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Located just 12 miles North of Seattle. Nestled between Puget Sound and the Cascade Mountains. Enjoy hiking, whale watching, river rafting, antiquing or the Boeing Airplane Assembly Plant. Snohomish (sno-HOH'-mish) County, WA is ideally situated for exploring the entire Pacific Northwest - All with hotels up to 40% less than Seattle! 

If aviation is your passion, visit the largest building in the world to see the assembly of the Boeing 747, 777 and 787 at the Future of Flight Aviation Center and Boeing Tour. View rare treasures of 20th-century military aviation at the Flying Heritage Collection or visit the Historic Flight Restoration Center to get up close and personal to a collection of the most important aircraft produced between 1927 and 1957. 

Watch volunteers restore other aviation treasures at the Museum of Flight Restoration Center at Paine Field in Everett. 

Snohomish County offers shopping galore! If antiques and collectibles are your passion, the historic town of Snohomish is your paradise found! Find boutique shopping as you stroll, shop and dine in this picturesque town along the Snohomish River. 

Just 10 miles east of Snohomish, you will discover the scenic and pastoral community of Monroe. Located near the junction of the Snoqualmie and Skykomish Rivers, Monroe provides unlimited opportunities such as swimming, rafting, fishing, and other water sports. Monroe annually hosts one of Washington's largest fairs, the Evergreen State Fair in late August through Labor Day, where the competition for awards is serious, but the rides and entertainment are strictly for fun. 

The fairgrounds are also home to the Evergreen Speedway which features nationally recognized events and local racing. Or stop in the Western Heritage Center offering interactive displays, kid friendly, guided tours feature the history of logging, mining, construction, transportation, and agriculture showcasing the history of mechanized growth.


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Address: 6795 Puget Park Drive, Snohomish, WA 98012
Phone: 888-338-0976
Website: seattlenorthcountry.com
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