Boutique Inn Attractions
The charming small town of La Conner is full of incredible activities and sightseeing opportunities. A favorite getaway destination for travelers from Seattle and the San Juan Islands as well as Vancouver and Victoria, BC, La Conner’s biggest tourist draw is the magnificent Tulip Festival - but that’s not all this lovely West Coast town has to offer!
Find a comprehensive list of restaurants and retailers here, and check out our top recommendations for other things to do around town. Don’t forget to book your stay at the Wild Iris Boutique Inn for fabulous accommodation close to the town center!
There is nothing quite like gorgeous tulip fields in full bloom in La Conner, and this incredible sight draws people from all over the world. La Conner’s tulips bloom according to Mother Nature’s schedule - anywhere from late March to mid-April - in so check here for updated Bloom Maps before planning your trip.
If you are planning a trip in March and the tulips haven’t arrived, you are still in luck! La Conner’s stunning daffodil fields will be in full swing for the La Conner Daffodil Festival, offering gorgeous views and photo opportunities set against the backdrop of Mt. Baker.
Home to fantastic skiing and other year-round alpine activities, Mount Baker is about an hour an a half from our La Conner inn. For a great outdoor excursion, head over to Deception Pass State Park for an easy day-trip from La Conner to explore the park’s lakes and shorelines, beaches, old-growth forests and hiking trails. The gorgeous Cascades National Park is another easy day-trip with endless trails and viewpoints, as well as Fort Eby State Park on nearby Whidbey Island.
A gorgeous way to explore the delicious offerings produced in the West Coast region, the Bow Edison Food Trail is an amazing culinary hunting-gathering adventure. Hit the road for the day to connect with the area’s top growers and producers of Washington’s food.
About 20 minutes east of La Conner is the scenic town of Mount Vernon, found in the Upper Skagit’s North Cascades National Park. Explore the area’s nature walks, cute boutique shops and adventure tours departing from the Mount Vernon area.
Hop in the car for a scenic day-trip along the picturesque Chuckanut Drive. This gorgeous drive includes winding cliff-hugging roads and amazing viewpoints as you traverse the Chuckanut Mountains, the only portion of the Cascades that meet the Salish Sea.