5 Fun & Unique Activities To Do in Everett, WA
Everett, WA offers a plethora of activities and experiences. Ideally located between the Olympic and Cascade mountains – at the mouth of the Snohomish River, Everett, WA features beautiful water and mountain landscapes, vibrant wildlife and unique experiences that you simply can’t find anywhere else. With a dizzying array of activities available, we suggest these 5 fun outings to add to your must-see list.
Future of Flight Aviation Center
At the Future of Flight Aviation Center, you can get an up-close-and-personal look of a Boeing commercial jet assembly plant — the only such opportunity in North America! Open daily from 8:30 AM until 5:30 PM with tours of the Boeing assembly plant starting promptly at 9 AM, you’ll have the opportunity to see aircraft as they’re made in the world’s largest building (as measured by volume).
AquaSox/Open Ice-skating rink
Watching the Everett AquaSox baseball team play has been a family favorite since the team’s affiliation with the Seattle Mariners in 1995. During baseball’s off-season, head to Angel of the Winds Arena for public skating, ice hockey, lessons, game nights and more.
If you want to wiggle your toes in warm sand and splash in shallow waters, head to family-friendly Jetty Island. The ideal place to enjoy a picnic lunch as well as to watch for bald eagles, various waterfowl and juvenile salmon, Jetty Island is accessible only via ferry and is visited by more than 50,000 people each year.
Puget Sound Express Whale Watching
A family-run business, Puget Sound Express has been providing once-in-a-lifetime whale watching trips for more than 30 years. With a guarantee that you’ll see whales — or you’ll go again for free! — a half-day tour heads either toward Tacoma or the San Juan Islands, depending on where the whales happen to be that particular day. Expect to see orca, humpback and minke whales as well as dolphins, otters, porpoises, shorebirds, sea lions, seals and more.
Funko bobbleheads are available in a dizzying array of favorite characters ranging from Batman and Batgirl, Harry Potter, My Little Pony, Disney characters galore and much more. Funko opened its flagship store in downtown Everett in 2017. In addition to accommodating 300 employees who make, design and develop a range of bobbleheads, this location is a hub for fans to connect with others who share the same passions.
We’ve only touched the tip of the iceberg. There’s plenty more to explore! Now that we’ve peaked your interest, have fun digging into the unique offerings & experiences that make Everett, WA a unique & vibrant region. And Don’t forget to check out Ashton, our newest neighborhood releasing soon in Everett, WA !