Where the name of the game is family fun


From fishing to shopping, Burlington is a destination for family fun. Often called “Hub City,” Burlington sits at the junction of I-5 and Highway 20.

Rivers and lakes with public access are conveniently located throughout this Waterside community and these bodies of water are popular fishing destinations for locals and tourists alike. The Skagit River is home to a variety of fish from cutthroat trout to pinks and chinooks to sturgeon.

Avalon Golf Links provides premium golfing for anyone looking to play on 27 championship holes. Stay for a bite to eat at the Sweet Bite Cafe, or head out for some shopping.

Head over to Skagit’s Own Fish Market for lunch or to pick up fresh Pacific Northwest seafood to grill up at home.

The Children’s Museum of Skagit County, located at The Shops at Burlington, has exhibits, STEM activities and climbing structures.

Visit the Heritage Flight Museum at Skagit Regional Airport to explore military aircrafts and vehicles from WWII and the Vietnam War. Make the trip during one of their fly days to see some vintage planes tear up that baby blue Washington sky.

The playfields at Skagit River Park offer river access and walking trails as well as horseshoe pits, picnic tables and a play structure. Visit Skagit Skate to speed around the roller rink or walk the Cascade Trail for views of the North Cascades.

Visit Burlington Disk Golf Course to throw some disks and take in the scenery.

There are plenty of places to stay in Burlington as well as places to park your RV for a family camping trip. Camp along the river for days of outdoors adventure with your family and friends. Float on the river in the summer heat or take a kayak on a downstream adventure.

Berry Dairy Days, which takes place annually in June, is one of Skagit County’s oldest festivals. It celebrates Burlington’s agricultural history and farming community.

Make it a day trip or stay awhile – either way Burlington welcomes its visitors with vibrant and fun summer activities for all ages.

For more information, visit visitburlingtonwa.com.

Burlington Kids Corner

Fun: Children’s Museum of Skagit County

Water access: Burlington Dike Trail

Playground: Maiben Park

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