Island Notes Island Notes
Picnic Basket, bottles of wine, cheese and frut all spread out on a blanket

A Seaside Picnic Jaunt

What day at the beach is complete without a picnic? Here are some great places to shop and beaches to visit on Whidbey and Camano Islands.

Close up of two hands working at an old sewing machine

Hands at Work

Breathtaking natural beauty and laidback island lifestyle a big reasons why Whidbey and Camano Islands are a haven for artists.

The Show Must Go On

To perform or not perform? That isn’t even a question! Theaters here won’t let anything stop the show! Read how they’re doing it!

Island Discoveries

Explore places on Whidbey and Camano Islands that are not part of the usual tourist trail, but are where the locals like to go.

A beach and water with the setting sun and mountains in the distance and colorful clouds overhead.

In the Embrace of the Salish Sea

The waters surrounding Whidbey and Camano Islands are an essential part of life here. Near, on, or in the water, we’re all in its embrace.

A whale fluke sticks out of the water

The Most Amazing Migration

The gray whale migration is the longest migration of any mammal and some of it happens right here in Puget Sound.