Why We Love It
Whidbey Island, which resides 30 miles north of Seattle, is a relaxed and friendly island strongly influenced by its naval station and local tourism. Known for its parks, festivals, wildlife, and outdoor activity, it is home to small town restaurants, shops, wineries, distilleries and breweries.
Free (or Almost Free) Stuff To Do
|Fort Casey Historical State Park|
A historic military fort overlooking the Pugest Sound. Bring a flashlight and explore the bunkers, passages, and the Admiralty Head Light House. Activities: boat, camp, fish, picnic.
A 4-mi (6.5 km) hiking trail with historic houses, farmland, beaches, and a bluff offering views of the surrounding water and mountains. Pack a lunch and enjoy day - even if cloudy!
|Deception Pass State Park|
A popular park with waterfalls, trails, cliff overlooks, rugged terrain, and the famous bridge - offering a scenic drive with beautiful views of the Pacific Northwest. Activities: camp, hike, kayak, picnic.
|High - 45°F (7°C)||Low - 35°F (2°C)|
Bellingham International Airport (BLI)
|Anchorage Inn Bed and Breakfast||21 mi (34 km) from start/finish|
|Best Western Plus Harbor Plaza||9 mi (15 km) from start/finish|
|Candlewood Suites Oak Harbor||9 mi (15 km) from start/finish|
|Coachman Inn and Suites||10 mi (15 km) from start/finish|
|Compass Rose Bed and Breakfast||21 mi (34 km) from start/finish|
|Sunrise Inn and Villas||12 mi (20 km) from start/finish|
|The Nantucket Inn||11 mi (18 km) from start/finish|