Washington Tulip Festival and Fields

Among the many things I didn’t know about Washington until we moved here: Skagit County is home to a significant array of tulip and daffodil fields! The annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is a major spring event each year that draws thousands of people from across the country to see the amazing fields in bloom …

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An Afternoon in Skagit County

Although we live nearby, we haven't done much in Skagit County. Last year we drove up for the Highland Games, but it was only for the festival and we didn't take a lot of time to explore or enjoy the nearby towns. After our morning at the Tulip Festival and our salmon barbecue lunch in Mount Vernon, …

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Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

My parents visited us in the fall and bought their tickets well in advance to come back in the spring so they could experience the Skagit Tulip Festival. We just missed it when we moved out here last year so I was excited to experience it too. Unfortunately our plans were somewhat thwarted by Mother Nature. …

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Skagit Valley and the Highland Games Festival

We spent the end of last week and part of the weekend on our continued search for a home and put in yet another offer (I think we're up to six or seven-- if you haven't heard about the housing market in Greater Seattle, check out this recent article in the Seattle Times for a …

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