falls are a 1/4mile walk. www.snohomish.org/explore/outdoor-activities.

Walk, Jog and Cycle Our rural roads are highly popular with cyclists, and there are four designated trail systems you won’t want to miss: the Interurban Trail, Centennial Trail, Lowell Riverfront Trail and Langus Riverfront Park and Nature Trail.

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Friendly Farm Trails & Farmers Markets A perfect family outing, with corn mazes, pumpkin patches, fresh produce and flowers, and lots of activities. Visit www.snohomish.org/explore/farms-local-products.

Interurban Trail An 15.1-mile paved trail from Everett to Lynnwood follows the Interurban Trolley line route that once carried passengers and freight between Everett and Seattle in the early 1900’s. This popular trail is perfect for joggers, rollerbladers, walkers and bikers. The trail is clearly marked with directional and historical signs. Call Snohomish County Parks at 425-388-6600.

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Lowell Riverfront Trail Located in Everett and a perfect mid-day excursion. The 10-ft. wide, 1.75 mile pedestrian trail is accessible just off Lowell River Road near Rotary Park.

Centennial Trail A 29-mile trail running from Snohomish to the Skagit County line. This paved trail, built on an abandoned railroad right-of-

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GREAT OUTDOORS way, is designated a national recreational trail open to walkers, bikers, bladers and horseback riders. Picnic along the route that frequently parallels the Pilchuck River. Call 425-388-6600. www.centennialtrail.com.

Ballooning View the rural elegance of Snohomish via a hot air balloon. Contact the Airial Balloon Company at 360-568-3025. www.airialballoon.com.

Langus Riverfront Park and Nature Trail Birdwatchers and hikers love to frequent the park. A bonus is a paved 3-mile nature trail leading to Spencer Island, an intertidal 413-acre refuge. From Everett, take northbound 529 and exit at 28th place, just north of the Snohomish River Bridge.

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River Rafting Year-round river tours follow the seasonal rhythms of the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges of Washington state. Spring and summer are the ideal times to partake in customized rafting and camping trips. For more information, visit www.snohomish.org/explore/outdoor-activities.

Lake Activities Boating, water skiing, windsurfing, jet skiing, kayaking and swimming are easily accessible at Lake Stevens, the largest lake in the county, with 8 miles of shoreline, sandy beaches and public boat launches. Lake Ballinger, a 100-acre park complex, is also a draw for fishing and canoe paddlers.

Rock Climbing Two popular climbs in Snohomish County are the Index Town Wall, a 500-foot vertical cliff heralded as one of the Northwest’s hottest climbing spots, and Exfoliation Dome and its east flank featuring Witch Doctor Wall, an 1100-ft. face with a 75 degree angle, about 3 miles south of Darrington on the Mountain Loop Highway (Clear Creek Rd. No 2060). Exfoliation Dome’s west flank, Blueberry Hill, is another popular site. For information, call the Darrington Ranger Station, 360-436-1155.

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Fishing Salmon anglers have a heyday in Snohomish County. Charter fishing guides are available from Everett, or there is easy self access from Mukilteo or the Edmonds Fishing Piers. Check for openings on the Stillaguamish and Skykomish Rivers. Trout seekers easily get their prize from local mountain lakes and streams. www.snohomish.org/explore/hiking-camping-nature.

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Snow Sports Planning your spring snow trip? Skiers schuss happily from Thanksgiving to Easter on the Cascades. Stevens Pass is a prime destination and is located just 50 miles east of Everett. With a vertical rise of about 2,000 feet, a dozen lifts and day and night skiing, enthusiasts of all levels will find their perfect slope. Crosscountry skiers have 15-miles of readily accessible trails at the Stevens Pass Nordic Center. www.stevenspass.com. Snowmobilers flock to perfect territory just off Highway 2 near Sultan and Index, or hit the groomed snowmobile trails near Darrington. For information, call Washington State Parks, 360-902-8684, www.parks.wa.gov.

Snowshoers have countless options here. From a mile-long route along the Pacific Crest Trail, the two-mile crossing toward Grace Lake or the bevy of hikes near Stevens Pass, this growing sport is happily thriving near Snohomish County. For information, call the Skykomish Ranger Station, 360-677-2414, www.fs.fed.us/r6/mbs.

Midnight Mountain Bike You know our many trails are perfect for daytime excursions. But there’s a new sport out there – nighttime mountain biking, that breeds a whole new line of adventurers.

Mount a lighting system to your helmet or handlebars, then head to: Old Sauk Trail, a 3-mile flat ride, off the Mountain Loop Highway 4 miles south of Darrington; Schweitzer Creek Loop, an 11-mile forest ride with a hefty climb and a winding, rapid descent, located midway along the Mountain Loop between Verlot and Silverton east of Granite Falls; and North Mountain Lookout, a 13-mile round trip up a dirt road to an old fire lookout, then a thrilling steep descent.

Course are well maintained and affordable. A complete list of county golf courses can be found at www.snohomish.org/explore/outdoor-activities.

Skydiving Experience the exhilarating excitement of skydiving that is hard to find in any other sport! www.skydivesnohomish.com. Call 360-568-7703.

Rock Hunt Rock hounds love our native geology. Quartz crystals and fossils are common finds, plentiful near Sultan and Monroe on US Hwy 2.

Spectator Sports Snohomish County hosts all kinds of ongoing sporting events from Olympic trials to youth athletic tournaments to professional spectator sports including the Everett AquaSox Baseball team (Class “A” Mariners affiliate), Everett Silvertips (Western Hockey League), Washington Sabers (National Athletic Basketball League), Everett Merchants (Pacific International Baseball), Snohomish County Vikings (minor league Pacific Football League), Everett Reign (Women’s Football Association) and Tilted Thunder (banked track roller derby) and racing at Evergreen Speedway. Visit www.snohomish.org/events for a complete listing and links to schedules for these and other spectator sporting events.

Located off Highway 530 north of Darrington, cross tracks, then take Forest Service Road 28. After 3 miles take a right at the Y on Road 2810. Mount Baker Snoqualmie Forest office, 206-470-4060, www.fs.fed.us/r6/mbs, or call 425-783-6000 or 800-627-0062.

Dive The 27-acre Edmonds Underwater Park, just north of the ferry pier, is Washington State’s most popular diving spot. It’s fun just to watch the divers enter and exit the waters, or join them in the nutrient-rich Puget Sound waters, busy with abundant aquatic life to view. www.snohomish.org/explore/detail/edmondsunderwater-park.

Golf There are 15 scenic courses, 3 of which are private, presenting a challenge for all levels of golfer. The Cedarcrest Golf Course (360-363-8460) in Marysville is a four-star public course. Kayak Point Golf Course in Stanwood (360-652-9676) named “one of America’s Top 50 Public Golf Courses” by Golf Digest, and the Walter Hall (425-353-4653) and Legion Memorial (425-259-4653) public course in Everett and Lynnwood Golf Skydiving / Sky Dive Snohomish Spring & Summer 2015 SNOHOMISH COUNTY

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INSIDE A R T, H E RITAGE & SHOPPING

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Snohomish County has plenty of indoor options to enjoy. Star-powered performances and world-renowned local talent make Snohomish County your next destination for a cultural experience. Our local triple-threat talent, impeccably trained and with accomplished backgrounds, sing, dance and act next to national and international performers who command the headlines. Our visual arts are unmatched. Modern and edgy or native and primitive, theaters, studios and museums alike offer an arts and culture experience you won’t want to miss. Snohomish County also offers shopping galore; from Seattle Premium Outlets to Alderwood and Everett Mall. Or, if antiques and collectibles are your passion, the winding brick paths and flower-lined boardwalks at Bothell’s Country Village or the historic town of Snohomish is your paradise found! Find murals and sculptures by regional artists and boutique shopping as you stroll, shop and dine in the waterfront arts community of Edmonds.

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Shopping Opportunities The thrill of a great buy is waiting for you in Snohomish County! Visit http://www.snohomish.org/explore/shopping. For a sneak peek, read on:

Bothell’s Country Village Over 40 northwest specialty stores, antique shops, restaurants and galleries in a rural garden setting. 425-483-2250, www.countryvillagebothell.com.

The City of Snohomish Known for its stupendous collection of antique shops, bed and breakfast establishments, a museum and specialty shops. The perfect day trip or weekend getaway! www.historicdowntownsnohomish.org

Edmonds A browser’s paradise with art galleries, boutiques, specialty shops, a wine shop and picture-perfect cafés ready to provide respite. www.edmondswa.com.

Downtown Everett With its historic flavor and ideal location on the I-5 corridor, it’s a fun spot for a morning or afternoon shopping tour, with plenty of dining choices along the way. www.ExperienceEverett.com

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The Everett Mall The community shopping center features approximately 100 shopping, dining, entertainment and service options including Regal Stadium 16 Cinemas, Burlington, Famous Dave’s, Macy’s, Old Navy, Party City, Sears, Ulta Beauty and LA Fitness. www.shopeverettmall.com, 425-355-1771.

Alderwood Combining the best of indoor and outdoor shopping, Alderwood is a reflection of the great northwest. Choose from nearly 200 stores that define you, including American Girl, Nordstrom, Chico’s, Pottery Barn, Williams-Sonoma, Made In Washington, Apple Computer, Forever 21, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Victoria’s Secret. There are also five full-service restaurants, a 16-screen stadium style movie theatre, and a 1,200 square foot soft play area for the kids. www.alderwoodmall.com, 425-771-1211.

Seattle Premium Outlets 125 stores to choose from and impressive savings on designer names. Located in Quil Ceda Village near Marysville, next to the Tulalip Resort Casino in Tulalip, I-5 exit 202. www.premiumoutlets.com, 360-654-3000.

The Schack Art Center Offers exhibits featuring regional artists, special events, community art classes, and a glass blowing hot shop. The Gallery Store offers local art and unique gifts. Free admission.

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2921 Hoyt Avenue, in downtown Everett. M-F 10am-6pm, Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. 12-5pm. 425-259-5050, www.schack.org.

Fine and Performing Arts Black Box Theatre An educational, events and performance venue at Edmonds Community College in Lynnwood featuring learning opportunities through its Lecture Series and Conversations Series, and provides exciting performing arts events from improv to original music and dance. www.blackboxedcc.org, 425-640-1448. Spring & Summer 2015 SNOHOMISH COUNTY

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INDOOR ACTIVITIES Everett Performing Arts Center Everett’s premier performing arts venue managed by the Village Theatre, a leading producer of equity musical theatre in the Pacific Northwest. The Pied Piper series presents quality international performing arts for young people. Box office is open Tuesday - Saturday, 11am-7pm. Corner of Everett Ave. & Wetmore. 425-257-8600; www.villagetheatre.org.

Cascade Symphony

Presenting six orchestral concerts (including two performances of the Holiday Concert), a children’s concert, and an ensemble concert each year, the Symphony and Music Director Michael Miropolsky feature the best of the classical repertoire and top quality soloists. For questions and information call 425-776-4938 or visit www.cascadesymphony.org. For tickets, phone Edmonds Center for the Arts at 425-275-9595 or visit the ECA website at www.ec4arts.org.

Snohomish County Music Project

Using the power of music to inspire people to do good things for their communities and themselves, the new quarters at the Community Performing Arts Theater at Everett Mall offers performance space to artists and arts organizations at its Music Hall. 425-258-1605; www.scmusicproject.org.

Bronze sculpture by Edward T. Ballew

Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation Gallery at Frances Anderson Center,

supported by the annual Edmonds Arts Festival each Father’s Day weekend, the gallery provides exhibit space for NW artists and maintains a permanent collection selected from Festival Juried Galleries since 1970. 700 Main Street, Edmonds; info – 425-771-0230, www.eaffoundation.org.

“Standing Wave” by Gerry Tsutakawa

Everett Philharmonic Orchestra

Four concerts planned for the 2014-2015 season which runs through May with Dr. PaulElliott Cobbs as the musical director and conductor. 206-270-9729; www.everettphil.org.

Pacifica Chamber Orchestra

Five lively chamber music concerts planned for the 2014-2015 season which runs through June with Fred Chu as the artistic director. 425-743-0255; www.pacificachamberorchestra.org.

Olympic Ballet Theatre

For over 30 years they have maintained an outstanding repertoire of classical, dramatic and contemporary ballet and performs creative new works and timeless classics, including the Christmas favorite, The Nutcracker. School offers a full range of classes for adults and children. 700 Main St., Edmonds. 425-774-7570; www.olympicballet.com.

Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA)

A non-profit performing arts facility located in picturesque downtown Edmonds. Housed in the historic original Edmonds High School building as a cultural resource for the Puget Sound region through performing arts presentations, community partnerships and education outreach programs.  For event tickets and details visit www.ec4arts.org or call 425-275-9595, for rental information call 425-275-4485.

The Thumbnail Theater

Friday night regular open mic nights as well as musical theater performances throughout the year. Created by Emmy award winner Tim Noah. 360-568-9412; www.thumbnailtheater.com.

Northshore Performing Arts Center

State-of-the-art 600-seat theatre features concerts, dance and theatre performances from around the globe. Please visit www.npacf.org for the season event calendar or call 425-984-2471 for group discount and membership information. NPAC is located at 18125 92nd Ave. NE in Bothell.

Byrnes Performing Arts Center

North Snohomish County’s premier performing arts venue located in Arlington. This 673-seat theater is dedicated to bringing a variety of arts, educational, entertainment and cultural offerings. Located at 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., Arlington. 360-618-6205 or www.byrnesperformingarts.org.

