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Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Day Cruise

February 28th, 2011 by Expeditions NW


April 16th, 2011 – Cruise on over to the tuilp fields and celebrate this spring exploring the 28th annual Skagit Tulip Festival. What began in 1984 as a short, sweet celebration of the tulip fields in Skagit Valley has blossomed into a month-long event that draws hundreds of thousands of people from around the world to this area.

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Day Cruise in April

While tulips are the chief draw, the Skagit Tulip Festival now includes dozens of activities and special events. Hop on board the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Day Cruise on April 16 and see for yourself.

Tulip Festival Day Cruise Map

All Aboard To See The Tulips

Our Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Day Cruise begins and ends in Port Angeles on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. Passengers will sail east across the Salish Sea to Whidbey Island, travel through Deception Pass, and dock at the waterfront community of La Conner. A Deluxe Coach will transport passengers to two tulip fields – Tulip Town and RoozenGaarde Tulip Field – where there will be ample time to tiptoe through the tulips and snap photographs.

Tip Toe Through Two Tulip Fields

RoozenGaarde Tulip Fields features more than 1,000 acres of flower fields and an authentic Dutch Windmill. Some of the nearly 100 tulip varieties date back to the early 1700′s. Painter John Ebner, who designed the 2011 Skagit Valley Tulip Festival poster will be at RoozenGaarde on April 16 to sign his artwork.

Tulip Town will display 19 new varieties of tulips this year in their display gardens. Their new Indoor Show will feature “massive tulip bouquets” and a large mural of the Skagit Valley and Holland, where Tulip Town owner Tom DeGoede was raised.

Explore The La Conner Waterfront

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Day Cruise passengers will have time to explore La Conner before heading back to Port Angeles. Explore art galleries, shops and museums. Have lunch in a waterfront cafe. Take the self-guided Sculpture Tour through town. Have a great time and celebrate Spring!

$98.00 Per Person (USD)

For more information about our Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Day Cruise, or to make reservations, please call 360-452-6210.


Itinerary: April 16th, 2011

7:30 AM: Check in at the Landing Mall Terminal
8:00 AM: Depart Port Angeles
11:00 AM: Arrive at La Conner
4:30 PM: Boarding and Departure from La Conner
8:00 PM: Arrive at Port Angeles

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