Travel and Accommodations
Gail Harker Center for Creative Arts
12636 Chilberg Rd.
Mt. Vernon, WA 98273
(just outside La Conner)
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
There are several options for places to stay near the Center. See our Student Accommodation Guide
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.