Oak Harbor Marina Oak Harbor is a small city on a rural island—the best of all worlds! It’s a getaway from the super-sized metropolis, but with a wide variety of outdoors and cultural happenings that create a perfect vacation weekend! Oak Harbor has lots of young families with children. So, visiting here with children is really easy and fun. Some … Read More
Oak Harbor offers visitors many opportunities to explore their travel interests, from fine dining and shopping to military history and whale watching. What Oak Harbor may not be known for —but should be— is hiking and walking. There are several options for every activity level, from avid hikers to family strolls, and dogs are welcome on treks.
When you walk among the oak trees that dominate Smith Park in Oak Harbor, you can’t help but feel you’re among some very old living things. The 150 or so Garry Oaks in the park predate the town, and, yes, the town was named after the trees. Once There Were Thousands of Trees Garry Oaks were on Whidbey Island in … Read More
Nestled between historic downtown Oak Harbor and the Navy’s seaplane base, this full-service marina is a beautiful stop for people boating around Puget Sound. The marina is owned by the city of Oak Harbor and features 420 slips, guest moorage, permanent moorage, showers, laundry, fuel, recycling, and a boat ramp. It’s located about a half-mile from downtown Oak Harbor. Latitude: 48° … Read More