Pacific Northwest boaters have long known that one of the best boating getaways and marinas near San Juan Islands is La Conner. It’s a perfect stop going north from Seattle or south from the San Juan Islands and Canadian waters; rather than worrying about currents in Deception Pass or the fog, wind and rough water often present in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, La Conner offers safe and reliable passage along the Swinomish Channel. The 360-slip La Conner marina (including dry, open and covered moorage) and 2400 linear feet of guest docks offer many amenities including fuel, provisions and concierge services, along with shopping, dining and museum options only a 2-block walk away in La Conner.
La Conner – The Perfect Boating Getaway and Marina Near San Juan Islands
Anytime of the year is a great time to visit the La Conner Marina – there are so many things to do in La Conner that you’ll always find something going on. From our fun and wacky Tulip Festival parade in April to our annual Arts Alive! weekend in November, exhibits at our 3 significant museums (La Conner Quilt and Textile Museum, Museum of Northwest Art and the Skagit County Historical Museum) and weekend events, art exhibits, live music and seasonal/holiday fun, La Conner Marina is a perfect destination for a boating getaway and premier marina near San Juan Islands.
Boat Moorage in La Conner – Easy Access to the San Juan Islands
If you’re a Northwest boater with a boat moored in the central or south Puget Sound, and you love traveling within our northern Puget Sound waters, you know how long the trip can be from the Seattle area up to the San Juan Islands. Wouldn’t it be great if you could find high-quality less expensive moorage for your boat, plus be within an hour of the beauty of the San Juan Islands and Gulf Islands, British Columbia waters? Our marina has a variety of long-term and seasonal moorage options and rates.
How to find La Conner Marina – Navigation Notes and Directions
The La Conner Marina is located on the Swinomish Channel two blocks north of the Town of La Conner – just ¾ of a mile north of the Rainbow Bridge and 3 1/2 miles south of the Highway 20 bridge. You can find detailed notes on navigation and directions on the La Conner Marina Navigation and Directions page. Locals and long-time visitors know that when docking within the channel, docking against the current will make it easy to smoothly swing your boat up along the guest docks. The entire Swinomish Channel is a no-wake zone, so watch your speed carefully, please. Ready for a boating getaway near the San Juan Islands? Or ready to moor your boat so that you have fast and easy access to the San Juans, Bellingham and Canadian waters? La Conner Marina has it all for you!