Skagit Valley Fall Harvest

October 16, 2019Living, News

Every fall in the Skagit Valley, the area comes alive with the excitement and festivities of the season. With so many things to do, you’ll find dozens of reasons to make Skagit Valley your favorite destination over the colorful months of autumn. Highlights include farm and pumpkin festivals, the bountiful agricultural fall harvest, and of … Read More

5 Best Parks Around Skagit County

October 10, 2019Recreation

Anybody who has visited Skagit County knows that it’s an absolutely phenomenal place. The scenery and views are made up of the Cascade Mountains which overlook a stunning valley divided by the Skagit River. Tulip fields blanket the valley in Spring and have come to be famous throughout the world. In the winter, Skagit County … Read More

Mount Vernon Hilltop Neighborhoods

October 1, 2019Living, real estate

Mount Vernon, ideally located halfway between Seattle, Washington, and Vancouver, British Columbia is a hidden gem. It sits within Skagit County and offers the perfect combination of natural beauty and a thriving business culture. Of all the different communities and neighborhoods in Mount Vernon, some of the most historic and seasoned residential properties are located … Read More

Genuine Skagit Valley

September 19, 2019News

Since 1853, the Skagit Valley Delta has been a core supplier of various crops and produce in the region, the state, and the world. The Skagit Valley is known for producing approximately 95% of table beet seed in the US, making up around 50% of the world’s total supply. Additionally, the valley supplies around 25% … Read More

38th Annual Oyster Run 2019

September 4, 2019Events, News

Every year, what has been called “the largest motorcycle rally in the Pacific Northwest” takes place in Skagit County and Island County, Washington. Tens of thousands of people flock to this exciting event in groups of motorcycle clubs, families, and friends. This event is the Oyster Run 2019, a motorcycle run that has been happening … Read More

Popular Hikes In Skagit County

August 20, 2019Recreation

Popular Hikes in Skagit County There is no greater way to experience the beauty of Skagit County than by hiking in the beauty of our natural resources. You can immerse yourself in nature as you pass mountains, forests, valleys and islands on foot, all the while exploring the lengths and depths of the ‘Magic Skagit’! … Read More

Everything You Need to Know about Skagit Woodstock 2019

August 5, 2019Events

Put the 17th of August on your calendar folks, it’s the 10th Annual Skagit Woodstock Festival in aid of the Cancer Patient Assistance Fund. Head on over to Edgewater Park in Mount Vernon to join your neighbors and the local community for a fun family day out. The music lineup is set to impress, and … Read More

Home Buyers Guide

July 23, 2019real estate

The Mount Vernon area is known for its uncommon beauty and is adjacent to a vast river delta that stretches west to the Salish Sea and greater Puget Sound region. The Skagit River delta supports a magnificent area of farmland including world-renowned flower fields that bring visitors by the tens of thousands during the annual … Read More

3 Reasons to Consider Moving to Mount Vernon Washington

July 15, 2019News

  There’s no doubt Mount Vernon Washington has a lot to offer its residents. The county seat of Skagit County, Mount Vernon has been voted “Best Small City in America” by the New Rating Guide to Life in America’s Small Cities and it’s not hard to see why. Its picturesque landscape, dotted with blooming tulips, … Read More

Skagit Valley Highland Games

July 8, 2019Events

“Twelve highlanders and a bagpipe make a rebellion.” –Scottish proverb. Cue the bagpipes, fiddlers, pipes, and harps. The 25th Annual Skagit Valley Highland Games is about to begin… What to Expect? Held July 13th-14th  the Annual Skagit Valley Highland Games are organized by the Mount Vernon based Celtic Arts Foundation. The weekend event attracts visitors … Read More