Mount Vernon, WAMount Vernon's unique location provides a comfortable and convenient base camp for outdoor adventure and old-fashioned fun. We are situated directly on Interstate 5 in the beautiful Skagit Valley. Seattle is only an hour south and Vancouver, BC is just over an hour to the north. State Highway 20 is just north of town and leads west to the San Juan Islands and east through the Cascade Mountains.
Nestled in the fertile Skagit Valley between the Cascade Mountains and Puget Sound, Mount Vernon is a pioneer city on the banks of the Skagit River. The City itself offers many activities and parks for everyone and every season, surrounded by some of nature's most scenic islands, national forests and parks, snow-capped mountains, wildlife habitat and fertile fields of glorious flowers and crops.
Located on Interstate Hwy 5 and the Mount Baker International Amtrak line, as well as the East-West State Hwy 20 to the San Juan Islands and the Cascade Mountains (The Cascade Loop), this convenient base camp for outdoor adventure has become one of the more popular destinations on the West Coast with year-round excitement and beauty, unique to Northwest Washington. Each season brings its own brand of adventure and scenery. All are worth getting to know better. We hope to see you soon.