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About Guemes Island
Experience total tranquility with your own piece of coastal Washington. Our Guemes Island vacation rentals are only a five-minute ferry ride from Anacortes, but afford a quiet escape for those seeking solitude.

You’ll have the best of both worlds on Guemes Island—privacy with easy access to a more bustling scene. Guemes Island is perfect to explore by bicycle or, if you’d prefer to completely relax, the roads are quiet and perfect for driving. The Stop by DIGS Kitchen, a mobile food truck serving handmade pizzas topped with locally-sourced ingredients. You’ll have access to a store for supplies, a community center, parks, and beach access. The Guemes Mountain trail is just over a mile each way, and ends in vistas of the surrounding Skagit River delta and its islands, as well as the Cascade Mountains in the distance.

If you’re looking for a little more action, the university city of Bellingham is less than an hour from Anacortes. Be sure to check out Kulshan or Aslan Brewing Companies for a taste of iconic West Coast IPAs. Camber Coffee was named one of the best coffee roasters in the country, and their cute shop in downtown Bellingham is certainly worth the stop. This city is a popular travel destination for local Seattleites and Portlanders—make a day trip and discover why Bellingham is so loved.

For even more Pacific Northwest adventure, our Guemes Island vacation rentals are located near Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. The drive and steep switchbacks are certainly worth the payoff, with incredible views of the majestic Mt. Baker looming over meadows and mountains. Come and experience the gorgeous scenery that Washington has to offer. And when you’ve finished your day of exploration, return to one of our Guemes Island cabin rentals to relax with sunset views over the water. Book now and start planning your next Pacific Northwest getaway.