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visit the arts in Edmonds. Relax at a free summer Concert, at City Park on Sundays and at the Hazel Miller Plaza on Tuesdays & Thursdays. Enjoy visual art exhibits at the Library and Frances Anderson Center, or take a walking tour of Public Art along the popular Waterfront Walkway and in the downtown shopping district. Celebrate performing, visual and literary arts throughout the year, and attend the nationally known Write on the Sound writers’ conference in October. 425-771-0228 www.edmondsartscommission.org

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Marysville and Tulalip

As North Snohomish County’s largest city, Marysville blends lively big-city attractions with small-town friendliness. A bustling 1870’s sawmill town and the site of a burgeoning casino and crowd-pleasing summer festivals, Marysville offers visitors a full spectrum of activities. Tulalip, a federally-recognized Indian Reservation is a thriving community rich with culture. Tulalip also offers casino gaming, shopping, a cultural museum and is abundant with natural resources. Visit www.snohomish.org/about/Marysville and www.snohomish.org/about/Tulalip.

Marysville “The Strawberry City”



Touted as “The Strawberry City” in response to the area’s prolific and abundant strawberry fields, Marysville’s Strawberry Festival and Grand Parade is the perfect opportunity to revel in the beloved fruit’s delights. Held in June.



Visit the 1884 hand-hewn cedar historical museum Gehl House in Jennings Park to view a typical 1880’s farmhouse. Open Memorial Day - Labor Day, Saturday and Sunday 12–5pm. 6915 Armar Rd. 360-659-3090.



Feeling lucky? Stop by the Tulalip Resort Casino, Quil Ceda Creek Casino or Tulalip Bingo Center, open seven days a week and located on the Tulalip Indian Reservation. Tulalip Tribes Hibulb Cultural Center features 6,000 square-feet of exhibition galleries with interactive displays and a 2,500 square-foot interactive longhouse exhibit open to visitors. 6410 23rd Avenue N.E., Tulalip. 360-716-2600, www.hibulbculturalcenter.org. Spring & Summer 2015 SNOHOMISH COUNTY

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Jennings Memorial Park located on Allen Creek and crisscrossed by meandering nature trails, features the Jennings Dinosaur Park, exhibition garden, and a new two-story barn-style playground structure, all within a 51-acre park. www.marysvillewa.gov, 360-363-8400. Seattle Premium Outlets in Quil Ceda Village and an outdoor amphitheater summer concert series are a sure bet to add more excitement to your visit. www.tulalipamphitheatre.com. Beautification of State Avenue, coupled with development of the new Ebey Waterfront Park for motorized boat access, has brought renewed vibrancy to Downtown Marysville and the charming historic Third Street shopping district. Downtown also boasts the holiday favorite Merrysville for the Holidays festival the first Saturday in December. 360-363-8000, www.marysvillemerchants.com.

Smokey Point / Lakewood The fastest growing area in north Snohomish County, Smokey Point has the appeal of a strong commercial core partnered with the best of rural suburban living. The area’s abundant recreational activities are a big draw, and the Family Support Complex located here provides US Navy families with housing, medical and shopping facilities. Outdoor enthusiasts have outstanding venues at Wenberg County Park on Lake Goodwin, Kayak Point County Park and Twin Lakes County Park for golf, fishing, swimming, boating and water sports. Bird watchers enjoy fine photo ops, with the always-thrilling eagle sighting a frequent offering. www.snohomishcountywa.gov/200.

Stanwood / Silvana Cherished for its history as a 19th century trading post and still resonating with Scandinavian heritage, Stanwood qualifies as a perfect outing. Visit www.snohomish.org/about/Stanwood. Some of Stanwood’s other charms include: •

Warm Beach Lights of Christmas Over 1,000,000 Christmas lights decorate this 300-acre facility offering dinner theater, dessert matinées and a magical holiday experience with carolers, crafts, Victorian Tea room, nativity scene and more during the month of December. Overnight accommodations in lodges, inns or cabins. www.warmbeach.com or 800-228-6724.



The Stanwood Camano Arts Guild hosts several events during the year. www.stanwoodcamanoarts.com.

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Visit the quaint Stanwood Hotel and Saloon – a historic building with verification of being haunted. www.stanwoodhotelsaloon.com.



The Pearson House Museum, an 1890 home of a pioneer storekeeper. Located at 102nd Ave at 272nd Ave, the museum is open Wed, Fri & Sun, 1–4pm 360-629-6110. www.sahs-fncc.org.



The Stanwood-Camano Fair, held the first week of August, draws locals and visitors together for old-fashioned fun.



The Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center is on the National Register of Historic Places, has historic displays on the 2nd floor, and offers a unique meeting and event space. www.sahs-fncc.org.

Stilly Valley Ride the loop, skim a paddle, wander a trail, touch the earth, then kiss the sky – Stilly style. The Stillaguamish Valley offers world-class outdoor recreation: rafting, hiking, climbing and unbelievable backcountry. The Stilly Valley incorporates the Stillaguamish River valley including Arlington, Oso and Darrington.

Arlington Arlington, Tree City USA, as designated by the National Arbor Day Foundation for its picturesque location near the banks of the Stillaguamish River, adds to the appeal of this northern gateway to the Mountain Loop Highway. The area’s many historic buildings reverberate with the rich history of a one time lumber town filled with shingle mills, sawmills and logging camps. As is true throughout Snohomish County, Arlington is a playground for outdoor recreation, with options ranging from fishing, river rafting and hiking. Visit www.snohomish.org/about/Arlington. When you’re here, don’t miss: •

The popular Arlington Fly-in, held the second full weekend of July. The third largest Experimental Aircraft Association Fly-In in the country features hundreds of aircraft from Ultralight to antique and a popular daily aerobatics show. 360-435-5857. www.arlingtonflyin.org.



The Stillaguamish Pioneer Museum displays the heritage of the original homesteaders. Located at 20722 67th Ave NE, the museum welcomes visitors with a 10 ft. cedar relief map of the Stillaguamish River and its history. It is open on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday 1-4pm. 360-435-7289. Closed November through February. www.stillymuseum.org.



Visit Skookum Brewery, a small brewery for a bit of local flavor. Tasting Room open Wednesday and Thursday, 2–8pm; Friday and Saturday, Noon–8pm, Sunday, 1–6pm.

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Cash only. 17925A 59th Ave NE, Arlington, WA 98223, 360-652-4917. www.skookumbrewing.com.

Darrington and Oso This picturesque community was initially established as a night camp for the wagon route linking the Monte Cristo mines to the Puget Sound area. Enclosed and protected by mountain barriers, Darrington, an outdoor recreation mecca, is nestled at the base of the rugged North Cascade Mountains and is accented by charming turn of the century architecture, shops and fun eateries. Explore this area know as the Stilly Valley offering world class outdoor recreational pursuits. www.snohomish.org/explore/ stilly-valley. Visit the Darrington Ranger Station for updated recreation information at 1405 Emens Ave N. 360-436-1155. www.darringtontourism.com. Highlights of Darrington include: •

The “forgotten volcano,” Glacier Peak, (elevation 10,541 feet), is the highest point in Snohomish County and fourth highest in Washington State. Erupting 12,000 years ago, Glacier Peak tripled the force of the infamous Mt. St. Helens eruption.



Fun festivals include the rousing Darrington Bluegrass Festival in July and the Summer Meltdown in August.



Meadow wildflowers / Snohomish County Tourism

Whitehorse Mountain (elevation 6,852 ft), one of the lowest elevation glaciers in the lower 48 states, is a glacier climbers delight and can be accessed from town.

Granite Falls Turn-of-the-century architecture, unique local eateries and shops, and a distinct western foothills atmosphere contribute to the charm of this tiny community. Visit www.snohomish.org/about/ Granite-Falls. •

A real ghost town can be sighted at Monte Cristo.



Enjoy the annual Show and Shine in August. Fall festivals include Rail Road Days in October and Winterfest in December.



A popular day-hike along the southern Mountain Loop Highway is Lake 22. The 5.4-mile trail meanders through a beautifully preserved old growth forest with enormous trees and cascading waterfalls up to the scenic mountain lake. Bring a fishing pole as the lake is stocked. The trail is accessible mid-May to November and is of moderate difficulty. Access is 13 miles east of Granite Falls on Highway 530 to signed trailhead. Call Verlot Public Service Center for more information. 360-691-7791. NW Forest Pass necessary at trailheads.

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The Granite Falls Historical Society Museum features mining, logging, railroad, social and business history of the area. Don’t miss the 16-ft. “timeline” Douglas-fir log touted to have been a mere seedling in the year 1875. Open noon– 5:00pm Sundays. Call 360-691-2603.



White water rafting is a popular pastime for visitors to the Sauk and Stillaguamish rivers. www.snohomish.org/explore/outdoor-activities.



Paca Pride Guest Ranch Enjoy the camping experience with rustic resort comfort. Choose from tent camping, completely

furnished yurt accommodations or a bed and breakfast experience. Explore hiking, waterfalls, railroad tunnels, an old mining town and ice caves! 360-691-3395, www.pacaprideguestranch.com.

Lake Stevens A huge draw year round, with lots of summer activity, Lake Stevens is the largest lake in the county (1,000 acres and 8 miles of shoreline), with the historic downtown situated at the north end of the lake and built on the former Rucker Mill location. With public and private shore lands, sandy public beaches and public boat launches, Lake Stevens happily recruits visitors toting canoes, jet skis, sailboats, surfboards and other water paraphernalia. Visit www.snohomish.org/about/Lake-Stevens. Other sights to include in a visit are: •

Aquafest, with its myriad water based entertainment and family activities, is celebrated during the month of July. www.aquafest.org.



Lake Stevens Museum in historic downtown features exhibits and photos of the area’s history. Open Fri & Sat 1-4pm or by appointment. 425-334-1825.



Lundeen Park, an 8-acre park with award-winning national architectural design, is located near the north end of Lake Stevens. With children’s playground, basketball court, large secured swimming area and picnic shelters and tables, the park is a perfect respite. www.ci.lake-stevens.wa.us.

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CENTRAL TH E H U B OF SNOHOM ISH COUNTY

Everett is surrounded by nearly 50 miles of freshwater and saltwater shorelines and filled with 1,600 acres of parks, trails and open space for outdoor enthusiasts of every kind. Yet, it’s exploding in the arts scene and offers classic family fun. Everett is home to the largest public marina on the West Coast. Naval Station Everett is based here, where aircraft carriers and other military ships homeport. A combination of any of the following activities will enhance your visit to the city. Visit www.snohomish.org/about/Everett.

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The Schack Art Center is an admission-free, visual arts center in downtown Everett. Stop by and view our gallery which features rotating professional and student exhibits throughout the year. On any given day you may also find yourself mesmerized by a local artist working in our state-of the-art glass blowing studio. And, don’t forget to visit the Schack Shop, our gift store, that features handmade and unusual gifts by more than 200 regional artists. www.schack.org.



The Port of Everett is home to three marinas and a public boat launch and park. Stroll along a series of waterfront walkways, enjoy fine dining at a waterfront restaurant, or shop for nautical goods. West Marine View Drive between 18th and 10th Streets. 800-729-7678, www.portofeverett.com. From the 10th Street Public Boat Launch, catch the summertime ferry over to Jetty Island, a two-mile long, man-made island with rare sandy beaches and shallow warm water, just minutes away from the city center. www.everettwa.org/parks, 425-257-8300. Spring & Summer 2015 SNOHOMISH COUNTY

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Society and provides a variety of classic live theater, comedy, and musical shows year round. www.everetttheatre.org, 425-258-6766.

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XFINITY Arena at Everett holds 8,250 people for sporting events and 10,000 for concert events. The arena’s anchor tenant is the WHL’s hockey franchise, the Everett Silvertips, with 36 home games September-March. The arena can host everything from a circus or rodeo to ice shows and basketball games, and other tournaments. Adjacent is the XFINITY Community Ice Rink, open for public skating, used by youth and adult hockey leagues, figure skating and other ice events. Additionally, the center features the Edward D. Hansen Conference Center with a 12,000 sq.ft. ballroom and three other meeting rooms. 425-322-2630, www.xfinityarenaevertt.com. Historic Flight Foundation offers a collection of the most important aircraft produced during the “Golden Age of Aviation”- all restored and airborne again. 425-348-3200, www.historicflight.org. Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour Don’t miss the world’s largest building (by volume) and the only tour of a commercial jet assembly building in North America. 800-464-1476, www.futureofflight.org.



The Flying Heritage Collection, set within an expansive working hangar, gets visitors close to a rare collection of authentically restored vintage 20th century combat aircraft from the U.S., Britain, Russia and Japan. 3407 - 109th St. SW, Paine Field, open 7 days a week from Memorial Day to Labor Day and Tuesday to Sunday the rest of the year. 877-342-3404, www.flyingheritage.com.



McCollum Pioneer Park, located in south Everett, is a 76-acre park with a BMX track, pool and tree-lined trail and houses Adopt-a-Stream NW Center. 425-388-6600.



Everett Mall, a popular retail center, has more than 100 stores to match the shopping needs of the whole family, including a 16-theater cinema. www.shopeverettmall.com.



Evergreen Arboretum. Described as an outdoor museum, this garden showcases a 200’ perennial border, Japanese Maple Grove, Rock Garden, Native Plant Trail and conifers surrounded by sculptures and fountains. Annually they hold their Everett Gardens of Merit Tour. On the same day is their annual plant sale inside the Arboretum. 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett. Free and open daily, dawn to dusk. For details www.evergreenarboretum.com.



The Historic Everett Theatre, housed in its same location since it was built in 1901, has been restored by the Everett Theatre

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Snohomish One of the most popular destination sites in Snohomish County, this charming city has antique lovers salivating from the moment they see the city’s shop-filled streets accented with Victorian houses, boutiques and restaurants. An equally strong draw is the stunning Snohomish River Valley surrounding the city — a rich and inviting rural landscape. Visit www.snohomish.org/about/ Snohomish. Other highlights include: •

Listed in both the State and National Registries of Historic Places, the Historic Homes Tour is another popular draw. 360-568-5235.



