We’d been docked in Everett, WA for 2 weeks before I learned of the big annual tulip festival. I still get all warm and fuzzy thinking of how huge the color bursts were from these blooms. In addition to the wonderful tulips, I have a cool sunset and show you how we had the camper (Maximus) situated in a very unlevel spot.
Beyond this, we didn’t do much in Washington this time around. We were there for a personal project and family visit. However, we have come through the area previously and we will be back in the future. We have a post from last July’s travels along HWY 2 and through Leavenworth, WA. In 2019, we traveled through the Cascades and made some time to visit Mt Rainier.
Tulip Festival Spring 2021
Where can you see fields of spring popping color? Skagit Valley in Washington has an annual tulip festival. Visit gardens and acres of blooming tulips and daffodils during the spring months. There are two large farms that host visitors during the blooming season. Buy a ticket which does cover parking and bring a camera.
Once I discovered this was happening while I was still in Washington I dug up all the information I needed to purchase a ticket to Roozengaarde. The 2nd large farm is called Tulip Town.
The fields are between the towns of La Conner and Mt. Vernon Washington.
Both of those towns also make interesting visits. I headed over to the historical sea side village of La Conner to wonder around and breathe in some ocean air. Unfortunately, my photos got eaten when I did a sync to the computer and then proceeded to format the SD card. The photos never synced onto the computer.
It’s a quaint historical fishing town. You can walk along the board walk, enjoy a coffee, ice cream or seafood, and just mosey about for the afternoon.
Port of Everett, WA
Enjoying the sunset from the Port of Everett.
Needed Another Foot to get Level
Where we were staying in Everett, WA, we were really un-level. Steve set out to resolve this by using his laser level to determine how high each wheel needed to be raised. The “levelers” are 7″, 11″ and 13.”.
Video – Our Time in Washington & the Tulip Fields
From Washington we travel down into Idaho. I already posted our camping area review in Oregon and have a travel video coming of the full route and trip.
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