Come experience Whidbey Island and the splendor of the Pacific Northwest. Located in the Olympic Mountain rainshadow, Whidbey Island experiences half the annual rainfall of Seattle. The island is easily reached by daily ferry service from Mukilteo with departures every 30 minutes and is also accessible by Deception Pass Bridge at the north and the Port Townsend / Coupeville Ferry from the West. Our Island boasts many charming villages, historic towns, wineries, coastal parks, and scenic lighthouses. With so much to experience and explore, making a relaxing getaway or memorable vacation is easy on Whidbey Island.
Langley - "the Village by the Sea" - is a beautiful city on the south end of Whidbey Island. It's a mecca for artists and has a wealth of small art galleries, independent bookstores, and antique shops to explore. With its location adjacent to Puget Sound, Whidbey Island is famous for its fresh seafood as well as water sports. If you are looking to venture a little bit further from the Motel, then Whidbey Island is just a short 50 minutes away across the sound from Seattle.
If you are looking for beauty, majestic views, and an exhilarating trip across a high bridge, then Deception Pass State Park is the spot for you. As Washington's most visited state park, it attracts travelers and locals alike.
There's an activity for everyone at the park from hiking, boating, and horseback riding. Open year round for both camping and day use.
The Langley Whale Center located at the south end of Whidbey Island is the perfect spot to learn more about these amazing marine mammals. The center is a project of the Orca Network, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to maintaining safe and healthy habitats for these animals in the Pacific Northwest.
When you step into this enchanting woodland garden designed and created by Max and Ann Meerkerk, it's as if you have stepped into a different time and place. Make sure to plan for plenty of time to explore the nearly 53 acres of gardens and forest preserve so you can take in the full amount of beauty here.