The over 300 antique dealers qualify Snohomish as the Antique Capital of the Northwest, with surprisingly diverse offerings of treasures.



Visit the Blackman House Museum to view life as it was at the turn of the 20th century. www.snohomishhistoricalsociety.org.



Downtown Snohomish has a burgeoning new winery and craft distillery industry. Tour Skip Rock Distillers for the best artisan spirits and a uniquely full-flavored potato vodka; or Dark Moon Artisan Distillery which utilizes Washington apples for a crisp, clean taste with a hint of fruit. If wines are more your style, savor a Bordeaux-style wine at Dubindil Winery, also located in Snohomish. Other boutique wineries are open by appointment only. Check out your options at www.snohomish.org/explore/farms-local-products and use the drop down menu to explore our local liquid arts. Or get a map of all the offerings at www.snohomish.org/ explore/detail/snohomish-county-local-liquid-arts.



Bruning Pottery is a family business in Snohomish making high fire porcelain, stoneware, dinnerware, plant containers, sinks, vases, bowls and pots; offering pottery making instruction and on-site gift shop. Their store front gallery offers beautiful and functional pottery and wall art. Weekly classes teach all the aspects of making pots including throwing, hand building and glazing. Guests are welcome to come for studio tours and weekly kiln openings. Bruning Pottery supplies nurseries with planters and kitchen stores with dinnerware and ships to dozens of cities across the United States. Good deals on seconds can always be found in the sale section of the store front. www.bruningpottery.com.



Ride high aboard a hot air balloon, scenic plane, helicopter or sky dive from Harvey Airfield.

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Kla-Ha-Ya Days Festival in July features hometown fun with a carnival, parade, street festival and more! www.klahayadays.com. Snohomish Aquatic Center This facility has everything aquatic under one roof – swim lessons, recreational swims, surf lessons, diving, water play, competitive swimming, water fitness classes and more! 360-569-8030, www.snohomishaquatic.com.

WHERE TO GO Everett Farmers Market “Sharing Farm Fresh Goodness since 1994” Welcome Foodies & Art Lovers! Join us for Local Seasonal Produce, Amazing Fresh Flowers, Delectable Baked Goods, Awesome Food, and Artistry & Live Entertainment. Port of Everett Waterfront Place, Sundays 11am-4pm. May 10-Oct.18 1402 SE Everett Mall Way, Fridays, 3pm-7pm. June 12-Sept 25

425-422-5656 • www.everettfarmersmarket.net www.fridayfarmersmarketeverettmall.com

Monroe The city of Monroe’s most evident claim to fame is the Evergreen State Fair, www.evergreenfair.org. For twelve days in late August through Labor Day, the fairgrounds bustle with events and entertainment. But don’t limit your visit to fun fair days— Monroe is the perfect spot for outdoor excursions. With the Skykomish and Snoqualmie Rivers right here, hikers, horseback riders, swimmers, rafters and anglers join other water enthusiasts for a full menu of recreational options. Visit www.snohomish.org/about/Monroe. Don’t stop – there’s more: •

Evergreen Speedway, on the fairgrounds, features nationally recognized events and NASCAR auto racing. The impressive Equestrian Center is also located on the fairgrounds. The 60,000 sq. ft. heated facility is one of the finest of its genre on the West Coast and accommodates Grand Prix horse shows and major rodeos.



Downtown Monroe offers an appealing blend of history with a burgeoning commercial and industrial center.





The Monroe Historical Museum features a number of exhibits including Native American pieces. Open Monday and Wednesday, 1-4pm and Summer, Sat. 11-3pm. Located at 207 E. Main. Call 360-217-7223. The Western Heritage Center at the Evergreen Fairgrounds. A hands-on, state-of-the-art, interactive

Imagine Children’s Museum Where FUN begins and LEARNING never ends! Hands-on indoor and outdoor exhibits for kids (ages 12 months to 12 years) and adults. Open Tuesday - Sunday, hours vary. 1502 Wall Street, Everett

425-258-1006 • www.imaginecm.org

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MARINA

Everett is a convenient and affordable option! The Port of Everett Marina is located just north of Seattle on Port Gardner Bay. Its waterfront amenities and island views provide a great destination for visitors and boaters alike. Come explore what we have to offer!

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CENTRAL museum of mining, logging, agriculture, wildlife and transportation in Northwest Washington. 425-232-3493. www.westernheritagecenter.org. •

Flowing Lake Park, with swimming, water sports and fishing, is 10 miles north of Monroe. Picnic tables, overnight tent camping, RV sites, cabins and reserved shelters are available. 360-568-2274.

Sky Valley Heading east from the confluence of the Sultan and Skykomish Rivers, the scenic beauty of the Sky Valley is unsurpassed with breath-taking views of the Cascade Mountains and rivers. Outdoor adventurists and thrill seekers flock to the Sky Valley for world class fishing, hunting, hiking, rock climbing and white water rafting, along with ATV, BMX and mountain bikers!



Salmon and steelhead fishing thrive here, as do the area’s offerings of hiking, camping, and river rafting.



The Pacific Northwest’s iconic salmon are alive and running in Snohomish County. Check it out at the confluence of the Sultan and Skykomish Rivers in Sultan (Sportsman Park; just under the bridge on the west end of the bridge).

Gold Bar Gold Bar, named for the adventuresome prospectors that foraged the area in the mid 19th century, is situated in the center of the Skykomish River Valley. Today, the richness and appeal of Gold Bar is found as an outstanding outdoor venue. Visit www.snohomish.org/about/Gold-Bar. For example: • •

Camping, fishing, and hiking reign supreme here, regardless of the season.

Wallace Falls State Park, two miles north of Gold Bar, offers a 7-mile loop trail that leads to the thrilling sight of a spectacular 265-ft waterfall. A bonus is the panoramic views of the valley itself.

Sultan

Index

Just east of Monroe is Sultan, located at the confluence of the Sultan and Skykomish Rivers. Stunning scenic vistas, including views of the Cascades and rivers, mark the Sultan area as a “must see.” Explore shops including Grow Washington, a collective of local artists. For more information, visit www.snohomish.org/about/ Sultan.

As you reach the outer eastern edge of Snohomish County the town of Index will sweetly flag your attention. Its dramatic location, with the Skykomish River and Mount Index keeping company with Index’s main geographical host, the Cascade Mountains, the city is the perfect launching spot for some extraordinary outdoor adventures. Visit www.snohomish.org/ about/Index. You’ll want to explore:





Spada Lake, 16 miles from Sultan, is a giant reservoir and principal source of drinking water for Snohomish County. The lake has hiking, picnicking, boating and fishing in the basin area. For a tour, contact the Public Utility District at 425-783-1748. The Sky Valley Historical Society-Sultan Museum highlights the area’s rich logging history. Open 1st and 3rd Tuesday and 3rd Saturday, noon–4pm, 360-793-0534.



The Cascades. Whether you’re a rock climber, skier, river rafter, or hiker, Index is the perfect home base.



Index Wall. Few crags in the U.S. sport as many clean, steep cracks in such a concentrated area as this popular, but difficult, free climbing area.



Pacific Crest Trail. Hikers will find a trailhead to this famous trail at nearby Stevens Pass.



Stevens Pass. Skiers can also prepare for or celebrate their Steven’s Pass trip at local eateries or accommodations.



Index Pickett Historical Museum. While you’re here, rainy day or not, be sure to venture inside this museum, which is filled with information and exhibits on mining, quarrying and logging. Open Sat & Sun, Memorial Day-Sept., 12-3pm, 510 Avenue A, 360-793-1534. www.IndexHistoricalSociety.org.



River House and Outdoor Adventure Center. Renovated historic coffee house is the home base for river rafting and kayak rentals-guided or solo. www.outdooradventurecenter.com, 425-883-9039.

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SOUTH

D I S C O V E R S H O PPING, LODGING & CHARM J U S T M I N U TES NORTH OF SEATTLE

South Snohomish County encompasses an impressive collection of cities, each with grand offerings for visitors. Minutes from Seattle, they all benefit from great lifestyle options for residents, translating to a perfect day or extended trip with a wide spectrum of indoor and outdoor opportunities for travelers. Beaches, boutiques, breweries, outdoor festivals and farmers’ markets are just some of the delightful experiences you will find. A bonus for visitors is that attractive accommodations abound, with more affordable rates than nearby Seattle.

Lynnwood With the largest retail center in Snohomish County, Lynnwood is a huge draw for the region. Best-kept secrets are the additional joys of the area, from outstanding public recreation facilities to almost 250 acres of parks and open space. Visit www.snohomish.org/about/Lynnwood. The recreation center features an indoor/outdoor pool with slides, lazy river, water playground and family hot tub. The beach swim has a shallow water playground for families with small children while the recreation swim area has two water slides, a river with current and a family hot tub. The open swim section has a recreation pool with slides, lap pool with diving board and basketball hoops, and family and adult hot tubs. www.lynnwoodtourism.com/play-here/indoor/ or 425-670-5732. Here are more surprises Lynnwood visitors won’t want to miss: Edmonds sunset / Snohomish County Tourism Spring & Summer 2015 SNOHOMISH COUNTY

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Heritage Park is a perfect venue for special events or casual gatherings. Here you can experience the early history of Lynnwood. View a 1909 Interurban trolley car, the Alderwood Manor Heritage Cottage Museum, the original Humble House, home of the Sno-Isle Genealogical Society, and stop by the Snohomish County Visitor Information Center. 425-776-3977.



The Interurban Trail has over 15 miles of paved trail. Bicyclers, joggers, walkers and roller bladers all happily share this intercity jewel.



Scriber Lake Park, located just a few blocks from Lynnwood’s commercial core, has 20 acres filled with winding paths, native plants and trees, and a floating walkway.



Ice skating year round is available at the city’s ice arena, as is a golf driving range, an 18-hole golf course, and almost 250 acres of readily accessible parks.



Alderwood, with over 200 shops, restaurants, food court and convenient location, is an attractively presented and jampacked venue for any class shopper, from the gentle browser to the ardent aficionado.







Affordable lodging is a big plus in Lynnwood, with over 1,400 first class rooms with competitive rates – perfect for using this multi-faceted city as home base for shopping or regional excursions. The Lynnwood Arts Commission sponsors a variety of entertainment for families including Shakespeare in the Park and rotating exhibits of regional artists at the Lynnwood Library Gallery. Or participate in classes including visual, performing, and literary arts classes for adults and children at the Lynnwood Recreation Center. The Lynnwood Convention Center is a 34,000 sq. ft. flexible, functional meeting space that hosts a variety of events throughout the year. 425-778-7155, www.lynnwoodcc.com.

All three area freeways pass through Bothell making it the ideal base-camp for Northwest adventure. This riverside community just north of Lake Washington combines white-collar affluence with historic authenticity, offering a tranquil refuge just moments from Downtown Seattle. Many are drawn to the old-world setting of Country Village featuring over 40 eclectic shops and cafés. Others are drawn to the lush wetlands, river kayaking and historic buildings at Bothell Landing where bike paths go south to Seattle, or east to Woodinville’s 70 wineries from Bothell’s iconic footbridge. Close to all major attractions like Vancouver B.C., Mt. Rainier, Leavenworth, Puget Sound and the Cascade Mountains, Bothell’s nationally-branded hotels offer value with packages and great prices and are the consistent choice of Northwest travelers. Visit www.snohomish.org/about/Bothell.

Brier, Mill Creek, Mountlake Terrace, Woodway This group of cities in South Snohomish County operates successfully on two levels. Thriving communities readily accessible to Seattle, they also have developed as stand-alone destinations. Highlights include: •

Brier is the perfect setting for walking, jogging and horseback riding with large residential lots, and a rural setting accented by

LYNNWOOD WASHINGTON Stay Here, Play Here. Lynnwood is located just 15 miles north of Seattle and minutes from beaches, mountains, wine tasting, casinos and more. In Lynnwood you will find:

Legendary shopping at Alderwood Dozens of ethnic and American restaurants A beautiful municipal Golf Course New Aquatic Center and water park Lodging 40% less than Seattle Free parking www.LynnwoodTourism.com Or Call (800) 662-2044

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Mill Creek has an 18-hole private golf course and country club, 7 public parks, a library and an awardwinning walkable town center with boutique shops and restaurants, summer festivals, a concert series, a classic car show and street fairs. Visit www.snohomish.org/about/Mill-Creek. Mountlake Terrace, a close-knit community with big mountain views, boasts over 260 acres of recreational attractions including parks, trails, playfields, golf, fishing, quiet boating, indoor swimming pool, sports pavilion, and public open space. The city is conveniently located about 12 miles north of downtown Seattle and about 15 miles south of Everett, along the I-5 corridor and southern border of Snohomish County. The Recreation Pavilion is Mountlake Terrace’s Community Center. It houses a unique

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Wade James Theatre. Literary arts are celebrated year-round, culminating in the nationally renowned Write on the Sound conference the first weekend in October. Visit the Edmonds Museum for a taste of local history.

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Stroll and shop: the historic and walkable downtown showcases boutiques offering jewelry, travel accessories, books or garden supplies, the latest fashion, gourmet foods, contemporary housewares, art and even artisanal candies. Take a break at one of several cafés and restaurants, or savor handcrafted beverages at a local brewery or distillery. It’s a culinary smörgåsbord, from downtown to the Highway 99 International District, while beachfront restaurants offer local seafood along with views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains.



Get festive with us: book a room and spend the weekend! Check the up-to-date arts and culture calendar at www.VisitEdmonds.com to catch the Jazz Connection, Waterfront Festival, Edmonds Arts Festival, family fun 4th of July celebration, Taste of Edmonds, Edmonds Classic Car Show, or Puget Sound Bird Fest. The Outdoor Summer Market showcases local farmers and artisans Saturdays May to October.



