The Gateway To The Cascades
Nestled between the beautiful San Juan Islands and scenic Cascade Mountains, the quaint town of Sedro-Woolley makes for an enjoyable day trip.
Start your visit in the historic downtown. With its charming brick buildings and old-fashioned light poles you may feel like you've traveled back in time!
Look for the iconic 60-foot clock tower and you'll know you're in Hammers Heritage Square. Stroll through the town square, featuring a gazebo, waterfall, garden and benches to sit and take it all in. The Square is the site of the Sedro-Woolley Farmer's Market, operating Wednesdays from 3-7pm from late May to mid-October. You can also shop for clothing, furniture, antiques and more in the downtown district
Did You Know? In 1885, the town's founder, Mortimer Cook, originally named the city Bug after the mosquitoes he found so annoying. Thankfully, his wife and other locals nixed that idea. "Sedro" is a play on the Spanish word for cedar.
The Sedro-Woolley Museum celebrates the town's history in logging and mining. They have classic cars, a model railroad and even an "old-timey" Main Street, including a saloon, jail, mercantile, and bank.
Hungry? Woolley Market is a mecca of fresh, local food and groceries. Grab a cup of coffee and a sandwich at the deli or stay on Thursdays for live music. Nearby Liberty Bistro offers a local famous panini named Spicy Pilgrim. If you're craving something a little spicier, Lorenzo's Mexican Restaurant serves your favorite Mexican dishes and has $3.99 margaritas during Happy Hour.
Whether you stop by to grab a bite at one of the many eateries or make a whole day of leisurely touring, you'll enjoy your time spent in Sedro-Woolley!