La Conner: Skagit County’s Oldest Community and a Tourist Destination
Monday, November 14, 2022
La Conner was founded in the early 1860s, and is the oldest community in Skagit County. Today, the population in La Conner is a combination of people representing a diverse mix of cultures and educational backgrounds, including the Swinomish Tribal Community, Shelter Bay residents from across the Swinomish Channel, fishermen, farmers, artists, and carpenters.
Find Out Why La Conner is an International Tourist Destination
La Conner is a regional, national, and international tourist destination – and there are so many reasons to visit. From interesting shops to intriguing art galleries, visitors will find plenty to do in La Conner, which is on the National Registry of Historic Places. Visitors can also stroll the waterfront, enjoy fine restaurants, and stay at one of the charming inns and bed & breakfasts. Nature lovers come for the bird watching and the annual daffodil and tulip festivals.
Find out more about why La Conner is such a special destination here.