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The North Cascades mountain range encompass an incredible array of culture and diversity in Washington State. From the dry plateau of Eastern Washington to the lush vegetation of the Northwest Coast, you will experience the true beauty of the State. Whatcom County is the largest gateway to Canada, and home to the majestic Mount Baker Scenic Highway, Chuckanut Drive, and the Dutch town of Lynden. Skagit County is home to Washington’s Tulip Festival in the town of Mount Vernon, the largest producer of tulip seed bulbs in the world. Snohomish County is home to the Boeing Factory Tours, fleets of fishing vessels, and the Norwegian town of Stanwood. Chelan County is home to the Bavarian Village of Leavenworth with the state’s Autumn Leaf Festival, the all American town of Cashmere, the apple capital of Wenatchee, and beautiful Lake Chelan. The Western town of Winthrop lies in the Methow Valley.

Magic of Winter in Leavenworth Washington!

Winter in Leavenworth Washington

Updated:01/18/18Winter Magic in Leavenworth Washington! With winter upon us it’s time to think about getting out and enjoying winter activities. You might think about a trip to Utah, Colorado, British Columbia, or California destinations for your winter vacation, or this winter plan on visiting the charming Bavarian Village and spend some of your winter in […]

Leavenworth Restaurant Guide

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Updated:01/18/18Leavenworth offers a huge variety of restaurants and food stands and this Leavenworth Restaurant Guide offers information and links to over 50 eateries in the surrounding area.  We encourage you to experience the authentic international foods that are available in the Bavarian village.  This page contains the most comprehensive listing of restaurants in Leavenworth and links […]

Leavenworth Bavarian IceFest Festival

Updated:12/27/17Winter Festival in Leavenworth Washington January 13 – 14, 2018 The Bavarian IceFest is a weekend grab bag invigorating outdoor events including, snow sculpture, tug ‘o war, ice cube scramble for kids six and under, the great Frisbee sweep, and Leavenworth’s famous Smooshing Contest, a unique race peculiar to the Great Bavarian Ice Fest. The […]

Leavenworth Maifest – May Festival

Leavenworth Maifest May Festival

Updated:12/6/17The Bavarian Village of Leavenworth presents The Annual Leavenworth Maifest from May 11, 2018 – May 13, 2018 Leavenworth Maifest encompasses history with 16th century costumes, games, dancing, eating, drinking and general revelry in the olde world Bavarian sense. Complete with the traditional Maipole dance! There’s a grand parade, live entertainment, shopping, a craft bazaar, […]

Semiahmoo Golf Courses

semiahmoo golf courses

Updated:03/21/17Semiahmoo Golf Courses in Blaine Washington You could be golfing today! At either Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club or Loomis Trail Golf Club, Semiahmoo Resort’s two 18-hole golf courses. Loomis Trail is an inland golf course approximately 8 minutes from the Resort and Semiahmoo is located 3.4 miles away from the Resort, off the spit. […]

Must See Whatcom County Wineries

Updated:01/18/18Visit these great Whatcom County wineries on a wine tasting tour in the most northwest corner of Washington State. MOUNT BAKER VINEYARDS (A) 4298 Mt Baker Hwy Everson, WA 98247 360-592-2300 www.mountbakervineyards.com VARTANYAN ESTATE WINERY (B) 1628 Huntley Rd Bellingham, WA 98226 360-756-6770 www.vewinery.com MASQUERADE WINE COMPANY (C) 2001 Iowa St Bellingham, WA 98229 360-220-7072 […]

Where to Eat at Mount Baker

Updated:01/17/18Looking for a place to grab a bite on the way up to the ski area at Mount Baker? Or looking for dinner after a day in the mountains summer or winter? Here are some options near Mount Baker and on the way to and from Bellingham on the Mount Baker Highway. Its a good […]

Wenatchee Art on the Avenues

Wenatchee Art on the Avenue Map

Updated:01/8/17Come see the Wenatchee Art on the Avenues Exibits Art on the Avenues is located at various locations in downtown Wenatchee, Washington State Contact: 509-662-0059 www.artontheavenues.org Art on the Avenues (AOTA) is an outdoor sculpture exhibit primarily located in Downtown Wenatchee and along the Riverfront Park Trail.  Established in 1995 the exhibit has over 80 […]

Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum

Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum, Washington State

Updated:09/22/16Visit the Wold Famous Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum on your next visit to Leavenworth Washington The Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum was founded in 1995 by George and Arlene Wagner.The museum became a non-profit 501(c)3 foundation and others have donated nutcrackers, and now it contains over 6000 specimens, probably the world’s largest collection of nut-opening devices. The museum […]