Get outdoors: Fishing, boating, beach-walking and diving await at the Edmonds waterfront! Build a sand castle on sandy beaches or dip your toes in the cool water. Go windsurfing, or stay dry on the saltwater pier and fish for your dinner. Wildlife-viewing and bird-watching beckon in the marsh wildlife sanctuary and trail, one of four parks with beach access. Or scuba dive at the 27- acre underwater dive

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indoor swimming pool, a preschool and before and after school care programs, dance programs, and is ‘home base’ for the athletics department. The pavilion also features an indoor playground, racquetball courts, spa, sauna, espresso stand, rental facilities and more. Diamond Knot Brewpub @ MLT is a new edition to the city offering a family friendly atmosphere open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Visit www.snohomish.org/about/Mountlake-Terrace. •

Woodway, at the southern end of Snohomish County, has 600 acres zoned for single-family dwellings on at least 1/3-acre lots.

Edmonds Idyllic Edmonds is a historic waterfront town with fine arts, boutiques, and entertainment. Just 15 miles north of Seattle off I-5, access is easy by car, regional rail, private boat with public marina moorage, or Washington State Ferry. Arriving at Edmonds is a breeze; staying is a pleasure. •

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Enjoy the arts: admire public art, peruse our many art galleries or catch a live performance; the arts come alive in Edmonds! Third Thursday Art Walks, galleries and murals highlight visual arts year-round. The Edmonds Arts Festival celebrates the arts in June, while the Edmonds Art Studio Tour provides a free self-guided tour of over 20 studios in September. Stay tuned throughout the year for performances by the Cascade Symphony, Olympic Ballet Theatre, and Sno-King Community Chorale, world-class acts at the Edmonds Center for the Arts or free summertime Concerts in the Parks. Regionally popular, live theater is presented at the Phoenix Theatre and by the Driftwood Players at the

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park. All are within walking distance of downtown. The Port of Edmonds’ award-winning marina offers inviting guest docks, summertime SeaJazz, and a picturesque boardwalk.



The Rosehill Community Center Indoor Gallery features rotating exhibits with the first show of every year showcasing the Mukilteo School District art students.

Enjoy the ferry or ride the rails: Edmonds’ waterfront is your connection to regional destinations and gateway to Hood Canal and the Olympic Peninsula via regular Washington State Ferry service to Kingston. Bus, coach and rail service provide convenient connections south to Seattle or Portland and north to Everett, Bellingham and Vancouver B.C.



The 1906 Mukilteo Light Station, restored and fully automated, is still sending out signals to ships in Possession Sound. Their gift shop is open Sat.-Sun., 12-5pm April-September and holidays. Adjacent to the Light Station, Mukilteo Lighthouse Park offers an accessible beach, picnic area, children’s play area, restrooms and a boat launch. 425-513-9602.



The Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival, with tours, a grand parade, children’s parade and games, a 5K and 10K run along with a bevy of fun family activities. The September festival celebrates its closing with a giant fireworks display at the Mukilteo Lighthouse Park.



Indulge in hand-crafted artisan chocolates at the Mukilteo Chocolate Company, 700 3rd Street, 425-353-1183. www.mukilteochocolate.com.



Diamond Knot Brewery and Ale House, has a glass window in their pub where you can watch the brewing process. 621 Front Street, 425-355-4488. www.diamondknot.com.

For more information see www.VisitEdmonds.com or call 1-877-775-6935.

Mukilteo Mukilteo, with ferry access to Whidbey Island and home to an operating historic lighthouse, delights visitors with the perfect combination of appealing restaurants, shops and scenic walks. Visit www.snohomish.org/about/Mukilteo. Don’t forget to visit the following: •

Whidbey Island and Deception Pass via the Mukilteo-Clinton ferry, either as a walk on or with your car. The ride is approximately 60 minutes round trip.

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Seattle sites you won’t

want to miss!

Just a hop, skip and jump from Snohomish County, you’ll find no shortage of fun things to do in nearby Seattle. It has what all great cities have: museums and galleries, theatres by the dozens, fabulous dining, distinct neighborhoods and ethnic pockets, parks and gardens and arguably one of the most spectacular natural settings in North America with Mt. Rainier towering to the south, the snow-capped Olympic Mountains rising to the west and the sparkling waters of Puget Sound and Lake Washington surrounding Seattle. Enjoy the sites along the waterfront, grab a coffee at the world’s first Starbucks in the Pike Place Market, photograph the pure sculptural geometry of the Seattle Public Library, or check out REI’s flagship store complete with an indoor climbing pinnacle, rain booth and dirt trail for shoppers to test their outdoor equipment….the options are endless…so start preparing your must-do list. Here’s a start for planning a perfect day trip to Seattle.

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Pike Place Market

www.pikeplacemarket.org The best time to see the colorful market coming to life is on a summer morning. Chat with vendors and enjoy breakfast in one of the authentic market diners. Flowers by the bucketful, flying fish, fresh pastries, fruits and vegetables and an assortment of restaurants, import goods, local artisans and other surprises are around every corner.

Seattle Center

www.seattlecenter.com The Pacific Science Centers brims with discoveries for all ages. Rock and Roll fans of all ages will appreciate the collection of artifacts and interactive exhibits at the Experience Music Project. While you’re there, you’ll also want to visit the entertaining Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame that provides tribute to masters of that craft.

Waterfront Tours

www.argosycruises.com There’s nothing like a view from the water! Visitors can enjoy Seattle’s waters aboard everything from rental standup paddleboards to the steam-powered paddle wheeler, the Queen of Seattle. Argosy Cruises operates nine vessels that are dedicated to exploring the waters around Seattle offering visitors a perspective and photo op’s they can’t find from land.

Pacific Place

www.pacificplaceseattle.com Located in the heart of downtown, Pacific Place is Seattle’s premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination. You’ll find a variety of 50 fashionable shops including Nordstrom’s upscale flagship store, and bargain hunters will delight in Nordstrom Rack, just minutes away, where you can find designer threads at amazing discounts.

Space Needle

www.spaceneedle.com Built in 1962, the Space Needle served as the symbol of that year’s World’s Fair. It has since become the symbol of Seattle. Enjoy the panoramic views and the take-your-breath-away ride to the Space Needle’s observation deck, 520 feet above ground. Treat yourself to a meal in the restaurant, it’s a place to linger as the room makes a complete 360-degree turn.

Woodland Park Zoo

www.zoo.org This top-award-winning zoo is a pioneer in naturalistic exhibit design and animal care and conservation. Don’t miss the natural mountain gorilla exhibit (the first in the world), feeding the Humboldt penguins by hand, or viewing the bald eagles perched high up in the trees…to name just a few. While you’re in the area, enjoy a walk around Green Lake with the locals. Spring & Summer 2015 SNOHOMISH COUNTY

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This is just a sampling of the wonderful spring and summer events taking place in Snohomish County. There are numerous seasonal performing arts events to enjoy. For a complete listing visit www.snohomish.org/events. Events listed are subject to change. Please check the events webpage for updated times and information.

Koresh Dance Company – Edmonds 4/1/15 Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Avenue North, Edmonds 425-275-9595 www.edmondscenterforthearts.org

Widely recognized for its superb technique and emotionally-compelling appeal, this resident dance company of the Suzanne Roberts Theatre, has toured in over 38 states and 7 countries. 7:30-10pm Tickets $34, $29 & $24, Youth/Student $15

Everett Half Marathon and 10k – Everett 4/12/15 www.everetthalf.com

Formerly known as the Heroes Half Marathon, the Everett Half Marathon is at the Port Gardner Landing at Everett Marina. Active duty military and veterans may register at a discounted rate for the half marathon or 10K. The course offers the most beautiful views of the Snohomish River, Cascade Mountains and the Everett Waterfront.

“A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” presented by the Driftwood Players – Edmonds

4/17/15-5/10/15 Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds 425-774-9600, www.driftwoodplayers.com

With much slamming of doors, groan-worthy puns, and mistaken identities, this is a toga party you don’t want to miss! Thur-Sat 8pm and Sun 2pm.

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Evergreen State Spring Festival – Monroe 4/24/15-4/26/15 Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave SE, Monroe www.evergreenfair.org, 360-805-6700

Evergreen State Spring Festival featuring food, entertainment, vendors, Jeff Latham, Spike & the Impalers, Ciscoe Morris, Pacific Science Center’s “Science on Wheels” Engineering Interactive Exhibit, live music, animal shows, Busy Bee Quilt Show, BBQ competition and more! Parking $5 - FREE event admission. Saturday 10am-6pm Sunday 10am-5pm.

M-80’s presented by The Tulalip Resort Casino – Tulalip

4/25/15 Tulalip Resort Casino, 10200 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip 1-888-272-1111, www.tulalipresortcasino.com

Paine Field Aviation Day – Everett

5/16/15   Flying Heritage Collection, Paine Field, Everett 425-388-5125 Ext 5, www.painefield.com

Come and watch flying Warbirds, free flights for kids 8-17 years, aircraft on display, Firefighters 5k run and pancake breakfast. Enter at Flying Heritage Collection. Call for more details. 9am-3 pm.

Celebration of Food Festival – Lynnwood 5/17/15 Lynnwood Convention Center, 3711 196th Street S.W., Lynnwood 425-778-7155, www.edcc.edu/FoodFest

Food Revolution Snohomish County, a movement aimed at encouraging growing, cooking, preserving, and eating real healthy food. Food samples, food and gardening demos and experts available to answer questions. Free family event. 11am-4pm.

If you were a wild child of the 80’s, The M-80’s are the best way to celebrate this memorable decade. Don’t forget your parachute pants, Member’s Only jackets and crimped hair! The M-80’s won’t. 9:30pm, Tickets $10

Sky Valley Motorcycle Show – Snohomish

“No Way to Treat a Lady” presented by The Village Theatre – Everett

One of a kind motorcycles. Live music and vendors. T-shirts and pins available for purchase. 9am-4pm.

5/1/15-5/24/15 Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore, Everett 425-257-8600, www.villagetheatre.org

In this new musical comedy thriller, the lives of a charming detective, a glamorous socialite, and a pair of meddling mothers become unexpectedly entwined in the schemes of actor-turnedmurderer Christopher “Kit” Gill. But Kit’s goal isn’t a victim headcount – it’s a headline, and he’ll stop at nothing to get it.

5/17/15 1st Street, Downtown Historic Snohomish 360-568-7820, www.skyvalleybikeshow.com

Cruzin’ to Colby Car Show – Everett 5/24/15-5/25/15 Colby Ave., Everett www.seattlerod-tiques.com

The 28th Annual Edmonds Rotary Waterfront Festival – Edmonds 5/29/15-5/31/15 Port of Edmonds Marina www.edmondswaterfrontfestival.com

The Festival is a fund raising event by Edmonds Rotary Club. Children 12 and under free. Friday 3pm-10pm; Saturday 11am-10pm; Sunday 11am-7pm.

Darrington Day – Darrington

5/30/15 Throughout the town of Darrington www.darringtonwatourism.com

A fun-filled day with Open Air Market, gift shops, and local vendors. The Whitehorse Musicians Guild will host live music in Old School Park from noon-6pm. A free family event! Keep your eye out for Smokey the Bear. He is often seen in these parts! 10am-3pm.

Sno-King Community Chorale presents Tickets to Broadway: Disney Dreams – Edmonds 6/6/15 Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Avenue North, Edmonds 425-275-9595 www.edmondscenterforthearts.org

The Chorale will be presenting your favorite Disney songs with special appearances by featured Disney characters. There will be a special treat for children who come dressed in Disney attire. Sat 3pm & 7pm. Tickets $17/$20

Sunday cruise is from 1-5pm. Cruzin’s car sign up starts at 9am at the Holiday Inn on Pine Street. Sunday dance is from 6-10pm $10. Monday the 26th is the Show n’ Shine. 8am-4pm. FREE to the Public. Featuring: Wright Brothers Band 10am-1pm and awards 3-4pm.

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US Youth Soccer Region IV Presidents Cup – Snohomish

Crafts in the Draft – Tulalip

Boys & Girls teams in the Under-13 through Under-17 age groups from across the Western United States. Teams earn a spot at the 2015 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup.

Join us in The Draft on select Tuesdays for a featured craft beer flight plus appetizers! $25 per person or $80 flight passports for May 5th, Deschutes Brewery, July 7th, Aslan Brewery, and September 8th, Pelican Brewery. Flight passport includes admission to all three events. Must be 21 and over. Valid ID required.

6/9/15-6/17/15 Stocker Fields, 10622 Airport Way, Snohomish http://regioniv.usyouthsoccer.org/presidentscup/

Garden Extravaganza – Bothell

6/12/15 Bothell’s Country Village, 23718 Bothell Everett Highway, Bothell 425-483-2250, www.countryvillagebothell.com

Join us for a special Garden Market Extravaganza features garden and plant booths to help jump start your summer garden. 12-6pm.

Sorticulture, Everett’s Garden Arts Festival – Everett

6/12/15-6/14/15 Legion Memorial Park, 145 Alverson Blvd. at W. Marine View Dr., Everett 425-257-8500, www.everettwa.org Uniting art and the garden, distinctive handcrafted garden art and nurseries help transform your backyard. Learn tips and tricks from top gardening experts including KING 5’s Ciscoe Morris. Display gardens, food fair, wine garden, live music and free activities for the kids. Fri 10am-8pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-4pm, free admission. Park at Everett Community College’s North Broadway parking lot (900 N. Broadway) and take the bus that runs every 15-20 minutes.

