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

Cycling Around the Islands

Cycling the rolling bucolic hills is an ideal way to explore Whidbey and Camano islands. Start planning your visit now. The beauty of Whidbey Island is the exploration of each unique community. The designation of State Route 525 and Highway 20 as a Scenic Byway keeps many drivers on the main roads, leaving cyclists to enjoy the views along waterside … Read More

Military

The guns of Ft. Casey and Ft. Ebey, the planes and jets of Naval Air Station Whidbey, the military barracks of Camp Casey; they’re all part of the military history of Whidbey Island.

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

Art Class Escape

Whidbey and Camano Islands have several art schools where you can combine avacation getaway with a quality learning vacation.

Crew filiming The Hour After Westerly at The Fort Casey Inn.

Central Whidbey Locations
Star in Short Film

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

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

Filming at State Parks on Whidbey Island

The foreboding walls of Ft. Casey and scene of an episode of Z-Nation. Email Jon Crimmins… This is where to get a copy of the rules and requirements for filming on Washington State Park property This is where to get a copy of the permit required by Washington State Parks. 41020 SR 20Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360.675.3767 Website 1280 Engle Rd.Coupeville, WA 98239 360.678.4519 … Read More