Tour The Cascade Loop

Cascade Loop Tour - Washingtons Ultimate Road Trip

Updated:01/18/18 Washington’s Ultimate Road Trip – The Cascade Loop For many years growing up in Washington our family planned a yearly trip along parts of the Cascade Loop. It became an integral part of our lives as we explored the theme towns, campgrounds, parks, and lakes that are so prevalent along the loop. You are invited […]

Semiahmoo Resort, Park, Bay

Semiahmoo Bay Sunset

Updated:01/18/18Semiahmoo Bay, Blaine, Washington Blaine’s Drayton Harbor opens into Semiahmoo Bay; the harbor is separated from the main body of the bay by Semiahmoo Spit. The Semiahmoo Resort is located on the end of the spit. In Canada the Campbell River flows into Semiahmoo Bay; in the USA California Creek and Dakota Creek flow into […]

Leavenworth Washington Christmas Lighting Festival

Leavenworth Washington Christmas Lighting Festival

Updated:01/18/18 Christmas Lighting in Leavenworth from Icicle TV Celebrate Christmas at the 2017 Leavenworth Washington Christmas Lighting Festival (see lodging and day trip information below main story) Each year the tiny Bavarian themed village of Leavenworth Washington, celebrates Christmas with a world famous Christmas Lighting Festival. White Shines Warmest (Leavenworth WA) from Voortex Productions Leavenworth […]

Leavenworth Recreation Destination

Leavenworth adventure video

Updated:02/25/17 Leavenworth Washington – Washington’s Recreation Destination When I first heard of Leavenworth in Washington State, I was an active outdoors-man exploring the world.  I came across a comment and a page describing Leavenworth while looking for new rock-climbing grounds. It was certainly entertaining. Leavenworth was described as a unique town by the author who’s […]

Table Mountain With Mt Baker & Mt Shuksan

View from Table Mountain

Updated:02/25/17Hiking Table Mountain with Views of Mount Baker and Mount Shuksan A drive up the Mount Baker Highway is filled with incredible views all year.  In the summer time after the snow has melted visitors flock to Artist Point, the end of the highway and beginning of many scenic walks and hikes. For many visitors […]

Leavenworth Webcams & Weather

Leavenworth Webcams and Weather

Updated:01/18/18Leavenworth Webcams and Weather Check before you go, use these Leavenworth webcams and weather information below to check on weather conditions in Leavenworth Washington before your visit.   See Washington State Tours full restaurant guide for Leavenworth  with over 50 restaurants and eateries Leavenworth Bavarian IceFest Winter Festival – January         Also […]

Whatcom County

North Cascades Mount Shuksan

Updated:01/18/18Enjoy the History, Scenery, and Adventure of Whatcom County! Whatcom County covers a large area of Washington that spans from the Canadian Border in the north to Skagit County in the south, and from the Salish Sea on it’s western side up into the Cascade Mountains to the east. Places to Learn about the history […]

Bellingham Washington

Aerial View of Bellingham Washington

Updated:01/18/18Bellingham Washington Activities and Recreation Guide Visit Bellingham Washington to enjoy much of what Whatcom County has to offer.  Known for it’s penchant for beer, Bellingham has a reputation for being, shall we say, “selective” when it comes to beer choices!  You will find excellent accommodations for your stay, savory dining and delectable desserts, as […]

Bellingham Webcams & Weather

Bellingham Webcam

Updated:01/18/18Useful Bellingham Webcams Use these Bellingham webcams to check on the weather in Bellingham and to help plan your visit to Bellingham Washington.   Bellingham Weather Washington State Weather in Bellingham is generally considered mild year round, with temperatures rarely dipping into the teens in winter and normally not topping 80 in the summer time.  […]

North Cascades Cities And Area Info

North Cascades Cities

Updated:01/17/18North Cascades Cities and Towns: A Acme Alger Allen Appleyard Ardenvoir Arlington B Bellingham Bellingham Webcams Big Lake Birch Bay Blaine Bow Brewster Bridgeport Brier Bryant Burlington C Carlton Cashmere Cathcart Chelan Chelan Falls Chesaw Cle Elum Clear Lake Clearview Clipper Coles Corner Colville Confederated Tribes Colville Indian Agency Conconully Concrete Conway Custer D Darrington […]

Snohomish Tours

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Updated:10/7/16Snohomish Tours – Snohomish County Washington Below are some carefully crafted Snohomish Tours to use for planning your individual trip including Snohomish County or useful for planing larger group travel. – Created by the Snohomish County Tourism Bureau for Washington State Tours. Jump to itinerary: Little Bit of Everything – One Day Eco-Techno Tour – […]