My husband and I are planning a trip to the Vancouver/Seattle area in mid-April. We are pretty flexible with our schedule. I have some questions that would help with our planning.
1. I definitely want to go to the Skagit Valley tulip fest. How long is the drive between Seattle and Mount Vernon? Any tips on avoiding the crowds? Also, on the way back to Seattle, I'm thinking of driving on Hwy 20 and taking the Clinton-Mukilteo ferry. Is the scenery worth the long way back?
2. Any recommendations on places to park in downtown Seattle near Pike's Fish Market?
3. I was planning a day trip to Mt. Rainier, but came across Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie, and it looks pretty neat too. If you had to pick one, which would you choose? We like to do moderate hiking.
Thanks for your help!