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Everett: Where modern Cityscape Meets the Salish Sea

By Visit Everett—In partnership with Seattle NorthCountry

Sitting on the shores of Port Gardner Bay, gazing across Puget Sound at the Olympic Mountains, Everett offers the signature blend of culture and nature that makes the Pacific Northwest a world-class destination.

From food trucks and festivals to aviation and one-of-a-kind pop culture experiences, there is always something to discover in Everett. The waterfront is a can’t-miss attraction, boasting the largest public marina on the West Coast. Enjoy a great meal, hop on the ferry or take a paddle to Jetty Island, beachcomb, or explore the miles of waterfront trails. Stroll through historic downtown, bustling with unique shops, eateries and coffee shops, or perhaps take a hike in the nearby Cascades.

Jetty Island

The Waterfront

Everett’s waterfront is the stuff seaside dreams are made of. You’ll find sparkling Port Gardner Bay, miles of connected walkways, gorgeous views of the Olympic Mountains, the largest public marina on the West Coast, incredible food and drink and endless adventure.

Beach day anyone? Paddle, set sail or catch the seasonal ferry to Jetty Island, where a two-mile stretch of warm, sandy fun in the sun awaits.

Outdoor Adventure in Everett

Outdoor Adventure

Located just 30 minutes from Seattle, and about an hour to the Cascade Mountains, Everett offers easy access to all the best that the Pacific Northwest has to offer and makes the perfect basecamp for all your outdoor adventures in any season.

Great Eats in Everett

Find Great Eats

Brew Pubs? Check. Woodfired Pizza? Check. Farm-to-table and inspired international cuisine? Check and check. From classic American fare with a Northwest twist and late-night diner delights to Asian fusion and seafood fresher than a hip-hop mixed tape; Everett's local culinary scene has got your taste buds covered. 

Craft Beverages

Craft Beverages

Have you heard? We're really good at making craft beverages here in the PNW – it's kind of our thing.`

Everett is the destination where local pride and passion meet pale ales. Where Salish Sea inspiration and adventure lead local enthusiasts to specialize in making small batch organic distilled spirits. A place where the porters run so deep with malty richness that you’d swear you were sipping chocolate dessert in a pint glass. 

If it can be brewed or barrel aged, it’s appreciated here. Cheers!

First We Drink the Coffee, Then We Do All the Things

When it comes to a coffee scene, Everett is where it's at. Connoisseurs can find a perfectly crafted pour-over or single-origin espresso and enjoy truly unique coffeehouse vibes. 

In fact, they love coffee so much that they rank fourth nationally among cities with the most coffee shops per person, boasting 4.5 shops per 10,000 people. No matter where you stay in Everett, there's sure to be a well-brewed latte nearby.

Funko Headquarters

Only in Everett

Get your Funko on. Is it an amusement park with giant, larger-than-life pop culture toys? Yes. Is it a unique retail experience ripe with photo opportunities and licensed merchandise from every conceivable pop culture touchstone? Also yes. You’ll just have to experience it to believe it. 

To round out the awesome sauce, add stops at Bobakhan, a 6,500 square-foot emporium of all things collectible, and Everett Comics.

Everett is a city where nerds of the world unite

Street Murals and Art

Street Art and Murals

Everett is a city of makers. Artists from the local to the internationally renowned have brought their inspiration to the streets with new murals and exhibits of energetic street art. The world is a canvas for those who would boldly make their mark, and in downtown Everett, the fantastic results of street artists’ creative spirit are on display.

Activities and Attractions

Everett has tons ofactivities and attractionsLet your imagination take flight. The Boeing Future of Flight experience is a must-do for both casual admirers and avid aviation enthusiasts alike. 

Discover cutting-edge technology, explore legacy innovations and see how the trailblazing women of Boeing paved a way for a more equitable, diverse and inclusive industry. 

Kids love the Imagine Children’s Museum in Everett where they can sit in an airplane cockpit and explore a two-story tree house. Here kids are encouraged to touch, do and explore everything.

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