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Whidbey Island is part of Puget Sound which is known for its awesome landscapes, fresh air, recreation, and community spirit. You’ll be nestled among the mountains, valleys, lakes, and ocean. There is plenty of history to stimulate your mind and outdoor activities to enjoy while you’re out on your excursions. The old forests are filled with mammoth cedar trees and wildlife that you won’t see anywhere else! The island is part of the migration circuit of several species of whales, seals, birds, and more. Yet you are close to cities that offer all the comforts you’ve come to expect including fine dining, music, and art.Amazing exclusive rentals in the heart of Whidbey
What better way to kick off your holiday than with a strikingly beautiful rental? These rentals are stylistically appealing while maintaining a warm, welcoming atmosphere with lovely gardens and forests all around. Some even boast ocean views. Suitable for any traveler, these listings often feature large kitchens, huge comfortable living rooms, big screen TVs and a large outdoor deck for admiring the impressive views. Feel cozy with a fresh, hot brew on the balcony, or observe a starry night from the garden. These rentals will take your breath away!
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It’s hard to believe there is so much fine alcohol brewed on this island. Apparently, the sea air and temperate climate are perfect for making these spirits. During your vineyard, distillery trek, you’ll be introduced to four wineries and two distilleries. Mutiny Bay offers artisan spirits including aged whiskey, vodka, strait gin and two delicious liqueurs: coffee and blueberry. The wineries offer tasting rooms and food to accompany them. The original Whidbey Island Winery started production in 1992 and Chateau Ste Michelle has summer concerts as well.Get a plethora of experiences all in one place
At Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve you can play all day and still find more to do. Ebey’s Landing, established in 1978, is the first national historical reserve to protect the history of this rural region. You can investigate this history at the Central Whidbey Historic District. But that’s not all! The area is full of recreation like hiking, mountain biking, kayaking at Penn Cove, and bird watching at Crockett Lake. Be sure to visit Fort Casey for its rich military history. And downtown Coupeville’s charming shops are sure to fulfill your shopping needs. Also, check the menus at Coupeville’s casual dining venues. There’s something to satisfy every taste.
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Deception Pass offers activities for a thrilling day or two. You’ll see whales and seals, tide pools with interesting marine life and more! Hiking and fishing are also worthwhile in Hoypus Forest and Cranberry Lake to name but a few. Fort Casey State Park is home to Fort Casey built in 1890 and has a rich history to explore. Plan your trip around Penn Cove’s annual Musselfest in March for a great adventure and delicious food. Take a boat out for great fishing from Bush Point. For a variety of forest adventures check out Canopy Tours Northwest on Camano Island. Be sure to stop by the vegetable stand to pick up some fresh snacks.Whidbey Island for Savvy Travelers
Whidbey Island has fertile soil that has been meticulously maintained for centuries. Hence the amazing food! Dugualla Bay’s farmers market is a must for its variety of local fruits, vegetables, spices, and more. Seabolt’s Smokehouse is famous for seafood including halibut and salmon. Farmstands are the freshest produce you can get: literally from farm to table and always a great variety too, especially at the 3 Sister’s Farm in Coupeville where you’ll find vegetables, sustainable meats, honey and more. Pioneer Way is loaded with boutique shops, historical venues, and interesting sites. Whidbey is truly a food lover’s utopia!
Whidbey Island has been an important Military defense site for over a century due to its strategic location in Puget Sound.
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In South Whidbey Island State Park, you can do some trekking among the old growth forest where the beauty is magical. The air is fresh and filled with a delicious pine scent. The brooks gurgle along their paths through the forest giving it an enchanting atmosphere perfect for those memorable photos of bald eagles and magnificent cedars.2. Catch some historical moments in Coupeville
At Island County Historical Museum, you’ll have fun exploring their whimsical exhibits while learning about the region’s history dating back to the Ice Age. Their archives are loaded with artifacts from the Skagit Tribes, early Settlers, and a Colombian Mammoth!3. Have you ever dreamed of flying an airplane?
Spend some quality time at Pacific Northwest Naval Air Museum and make your dreams come true on their flight simulators. There are many interactive exhibits including a PBY with its gun turret where you can let your imagination run wild!4. Experience an unusual animal encounter
Predators of the Heart is in Anacortes an hour from Whidbey Island. This unique animal refuge houses wolves, cougars, sloths, and much more. This is the chance of a lifetime to get close to some magnificent wolves and other exotic animals. Give this experience as a gift. Your friends will never forget it!5. Climb to your heart’s content in a safety harness
If you’ve always wanted to use rock climbing techniques like rappelling and belaying, then Adventure Terra on San Juan Island has the course for you! They supply the equipment, professional guides and all the training you’ll need for an awesome experience. You’ll love it so much, you’ll be waiting in line for their next adventure!