Edmonds Art Festival – Edmonds

6/19/15-6/21/15 Frances Anderson Cultural Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds 425-771-6412, www.edmondsartsfestival.com The Edmonds Arts Festival is a three-day event that celebrates the arts in our community. Fri-Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 10am-6pm.

84th Annual Marysville Strawberry Festival – Marysville 6/19/15-6/21/15 Several locations in Marysville 360-659-7664, www.maryfest.org

Enjoy all the family favorites, including Kids’ Party in the Park, Berry Run, Kiddie’s Parade, Strawberry Shortcake eating contest, Fashion Show, Talent Show, Market, Beer Garden, the Carnival, and Twilight Grand Parade, and Fireworks. Check the event website for an event map.

TriMonroe Triathlon – Monroe 6/20/15 Lake Tye Park, Monroe www.trimonroe.com

A USA Triathlon Youth & Junior Elite Race Series Event, athletes between the ages of 13 and 19 have a chance to race in the Elite draft-legal format and earn a spot at the USA Triathlon Youth & Junior Elite National Championships. General public welcome to watch.

Classic Car Show – Mukilteo

6/28/15 Historic Flight Foundation, 10719 Bernie Webber Dr., Mukilteo 425-347-1456, www.mukilteochamber.org

Over 125 cars, vintage air craft, and a fantastic setting on Paine Field makes this a terrific event. Raffle prizes! 10am-3pm, award show 2:30pm.

7/7/15 Tulalip Resort Casino, 10200 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip 1-888-272-1111, www.tulalipresortcasino.com

Arlington Fly-In – Arlington

7/9/14-7/11/14 Arlington Airport 360-435-5857, www.arlingtonflyin.org

Over 1,000 aircraft including Powered Parachutes, Home Builts, Classic, Vintage and Warbirds. Participate in the festival of aerobatics, hands-on workshops, educational forums, aircraft judging and many other aviation-oriented activities. General admission tickets are $15 for adults, children 15 and under are free. Thu 8am-6pm, Fri 8am-8pm, Sat 8am-8pm.

“Cabaret” presented by The Village Theatre – Everett

7/10/15-8/2/15 2710 Wetmore Avenue, Everett 425-257-8600, www.villagetheatre.org

1931 Berlin—the capital of divine decadence, liberal thought, and cultural transformation while the shadow of the Nazis threatens to engulf all of Europe. Welcome to Cabaret, the iconic musical which revolves around the seedy happenings of the Kit Kat Klub and its regulars. Wed & Thu 7:30pm, Fri 8pm, Sat 2pm & 8pm, Sun 2pm & 7pm *Thursday Matinee: 7/30/15 2pm, Post-Show Discussion: 7/25/15 2pm. Tickets on sale 5/6/15

Sultan Shindig – Sultan

7/10/15-7/12/15 River Park 36010 US-2, Sultan 360-793-0983, www.skyvalleychamber.com

Small-town charm and world-class fun! Carnival, food, crafts, and live entertainment. Come early and save a spot at the logging contest which includes spar-pole climbing and ax throwing. Carnival gates open on Friday evening and run through Sunday.

Artist in Action – Bothell

7/10/15 Bothell’s Country Village, 23718 Bothell Everett Highway, Bothell 425-483-2250, www.countryvillagebothell.com

Watch artists paint or sculpt as you meander through the Farmers Market booths. Pick up your favorite fresh flowers, produce, bread, canned goods and more. Grab a bite to eat and listen to live music in the market. 12-6pm.

Mill Creek Festival – Mill Creek

7/11/15-7/12/15 Mill Creek Blvd, Mill Creek 206-255-4483, www.millcreekfestival.com

Arts & crafts, food booths, commercial booths, live entertainment, kid’s korner and much more! Check website for times and updated event information. 11am-6pm.

Art By the Bay – Stanwood

7/11/15-7/12/15 Stanwood Camano Fairgrounds, 6431 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood 360-629-2787 www.stanwoodcamanoarts.com/art-by-the-bay Over 100 juried artists and craftspeople from around the Northwest, plants and garden art, gourmet food. Free admission, free parking, and free music! Sat-Sun 10am-5pm.

Kla Ha Ya Days – Snohomish

Annual Tour de Terrace – Mountlake Terrace

7/11/15-7/19/15 Various locations in Snohomish 425-493-7824, www.klahayadays.com

Enjoy a parade, carnival, kids fair, plane rides, music, games, beer gardens, food, wine tastings, custom classic car show, river run and championship BQ cook off. Free Shuttle available Sat. & Sun. Hours of event: Wed 5-10pm, Thu 3-10pm, Fri 11am-11pm, Sat 8am-10pm, Sun 7am-8pm.

Rodz on 3rd Car show – Marysville

7/11/15 3rd St. from State St. and Union St. 425-330-3322, www.marysvillemerchants.com Over 200 classic cars on display including Rat Rods, Classic cars, Muscle cars and Custom cars. Music, food and a 50/50 raffle.

7/24/15-7/26/15 Evergreen Playfield, 22205 56th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace 425-791-5956, www.cityofmlt.com, www.tourdeterrace.org

Tour de Terrace, Mountlake Terrace’s Annual, 3-Day, Seafair-sanctioned summer festival. Friday, July 24, Noon-11pm, Tour de Terrace Parade, 6:45pm. Starts at 234th and ends at Evergreen Playfield. Saturday, July 25, 9am11pm, pancake breakfast, classic car show, and fireworks display. Sunday, July 26, 9am-6pm. All three days, Beer Garden, Carnival, live entertainment, street fair with arts and crafts booths, and food booths.

Aquafest – Lake Stevens

7/24/15-7/26/15 Downtown Lake Stevens along Main St. 425-397-2344, www.aquafest.org

NSA Girls Fastpitch Western World Series – various locations 7/15/15-7/18/15 Marysville, Everett, Monroe www.nsafastpitchworldseries. com/2015WesternHome.html

Children’s parade. Grand parade, boat parade, fireworks, classic car show, carnival. Free admission. Fri 12pm-9pm, Sat 10am- 9pm, Sun 10am-5pm.

The event will feature 10U through 18U girls’ fastpitch teams from Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California, Arizona and British Columbia, Canada.

Gold Dust Days – Gold Bar

39th Annual Darrington Bluegrass Festival – Darrington

Live music, food vendors, arts & craft vendors, car show, period melodrama, Civil War Reenactors, free children’s activities and gold panning. Fri starts at 4pm, Sat & Sun starts at 10am.

7/24/15-7/26/15 Gold Bar Elementary School, Gold Bar 360-793-0983, www.golddustdays.org

7/17/15-7/19/15 Darrington Bluegrass Music Park, WA 530 360-436-1179, 360-436-1006 www.darringtonbluegrass.com

Featuring The Gibson Brothers, The Gentlemen of Bluegrass, Gold Heart, Fern Hill, Panhandle Polecats and Red Desert Ramblers and many more. Dry camping is available. Enjoy music, vendors and food! Fri 6-11pm, Sat 9am-11pm, Sun 8am-3:30pm. Walk in gate prices Fri and Sun $20, Sat $25. Children under 12 free with an adult.

Brewfest – Bothell

7/18/15 Bothell’s Country Village, 23718 Bothell Everett Highway, Bothell 425-483-5105, www.countryvillagebothell.com Eight local microbreweries serving craft beers in the center parking lot of Country Village Shops. $20 admission includes a sample glass and 6 tastes.

Sky Fest – Index

7/18/15 425-346-3313, www.skyfest.org

Many different activities will bring together all outdoor enthusiasts this July bringing awareness to current conservation concerns and promoting recreational longevity in the area. Please check the Sky Fest website for updates and location.

Edmonds Art Splash – Edmonds 7/18/15-7/19/15 201 2nd Ave., Edmonds http://artists-connect.com/artsplash/

7th Annual Bryant Blueberry Festival – Arlington 7/25/15 5628 Grandview Rd, Arlington 360-474-8424, www.bryantblueberries.com

Pony Rides, Face Painting, Balloon Artist, Old Fashioned BBQ, Shaded Picnic Area. Great Berry Picking 11am-3pm.

Silvana Fair – Silvana

7/25/15 Viking Hall, 1331 Pioneer Hwy, Silvana 360-631-9050, www.silvanafair.com

Arts, crafts, pony rides, animals, games for kids, music, delicious fair food and FAMILY FUN! 9am-5pm.

Snohomish Garden Club’s 30th Annual Garden Tour – Snohomish 7/26/15 Various locations around Historic Snohomish 425-377-2084 www.snohomishgardenclub.com

Featuring eight new gardens along with old favorites, come enjoy the beauty of nature and gather great ideas to create your own garden oasis. Tickets will be available at various locations in Snohomish in early July $12. Tour is from 12-5pm.

Artist’s demonstrations, live music and original artwork of all styles and media for sale. Parking and admission is free.

Edmonds in Bloom Garden Tour – Edmonds

7/19/15 Various locations in Edmonds www.edmondsinbloom.com

Enjoy a day exploring the magnificent gardens in Edmonds. You will gather wonderful ideas and knowledge to use in your own garden. This is the perfect way to spend the day taking in the beauty of nature. 11am-4pm.

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Bluegrass & Folk Festival-Mukilteo

Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival – Mukilteo

Join us for an evening of entertaining fun with local musicians and performers. Listen to excellent performers of Bluegrass, for entertainment and fun. This is a juried event! Free event! 11am-6pm.

Artist’s booths, bands, parade, children’s activities, lighthouse tours, salmon bake, fireworks and much more! The Entertainment Garden with live music open until midnight on both Friday and Saturday night. Check website for shuttle information. No parking at Lighthouse Park. Admission is free. Friday 3-8pm, Saturday parade is at 10:30 am and Festival opens at 11am-8pm, fireworks at dusk and Sunday 11am-5pm.

8/15/15 Red Cup Café and Courtyard, 619 4th St., Mukilteo 425-423 0450, www.mukilteoarts.org

Fresh Paint: Festival of Artists at Work – Everett

8/15/15-8/16/15 Port of Everett Marina, 1205 Craftmen Way, Everett www.schack.org/events/fresh-paint

Painting, pottery, glass, jewelry, mixed media, fiber arts, photography, a farmers market, & more will be offered. Every artist is in action. Join the Float Find on Jetty Island. Festival runs 10am-5pm.

Stanwood-Camano Community Fair – Stanwood 7/31/15-8/2/15 Fairgrounds, 6431 Pioneer Hwy. 360-629-4121, www.stanwoodcamanofair. org, www.stanwoodrotary.org

The “Best Lil Fair in the West” showcases exhibits, entertainment and a carnival! Located just outside Stanwood on the historic Pioneer Highway. Fri & Sat 9am-10pm, Sun 9am-6pm, Free Shuttle Adults: $10, Seniors & Children: $7, Under 5: Free, Season Pass: $20.

12th Annual Index Arts Festival – Index

8/1/15 Doolittle Park, 503 Avenue A, Index www.indexartsfestival.org

Outdoor painting, crafts marketplace, live music all day, poetry readings, food cabana in the park and children’s art activity area. 10am to 6pm booths, 10am-10pm music, 11am-4pm Poetry Reading. Admission and parking is free.

Mukilteo Arts Festival – Mukilteo 8/1/15 Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave, Mukilteo

A one day event which provides Mukilteo and surrounding communities, including our neighbors across the water to meet artists and purchase their work. Free admission. 10am-6pm.

Granite Falls Show & Shine – Granite Falls

8/1/15 Downtown Granite Falls 360-691-7733, www.granitefallswa.com

Over 150 antique and show cars converge for a day of beauty! Enjoy the sights, sounds and scents of the many vendors providing food, crafts, and more. Car registration 7am, event 8am-3pm.

15th Annual Summer Meltdown Music Festival – Darrington 8/6/15-8/9/15 Whitehorse Mountain Amphitheater, Darrington www.summermeltdownfest.com

A one of kind music and camping festival! Check the festival website for ticket and parking prices. Thursday Gate Hours: 5-10pm, Friday Gate Hours: 10am-10pm, Saturday Gate Hours: 10am-10pm, Sunday Gate Hours: 10am-6pm. Weekend pass $140.

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Homegrown Festival – Marysville 8/7/15-8/9/15 Downtown Marysville www.marysvillemerchants.com

Find handmade and hand grown items for purchase at this marketplace and street fair. Over a 100 vendor marketplace showcasing local produce, artisans, musicians, and artists. Entertainment for kids & adults. Fri & Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-3pm.

Fronderosa Frolic – Gold Bar

8/8/15 107th St. SE, Gold Bar 360-793-1472, www.skyvalleychamber.com

From 10am-5pm, visit and explore this exotic plant fair.

26th Annual Stillaguamish Festival of the River & Pow Wow – Arlington 8/8/15-8/9/15 River Meadows County Park, 20416 Jordan Rd., Arlington www.festivaloftheriver.com

Listen to music, enjoy an authentic salmon bake, children’s activities, logging show, exhibits and a Pow Wow. This festival celebrates our rivers & watersheds. Gates open at 11am. Admission is free.

Sky Valley Stock & Antique Tractor Club Show-Frohning Farm – Monroe 8/14/15-8/16/15 Frohning Farm, Monroe 360-568-6689 www.skyvalleyantiquetractor.com

Promoting the history & preservation of farming, there will be competitions in threshing and bailing. Pedal tractors for kids, hayrides and a variety of vendors. 8am-5pm Friday seniors are FREE. $6 for adults, children 12 and under are FREE.

Taste of Edmonds – Edmonds

8/14/15-8/16/15 Civic Playfield, 310 6th Ave. N, Edmonds www.atoeedmonds.homestead.com

The 3rd largest 3-day festival in the state of Washington and among the “Top 100 North American Festivals” with arts and crafts, kids rides, kids’ activities, 35 food vendors, 3 stages of entertainment plus lots of roving entertainers, and beer and wine gardens. Fri & Sat 11am10pm, Sun 11am-7pm.

