Category Archives: La Conner

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival – 2016

The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival was first an event in 1984.  The first few years the Festival ran only 3 days, then was increased to 10, then 17 days.  As it was impossible to tell in advance when the tulips … Continue reading

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El Gitano Mexican Restaurant

There are a multitude of choices when it comes to Mexican Food in Mount Vernon and Skagit County.  I am only going to recommend a few as we all have our own personal choices and this is NOT a comprehensive … Continue reading

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La Conner Pub

For a great meal with a great view this is the place in La Conner.  A tavern feel on the street side and a restaurant on the water side, this is one of my favorite places to eat in La … Continue reading

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Calico Cupboard Bakery & Cafe

‘The Calico,’ as we call it, has been in Mount Vernon, WA since 1996, and has grown to be loved by all who know it.  They specialize in great breakfasts, lunches, coffee and baked goods.  There are also two other locations, one … Continue reading

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