Hiking and Walking Oak Harbor

Oak Harbor offers visitors many opportunities to explore their travel interests, from fine dining and shopping to military history and whale watching. What Oak Harbor may not be known for —but should be— is hiking and walking. There are several options for every activity level, from avid hikers to family strolls, and dogs are welcome on treks.

Insider’s Hints: Taking the ferry to Whidbey Island

  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 … Read More

Whidbey Scenic Isle Way

Whidbey Scenic Isle Way

Deception Pass – Photographer: Andy Porter Whidbey Scenic Isle Way In the center of Puget Sound there is an island that harkens back to a simpler America; small towns with shops side by side on a seaside main street.  Ferries busy themselves with people traveling to work or play.  Farms, some in the same families for a hundred years, some with an … Read More

Win an Overnight Stay and Whale Watching

Enter and Win an Overnight Stayand a Whale-Watching Trip!Whidbey and Camano Islands Tourism, The Auld Holland Inn and Deception Pass Jet Boat Tours invites you to enter to win a two-night stay on Whidbey Island for two and a whale watching tour for two! First, you’ll spend the night at Oak Harbor’s Dutch-Themed Auld Holland Inn.  Then you’ll head to … Read More

8 Unique Schools For a Perfect 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 than you ever got from your … Read More