Mount Vernon, Washington, is the perfect escape from hectic city life for those looking for a quiet retreat. With a population of just over 31,000, the city is the perfect getaway for singles, couples, families, and business travelers. Mount Vernon is known for its colorful Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, held every year. Not only is it known for its flowers, Mount Vernon has luscious landscape and beautiful state parks for outdoor adventurers to enjoy. The city has historical notoriety as well; it is home to the Historic Lincoln Theatre in Downtown Mount Vernon.
There are many local attractions throughout the area, including the San Juan Islands, Deception Pass Park, and plenty of areas for outdoor enjoyment. Mount Vernon is also close to the Canadian border, so if you have your passport, feel free to venture up that way. From shopping to restaurants, historical landmarks to outdoor adventures, Mount Vernon has at all.