Art Class Escape

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

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.

Cycling Around the Islands

Cycling the rolling bucolic hills is an ideal way to explore Whidbey and Camano islands. Start planning your visit now. by Sherry Mays For cyclists who enjoy the wind in their hair, cycling Island County’s farmland flats, hair-raising downhills and technical mountain biking trails is sure to please. Just a short hop off of I-5, Camano Island is known for … Read More

Enter to Win an Escape It All Getaway

Enter to Win an Escape It All Getaway

Make your Escape to Whidbey Island with 2 nights at the Anchorage Inn, an historic Victorian Inn in Coupeville. Plus  you’ll win a pair of tickets for Deception Pass Tours outdoor jet boat adventure.   You’ll Also win : • Pair of tickets to the Island County Historical Museum • Marbley silk scarf-making experience for one in Coupeville • $50 … Read More

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.