Taste of the Center – Stanwood

8/20/15 Stanwood Senior & Community Center, 7430 276th St. NW, Stanwood 360-629-7403, www.stanwoodseniorcenter.org Enjoy 15 restaurants & their cuisine. 5-7pm Pre-sale tickets: 5 tastes/ $10 (10 tastes $20) or more.

Dahlia Show – Everett

8/22/15-8/23/15 Floral Hall at Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett www.ci.everett.wa.us

Catch the colorful display of more than 2,500 dahlias as single blooms, triple blooms, five blooms, in baskets and in artistic arrangements. Presented by the Snohomish County Dahlia Society. Saturday, 1pm-6pm or Sun. 10am-4pm. Free admission.

Evergreen State Fair – Monroe 8/27/15-9/7/15 Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe

360-805-6700, www.evergreenfair.org Enjoy carnival rides, concerts and shows, Rodeo day, demonstrations, Race day, “fair” food, competitive exhibits, 4H, “special” admission days and more! 10am-10pm.

Vintage Aircraft Weekend

9/4/15-9/6/15 Historic Flight Foundation, 10719 Bernie Webber Drive, Mukilteo www.vintageaircraftweekend.org Join us for food, fun, flying, music, history, inspiration and excitement. 9am-5pm each day. Regular admission rates apply: $15 adults, $12 senior/military, $10 youth (age 11-17), Free ages 10 and under. Free with Historic Flight Membership.

Classic Car Show – Stanwood

9/5/15 Stanwood Senior & Community Center, 7430 276th St. NW, Stanwood 360-629-7403, www.stanwoodseniorcenter.org

Cars, door prizes, food, entertainment. 8am-3pm

9/11/15-9/13/15 Lighthouse Park, 609 Front St., Mukilteo 425-353-5516 www.mukilteolighthousefestival.com

Puget Sound Bird Fest – Edmonds

9/11/15-9/13/15 Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds www.pugetsoundbirdfest.org A celebration of the birds and nature found on the beautiful shores of Puget Sound. Our threeday events include speakers, guided walks, land and water-based field trips, exhibits, and educational activities for children and adults.

Pioneer Days at Stillaguamish Valley  Pioneer Museum – Arlington 9/19/15 20722 67th Ave NE, Arlington 360-435-7289, www.stillymuseum.org

A fun day for children of all ages, hands on, milk a cow, wash clothes, sewing machine, old toys, shake shingles, churn butter, grind wheat, and more. 1-4pm Pioneer Days is free. Museum admission $5 for adults; $2 for children 12/ under.

43rd Annual Snohomish Historic Home Tour – Snohomish 9/20/15 Various locations in Snohomish 360-568-2526, www.cityofsnohomish.com Tour is a self-guided tour from 12-5pm, at various locations in the City of Snohomish. Homes vary in architectural styles. The community event showcases the historical character of the City. Tickets $15 & $10 for seniors.

Return of the Salmon Celebration – Sultan

9/26/15 Osprey Park, 801 1st St, Sultan 360-793-0983, www.skyvalleychamber.com

Remembering Chief T’seul-Ted and protecting our Salmon Watersheds along with fun activities happen each year at the event. This community celebration includes at 5k Salmon Run. Please check the Sky Valley Chamber website for updates.

The Annual Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show – Mountlake Terrace 9/26/15-10/11/15 Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace 425-771-7068, www.cityofmlt.com Enjoy paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, photography and 3-dimensional works by top local and regional artists. M-Thu 12-6 pm, Fri. & Sat. 12-5pm, Sun. 1-5 pm except Oct. 5th 1-3 pm.

Snohomish Hot Rod & Classic Car Show – Snohomish 9/27/15 Downtown Snohomish www.cityofsnohomish.com

The car show fills the Historic downtown streets from 10:00am-4:00pm, with over 600 of the most beautiful antique, classic, exotic, hot rod cars and trucks. It’s the Best of the Northwest!

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DINING & CASINOS Enjoy a range of dining choices and ethnic cuisines to suit every taste from fresh seafood to steaks, pasta, salads, barbeque, burgers, brew pubs and much more. Angel of the Winds Hotel and Casino 360-474-9740

3438 Stoluckquamish Lane, Arlington www.angelofthewinds.com Vegas style tribal casino, located near Arlington at I-5 exit 210, restaurant, slots, blackjack and other table games. (see ad page 43)

Arnie’s Restaurant 425-771-5688

300 Admiral Way, Edmonds www.arniesrestaurant.com Waterfront dining, fresh seafood & Pacific NW favorites. Sunday Brunch.

Maltby Café 425-483-3123

IVAR’S MUKILTEO LANDING 710 Front Street Mukilteo 425-742-6180 www.ivars.com Overlooking scenic Possession Sound, enjoy fresh award-winning Northwest seafood in a comfortable, casual setting.

Mukilteo

8809 Maltby Road, Snohomish www.maltbycafe.com Homemade country-style family dining.

Scuttlebutt Brewing Company 425-257-9316

1205 Craftsman Way, Suite 101, Everett www.scuttlebuttbrewing.com Great food and award-winning ales. Join us at our family pub on Everett’s waterfront.

Skagit Valley Casino Resort 877-275-2448

I-5 Exit 236, Bow | www.theskagit.com Fun Never Tasted So Good. Whether you’re in the mood for a casual atmosphere or a more elegant dining experience, each of our three restaurants offers fantastic food in a unique setting.

Tulalip Resort Casino 888-272-1111

10200 Quil Ceda Boulevard, Tulalip www.tulalipresort.com From sumptuous culinary artistry to traditional open firepit cooking, Tulalip Resort offers excellent dining, as well as fabulous entertainment and gaming options. This premier resort has earned a AAA four diamond rating. (see ad back cover)

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Best Western Plus Edmonds Harbor Inn 130 W Dayton St Edmonds, WA

425-771-5021 800-441-8033 www.bwedmondsharborinn.com

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91

X

X

S

X

X

KL

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X

360-659-2424

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Comfort Inn & Suites 1414 228th St SE Bothell, WA

425-402-0900 / 800-424-6423 www.comfortinn.com/hotel-bothellwashington-wa704

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Comfort Inn Marysville 6311 33rd Ave NE Marysville, WA

360-658-1339 800-4-CHOICE www.choicehotels.com/hotel/wa166

C

59

425-670-0500 800-321-2211 www.marriott.com/sealn

C

156

360-436-1776 www.darringtonmotorinn.com

A

16

425-355-1570 800-329-7466 www.daysinn.com/everett

B

51

425-775-8030 800-225-3297 www.daysinn.com

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Andy’s Motel 22201 Highway 99 Edmonds, WA Angel of the Winds Casino & Hotel 3438 Stoluckquamish Lane Arlington, WA

Best Western Navigator Inn & Suites 10210 Evergreen Way Everett, WA Best Western Sky Valley Inn 19233 Hwy 2 Monroe, WA

City Center Motel 810 State Ave Marysville, WA

Courtyard by Marriott 4220 Alderwood Mall Blvd Lynnwood, WA Darrington Motor Inn 1100 Seeman St Darrington, WA Days Inn Everett 1602 SE Everett Mall Way Everett, WA Days Inn Lynnwood 4117 196th St SW Lynnwood, WA

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X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

16 & under stay free.

X

X

Large parking lot for big trucks.

K

X

X

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X

X

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X

X

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X

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X

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Comments

Hotel opened adjacent to casino January 2015. Casino has restaurants, live entertainment.

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

KL

Week/Long Term Rates

X

Handicap Access

X

Fitness Center

Kitchen Units/ Laundry

54

Pets Allowed

AAA Rated

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Americas Best Value Inn 22127 Highway 99 Edmonds, WA

Pool/ Spa

Internet/ WiFi

Free Continental or Full Breakfast

# of Rooms

425-776-0200 www.americasbestvalueinn.com/bestv. cfm?idp=1749

HOTELS/MOTELS

Restaurant/ Lounge

Rate Code

Standard Rate Codes: A = $75 and under/night B = $75-$100/night C = $100 - $150/night D = Over $150/night Amenities Code: K = Kitchen; L = Laundry

Meeting Room Capacity

ACCOMMODATIONS

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X

X

X

Business Center, Free WiFi

X

Close to Alderwood Mall and next door to Lynnwood Convention Center.

X

Near Xfinity Arena. Business services.

X

Tubs for 2, evening reception M-TH, Indoor pool, Local Shuttle. Close to Evergreen State Fairgrounds. Business Center.

X

Close to Evergreen State Fairgrounds. Business Center. Situated 1.5 blocks from waterfront in the heart of Edmonds.

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X

X

X

Business center, Indoor pool, Business Center.

Free Tulalip Casino shuttle.

X

X

X

X

X

Free high speed internet. Free parking. Suites available.

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X

X

View of Whitehorse Mountain.

X

X

X

Truck/Bus parking, Next to Everett Mall

X

X

Close to Lynnwood Convention Center, Large vehicle parking.

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• Spacious 2-room suites • Complimentary full cookedto-order breakfast and Evening Manager's reception • High Speed Internet Access • Indoor pool and exercise facility • Full-service restaurant, room service and lounge

Marysville Tulalip

• 10,000 sf of meeting space

Seattle North/Lynnwood I-5 Exit 181A 20610 44th Ave. W • Lynnwood 425-775-2500 • 800-628-0611

Close to The New Tulalip Casino, Seattle Premium Outlet Mall and across the street from The QC Casino and Night Club. Just 30 miles North of Seattle and 90 miles South of Vancouver, BC.

Conveniently located off I-5 nearAlderwood Mall – 12 miles from Seattle and 90 minutes from Canada

Enjoy a Hot Breakfast Buffet on us Guests have full access to our Fitness Center and High Speed Internet Guest Laundry and Premier Jacuzzi Suites available * Shuttle to the Tulalip Casino availible from the QC Casino and Night Club located just across the street from our hotel

1-800-EMBASSY embassysuiteslynwood.com

(360) 658-1339

6311 33rd Ave NE Marysville, WA

I-5 Exit 199

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425-775-2500 / 800-628-0611 www.embassysuiteslynnwood.com

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240

X

425-252-6062

A

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Extended Stay America 923 228th St SE Bothell, WA

425-402-4252 800-EXT-STAY www.extendedstayhotels.com

B

101

X

Extended Stay America 22122 17th Ave SE Bothell, WA

425-482-2900 800-EXT-STAY www.extendedstayhotels.com

B

123

X

Extended Stay America 8410 Broadway Everett, WA

425-355-1923 800-EXT-STAY www.extendedstayhotels.com

B

104

X

X

Extended Stay America 1431 112th St SE Everett, WA

425-337-1341 800-EXT-STAY www.extendedstayhotels.com

B

88

X

Extended Stay America 3021 196th St SW Lynnwood, WA

425-670-2520 800-EXT-STAY www.extendedstayhotels.com

B

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Extended Stay America 3917 Harbour Pointe Blvd SW Mukilteo, WA

425-493-1561 800-EXT-STAY www.extendedstayhotels.com

B

Fairground Inn Motel 18950 Hwy 2 Monroe, WA

360-794-5401 www.fairgroundinn.net

Far West Motel 6030 Evergreen Way Everett, WA Golden West Motel 23916 Highway 99 Edmonds, WA

Embassy Suites Hotel 20610 44th Ave W Lynnwood, WA Everett Motel, Inc. 1115 N Broadway Everett, WA

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X

X

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KL

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Great rates for clean, quiet rooms, convenient location. Restaurants within walking distance.

X

X

Minutes from Seattle. Flexible meeting and event space.

X

X

Convenience store on site.

X

X

Economy studios.

X

X

Canyon Park area. Shuttle.

X

X

Full kitchen in all rooms. 24 hour guest laundry.

X

X

Silver Lake area. Near Future of Flight and Harbour Pointe Golf Club.

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X

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X

X

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Fully-equipped kitchens.

107

X

X

X

KL

X

X

X

Economy studios.

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60

X

X

KL

X

425-355-3007

A

20

X

KL

425-771-3447

A

25

360-863-1900 800-214-8378 www.guesthouseintl.com

C

66

X

X

X

X

425-771-1888 800-771-8555 www.hamptonseattlenorth.com

C

152

X

X

X

425-349-4466 www.hamptoninn3.hilton.com

C

122

X

X

425-486-0400 800-STAY-HGI www.seattlebothell.hgi.com

C

128

X

X

X

C

102

X

X

425-423-9000 877-STAY-HGI www.seattlenortheverett.gardeninn.com

X

X

X

KL

Hilton Garden Inn 22600 Bothell Everett Highway Bothell, WA

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X

X

Hampton Inn Seattle/Everett Downtown 2931 West Marine View Drive Everett, WA

Hilton Garden Inn 8401 Paine Field Blvd Mukilteo, WA

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X

Environmentally respectful.

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GuestHouse Intl. Inn & Suites 19103 Highway 2 Monroe, WA Hampton Inn and Suites 19324 Alderwood Mall Pkwy Lynnwood, WA

X

X

Comments

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X

X

Week/Long Term Rates

B

Handicap Access

425-337-9090 800-434-9204 www.econolodge.com

Econo Lodge-Everett Mall 9602 19th Ave SE Everett, WA

Fitness Center

20

Pets Allowed

AAA Rated

A

Dutch Cup Motel 819 Main St Sultan, WA

Pool/ Spa

360-793-2215 800-844-0488 www.dutchcup.com

HOTELS/MOTELS

Kitchen Units/ Laundry

Internet/ WiFi

Free Continental or Full Breakfast

Restaurant/ Lounge

X

# of Rooms

X

Rate Code

Standard Rate Codes: A = $75 and under/night B = $75-$100/night C = $100 - $150/night D = Over $150/night Amenities Code: K = Kitchen; L = Laundryy

Meeting Room Capacity

ACCOMMODATIONS

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X

X

Walking distance to Evergreen State Fairgrounds.

