Anacortes, WA

Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington which has a current population of 14,500 people. The town is known for the Washington State Ferries dock and terminal that provides access to the British Columbia Ferries as well as Lopez Island, Shaw Island, Orcas Island, and San Juan Island. The picturesque ferry ride through the San Juan Islands is an ideal getaway trip for visitors or residents alike. Located just 16 miles from the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, the town offers a thriving community in which to live and work.

Homes for sale in the area start at $279,000 for a 3 bedroom, 1 bath residence. Rental properties such as apartments are also available starting at a monthly rent of $600 for a 1 bedroom, 1 bath unit. For those visitors looking for temporary lodging, local hotels such as the Majestic Inn and Spa and the Ship Harbor Inn offer accommodations including high speed internet access and complimentary breakfasts. Nightly rates start at $89.

Local attractions include many amazing sightseeing adventures including the Island Adventures whale-watching excursions. Mystic Sea Charters offers whale watching excursions as well and promise that viewing of the 90 plus Orcas in the area is a sure thing. Taking two-hour tours into the deepest waters of the Puget Sound, the whale watchers promise a family experience that will be the highlight of any trip.

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Blue Water Behavioral Consulting

Blue Water provides home and community based Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy to children, adolescents, and young adults with autism spectrum disorders. We also offer parent training and school consultations.

Blue Water's providers include Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) and highly trained ABA therapists. We proudly serve active duty and retired military families under the Basic, ECHO/Autism Demo, and Pilot programs.

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