The Perfect Winter Island Getaway

Anacortes - Your Winter Island Getaway

Your winter island getaway may be just around the corner. Whether you’re planning a special romantic getaway or want to surprise your sweetie with a spontaneous retreat, Anacortes offers 360 degrees of island charm—just a car ride down the road. Surrounded by the waters of Fidalgo Bay and Guemes Channel, the city…

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The Rock Charmers of Fidalgo Island

Fidalgo Island Rocks!

Anacortes is known for its small town charms, fantastic hiking trails, amazing sunsets and family-friendly festivals. Now rocks can be added to the list. But, these aren’t just any rocks. They are hand-painted rock creations meant to inspire creativity, kindness, and the exploration of nature. Spreading Smiles with Painted Rocks…

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Tempestry Project Spreads Around the Globe

Inspired by a passion to address global change, an Anacortes trio embarked upon “The Tempestry Project,” a unique initiative that has now attracted participants from almost two dozen nations. The Tempestry Project, a fiber art collaborative, was born in 2017 as a result of a conversation among three Anacortes friends:…

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Reasons to Love Anacortes During the Holidays

Reasons to Love Anacortes During the Holidays

From the town’s Pacific Northwest tree octopus to a pleasant walk through a festively decorated forest and the electric tunes of a violin,there are plenty of reasons locals and guests love Anacortes during the holiday season. Many events in this coastal community are free and family friendly. Plus, being an…

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