Anacortes is a city located in Skagit County, Washington, United States. It has a population of about 15,778 people. Anacortes is situated right on the Fidalgo Island. Around Anacortes, there are San Juan and Puget Sound islands. It is a place where you have the chance to see how the locals party and spend their time as here are held many festivals. Moreover, Anacortes is the hometown of many famous people, so it blends culture with entertainment, this meaning that you will find all the good things that a tourist is looking for.
Top Attractions within Anacortes
The Anacortes Museum is placed where you will see incredible things as exhibits about Native Americans and early settlers, but not only as the museum has more than that to offer its visitors: here, you will find many fishing and logging exhibits that will take you back in time and you will get a complete picture about how the people in that area used to live and feed.
Shipwreck Day is a festival in Anacortes that is held on the 3th July that takes place annually. The event lasts only a day, so in case you want to participate in, do not forget to go in time. It consists of a market or town garage sales, so many streets will be blocked on this occasion.
The Anacortes Arts Festival was first held in 1962. Many streets are once again blocked as many artisans, vendors and merchants present their products. A jazz background music will make you feel great, so it is a huge chance to buy nice local products for a good price.
In Anacortes there are also cyclist competitions, so if you want to have a great time, you will have a great time and a lot of fun! There will be nothing that will make you return, so it has a lot of advantages and nice things to provide a great time for its visitors!