Best of Snohomish County
Inside the lash room at Anisoptera Spa on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Knead Relief? Discover Snohomish County’s Top Massage Clinic

The results are in. This spot was voted best massage by 400 Herald readers.

  • 2 months ago
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Camp Fire attendees pose after playing in the water. (Photo courtesy by Camp Fire)

The best childcare in Snohomish County

You voted, we tallied. Here are the results.

  • 3 months ago


Andy's Fish House cooks put together a three piece fish and chips order on Thursday, March 19, 2020 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Dive into the county’s best fish and chips

Buoy oh buoy! Herald readers voted this seafood restaurant the best spot for maritime munchies.

  • 3 months ago


Husband and wife Christian and Melissa Despi have started their own bakery in Everett.  (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Who takes the cake? The best bakery in Snohomish County

Herald readers voted on the best pastry shop to satisfy your sweet tooth.

  • 4 months ago


Performers joust during the Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire at Sky Meadows Park in Snohomish, Washington, on Sunday, Aug. 06, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Royalty and revelry: The spirit of the Renaissance comes to Monroe

The annual Renaissance fair will open its doors every weekend from July 20 to Aug. 18


Members of the crowd wave flags during Everett’s Fourth of July Parade on Thursday, July 4, 2024, in downtown Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Nice weather draws huge crowds for Everett’s Fourth of July parade

Thousands flocked to downtown Everett, lining up along Colby for the growing parade with 100 entrants.


A rider falls off a bull during the Timberbowl Rodeo in Darrington, Washington on Saturday, June 29, 2024. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Mud, sweat and steers: Cowboys cling for dear life at Darrington rodeo

Check out a photo gallery from the finale of the two-day Timberbowl Rodeo over the weekend, in the valley near Whitehorse Mountain.


Two visitors comb the beach at Kayak Point Regional County Park on Friday, June 14, 2024, in Tulalip, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Kayak Point reopens ahead of schedule

The county’s most popular park reopened Friday.


West Coast Travel
A roadtrip, like a drive of US Highway 101 along the Oregon coast, can offer affordable opportunities for a getaway.

Last-minute, low-cost tips for West Coast travel

It’s already mid-July and you haven’t booked anything but still want to Continue reading...

  • 5 days ago


The San Juan Islands in Washington offer dramatic landscapes from mountaintop to sea.

Essential summer weekend getaways on the US West Coast

Summer is made for exploring and fortunately here on the West Coast, Continue reading...

  • 2 weeks ago


No matter where your summer adventures will take you, a little pre-planning will help ensure a successful trip.

10 travel tips to ensure a memorable trip

With summer well and truly here, many of us are readying for Continue reading...

  • 3 weeks ago


The access loop trail on the Old Sauk Trail on Monday, May 27, 2024 in Darrington, Washington. (Ta'Leah Van Sistine / The Herald)

10 accessible trails to explore this summer in Snohomish County

For people with disabilities, tree roots and other obstacles can curb access to the outdoors. But some trails are wheelchair-friendly.


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