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2016 Puget Sound Junior Livestock Show and Sale

May 6, 2016 by Mount Vernon Hotel

The Skagit County region has a rich agricultural community. If you’re staying with us at our Mount Vernon hotel this June, you can experience the best of the area’s next generation of ranchers with the Puget Sound Junior Livestock Show and Sale. It is here that young people from the region’s 4-H and FFA clubs ...

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Skagit River Bald Eagle Interpretive Center

April 28, 2016 by Mount Vernon Hotel

If you’re a fan of our nation’s national bird, don’t leave our Mount Vernon hotel without visiting the Skagit River Bald Eagle Interpretive Center. This center offers visitors the chance to get a closer look at the ecosystem of the Skagit River. You’ll learn more about the bald eagle, and its winter migration to the ...

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Jungle Playland

April 21, 2016 by Mount Vernon Hotel

Are the little ones getting restless during your stay at our hotel in Mount Vernon? Consider taking them down to Jungle Playland. This is a child-friendly play space that allows your kids to run wild in a fun and safe environment. Facilities feature three stories of play equipment, including a triple waterfall slide, a double ...

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Azusa Farm & Gardens

April 13, 2016 by Mount Vernon Hotel

To the Japanese, azusa is a species of tree that has long served as the source of wood for archers practicing the art of Kyudo, or “the way of the bow”. In Mount Vernon, this name is borrowed by a specialty cut-flower grower that aspires to the the high standards of grace and dignity of ...

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The 2016 Mount Vernon Tulip Festival Street Fair

April 5, 2016 by Mount Vernon Hotel

Mount Vernon’s annual Tulip Festival Street Fair is part of the month-long Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, a destination event that serves to celebrate the blooming fields of tulips throughout the region. Held on the third weekend of April, the street fair brings a touch of the festival’s magic to the streets of Downtown Mount Vernon. ...

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The 2016 Tulip Run

March 28, 2016 by Mount Vernon Hotel

The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival’s premier running event, the annual Tulip Run takes place on a flat rural course at the Skagit Regional Airport in Burlington, not far north from our hotel in Mount Vernon. Runners will race along either a five mile or a two mile course, both consisting mostly of hard-packed gravel trails. ...

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Maddox Creek Trails

March 18, 2016 by Mount Vernon Hotel

There are numerous opportunities to experience the great outdoors right here in Mount Vernon, among which are the Maddox Creek Trails. These short, easy trails are a family-friendly way to get out and get some exercise amid the famous natural beauty of Washington State. The first of these trails is the Maddox Creek Neighborhood Walk, ...

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Saint Patrick’s Ceilidh-bration

March 8, 2016 by Mount Vernon Hotel

Are you looking for a great way to celebrate the spirit of Ireland and Saint Patrick’s Day during your stay at our hotel in Mount Vernon? Consider the Celtic Arts Foundation’s 6th Annual Saint Patrick’s Ceilidh-Bration. This is a night of good food and quality Celtic culture. The event starts with a social hour at ...

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Tour Mount Vernon’s Public Art

March 2, 2016 by Mount Vernon Hotel

The area around our hotel in Mount Vernon is rich in vibrant public art, including all of the following: Alpha Helix: Made from authentic World War II anti-submarine buoys by Joseph Kinnebrew, this fixture can be found at Skagit Station. Jasper Gates Statue: Jasper Gates is the first recorded settler of Mount Vernon. This life-sized ...

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Talking Fields Tour

February 25, 2016 by Mount Vernon Hotel

The Skagit Delta is a place rich in agricultural history and culture. Visitors interested in exploring this culture can do so with the help of the Talking Fields Tour, a self-guided tour conducted through the convenience of your own smartphone. Simply by scanning the QR codes of the various significant sites throughout Mount Vernon and ...

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