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.
by Jack Penland Something special happens with a small town “dresses up” for the holidays. Despite the weather, there’s warmth in the air. The decorations and lights turn store fronts and streets into magical places. That music in the street? Those are your neighbors. The people in the parades? Again, your neighbors. The restaurants? They’re in holiday mode, a place … Read More
by Jack Penland The thing about artists is that they’re always learning. There’s a technique, a style, or even a mistake that takes them in new directions. And, whether your “inner artist” hasn’t yet been set loose, or you’re an experienced artist, there are art schools on Whidbey and Camano Islands that can turn a week, or even a weekend, … Read More
by Laura Hilton We are spoiled for choices when it comes to entertainment options on beautiful Whidbey Island. The word “island” probably conjures ideas of summer activities, but as the days get shorter and colder you may be looking for some indoor fun. Whidbey’s Island’s growing number of arcades are the perfect places to spend a chilly day. Whether you’re … Read More
by Jack Penland Your Education Vacation Imagine this; you’re coming home from vacation laden down with several new pieces of art. Maybe they’re a couple of paintings, or something made out of glass. But, for this vacation, this isn’t art you bought. It’s art you made. Or, maybe you’re returning from vacation with more confidence in your Spanish-speaking ability … Read More