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Things to Do in La Conner

La Conner is known for being a quaint town situated along the shore of the Swinomish Channel, which is a connecting waterway to the Puget Sound. The surrounding area is home to a renowned and diverse mix of artists, writers, and other creative individuals. It is also known for its Swinomish Tribal Community, Shelter Bay residents, artists, fishermen, farmers, loggers and other hard-working individuals that keep our small town thriving.

If you're searching for a relaxing getaway, then the La Conner Channel Lodge is the premier lodging destination of choice. The town features many boutique shops, art galleries, antique shops, specialty stores, three museums, restaurants, and more.

La Conner and the surrounding areas are wintering grounds for swans and Canadian geese and our fertile farmlands continue to seed crops and produce food, which is why our local dining experiences are like no other, especially when it comes to our fresh seafood. Enjoy fine wineries and breweries or get in touch with nature through wildlife activities, such as bird or whale watching.

For more information about our incredible town, visit the La Conner Chamber.

See the sights! Take the Walking Tour of La Conner or Bike around Skagit Valley.



Calico Cupboard Café & Bakery   Sweetest buns in town!
COA Mexican Eatery   $5 Lime Margaritas Every Friday Offering outdoor seating. 
Farmhouse Restaurant   Good ol' home-cooked meals!
Hellam's Vineyard Wine Bar & Shop   Fine wines from virtually every country!
La Conner Brewing Company    Rotating tap of hand-craft beers made in La Conner! Outdoor tented seating with heaters during covid. 
La Conner Pub & Eatery    Late Night? Here's your spot, cocktails, and fresh seafood! Offering outdoor seating. 
La Conner Seafood & Prime Rib House   Iconic waterfront building & scratch-made meals! Outdoor tented seating with heaters during covid. 
La Conner Thai Garden   Known for its modern take on classic Thai dishes.
La Conner Sips  Enjoy a glass of wine and paint your glass! 
Nell Thorn Waterfront Bistro & Bar   Bistro & Bar with a spacious deck overlooking the water. Outdoor tented seating with heaters during covid. 
Oyster & Thistle Restaurant and Pub    Made from scratch, featuring Northwest cuisine and conveniently located on the 2nd floor of the Country Inn. Complimentary room service. 
Pioneer Market   La Conner's local supermarket!
Santos Coyote Mexican Kitchen   Perfectly created Mexican food! 
Skagit Crest Vineyard & Winery   Sip on these local wines in the La Conner tasting room and book a winery & vineyard tour in Sedro Woolley.
Dining at Swinomish Casino & Lodge    Golf, games, dining, and more!
La Conner Ice Cream Tower   La Conner's local ice cream tower.
Waterfront Café   La Conner's best waterfront views!
Stompin Grounds Coffee Co.   Tranquil environment with seating both indoors and out!
Skagit Cellars   Top shelf service & wine.
Country Grounds Coffee   Best and only drive-thru coffee stand in La Conner!
The Scone Lady   Homemade bakery featured on New Day Northwest!
La Conner Coffee Company   Delicious coffee & free Wi-Fi.
Sliders Café    Breakfast and lunch all day. 
Reclamation Candle Company & Coffee Bar   Sip on coffee, drinking chocolate, and shop recycled vintage, glass candles.

Museums & Art Galleries

Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Art Museum    Exhibits national and international quilts and fiber art.
Museum of Northwest Art Connecting people with the art, diverse cultures, and environments of the Northwest.
Skagit County Historical Museum the preeminent source for the understanding and enjoyment of Skagit County's unique cultural history. 
Gail Harker Center for Creative Arts A center that teaches art, design and needlework both hand and machine. 
La Conner Volunteer Firefighters Museum & Shop   Located in the heart of downtown La Conner.
Artists Remarque   
Black Fish Gallery   
Caravan Gallery  
Earthenworks Gallery  
Cattails & Dragonflies   
La Conner Seaside Gallery & Bar  


Swinomish Golf Links Located just 16 minutes away. 
Skagit Golf & Country Club   Located just 18 minutes away.
Avalon   Home of the Pay for 18, Play All Day Special
Golf Washington & Shop   Interested in a golf getaway? Look Here

Parks & Trails

Chuckanut Drive This 24-mile curvy route hugs the Chuckanut mountains. Chuckanut Drive overlooks Samish Bay and offers gorgeous views of the San Juan Islands and Chuckanut Bay.
Pioneer Park    Amphitheater, picnic shelters, grill and views of Rainbow Bridge.
Conner Waterfront Park    Sits on the banks of the Swinomish channel.
Swinomish Cedar Hats   Enjoy a picnic and the Swinomish Indian totem poles
Bayview State Park & Shop   Campground, an excellent spot for paddle boarding or kitesurfing!
Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve    Aquarium with exhibits and it is FREE to the public.
Craft Island Hike   Offers views of the Skagit flats, Mt. Rainier, the Cascades, and the Olympics.
Padilla Bay Trail& Shop   Easy, flat walk, bring your dog, and enjoy the water and wildlife.
Fir Island Farms Reserve Unit   Gorgeous viewing site for wildlife.
The Cascade Loop Washington's amazing views and hikes!  
Skagit Farm Pint Ale Trail Get your passport and head to the breweries!