Whale watching in the spring is special. While resident and transient orca can be found in Puget Sound almost any time of the year, March and April features the addition of gray whales.
Tours are one of the best ways to see the whales and they depart from both Oak Harbor and Langley.
Yet another crew has wrapped up shooting on Whidbey Island. This time, independent producers from Los Angeles finished principal shooting in Central Whidbey for the short film, “The Hour After Westerly.” The film stars Peter Jacobson and Shannyn Sossamon. Jacobson is recognizable from roles in many TV shows including House and Colony. Sossamon was Heath Ledger’s leading lady in A … Read More
Pectoral Sandpiper at Keystone Spit – uncommon migrant shorebird in fall. Whidbey and Camano Islands are a great place to see birds, with some of the best locations around. The island are along the Pacific Flyway, a western “highway in the sky” birds use to migrate. Two of the people most knowledgable about bird watching here are Craig and Joy … Read More
This fall, the waterfront village of Coupeville on Whidbey Island celebrates the 20th anniversary of the release of Practical Magic. Starring Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman and Stockard Channing, this seasonal cult classic chose Coupeville as the film’s setting for its historic, seaport charm that attracts visitors from around the world.