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Seattle NorthCountry

Seattle NorthCountry is 15 miles north of Seattle, tucked between the Cascade Mountains and the Salish Sea in Snohomish County, WA.

Coastal Communities

Seattle Northcountry, Washington offers hundreds of miles of Salish Sea waterfront to explore.  Its picturesque coastal communities are why many seasoned travelers and local residents flock to the area. Just a few miles north of Seattle, lies Edmonds a small walkable waterfront town on the Salish Sea. Home to art galleries, year-round whale watching tours, performing arts, sandy beaches, festivals and a great selection of restaurants.

Mukilteo is known for its historic Lighthouse that offers docent lead tours and for its restaurant selection with water views (Ivar’s and Arnie's restaurants are both NW institutions). Mukilteo is perfect home base when visiting the numerous aviation experiences at Paine Field (Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour, The Historic Flight Foundation and The Flying Heritage and Combat Armor Museum).

Discover Everett, a coastal town spread along the Salish Sea. It’s home to the world’s largest building by volume Boeing’s 747,767, 777, & 787 factory (easily visited on the Boeing Factory tour located at the Future of Flight Aviation Center). It’s also home to a trending pop culture toymaker (Funko) who in August 2017 opened a new visitor center.  Several hotels have recently opened in Everett offering water views and high walkability scores for those seeking restaurants, coffee shops and art museums. Everett’s many breweries, distilleries and restaurants welcome all who seek an urban vibe with Salish Sea views.

Port Susan is the local name of the coastline heading north of Everett and continuing 25 miles to the city of Stanwood and Camano Island. This area offers pristine wildlife viewing, opportunity to rent a crab boat and catch your dinner, visit a glass blowing studio or stop by an organic farm. Bird watcher’s flock to Port Susan to add to their resume of migratory and unique waterfowl. Immerse yourself the ancient history and cultural of the region at The Tulalip Tribes’s Hibulb Cultural Center. The Tulalip Resort and Casino is the perfect 4 Diamond property to unwind at and enjoy the spa and the seven restaurants on property and in the evening, try your luck at the Casino or the 160-store Seattle Premium Outlets next door.

Seattle Northcountry is Snohomish County, WA, located just 15 miles from downtown Seattle.
 

Dog Parks

One of Snohomish County’s best kept secrets is the fact that it’s the perfect place to play with your pooch! An off-leash dog park is the perfect setting for your dog to be able to run free without having to worry about getting into trouble. Parks offer Fido’s family the chance to admire the scenic Puget Sound view while their outgoing pooches play and swim with new pals.

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Seattle NorthCountry lodging....

Stay in Everett the largest city in Snohomish County. Everett is just 20 miles north of downtown Seattle, the Cascade Mountains within an hour and it's located on the Salish Sea with the west coast's largest public marina. Everett is the perfect location to launch your adventure.

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