Marysville is a charming city in Snohomish County, located approximately half an hour north of Seattle along the Snohomish River Delta adjacent to the Tulalip Indian Reservation. The city is a major center of indigenous culture in the Pacific Northwest, home to the Hibulb Cultural Center and Natural History Preserve, the state's first government-certified Tribal center, which offers exhibits on area indigenous groups and tribal cultural history. Lively Tulalip Casino, operated by the reservation, offers the state's largest casino payouts, racking up more than five million dollars in wins each month.
1.Seattle Premium Outlets
Seattle Premium Outlets offer one of the Pacific Northwest's top luxury shopping experiences, home to a collection of more than 130 designer and brand-name outlets selling women's, men's, and children's apparel and accessories. Top brand names offer deep discounts off standard retail price, including internationally-renowned brands like Burberry, Tory Burch, Kate Spade New York, and Coach. Hip stores for young shoppers also offer steep price cuts, ranging from high-end retailers Abercrombie and Fitch and Puma to fast fashion favorites like Forever 21. A full-service indoor food court serves up options like Qdoba Mexican Grill and Cafe Bento, while the sit-down Ram Restaurant and Brewery offers craft American fare and microbrews.
10600 Quil Ceda Blvd, Tulalip, WA 98271, Phone: 360-654-3000
2.Hibulb Cultural Center and Natural History Preserve
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Hibulb Cultural Center and Natural History Preserve was Washington State's first state-certified Tribal center at its opening, preserving the history, cultural values, and spiritual beliefs of the region's Tulalip Tribes, modern-day descendants of the Pacific Northwest's Snoqualmie, Skykomish, and Snohomish indigenous groups and other signers of the Treaty of Point Elliott. The Center offers 23,000 square feet of indoor exhibits, along with a gorgeous 50-acre natural history preserve protecting native homelands along the beautiful Tulalip Bay. Exhibits include a display of historic canoes crafted by area indigenous groups, an examination of indigenous wool-making practices, and a gallery honoring the warrior and military tradition of the Tulalip Tribes. An authentic Tulalip longhouse is also recreated, showcasing recorded stories by the tribe's traditional storytellers.
6410 23rd Ave NE, Tulalip, WA 98271, Phone: 360-716-2600
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Tulalip Casino is a world-class gambling resort destination, offering luxury accommodations, award-winning restaurants, and a lively casino floor paying out more than five million dollars in jackpots each month. Top slots and table games offer the most cash back of any Seattle-area casino, offering favorites like blackjack, roulette, and craps. Delicious restaurants include stone-fired artisanal pizza joint Blazing Paddles, traditional modern fare at Blackfish, and a full-service buffet of international fare served up at Eagles Buffet. The intimate 1,200-seat Orca Ballroom attracts top acts such as WAR, Bill Engvall, Richard Marx, and Tommy James and the Shondells, while the Canoes Cabaret presents 1970s and 1980s tribute acts and MMA and boxing events. During the summer months, the spacious Tulalip Amphitheatre hosts international luminaries like Blake Shelton, Dianna Ross, Sammy Hagar, and Jamie Foxx.
10200 Quil Ceda Blvd, Tulalip, WA 98271, Phone: 360-716-6000
Cabela's is the world's top outfitter of sporting, hunting, and fishing gear, originally opened in Chappell, Nebraska in 1961 by Dick Cabela as an extension of his father's furniture store. Today, the chain is operated as a subsidiary of the Bass Pro Shops franchise, operating more than 80 locations throughout the United States and shipping mail-order catalog items to more than 120 countries. A Marysville location is located within lovely Quil Ceda Village along the edge of the Tulalip Tribes Indian Reservation, approximately half an hour north of Seattle's downtown district. 11,000 square feet of retail space showcases museum-quality animal displays, a conservation mountain, and spacious aquariums stocked with local marine life. Visitors can search for sales at the store's Bargain Cave or enjoy hearty wild game entrees at the adjacent Eagle's Nest Cafe.
9810 Quil Ceda Blvd, Tulalip, WA 98271, Phone: 360-474-4880
5.Ebey Waterfront Park
Ebey Waterfront Park is a lovely downtown waterfront natural area opened to the public in 2005, after over a half-century of development and planning by city leaders. The development, which is intended to draw regional citizens and tourists to the city's downtown district, provides direct access to beautiful Port Gardner Bay and the Snohomish River Delta for anglers and pleasure boaters, offering four-lane public boat access and a short-stay moorage float. A public fishing area is also offered at a full-service fish plaza, along with wash-down boat stations. Walking trails include the two-mile Qwuloolt Estuary Trail, which meanders through a gorgeous wetland restoration area. A children's playground is also offered, along with day-use picnic tables and public restrooms.
1404 1st St, Marysville, WA 98270, Phone: 360-363-8400
6.Altitude Trampoline Park
Altitude Trampoline Park offers lively family-friendly exercise and sporting experiences, home to more than 100 interconnected trampolines for jumping and maneuvers. Obstacles throughout the trampoline park test participants' jumping skills, while a trampoline dodgeball court offers a twist on the classic elementary school game. Along with open jump spaces, the park also offers slam dunk basketball lands, a battle beam, a rope swing, tumble tracks, and a giant air bag for continued fun. A separate play area offers safe play experiences for young visitors, with space for parents to supervise. Fitness classes are offered throughout the week, set to high-energy music and emphasizing cardiovascular workout and muscle toning.
