How to Spend an Afternoon in Mount Vernon, Washington

How to Spend an Afternoon in Mount Vernon, Washington, Mount Vernon, Washington (B)

Mount Vernon is a small, historic town that operates as the main civic town for the Skagit Valley. The Skagit Valley region is known for its local, and some organic farming, as well as it's miraculous tulip fields. Located a short drive from Seattle, urbanites escape the city to experience small town charm year round by visiting the downtown establishments and enjoying the local flora and fauna. If wanting to spend an afternoon in Skagit, here is where to go and what to do during your visit. 

Throughout the spring, during the month of April is Washington's most popular tulip festival. Visit Tulip Town to experience the Dutch-inspired tulip and daffodil fields. In operation since 1983, a Dutch immigrant, Anthony DeGoede, operated the main tulip farm until 2019. The annual tulip festival is one of the main reasons why people visit Mount Vernon during the spring season. The farm also opens during October for fall fun and harvest celebration with corn mazes, a pumpkin patch, and beer garden.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: How to Spend an Afternoon in Mount Vernon, Washington
Guide Location: USA » Mount Vernon
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Elizabeth Kovar
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Skagit Valley Food Co-Op
  • The Lunchbox
  • Babe Rainbow Antiques
  • Lincoln Theater
  • Temperate Habits Brewery
  • The Skagit Riverwalk
  • Lion's Park
  • The Old Town Grainery Tea Room