The aptly named Driftwood Park on Whidbey Island offers a commanding view of the ocean and amazing driftwood sculptures.
When Seattle held a contest to find the region’s best coffee, the winners were from Coupeville. They promptly named their coffee, “Seattle’s Best.” By Laura Hilton Throughout the world, Seattle is known as a coffee capital, thanks largely to that famous mermaid. But locals know it’s the whole Pacific Northwest region that roasts a mean bean, and in fact some … Read More
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