Family activities

The powerful Spokane Falls are a must-visit experience in Spokane, WA.

Family takes a mystery trip that’s full of adventure

Her family was minutes away from leaving on a road trip, but there was a catch — they had no idea where they were going.

 

Jetty Island ferry service from the Port of Everett waterfront to the two-mile sandy breakwater is set to return July 6 through Labor Day. (Lizz Giordano / Herald file)

Jetty Island ferry reservations open for the summer season

Reservations are required and cost $3 per person for the short ferry ride to sandy beaches

 

On summer afternoons, the sun warms the shallow water off Jetty Island’s west shore. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

5 things to do this summer in Snohomish County

Hop a ferry. Play in the sand. Look for Bigfoot. Tour the past. Toast the sunset.

 

Over 2,000 youth participated in swim lessons this summer at the YMCA of Snohomish County, and the Y’s six pools offered families, adults and seniors the opportunity to play together and stay fit.

The Y made a big splash this summer!

This was a very important summer at the YMCA of Snohomish County during a crucial time in our community. This summer, Y programs positively impacted… Continue reading

Over 2,000 youth participated in swim lessons this summer at the YMCA of Snohomish County, and the Y’s six pools offered families, adults and seniors the opportunity to play together and stay fit.
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Back in the saddle: Welcome back to the Evergreen State Fair!

It’s happening! The Evergreen State Fair returns this year with lots of family favorites and fun for everyone. Running from Aug. 26 to 31 and… Continue reading

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