Seattle Backcountry | Snohomish County, WA
Seattle Backcountry begins 12 miles north of Seattle, a little under 100 miles south of Vancouver, and a short ferry ride away from the San Juan Islands or Olympic Peninsula in Snohomish County and is ideally situated for exploring the entire Pacific Northwest.
Open Up to Adventure…
You can’t see everything that Snohomish County has to offer without staying for a while. Located just 30 minutes up the road from Seattle, Snohomish County is a unique treasure trove of diverse opportunity that’s waiting to be discovered.
Artfully bordered by the cool waters of Puget Sound, the crisp call of the Cascade Mountains and your own curiosity, this wide-open, inviting place in Western Washington can truly make you feel different from the moment you arrive. Beaches, boutiques, breweries, ferries, shopping malls, outdoor festivals, hiking trails and farmers’ markets are just some of the delightful experiences you will find. Even a day trip begs to make it an overnight!
Snohomish County has a wide variety of places to stay to make your trip enjoyable. A bonus for visitors is that attractive accommodations abound, with more affordable rates than nearby Seattle. Children stay free in nearly all the 5,500 rooms in our hotels and motels, and our room rates are on average 40% less than Seattle! Pick from hotels, motels, resorts, beautiful bed and breakfasts, campgrounds, RV parks, cabins and even yurts—there’s sure to be something for every type of traveler and for every budget.