Even if you’re an adrenaline seeking thrill chaser, given the year we’ve just had, a quiet and safe 2021 is perhaps a comforting thought. You could learn (or teach!) a new skill, dedicate yourself to a craft, or invest time in your garden or backyard.
Then again, the New Year doesn’t have to mean a new you! If you’re looking for exhilaration and adventure, SnoCo has plenty to offer. Snohomish County is filled with family-friendly options for adventure, as well as activities that offer challenge, require courage, and elevate you to new heights – literally and figuratively.
Make a New Year’s resolution that shows your zest for life and propels you toward a safe and exciting 2021.
If you’ve never jumped out of a plane, why not make 2021 the year? Skydive Snohomish opened twenty years ago at Harvey Field in the Snohomish River Valley. Beautiful scenery, a dedicated crew of professionals, and a passion for aviation are what make the team at Skydive Snohomish so popular among outdoor enthusiasts and skydivers. And, they also offer parachutes!
The City of Snohomish is home to Artisans Mercantile, a one-of-a-kind shop that only offers truly unique products from local artists. The shop’s collection is sourced from the Pacific Northwest and supports authors, artists, and musicians from our community. The fabulous array of local goods and seasonal products are ready for their one-of-a-kind owner – what are you waiting for?
We get it – why would anyone want to be trapped in a room after the year we just had? Well, Escape Everett brings the fun inside with an Alice In Wonderland-inspired experience. Follow them down the rabbit hole, solve puzzles, and make your way out of the room by working as a team. Visit their website or contact them today to reserve an appointment.
Perhaps winter isn’t the ideal time to get your hands dirty in the garden. It is, however, a perfect point to begin planning your big backyard resolution for when the seasons change. Garden Gear in downtown Edmonds should be your first stop. They carry hand tools, accessories, statuary, glass art, bird feeders, and more. Come to be inspired and create a vision for your New Year’s garden!
Okay, so this might be geared for the kiddos, but it doesn’t mean you won’t have an opportunity to learn. Mighty Coders is an after-school coding academy for youngsters that teaches them all about coding and computer science. Online and hybrid learning options are available so contact the team today to find out how your young learners can get started.
Outdoor laser tag is what kids’ dreams are made of, and High Trek Laser Tag is fully capable of making you the coolest parent in the neighborhood with just one adventure. Hundreds of bunkers and other features fill the laser tag park, making the entire experience a tactical delight for kids of all ages. With other options like mini golf, a ropes course, and day camps, the High Trek team will help satisfy those adventure-oriented resolutions that that will have your kids screaming in delight.