Camano Island, Washington
Cross the Camano bridge to start your Island Getaway. Camano Island boasts miles of beaches, parks, fishing, outdoor adventures, eateries and gorgeous views of the Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. You can jam-pack a day or spread out the many fun activities over a relaxing weekend. You'll find that Camano Island is easy to get to but really hard to leave!
Fine art and nature seamlessly connect in Matzke Fine Art and Design Sculpture Park, a 10-acre outdoor gallery. As you follow the peaceful trails, you'll come upon 3-D sculptures made of iron, stone, bronze, glass and wood that rest in harmony with the evergreens and NW fauna.
You can stroll through the magnificent woods on Kristoferson Farm or you can FLY through them on a zip line! The whole family can enjoy an adrenaline-filled adventure with Canopy Tours NW, offering six different zip line tours, each including a fun ride in an Unimog forest vehicle.
Cama Beach is a stunning 433-acre state park facing Saratoga Passage on the southwest shore of Camano Island. A variety of boats are for rent at the Cama Beach Livery. Whether you want to be hands-on and row, let the wind help you on a sailboat, or cruise the Sound in a motorboat, you'll have an amazing day on the sea.
After a day of touring the sights, retreat to luxurious waterfront lodging at the Camano Island Inn. Guest room amenities include: plush bedding, heated tile floors, private deck with hot tub, and beach access. Take advantage of the on-site spa and indulge in a hot stone massage! What once was a private, family home is now a grand and elegant B&B.
Stay and play in the historic, waterfront cabins at Cama Beach. The standard cabins are definitely a step up from tent camping with electric heat, lights, and kitchen amenities. Upgrade to the deluxe cabin and "glamp" with a private bathroom, phone and internet access. Need more space? A Beachside Bungalow awaits you - with a large living room, kitchenette, coffee makers and sleeping areas for 8.
The Sea Mist Waterfront Inn is as beautiful as it is welcoming. From romantic Grand Suites with panoramic water and mountain views to rooms overlooking the pretty garden, all guests will savor a chef-quality, farm-to-table breakfast.
At Rockaway Bar & Grill, you can nosh on Portobello Mushroom Fries with one of their signature cocktails, or have a leisurely lunch in their warm and inviting atmosphere.
You'll find the 3 B's at The Baked Cafe: bread, breakfast, and burgers! They do comfort food with care, grinding their own meat and making the buns fresh daily!
You don't have to fly east to have New York-style pizza. Brooklyn Bros. Pizzeria has been serving up family recipes since 1977. NYC pizza on the beach? Fuhgeddaboudit!
An English pub in an island setting, Ale Spike Camano Island Brewing Co. rotates about 10 of their own crafted beers like Eagles Landing Pale (named for the neighboring airfield) and saves three taps for guest offerings.
You don't have to avert your eyes at Naked City Brewing Company, but you will see they have removed gluten from many of their great-tasting beers! Drink your brew on the large patio and try a dish from the seasonal menu.
Proud to be small, Dusty Cellars Winery takes great care with the 700 cases a year it produces. You'll savor every handcrafted sip!
Empty nesters-turned-vintners, owners of Edward Lynne Cellars are passionate about Washington varietals like their floral Madeleine Angevine and Siegerrebe white wines.
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