When you're looking for an affordable way to get out and spend time with the family in the Pacific Northwest, it may be time to schedule your own Whidbey Island adventure!
Deception Pass State Park
This park is one of the most iconic stops in the area, with its beautiful view of its namesake pass and abundant local wildlife. Your family is sure to love its natural beauty and view of the sound.
Fort Casey has a beautiful turn-of-the-century lighthouse, as well as abundant bunkers and batteries you can visit while enjoying the beautiful sights.
Do you love beautiful views? Exploration of old structures? Harvesting seaweed? Naval Airplanes? You can enjoy it all at Fort Ebey's 651-acre park for a day or a weekend!
Oak Harbor is home to Fort Nugent, and its park which includes a full golf course, natural wetlands, playgrounds for the kids, and much more! Enjoy a game with the family and then walk the trails through the wetlands.
PBY Naval Museum
The small island town of Oak Harbor played a surprisingly important role in WWII and has founded this museum as a display of its proud history.
Whidbey Pie & Cafe
After spending a long day exploring natural wonders and human history, it's time to stop in and fill your tummies at one of Whidbey Islands local eateries. From their titular selection of pies to delicious sandwiches and coffee, you're sure to find the lift you need!
Blue Fox Drive-In
Now that your feet are tired and your stomach full head on over to one of Washington's last remaining drive-in theaters and take in a feature film with the family from the comfort of your car or out on the grass! (Open year round)
Whidbey Island Ferry
A great way to start or end your day at Whidbey Island is with a ride on the ferry. Whether you're driving or walking on you'll be able to enjoy the beautiful sites and sounds of Puget Sound from one of their local ferries.
Whether you're out enjoying a Northwest Summer or love the gray bluster of winter, Deception Pass and the islands are calling to you to enjoy some of our areas natural wonders! Why not plan your own island adventure today?
Painting via Jennifer McGill
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