Anacortes is located on Fidalgo Island, the easternmost of the San Juan Islands, accessible from the east by Berentson Bridge and from the south by Deception Pass Bridge. The Washington State Ferry terminal which serves the San Juan Islands and Sidney/Victoria, British Columbia is located in Anacortes. Attractions include:
Puget Sound Refining Company
Tesoro Refining Company
Hiking, Walking, and Climbing
Mount Erie State Park, Washington Park, Anacortes Community Forest Lands, Bowman Bay, Thompson Parkway Trail, Rotary Park, Sharpe Park
Deception Pass State Park
Over 4,000 acres with camping, boating, hiking, fishing and a bridge with breath-taking views over a unique body of water.
Boating, Fishing, Kayaking, Whale and Wildlife Watching
Anacortes boasts four marinas and three public boat launches and has many boat chartering companies as well as guest moorage available. Click on a link to find Charter Boats, Deep-Sea Fishing, Diving, and Kayaking options.
Historic downtown Anacortes has a fine assortment of shops, antique stores, art galleries, and murals. Nearby La Conner offers additional shopping and art stores and the Cascade Mall in Burlington is a short distance away.
Many opportunities for a variety of cuisines can be found in Anacortes. Ask our Front Desk personnel for a recommendation of our favorites!
The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, Waterfront Festival, Anacortes Arts Festival, Anacortes Jazz Festival and the Oyster Run Festival attract visitors from all over the country.
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Chamber of Commerce: www.anacortes-chamber.org
Whale Watching: www.islandadventurecruises.com www.mysticseacharters.com
WA State Ferry: www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries
Charter Boats: www.paracletecharters.com
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