Just 30 miles north of Seattle is the largest of the isles that form Island County, WA. Whidbey Island is like ten getaways in one! With sandy beaches, forest hiking trails, fishing, wineries, restaurants and premium lodging, your to-do list will be delightfully long.
You may have heard of tiptoeing through the tulips. At Meerkerk Gardens you can run through the rhododendrons! You can also leisurely stroll through the ten acres of gorgeous white, pink, red, & purple blooms, passing by magical ponds and stately trees. See if you can find the "secret garden" in the woods!
At The Machine Shop, experience blasts from the past like Frogger and pinball or transport yourself to the future with over 20 virtual reality games! The whole family will have a fun time at this arcade featuring 100 classic and new games.
Get your exercise AND taste some great wine at the same time! The Island Style Bike Rides Vineyard Wine Tasting Tour takes you to several boutique wineries and through historic downtown Langley where you can stop and explore waterfront shops. Enjoy a relaxing picnic lunch before pedaling back to the ferry.
Whidbey Island Kayaking allows you to customize your time on the water with a variety of adventures to choose from like the Early Morning Light, Private Couples, and Birdwatching Kayak Tours. You'll have the best seat in the house to take in the mountain ranges, wildlife and coastlines.
There's no better way to get on "island time" than staying overnight. The Saratoga Inn offers a restful home away from home, with spacious suites and deluxe guestrooms. A delicious, complimentary breakfast is served each morning and a tea service each afternoon.
The unique, octagon shape of the Eagles Nest Inn provides stunning views of Mt. Baker, Camano Island and the Saratoga Passage. Designed to marry comfort and nature, the property boasts its own wildlife sanctuary and neighboring woodland trails.
If you're looking for a romantic getaway, the Country Cottage of Langley offers cottages with a private deck, cozy fireplace and relaxing hot tub. Overlooking the Puget Sound, guests can enjoy water views from their bed!
Spyhop Public House may be a small town pub but their food is big on flavor. Their juicy burgers are made with local, Painted Hills(r) natural beef and the cocktails are made with freshly squeezed juices. Be sure to try The Island Sipper!
The atmosphere at Flower House Cafe is as cheerful as its menu! Located at Bayview Farm & Garden, visitors can order a yummy sandwich or a freshly made scone then happily wander through the garden center and sunny yellow arbor.
Sitting in the middle of an organic farm, Orchard Kitchen, is a crown jewel. They amaze guests with their always-changing, 4-course menu that lets the local ingredients like fresh mussels, artisan cheese and garden mushrooms shine. Not to be missed, Orchard Kitchen is a feast for the eyes and the palate!
Visit the charming Whidbey Island Winery and you'll see why they are highly regarded and award-winning vintners. Savor a glass of estate-grown Madeleine Angevine or Island White NV in the 100-year-old apple orchard.
Spoiled Dog Winery raises their prize Pinot Noir grapes organically on their estate. As their name suggests, furry friends are welcome on the patio!
The only thing prettier than the tasting room and grounds at Comforts of Whidbey are the amazing views of the Puget Sound. As you enjoy their wine offerings, you may just see a llama pass by!
Named after a stunning Whidbey Island beach, Double Bluff Brewing Company is a kid-and-dog-friendly taproom offering tasty beer like their Scotch Ale, brewed on-site.