Visit the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
Spring is here! The Pacific Northwest went through a long winter this year, making the arrival of spring even more exciting. If you are coming to Washington and you want to experience spring in its full splendor, then you might want to visit the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival.
The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is located in Mount Vernon, Washington. The Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce established the festival as a three-day event in 1984. The festival grew in popularity as the years passed because of its beautiful millions of flourishing tulips. Nowadays the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival lasts 30 days, from April 1 to April 30, and runs on a yearly basis. It boasts over a million of visitors from all over the world.
Events and Attractions
Tourists can visit several tulip fields dispersed through the Skagit Valley in addition to other family-friendly events and attractions. Families can have a great time with arts, crafts, antique and garage sales, bike tours, and runs. Attractions include exhibitions, museums, wineries, farms, and gardens.
Tips for Tourists
Bring your camera to capture the gorgeousness of the tulip fields. Wear appropriate clothes, particularly shoes, to visit the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival because the tulip fields are often muddy. Renting bicycles is a good option for those staying in hotels in the area because the traffic can get heavy. Those traveling by car should pay attention to where they are allowed to park, which is usually in the tulip fields' surrounding areas. If you travel with kids, this might be a great opportunity to show them all about spring. Finally, buy a lovely bucket of tulips!
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