US Ports: Edmonds, WA
Served by the ferry from Kingston, Edmonds is rated as Washington's' "Friendliest City" and flower baskets hanging from old fashioned street-lamps confirm the attitude and moniker.
Combining to make Edmonds a city visitors love are Sunday concerts in the Park; summer long festivals; a Farmers Market and a variety of cafes inviting one to simply enjoy the pleasure of outdoor dining and people watching.
Art galleries, gift shops, antique shops and bookstores are almost guaranteed to entice visitors to exchange their dollars for treats.
Spoking from a central fountain Edmonds main streets give the downtown core a European flavor and the city's' cultural enthusiasm is extended through the Edmonds symphony, ballet company, performing arts theaters & historical museum.