Seattle Day Trip Guide: Mukilteo, Washington
Nestled amidst the breathtaking landscapes of the Pacific Northwest, Mukilteo, Washington—population 21,000, just 25 miles north of downtown Seattle—beckons visitors with its unrivaled charm and natural splendor. The idyllic town, embraced by lush forests and the tranquil waters of the Puget Sound, offers a captivating escape from the bustling urban life.
As you venture through Mukilteo’s quaint streets, you’ll discover a harmonious blend of history and modernity. Delight in the picturesque views of snow-capped mountains, explore the vibrant waterfront parks, or indulge in the local culinary scene that showcases fresh seafood and farm-to-table delights. Mukilteo is a sanctuary for nature lovers, promising unforgettable adventures and an enchanting retreat of the soul.
Here’s a taste of what Mukilteo has to offer.
Catch a sunset
Fire-pit friendly beach with beautiful views and a working lighthouse built in 1906.
Small & charming
This downtown is so quaint, it's called a village. Bring home some fudge from the Mukilteo Chocolate Company.
Ivar’s Mukilteo Landing
Watch the ferries come and go while you dine on Ivar's seafood specialities. Some of the recipes have been around since 1938.
Emerald gem in the heart of Mukilteo
Go for the wildlife sightings, including woodpeckers, herons, and black-tailed deer.
Mukilteo Chocolate Company
Indulge your sweet tooth!
You’ll find all the delights here: handmade chocolates, truffles, and confections perfect for gifts…or yourself.
Red Cup Cafe
Stop in for a cozy breakfast or lunch
The menu is loaded with a range of breakfast items, sandwiches, salads, and homemade baked goods.
Mukilteo Thai Restaurant
Spice up your visit
You can’t go wrong with traditional Thai dishes like pad Thai, green curry, and spicy basil stir-fry.