Two-Day Oak Harbor Itinerary

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

Road Construction Alerts

The Deception Pass Bridge carries more than just traffic and pedestrians. The water lines to the city of Oak Harbor hang from the bridge, and the hardware supporting the water lines need to be replaced.
Starting about October 11th and continuing for 3 to 4 weeks, the bridge will be down to just one lane from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Monday through Thursday.

Filming in Island County

We welcome film crews here, and look forward to working with you. The following links are full of information to help your location coordinating go as smoothly as possible. Because we want this to be a good experience for locals as well as filmmakers, you will also find our guidelines and expectations here. Please review the following information carefully to … Read More

Three Day Itinerary

The transformation from mainland to island is not only physical, it’s psychological. The pace is not only slower, it feels as if you’ve stepped back in time. The mild climate and close proximity to Seattle make either island an easy getaway all year round. Named “the easy island,” Camano Island offers visitors a relaxed experience. The island is known for … Read More

Four-Day Culinary Itinerary

About one hour’s drive north of Seattle are two islands that show off the rural side of America. Located in the middle of Puget Sound, cut off from the mainland and its expanding cities, much of Whidbey and Camano Islands has happily held onto its agricultural roots. The slower, more relaxed feel, has attracted chefs who left the big cities … Read More

Scenic Places to Photograph

From smart-phone selfies to rich studies of the textures of the land and sea, to snapshots of your dog on the beach, Whidbey and Camano Islands offer photographers the opportunity to create rich art, or just have a good time posting to Instagram.

Hiking

There are several hundred trails on Whidbey and Camano Islands, ranging from ADA compliant to difficult.