Cruise Chuckanut and Take in the Tulips, Apr 15, 2012

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Cruise Chuckanut and Take in the Tulips, Apr 15, 2012

Postby Terracar » Tue Mar 20, 2012 3:12 pm

Hey guys,

Just posting this up if anyone is interested in joining us. If you are interested let me know.

TSNW will be cruising the World Famous Chuckanut Drive! Twenty-one miles of curvy seaside road with breathtaking views. There will be plenty of photo ops to take in! After the drive, we'll check out some of the local vendors in the area, hit up the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival...and then head out to dinner.

Details / Itinerary
9:45am - Depart final meet point (Chuckanut P&R) and head straight up SR11-Chuckanut Drive for Anthony's.
-This will be the Northbound-enjoy the curves portion.

10:30am - Brunch at Anthony's
Anthony's at Squalicum Harbor Brunch Menu
25 Bellweather Way
Bellingham, WA
PH: (360) 647-5588

12:00pm - Depart Anthony's for Boulevard Park (nice photo ops, ample parking, group photo on overwater boardwalk?)
Boulevard Park Website
470 Bayview Drive
Bellingham, WA

12:40pm - Depart Boulevard Park for Chuckanut Drive . (Southbound - Enjoy the scenery portion)
-Two photo op stops planned along Chuckanut Drive (10 minutes a piece)

1:30pm - Arrive Bow-Edison, WA. (30 minute free for all, take in the local atmosphere and markets)
-Take your two-way with you for communications.

Here's a list of some markets
Breadfarm (Artisan-made Breads) - Website
5766 Cains Ct
Edison, WA
(fyi: cash only)

Slough Foods (deli with local meats, cheeses and wines) - Website
5766 Cains Court Suite B
Edison, WA

Tweets Cafe (locally owned cafe and eatery) - Website
5800 Cains Court
Edison, WA

Farm to Market Bakery (pastries/cookies) - Yelp
14003 Gilmore Ave
Bow, WA
(fyi: cash only)


2:00pm - Depart Bow-Edison for the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
-Anticipate heavy traffic.
-Take your two way with you for communications while out and about.

4:00pm - Depart Skagit Valley Tulip Festival for Dinner
-Since brunch may be a little pricey for some, we have decided to go a little more economical with an all-you-can-eat buffet for dinner.
Golden Corral - Website
1065 State Avenue
Marysville, WA 98270-5106

Route Map / Screenshots
A - Chuckanut P&R
B - Anthony's Restaurant

A - Anthony's Restaurant
B - Boulevard Park

A - Boulevard Park
B & C - View Points
D - Bow-Edison

A - Bow-Edison
B - Roozengaarde

A - Roozengaarde
B - Golden Corral

Things to Bring
1. Two-way radio (absolutely necessary for this meet)
2. Camera
3. Cash (for the cash only stores)
4. A friend
5. Your enthusiasm

North/Central/South Meet Points
Chuckanut P&R
SR11 and i-5
Meet at 9:30am, Depart at 9:45am

Starlake P&R
272nd and I-5
Meet at 7:30am, Depart at 7:45am

300 Kelso Dr, Kelso, WA
Right next to the McDonalds.
Meet at 5:45am, depart at 6:00am.

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Re: Cruise Chuckanut and Take in the Tulips, Apr 15, 2012

Postby underscore » Tue Mar 20, 2012 4:14 pm

I've never heard of this before, I'll have to try to make it down there next year.
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Re: Cruise Chuckanut and Take in the Tulips, Apr 15, 2012

Postby Traks » Tue Mar 20, 2012 11:59 pm

I wish my Trac was i[ and running, I would totally join.
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