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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.

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:03/22/17Visit 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 VARTANYAN ESTATE WINERY (B) 1628 Huntley Rd Bellingham, WA 98226 360-756-6770 MASQUERADE WINE COMPANY (C) 2001 Iowa St Bellingham, WA 98229 360-220-7072 […]

Where to Eat at Mount Baker

Updated:06/9/17Looking 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 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:01/7/17 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:05/1/17Semiahmoo 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:11/18/16 Christmas Lighting in Leavenworth from Icicle TV Celebrate Christmas at the 2015 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

Updated:03/4/17Leavenworth 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. Leavenworth Christmas Lighting Festival – First 3 weekends of December           Mountain Passes Traveling To Leavenworth Webcams Leavenworth Weather Washington State Weather in Leavenworth […]

Whatcom County

North Cascades Mount Shuksan

Updated:10/2/16Enjoy 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:09/21/17Bellingham 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:03/4/17Useful 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:06/19/16North 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


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 – […]

White Water and White Wine Tour of Washington


Updated:06/19/16 River Rafting and Wine Tour Itinerary Day One Arrive at Sea-Tac Airport Stay overnight in Seattle Hotel Dinner at Tillicum Village Day Two Travel over Stevens Pass on Highway 2, and spend the day in Cashmere visiting Aplets & Cotlets candy factory, and the Pioneer History Museum. Spend some time in Wenatchee wine touring, […]

Wenatchee Washington

Updated:06/29/17Wenatchee Washington is The Apple Capital of the World The Wenatchee Valley is centered in Washington State and is actually the Apple Capital of the World.  Wenatchee Washington also offers a goldmine of adventure for the family, friends, and business people alike. Whether it’s spring, summer, winter or fall, you’ll find something you love to […]

Leavenworth Washington

Summer in downtown Leavenworth Washington State

Updated:10/7/17The Bavarian Village of Leavenworth Washington Once a logging town, Leavenworth Washington was transformed into a Bavarian Village in the 1960’s, as authentic and delightful as many in the Alps. The town has become one of the main tour attractions in the State with quality Festivals, Shows, Sightseeing, and Activities throughout the year. Not only […]

Cashmere Washington

Cashmere Washington Pioneer Village and Museum

Updated:04/25/16Welcome to the All American Town of Cashmere Washington Home to “Aplets” & “Cotlets” and the Pioneer Village and Museum, Cashmere Washington is located at the exact geographical center of Washington State (There is a marker in the foothills just south of town!). Cashmere is a beautiful small community nestled in the foothills of the […]