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L

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X

X

X

Indoor pool and spa, Business center.

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X

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X

X

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Free shuttle service within 10 mile radius. Special accommodations for Extended Stay guests.

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X

X

L

X

X

Beautiful new hotel in downtown Everett boasting waterfront views

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X

X

L

X

X

Close to Country Village shopping.

X

X

X

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X

Adjacent to Paine Field and Future of Flight.

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Holiday Inn - Downtown Everett 3105 Pine Street Everett, WA

425-339-2000 800-860-7715 www.hieverett.com

C

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Holiday Inn Express- Canyon Park 22922 15th Ave SE Bothell, WA

425-483-8100 800-864-8165 www.hiexpress.com/bothellwa

C

62

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites 131 128th St SW Everett, WA

425-609-4000 800-465-4329 www.hiexpress.com/everettwa

C

99

425-672-1234 800-261-9168 www.hiexpress.com/lynnwoodwa

C

80

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites 8606 36th Ave NE Marysville, WA

360-530-1234 888-465-4329 www.hiexpress.com/marysvillewa

C

100

X

Homewood Suites by Hilton 18123 Alderwood Mall Parkway Lynnwood, WA

425-670-8943 ww.homewoodsuites3.hilton.com

C

165

X

B

53

X

Holiday Inn Express 2519 196th Street SW Lynnwood, WA

Hotel International 5621 196th St SE Lynnwood, WA

425-771-1777 800-626-5750

X

X

X

X

X

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X

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X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

//lynnwoodhotelinternational.com/index.html

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X

Week/Long Term Rates

Handicap Access

Fitness Center

Pets Allowed

Kitchen Units/ Laundry

AAA Rated

Internet/ WiFi

Pool/ Spa

Free Continental or Full Breakfast

Restaurant/ Lounge

HOTELS/MOTELS

Meeting Room Capacity

Rate Code

Standard Rate Codes: A = $75 and under/night B = $75-$100/night C = $100 - $150/night D = Over $150/night Amenities Code: K = Kitchen; L = Laundry

# of Rooms

ACCOMMODATIONS

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Comments Convenient downtown Everett location. Tommy’s Restaurant & Bar located in hotel.

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X

L

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Business Center. Quality of Excellence Award Winner.

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Close to Boeing. Business Center, indoor pool, complimentary evening reception Tue-Thurs.

Close to Alderwood Mall and Lynnwood Convention Center.

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X

X

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One mile from Tulalip Resort Casino and Spa and Seattle Premium Outlets.

X

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Opened Spring 2014 Two-story waterslide. Across from Alderwood Mall.

X

X

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Close to shopping and resaurants.

L

STAY, SHOP & SAVE

Edmonds Harbor Inn ◆ 5 minutes to beaches, ferry,

restaurants, fishing and shopping ◆ 20 minutes north of Seattle ◆ 100% non-smoking ◆ Fitness room

◆ Complimentary expanded continental breakfast, WiFi and parking

◆ Seasonal pool ◆ Licensed massage therapist ◆ Meeting space

Reservations: 1.800.441.8033 or 425.771.5021 www.bwedmondsharborinn.com Each Best Western® branded hotel is independently owned and operated

YOU WON’T BELIEVE HOW FAR YOUR SHOPPING/DINING/LODGING/DOLLARS WILL GO!

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Week/Long Term Rates

Handicap Access

Fitness Center

Pets Allowed

Kitchen Units/ Laundry

X

X

L

X

X

X

In room coffee, microwave and fridge. Free access to new Aquatic Center.

X

KL

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X

X

Walking distance to shopping and restaurants.

X

X

L

X

X

Business center.

X

X

X

Walking distance to shopping and restaurants. Indoor pool and spa.

X

X

X

X

KL

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K

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X

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99

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L

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425-304-3000 800-628-9466 www.cnic.navy.mil/everett

A

72

X

X

KL

360-403-7222 866-966-7829 www.qualityinn.com/hotel/wa179

B

51

X

X

X

X

KL

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X

X

X

Near Seattle Premium Outlets.

425-609-4550 800-499-2093 www.hoteleverett.com

B

82

X

X

X

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L

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X

X

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Near Boeing center. For the business and leisure traveler.

425-771-1100 800-331-3131 www.marriott.com/SEALW

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120

X

X

X

X

KL

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X

X

425-774-7700

A

52

X

L

X

425-423-8600 800-311-1461 www.silvercloud.com/mukilteo.htm

C

70

X

360-659-8561

B

58

C

33

360-568-2208 800-548-9993 www.snohomishinn.com

C

26

425-778-2181 800-787-2181 //kandemotorinnmotel.com

A

32

La Quinta Inn 12619 4th Ave W Everett, WA

425-347-9099 800-753-3757 www.lq.com

B

73

X

X

X

La Quinta Inn 4300 Alderwood Mall Blvd Lynnwood, WA

425-775-7447 800-775-0805 www.lq.com

C

101

X

X

Marriott TownePlace Suites 8521 Mukilteo Speedway Mukilteo, WA

425-551-5900 800-257-3000 www.marriott.com/SEATS

C

128

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Medallion Hotel 16710 Smokey Point Blvd Arlington, WA

360-657-0500 888-317-0499 www.medallionhotel.net

C

97

X

360-794-6751

A

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Motel 6 Everett North 10006 Evergreen Way Everett, WA

425-347-2060 800-466-8356 www.motel6.com

A

117

Motel 6 Everett South 224 128th St SW Everett, WA

425-353-8120 800-466-8356 www.motel6.com

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Motel Express 2301 Broadway Everett, WA

425-259-6131 //motelexpress.webs.com/

Navy Gateway Inns & Suites 13918 45th Avenue NE Marysville, WA 98271

Inn at Snohomish 323 Second St Snohomish, WA K & E Motor Inn 23921 Highway 99 Edmonds, WA

Monroe Motel 20310 Old Owen Rd Monroe, WA

Quality Inn & Suites 101 128th St SE Everett, WA Residence Inn by Marriott 18200 Alderwood Mall Pkwy Lynnwood, WA Rodeo Inn 20707 Hwy 99 Lynnwood, WA

Smokey Point Motor Inn 17329 Smokey Point Dr Arlington, WA

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AAA Rated

X

425-252-6779 888-252-6779 www.innatportgardner.com

Silver Cloud Inn 718 Front St Mukilteo, WA

Comments Boutique-style Inn located on the Everett Marina, next to fine dining.

Inn at Port Gardner 1700 W Marine View Dr Everett, WA

Quality Inn 5200 172nd St NE Arlington, WA

Internet/ WiFi

Pool/ Spa

Free Continental or Full Breakfast

Restaurant/ Lounge

HOTELS/MOTELS

Meeting Room Capacity

Rate Code

Standard Rate Codes: A = $75 and under/night B = $75-$100/night C = $100 - $150/night D = Over $150/night Amenities Code: K = Kitchen; L = Laundry

# of Rooms

ACCOMMODATIONS

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X

X

X

X

X

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X

X

X

X

X

X

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K

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AAA Diamond. Close to Boeing and Future of Flight museum.

X

X

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Day spa. Minutes from Outlets and Casinos. The Cellar Restaurant & Lounge

X

Quiet location on 3 acres, near fairgrounds.

X

X

Walking distance to area restaurants.

X

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Off I-5, next to Denny’s, restaurants, stores. Some rooms with microwave and fridge.

X

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Located near Boeing, Everett Marina, Everett Mall. Open to Active Duty Military, Reservist, Retirees, Dependent/s with valid I.d. Card.

X

X

All Suite hotel w/ fully equipped kitchens, adjacent to Alderwood Mall.

X

Boutique style hotel located on the Mukilteo waterfront. Passes to local health club.

X

X

Economical

X

Next to I-5. Quiet. 24 hour on duty.

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425-493-9500 800-225-1237 www.staymukilteo.com

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Stevens Pass Motel 809 Croft Avenue Gold Bar, WA

360-793-6633 www.stevenspassmotel.net

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18

425-771-3139 www.staystudio6.com

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119

425-347-1100 www.sunriseinneverett.com

B

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360-629-2888 www.stanwoodhotelsaloon.com

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425-259-6141 800-578-7878 www.travelodge.com

B

29

B

58

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360-716-6000 888-716-7162 www.tulalipresort.com

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370

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360-659-0005 800-659-0005 www.villageinnsuite.com

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360-793-8784 888-337-7492 www.wallacefallslodge.com

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10

425-252-8828

A

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Studio 6 6017 244th St SW Mountlake Terrace, WA Sunrise Motor Inn 8421 Evergreen Way Everett, WA The Stanwood Hotel 26926 102nd Avenue NW Stanwood, WA Travelodge- Everett City Center 3030 Broadway Everett, WA Travelodge Seattle North/Edmonds 23825 Highway 99 Edmonds, WA Tulalip Resort Casino & Spa 10200 Quil Ceda Blvd. Tulalip, WA Village Inn & Suites 235 Beach Avenue Marysville, WA Waits Motel 1301 Lombard Ave Everett, WA Wallace Falls Lodge 14424 Wallace Lake Rd Gold Bar, WA Welcome Motor Inn 1205 Broadway Everett, WA

425-771-8008 www.travelodge.com

425-252-3166 www.everettdowntownmotel.com

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KL

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X

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Near Paine Field, Future of Flight and Boeing. Close to Mukilteo ferry.

Spacious studio rooms.

KL

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Rustic cabin style, mountain view.

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Fully furnished studios. Kids stay free.

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Located close to Interstate 5 and Boeing facilities.

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X

Comments

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Week/Long Term Rates

Staybridge Suites 9600 Harbour Place Mukilteo, WA

X

Handicap Access

27

X

Fitness Center

A

X

Pets Allowed

425-775-0496

St Frances Motel 23905 Highway 99 Edmonds, WA

Kitchen Units/ Laundry

X

AAA Rated

84

Internet/ WiFi

Meeting Room Capacity

C

SpringHill Suites by Marriott 3850 Monte Villa Pkwy Bothell, WA

Pool/ Spa

# of Rooms

425-398-9700 888-287-9400 www.shsbothell.com

HOTELS/MOTELS

Free Continental or Full Breakfast

Rate Code

Standard Rate Codes: A = $75 and under/night B = $75-$100/night C = $100 - $150/night D = Over $150/night Amenities Code: K = Kitchen; L = Laundry

Restaurant/ Lounge

ACCOMMODATIONS

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Renovated 1890 hotel & saloon.

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L

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Close to Xfinity Arena Everett.

X

Close to downtown Edmonds, 12 miles from downtown Seattle. Four star hotel and spa. Next door to Tulalip Casino and Seattle Premium Outlets.

X

X

X

X

X

X

K

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X

Top-notch, affordable, royal hospitality.

X

Log Lodge on 10 acres. Perfect for retreats or weddings. Next to Wallace Fall State Park.

X

Near Naval base.

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GREAT GETAWAYS Bed & Breakfasts Arlington’s River Rock Inn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360-403-7014 15425 133rd Ave NE, Arlington | www.riverrockinnbnb.com 5 rooms, $199-229/night. Gourmet breakfast, northwest lodge-style B&B, on secluded acreage with native trails and jetted tubs in each room.

Bayside B & B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .425-252-2201/425-478-1059 2201 Rucker Avenue, Everett | www.baysidebnb.com 1897 historical mansion in downtown Everett. 4 guestrooms, $82$162/night.

By the Bay B&B and Cottage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 425-239-2897 821 4th St., Mukilteo.| www.bythebay.net 2 rooms, $80-$110/night. Romantic 1914 home, one room in main floor of home, small separate cottage in garden, hearty continental breakfast, view of Puget Sound, ferries and islands.

Cadyville Carriage House. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360-568-5390 304 Avenue A, Snohomish | www.cadyvillecarriage.com 1 room, $115+/night. Separate quarters, continental breakfast, complete kitchen. Located in historic district.

Country Cedar Inn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360-691-3830 5732 Robe Menzel Rd., Granite Falls | www.countrycedarinn.com 4 rooms, $99-$149/night. Full homemade breakfast, themed rooms with grand view of Cascade Mountain Range.

Countryman B&B . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .360-568-9622/800-700-9622 119 Cedar, Snohomish | www.countrymanbandb.com 3 rooms. $110-$140/night. Full or continental breakfast, 1896 Queen Anne Victorian home in historic downtown.

Dayton B&B, The. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 425-778-3611 522 Dayton, Edmonds 2 rooms, $95/night. Deluxe continental breakfast (extra charge), kitchenette, view of the bay and mountains, private apartment.

Elleries River Cottages on the Stillaguamish . . . . . . . . . 206-362-9200 31420 365th Dr NE, Arlington | www.elleriesrivercottages.com Spend a day, a weekend or a week on the banks of the Stillaguamish River in one of Ellerie’s comfortable cottages. All cottages have private access to the river. Two bedrooms, one bath, sleeps up to five (5). Large river view deck. Wood-burning fireplace. Ellerie supplies all the food you need for a full fresh breakfast and you cook it how you like and when you like. $175-$250/night, double occupancy.

Hogland House B&B . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .425-742-7639/888-681-5101 917 Webster St., Mukilteo | www.hoglandhouse.com 2 rooms, $95-$140/night. Hearty country breakfast, 1906 Craftsman home, view of Puget Sound. Vintage 1 bedroom cabin on grounds also available.

Lil’Norski Bed & Breakfast. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360-435-9636 Arlington | www.lilnorski.com A deluxe breakfast and a beautiful secluded scene on the Stillaguamish River, makes this getaway a sweet place to stay. $119$139/night.

