See The Pacific Northwest’s Famous Beauty
One of the largest cities on the Puget Sound, Everett has a host of outdoor attractions awaiting you. During your stay at Red Lion Inn & Suites, take advantage of the local gardens, arboretums, and more. The Pacific Northwest’s famous natural beauty is an attraction in and of itself.
Mukilteo Clinton Ferry
This ferry ride takes you from nearby Mukilteo to Clinton, straight across Possession Sound. Large, Olympic-class ferries travel at 17 knots across the water. The 20 minute ride is an excellent way to see the local waters.
Mukilteo Lighthouse & State Park
Home of the Mukilteo Historical Society, the Mukilteo Lighthouse is a small, quaint museum on the shore. The lighthouse is still functioning to this day, with a Fourth Order Fresnel lens that has a range of 12 nautical miles. The romantic area around the lighthouse has landscaped grounds and interesting works of architecture. You can even see the Northern Lights in certain seasons.
Nishiyama Japanese Garden
This garden at Everett Community College represents a compressed world of mountains, forests, lakes, rivers, and villages. Self-guided tours are free during days when college classes are in session. The garden has eleven primary elements. The centerpiece is the Iwakuni footbridge, which is made of wood salvaged from the Kintai Bridge in Everett’s sister city, Iwakuni, Japan.
Evergreen Arboretum Garden
905 Wetmore Avenue
Everett, WA 98201
Located at Legion Park, near Legion Memorial Golf Course, the Evergreen Arboretum Garden is Snohomish County’s treasure. It’s a place of both beauty and education. The 3 and a half acres have ten gardens, including a Japanese Maple Grove and a Woodland and Conifer Garden. The arboretum is open from dawn until dusk.
145 Alverson Blvd
Everett, WA 98201