Remember when you are a child and you loved exploring all the nooks and crannies of every town you visited? It was so fun finding all the cool stuff you could do outdoors, buying a trinket to take home as a memento and eating at restaurants that knew how to make the perfect grilled-cheese sandwich. Oh, and maybe getting a little extra education along the way.

We remember those days too. We also know that as parents, it’s sometimes hard to travel as a family when you’re not sure exactly what your destination has to offer in the way of kid-friendly activities. We’ve rounded up some great ideas for you, including things you can do right here in La Conner, as well as day-trip itineraries. We’ll also add to this list on a regular basis … and hope you’ll tell us ( about the things you did while in La Conner and the Skagit Valley region that were family-friendly and a whole lot of fun.

By the way, check out our photo and video pages on our website (under the Love La Conner tab) – we love it when folks upload their photos and videos to share with others!

And click here for more ideas!


La Conner Skateboard Park

North end of 6th St. La Conner, WA

March 2015 Events - Happenings- La Conner Daffodil Festival!

Are you planning a short getaway and looking for things to do? The valley has experienced a very mild winter and the daffodils are in full bloom! La Conner's inaugural Daffodil Festival is full of activities and a photography contest...When you visit La Conner in March, there are LOTS of things to do! Imagine Spring in La Conner event cards are available at a variety of La Conner merchants as well as the Visitor Center - located at 511 Morris St.

Birdwatching Getaway 2015 - Snow Goose Reserve

Snowgeese create magnificent sculptures in the sky, while the trumpeter swans graze throughout the Skagit farmland and the bald eagles are perched high above keeping an eye on everything. Visit La Conner and witness the beauty but don't forget your camera, binoculars and a warm coat.

November 2014 Events - A Harvest of Friends and Fun

Kick off your November getaway with a tank trip to La Conner, just 60 miles North of Seattle and 60 miles South of the Canada/US border. Stroll the village and enjoy our museums, art galleries, restaurants, and kick your holiday shopping into gear. The beautiful snow geese and swans have started to arrive in the farmlands surrounding La Conner, so come and spend the day or a weekend! Here’s a list of events and happenings going on in La Conner in November! – our list grows by the day, so be sure to also check out our monthly Event Calendar for the most up-to-date information. You can also pick up our "Love La Conner This Holiday Season" event card at local businesses and the Visitor Information Center.

Louisa & Conner's Holiday Passport Contest 2014!

Louisa and Conner are La Conner's Holiday helpers! These two love to play hide and seek, and La Conner is their playground. Help me find them and you could win! The Holiday Passport Contest 2014 begins on November 25th and runs for 4 weeks. Celebrate the Holidays in La Conner!

Get Into the Halloween "Spirit" in La Conner!

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