Gail Harker Center for Creative Arts
503 Morris Street.
La Conner, WA 98257
Getting to La Conner
La Conner is located 10 miles west of Mt. Vernon and Burlington, along the I-5 corridor, equidistant from Seattle, WA and Vancouver, B.C. If you fly into Seattle or Vancouver, you may rent a car in advance. It is a straightforward drive to La Conner.
If you are flying in and need to get from Sea-Tac Airport to La Conner there is a shuttle service. The drop-off and pick-up point (Farmhouse Inn) is five miles North of La Conner proper, check with the accommodations you select to see if it is possible to be picked up at the drop-off point (some Hotels and B&Bs are happy to do this). If this service is not available, please check with us at the center.
Airporter Shuttle/Bellair Charters
1416 Whitehorn St, Ferndale WA 98248
Getting around La Conner
Normally, there are enough students with cars to share rides to and from hotels to the studio, and around La Conner.
Dining in and around La Conner
The studio has a small refrigerator and microwave available for those who would like to bring in lunches, etc. If you prefer to dine out, there are a number of eateries in La Conner near the studio.
There are a number of Hotels or Bed & Breakfasts in, or near to, La Conner. When booking with these places, it is advised that you call and mention that you are a student of the center- most will give a discounted rate.
107 S. Second Street, La Conner, WA 98257
Heron Inn and Day Spa
Alvin Anders, Manager
117 Maple Avenue, La Conner, WA 98257
Blue Heron Retreat (Island home)
Desiree and Larry Omdal
Heron Beach Lane, Samish Island, Bow, WA 98232
425.881.1544 or 425.417.7723
Bruce and Ingrid McBane
11639 Marihugh Place, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Rick and Reinhild
416 N 3rd St., La Conner, WA 98257
Cindy and David Tracey
503 S. Third Street, La Conner WA 98257
360.466.9909 or 866.528.9909
Room at Molly Donaldson’s
Private bedroom with queen bed; sharing bathroom and kitchen with owner and her beloved Standard Poodle. 113 N 5th St. -located on the corner of Fifth and Centre streets, downtown La Conner.
Contact Molly: 360-333-4332 or mollydon2003 (insert at symbol) yahoo.com
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Burlington
900 Andis Road, Burlington WA 98233
Located at exit 229 off Interstate 5, under 10 minutes from the studio.
205 N. First Street, La Conner, WA 98257
The Estep Properties
Linda Johnstone, Manager; Jack Estep, Owner
PO Box 1125, La Conner, WA 98257
Please visit the website for descriptions of each property
Delaney’s on Rainier St.
Les and Sandy Delaney
507 Rainier, La Conner, WA 98257
360.466.3097 or 206.817.8565
Wild Iris Inn
121 Maple Ave, La Conner, WA, 98257
Skagit River Retreat (1 BR Suite)
La Conner, WA 98257
17827 McLean Road, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Best Western Plus – Skagit Valley Inn and Convention Center
2300 Market Street, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
360.428.5678 or 1.800.780.7234
The Marina Inn
3300 Commercial Avenue, Anacortes, WA 98221
360.293-1100 or 1.800.231.5198
15-20 minute drive to the studio