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Mansion Inn Lake Stevens B & B . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 425-610-4746 1513 Mitchell Road, Lake Stevens | www.mansioninnlakestevens.com 5 private rooms. $139-$199/night. Breakfast. Beautiful mansion with luxurious rooms, all with lake views.

Mountain Loop Bed & Breakfast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360-691-4760 30528 Mt. Loop Highway, Granite Falls | www.mlbnb.com 3 rooms. $95-$150/night. Full breakfast included. Covered outdoor kennels for dogs.

Mystic Mountain B&B . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360-435-5888 29909 Oso Loop Rd, Arlington | www.mysticmountainbnb.com Mystic Mountain Bed and Breakfast is in the restored 1922 Dairy Barn, which offers two private rooms and an open shared living space and shared full bath. The country themed living room offers a pellet stove for warmth, comfortable seating, a television to watch movies and the ambiance of the old west. Cost for two guests: $135 + tax for Continental Breakfast or $145 + tax with Full Breakfast.

Cabins & Vacation Rentals A Cabin On the Sky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360-793-0100 Index | www.acabinonthesky.com On the Skykomish River in Index. Sleeps up to four people. Hot tub, free WiFi, fire bowl on deck.

A River Runs Through It . . . . . . . . . . . . .360-569-2799 / 877-325-5881 Baring | www.greatgetaways.com/riverruns/index.html Off Highway 2 near Index in Baring. Hot tub, fire pit. Sleeps up to four people.

Bonny Sky Lodge. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .509-996-2148/800-422-3048 Index | www.centralreservations.net/lodging/bonnysky One hour NE of Seattle in Index. Wonderfully private location, surrounded by trees. Hot tub, internet. Accommodates a small group/ family, max. of 10 people.

Cabins at Flowing Lake County Park . . . . . . . 360-568-2274 (M-F, 8-5) 17900 48th St. SE, Snohomish | www.snohomishcountywa.gov/Facilities Escape to a cozy cabin in the woods. Each cabin comes furnished with a futon and/or bunk bed which sleep 5, table and 4 chairs.

Cabin at Mount Pilchuck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 425-754-5111 9829 353rd Dr NE, Granite Falls | www.mountpilchuck.com Off the Mountain Loop Hwy in the Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest. Cabin overlooks the river. Great area for family reunions, etc. Sleeps six.

Grey Fox . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .360-569-2799 / 877-325-5881 Index | www.greatgetaways.com/greyfox/index.html On the Skykomish River within walking distance to Index. Hot tub, outdoor grill, full kitchen and private. EV charge. Sleeps up to seven people.

Kayak Kottage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 425-388-6600 15610 Marine Drive, Stanwood | www.snohomishcountywa.gov/Facilities Kayak County Park offers a unique 3-bedroom Craftsman-style vacation house situated on a bluff overlooking Puget Sound. Maximum seven people.

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GREAT GETAWAYS Lake Crabapple Cottage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360-652-9304 Marysville | www.lakecrabapplecottage.com, www.vrbo.com/155160 Just 35 miles NW of Seattle. Private luxury log home nestled in the woods on quiet Crabapple Lake in Marysville. Fully equipped. Sleeps four + people.

Paca Pride Guest Ranch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360-691-3395 28311 Mountain Loop Highway, Granite Falls | www.pacapride.com Camping/retreat experience with rustic resort comfort; from spaces for tent camping to completely furnished accommodations in a guest room at the main lodge to a yurt.

The Rosehill Manor & Gardens. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360-793-7379 449 5th St, Index | www.vrbo.com/511159 Garden Suite. 1 room, $135+/night. Enjoy entire floor of the manor, private entrance. Rosehill Cottage. 1 room. $85+/night.

Vacation Rental Cabins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206-219-6427 Various locations | www.vacationrentalcabins.com Over 15 rental cabins available within Snohomish County. Includes a Farm house, cottages, waterfront cabins, with amenities such as hot tubs, fire pits, pet friendly and beautiful views. Sleeping availability from 1 up to 14 people per renta.

Wallace Falls Cabins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .888-CAMPOUT/888-226-7688 14503 Wallace Falls Rd., Gold Bar www.parks.wa.gov/419/Wallace-Falls-State-Park

RV Parks & Campgrounds Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest . . . . . . . . . . . . . .877-833-6777 www.fs.usda.gov/recmain/mbs/recreation Wallace Falls State Park, Gold Bar . . . . . . 360-793-8784 / 888-226-7688 www.parks.wa.gov/289/Wallace-Falls COUNTY PARKS www.snohomishcountywa.gov/1074/Parks-Facilities

Wenberg County Park, Stanwood . . . . . . Flowing Lake County Park, Snohomish . Kayak Point County Park, Stanwood . . . River Meadows County Park, Arlington . Squire Creek, Arlington . . . . . . . . . . . .

425-388-6600 / 360-657-7417 425-388-6600 / 360-568-2274 425-388-6600 / 360-652-7992 425-388-6600 / 360-435-3441 425-388-6600 / 360-435-3441

RV PARKS Angel of the Winds Casino & RV Park, Arlington . . 360-474-9740 x5203 www.angelofthewinds.com/fuel/welcome Cascade Kamloops RV Park, Darrington . . . . . . . . . . . . . .360-436-1003 www.glacierview.net/kamloops/rv.html Cedar Grove Shores RV Park, Stanwood. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .360-652-7083 www.cgsrvpark.com/

Five cabins in Wallace Falls State Park near trails and lake. Sleeps up to five people per cabin.

Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Monroe . . 425-805-6727 / 360-805-6700 www.evergreenfair.org/142/RV-Park

Yurt Village at Kayak Point County Park . . . . . . . . . . . . 425-388-6600 15610 Marine Drive, Stanwood | www.snohomishcountywa.gov/Facilities

Harbour Pointe RV Park, Everett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .425-789-1169 www.harbourpointervpark.com

Camping in modern style dome tents that can accommodate up to five campers.

Lake Goodwin Resort, Stanwood . . . . . . 360-652-8169 / 800-242-8169 www.lakegoodwinresort.com/Cabin_Camping_Stanwood_WA.html Lake Ki RV Resort, Arlington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .360-652-0619 www.lakekiresort.com Lake Pleasant RV Park, Bothell . . . . . . . 425-487-1785 / 800-742-0386 www.explorebothell.com/lake-pleasant-rv-park Lakeside RV Park, Everett . . . . . . . . . . . 425-347-2970 / 800-468-7275 www.lakesidervpark.net Maple Grove RV Resort, Everett . . . . . . . 425-423-9608 / 866-793-2200 www.maplegroverv.com/ Port Susan Camping Club, Tulalip. . . . . . 425-743-7272/360-652-7520 www.portsusancamping.org/Default.aspx Smokey Point Mobile Home/RV Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .360-387-0199 www.smokeypointrv.com/Home.html Snohomish RV & Mobile Home Park. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .360-568-9433 Twin Cedars RV Park, Lynnwood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .800-878-9304 www.goodsamcamping.com/travel/campgroundsandrvparks/generalinfo.aspx?cgid=870001276

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Aviation Adventures

VisitPaineField.com Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour Flying Heritage Collection Historic Flight Foundation Museum of Flight Restoration Center

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Transportation Information Airporter Shuttle. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 866-235-5247 www.airporter.com Non-stop service to Seatac 11 times a day. Convenient, comfortable, and affordable! Amtrak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-USA-RAIL Community Transit. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-562-1375 Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 425-353-2110 Port of Edmonds. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 425-775-4588 www.portofedmonds.org Port of Everett Marina . . . . . . . . . . . . . 425-259-6001 www.portofeverett.com Shuttle Express . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-487-7433 www.shuttleexpress.com Washington State Ferries . . . . . . . . . . . 888-808-7977 www.wsdot.wa.gov/Ferries

GETTING HERE

National Forest & Washington State Parks Information

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Sea-Tac International Airport is located approximately 40 miles south of Everett.

Served by Amtrak, Northwest Trailways and Greyhound Bus Lines. All local and regional buses have bike racks. Two ferry terminals within 20 miles of Everett serve Whidbey Island, the Kitsap Peninsula. Washington State ferries now takes reservations for some routes including San Juan Islands at wsdot.wa.gov/ferries or call 888-808-7977.

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Mt. Baker -Snoqualmie National Forest .......................... 425-783-6000; 800-627-0062 Washington State Parks Information .......................................... 360-902-8844

Chambers of Commerce/ Visitor Information Centers Arlington/Smokey Point Chamber & Visitor Center.............................. 360-659-5453 Darrington City Hall....................................... 360-436-1131 Economic Alliance Snohomish County......................................... 425-743-4567 Edmonds Visitor Center ................................. 425-776-6711 Edmonds Chamber ........................................ 425-670-1496 Gold Bar City Hall .......................................... 360-793-1101 Granite Falls Chamber .................................. 425-691-7733 Granite Falls Tourism Information Center ........................................ 360-975-3654 Index Town Hall ............................................. 360-793-2488 Lake Stevens Chamber .................................. 425-334-0433 Marysville Tulalip Visitors Center and Chamber ............................................... 360-659-7700 Monroe Chamber ........................................... 360-794-5488 Mukilteo Chamber and VIC ............................ 425-347-1456 Greater Bothell Chamber (Bothell, Mill Creek)....................................... 425-485-4353 Snohomish Chamber ..................................... 360-568-2526 Stanwood Chamber ....................................... 360-629-0562 Stanwood Visitors Center .............................. 360-629-3888 Sky Valley Visitors Center and Chamber (Index, Sultan) ........................ 360-793-0983

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FERRY SCHEDULE Edmonds / Kingston

Edmonds / Kingston

Mukilteo / Clinton

Mukilteo / Clinton

Spring 2015 Sailing Schedule

Summer 2015 Sailing Schedule

Spring 2015 Sailing Schedule

Summer 2015 Sailing Schedule

(Mar 22 - Jun 13, 2015) Crossing Time: Approximately 30 minutes Daily Leave Edmonds 5:35, 6:20, 7:10, 7:55, 8:50, 9:40, 10:30, 11:10, 12:05, 12:40, 1:40, 2:25, 3:15, 3:55, 4:45, 5:25, 6:15, 7:00, 7:40, 8:30, 9:00, 9:50, 10:25, 11:10, 11:45, 12:55

Daily Leave Kingston 4:55, 5:35, 6:25, 7:05, 7:55, 8:40, 9:40, 10:25, 11:15, 11:55, 12:50, 1:30, 2:30, 3:10, 4:00, 4:40, 5:30, 6:10, 7:00, 7:45, 8:20, 9:10, 9:40, 10:30, 11:05, 12:05

(Check www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries for Summer Schedule Updates after June 13.) Crossing Time: Approximately 30 minutes Daily Leave Edmonds 5:35, 6:20, 7:10, 7:55, 8:50, 9:40, 10:30, 11:10, 12:05, 12:40, 1:40, 2:25, 3:15, 3:55, 4:45, 5:25, 6:15, 7:00, 7:40, 8:30, 9:00, 9:50, 10:25, 11:10, 11:45, 12:55

Daily Leave Kingston 4:55 , 5:35 , 6:25, 7:05, 7:55, 8:40, 9:40, 10:25, 11:15, 11:55, 12:50, 1:30, 2:30, 3:10, 4:00, 4:40, 5:30, 6:10, 7:00, 7:45, 8:20, 9:10, 9:40, 10:30, 11:05, 12:05 



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 Mondays through Saturdays only  Mondays through Saturdays only, except Memorial Day  Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Memorial Day  Fridays and Sundays only  Friday night/Saturday morning only

(Mar 22 - Jun 13, 2015) Crossing Time: Approximately 20 minutes Daily Leave Mukilteo 5:05, 5:35, 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30, 9:00, 9:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 1:00, 1:30, 2:00, 2:30, 3:00, 3:30, 4:00, 4:30, 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:35, 8:00, 8:25, 9:00, 9:25, 10:00, 10:20, 11:00, 12:00, 1:05 Daily Leave Clinton 4:40, 5:10, 5:30, 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30, 9:00, 9:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 1:00, 1:30, 2:00, 2:30, 3:00, 3:30, 4:00 4:30, 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30, 8:55, 9:30, 9:50, 10:30, 11:30, 12:30

(Check www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries for Summer Schedule Updates after June 13.) Crossing Time: Approximately 20 minutes Daily Leave Mukilteo 5:05, 5:35, 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30, 9:00, 9:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 1:00, 1:30, 2:00, 2:30, 3:00, 3:30, 4:00, 4:30, 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:35, 8:00, 8:25, 9:00, 9:25, 10:00, 10:20, 11:00, 12:00, 1:05 Daily Leave Clinton 4:40, 5:10, 5:30, 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30, 9:00, 9:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 1:00, 1:30, 2:00, 2:30, 3:00, 3:30, 4:00, 4:30, 5:00, 5:30, 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30,

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 Mondays through Fridays only, except Memorial Day  Saturdays, Sundays and Memorial Day  Saturdays only

Ferry Riding—The Ultimate Northwest Experience Tour pastoral and charming Whidbey Island after a fun ferry ride from Mukilteo or visit the Kitsap Peninsula and Olympic Peninsula after strolling through Edmonds, launching your day trip from their

ferry dock. Please verify sailing times at www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries or

call 888-808-7977

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Experience the thrill of seeing

whales in the wild

The Seattle metropolitan area now has its first-ever half-day whale watch trip. Puget Sound Express, a family-run business that has been running popular whale & wildlife tours for 30 years, now offers 4-1/2-hour excursions out of the Edmonds Marina, just a few minutes north of Seattle.

Reserve online

PugetSoundExpress.com | 360-385-5288 Port of Edmonds, Parking Area 9 Spring & Summer 2015 SNOHOMISH COUNTY

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