- Our list of the best things to do in Anacortes, Washington, features the top 163 nearby activities — including 94 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Anacortes, WA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Food & Drink.
- The results below include the top 17 things to do within the city of Anacortes, WA , followed by 146 popular activities in nearby cities, including Bellingham, Friday Harbor, Eastsound, Mount Vernon, Oak Harbor, La Conner, Coupeville, Deer Harbor, Lime Kiln and Olga
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During a whale-watching expedition on a 100-foot vessel, passangers can choose to observe orcas from a heated indoor area or an outdoor deck
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2201 Skyline Way, Suite 203, Anacortes, WA 98221 MoreLess Info
Anacortes Kayak Tours – Day Tours offers a variety of guided sea kayak options for various skill levels. Family kayak tours and full-day excursions are available through the San Juan Islands.
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1801 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, WA 98221 MoreLess Info
Island Adventures offers whale watching tours on a specially-designed boat, and guarantees whale sightings on every tour from March through November, with seasonal opportunities to see Orcas, Humpbacks, Minke and Gray Whales.
Washington Park is a wide stretch of forested area with a paved road running through it which is good for a walk, drive or riding a bicycle. Located on the tip of the Fidalgo islands, the park also offers beautiful views of the sunset and surrounding San Juan islands.
Mystic Sea Charters offer cruises and private charters around San Juan islands. Visitors get a glimpse of a variety of marine life including whales, sea lions, porpoises and more. The crew is professional, experienced and friendly.
Located on the eastern edge of the town of Anacortes, Cap Sante Park is a rocky outcrop providing a scenic view of the town and ocean, especially during sunset. On the eastern bank, one can also explore the remains of an amphitheater.
Day fishing trips around the San Juan Islands are provided by R&R Charters, which is composed of several advanced vessels in the Bellingham or Anacortes charter fishing fleets. Guests are able to fish for salmon, halibut, or lingcod.
High adrenaline fishing experiences are the focus of the Jolly Mon Charters. The charters focus on the waters surrounding the San Juan Islands and can involve either light tackle or heavy tackle depending on the skills of the participants.
At Swinomish Casino & Lodge, visitors can choose from a wide range of casino games such as black jack, keno room, roulette, pai-gao poker and more, accompanied with comfortable lodgings and a variety of dining options which include a bar, a cafe and a restaurant.