6610 64th St NE, Marysville, WA 98270, Phone: 425-217-2558
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Immersion offers a unique escape room experience on Seattle's North End, challenging small groups to solve puzzles and clues and race against time to escape from themed rooms in 60 minutes or less. Escape room experiences offered include Escape From The Unknown, which follows the tale of a respected genetic scientist who became entangled in a medical conspiracy following his daughter's diagnosis with a terminal illness modern medicine could not cure. Escape From Marie's Children takes visitors into an elite underground agency hired by the Illuminati, while Escape From Earth War challenges participants to hunt for alien life forms as part of the CRU and Dark Division investigation units. All game room experiences are available for drop-in visitors or for birthday parties, team-building conferences, and other small groups with advance reservations.
1263 State Ave, Marysville, WA 98270, Phone: 360-926-3226
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Golden Corral is one of the world's favorite buffet chains, offering more than 150 delicious homestyle and international food options at breakfast, lunch, and dinner throughout the week. The restaurant chain, which was originally opened in 1973 in Fayetteville, North Carolina, has become America's number-one buffet and grill chain today, offering nearly 500 locations in 42 states across the nation, including a location in downtown Marysville. Hot and cold dishes are served up on buffet-style trays for all-you-can-eat service, ranging from USDA grilled-to-order sirloin steaks and prime seafood selections to home cooking favorites like fried chicken, meatloaf, pot roast, and signature Bourbon Street Chicken. An all-new smokehouse menu features smoked favorites, while a carving station serves up melt-in-your-mouth meats carved directly to order. Famed yeast rolls are complemented by a selection of delicious desserts and pastries from the restaurant's Brass Bell Bakery.
1065 State Ave, Marysville, WA 98270, Phone: 360-659-4035
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Taco's Guaymas is a delicious local cantina in Marysville, serving up inventive tacos, burritos, tamales, and other traditional Mexican fare throughout the week. The counter-service restaurant offers spacious seating for large parties in a family-friendly atmosphere, open for lunch and dinner service. Entree favorites include wet chile verde burritos, traditional fish and prawn burritos, crispy chicken flautas, and soft tacos served with diners' choice of grilled meats. House specialties like chile rellenos and camarones rancheros are also served up, along with vegetarian selections like zucchini and spinach burritos and veggie tacos stuffed with rice, beans, guacamole, and housemade salsa. Shareables range from Monterey Jack quesadillas to ceviche crafted with local Pacific Northwest seafood.
1400 State Ave, Marysville, WA 98270, Phone: 360-658-9711
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Ivar's was the vision of the late Ivar Haglund, who founded the Pacific Northwest institution in 1938. The restaurant continues to serve up classic Pacific Northwest seafood specialties today, offering 21 fast-casual seafood bar locations and three full-service restaurants, along with stadium operations at Cheney Stadium and Safeco Field. Award-winning seafood favorites are served up at the restaurant's Marysville location, including the restaurant's famed clams and chips platters and delicious Pacific Northwest clam chowder. All fish is hand-cut and breaded daily onsite, served up in traditional recipes originally established by Haglund in the 1930s. Diners can choose from seafood favorites like jumbo prawns, clams, scallops, and oysters, all brought straight from Pacific Northwest fishing vessels, or enjoy grilled favorites like wild Alaska salmon or halibut served with coleslaw and cornbread. Full boat fish and chips specials are also served up, prepared with diners' choice of Alaska pollock, salmon, cod, or halibut.
9726 State Ave, Marysville, WA 98270, Phone: 360-653-7734
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Don's Restaurant is a delicious family-owned restaurant in operation in Marysville since 1972, known as a favorite local hangout serving up homemade breakfast, lunch, and dinner favorites throughout the week. The restaurant, which is located just off Interstate 5, serves up large portions of famed home cooking selections like Thanksgiving-style turkey dinners, homemade pot roast and meatloaf, grilled liver and onions, and traditional meat and cheese lasagna. Slow-roasted prime rib dinners are also offered, along with classic seafood options like coconut shrimp and clam strip platters. Famed pumpkin pancakes are served up at breakfast hours, complemented by fresh coffee and a selection of pastries. Cocktails are offered at the restaurant's full-service lounge, which showcases major sporting events on large-screen televisions.
1216 4th St, Marysville, WA 98270, Phone: 360-659-9555
11 Best Things to Do in Marysville, WA
- Seattle Premium Outlets, Photo: JackF/stock.adobe.com
- Hibulb Cultural Center and Natural History Preserve, Photo: Hibulb Cultural Center and Natural History Preserve
- Tulalip Casino, Photo: Nejron Photo/stock.adobe.com
- Cabela's, Photo: goodluz/stock.adobe.com
- Ebey Waterfront Park, Photo: Dynamoland/stock.adobe.com
- Altitude Trampoline Park, Photo: v74/stock.adobe.com
- Immersion, Photo: Victor Moussa/stock.adobe.com
- Golden Corral, Photo: Golden Corral
- Taco's Guaymas, Photo: Taco's Guaymas
- Ivar's, Photo: Ivar's
- Don's Restaurant, Photo: Don's Restaurant
- Cover Photo: City of Marysville WA - government