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.

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

Insider’s Hints: Taking the ferry to Whidbey Island

This is the direct route to Whidbey Island from the Seattle area, Tacoma, Everett and points south and east. When driving from the north, most people usually enter via Deception Pass. When you get off the ferry, you’ll be at the Clinton terminal on the southern end of Whidbey Island. You are on state highway 525 and on the “Whidbey … Read More

A Fall Visit to Whidbey Island

While it’s tempting to start hiding in your cave in the fall, there’s lots to do, especially if you take the time to explore all of Whidbey Island.

In Focus: Ebey’s Landing National Reserve

Whidbey Island’s Ebey’s Landing National Historic Reserve is home to some of the Pacific Northwest’s oldest buildings, and the Reserve helps in preserving the region’s rural character.

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

Kayaking

To get as close to the water without diving in, try kayaking. Your nature adventure can start just a short distance from shore.