In Focus: Ebey’s Landing National Reserve

Whidbey Island’s Ebey’s Landing National Historic Reserve is home to some of the Pacific Northwest’s oldest buildings, and the Reserve helps in preserving the region’s rural character.

Ebey’s Landing National Historic Reserve

Imagine filming in a national park where people live and work. The park embraces both the 19th and 21st centuries, preserving a rural lifestyle and frontier town atmosphere for more than 100 years. That is Ebey’s Landing National Historic Reserve. Ebey’s Landing National Historic Reserve is the result of a unique partnership between Washington State Parks, the Town of Coupeville, … Read More

Friends of Ebey’s Reserve

Friends of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve is a non-profit citizens group dedicated to enhancing the reserve, the first such reserve in the United States.  Their efforts include fundraising, public outreach and educational activities and building public awareness of the reserve. Friends of Ebey’s is the official fundraising arm of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve. You can shop online for … Read More

Fort Ebey State Park

Fort Ebey State Park, a 645-acre camping park on Whidbey Island, was originally built as a coastal defense fort in World War II.

People Walking on a trail

Four Certified Exhilarating Hikes to Ease You into Spring

It’s been a long, cold, winter and we all know that you and your sofa are now better buddies than ever. But spring is coming and you’re going to want to get outside and be active. While it’s tempting to try to go straight into super-hero mode, it’s not very smart. Strained muscles, or at least sore muscles, are no … Read More

Four-Day Culinary Itinerary

4 Day Culinary Itinerary About one hour’s drive north of Seattle are two islands that show off the rural side of America. Located in the middle of Puget Sound, cut off from the mainland and its expanding cities, much of Whidbey and Camano Islands has happily held onto its agricultural roots. The slower, more relaxed feel, has attracted chefs who … Read More