No exaggeration: Southcenter mall is one of the best shopping locations a traveler can experience. With over 5 million sq. ft. of shopping, you’re sure to find the perfect gift and the perfect fit. Also, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is an easy 5-minute cab ride away. Local hotels welcome you.
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Welcome to carefree, caffeinated Seattle, WA. Take in a deep breath—that's saltwater and roasting coffee beans filling your nostrils. Now follow your nose for adventure—and this helpful page—to get the most out of your visit to this seafaring city. Whether it's professional sports, music, nature, shopping or general sightseeing that brings you to the Emerald City, we've included some of the highlights here.
A walkable waterfront town on the shores of Puget Sound, Edmonds is celebrated as an arts community offering galleries, sandy beaches and stunning views, boutiques, bird watching, cafes, historic downtown, colorful flowers, fabulous festivals and events, spring and summer market, underwater dive park, performing arts center, international film festival, and award winning marina.
Snohomish County's largest city and seat of county government, Everett sits on the shores of Port Gardner Bay, gazing at the majestic Olympic Mountain range and the Puget Sound. Everett has much in the way of family entertainment including over 30 city parks as well as golf, tennis, swimming, hiking and beachcombing. Downtown is bustling with unique shops, many located in colorful historical buildings.
Stanwood is the northern-most city of Snohomish County and the gateway to beautiful Camano Island. There you will find Camano Island State Park featuring boating, camping, picnic facilities and endless beachcombing. The city also offers many galleries, farm fresh produce, and a variety of restaurants to please any palate.
Start at Stanwood’s historic East End, just off the Pioneer Highway and steps away from the train station. Explore the shops and diverse food options along the mile-long downtown corridor, with hidden gems along the way.
Nestled between the San Juan Islands and North Cascades, Mount Vernon is an adventurer's paradise. Whether your sense of fun takes you kayaking, biking, or shopping at nearby outlet stores, there's fun for everyone in the family!
Explore this small town with a big soul—historic neighborhoods, museums, and Western Washington University.
The water. The mountains. The pulse of the city. It's hard not to fall for Vancouver at first sight. Dig a little deeper and you'll uncover even more to love about the city, from shopping, dining and nightlife to unique districts, fun family attractions, and outdoor recreation. Please arrive one hour early to allow time to clear customs and board the train. Vancouver is an international city with a friendly vibe, and was also host of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.