Enjoy a seemingly endless view of old harbors, rugged cliffs, and sunsets that stretch across the sound when you stay at one of our Whidbey Island rentals. From kite festivals, to highland games, to celebrations that honor the region's Native heritage - there's something for everyone!
So pack your blank journal or naked canvas to document your days spent squeezing lemon on fresh-caught oysters at Penn Cove Mussel Farm
. Cozy up next to your loved ones while sipping vino from the Vail Wine Shop and Tasting Room on the banks of the Coupeville Waterfront. Island life is what you make of it, and here on Whidbey, life is absolutely splendid!
Where Is Whidbey Island?
Our Whidbey Island vacation rentals are idyllic in location, situated on the northern-most boundary of the Puget Sound, nestled between The Olympic Peninsula
, Camano Island, and Seattle
just 30 miles north.
The 55-mile island is comprised of five communities - Oak Harbor, Coupeville, Greenbank, Freeland, Langley, and Clinton. Claimed to house Puget Sound's largest artist's colony, the region supports a mixture of both art galleries and outdoor recreation.
Outdoor Attractions on Whidbey Island
Saltwater coastlines and old-growth forests await during your stay in Whidbey Island vacation rentals! Try your hand at sailing at Oak Harbor Marina
or kayak into sea lion waters and circling-eagle skies along the Cascadia Marine Trail. Fish for salmon at Bush Point or dig for clams at Dave Mackie Park.
Book a whale watching tour in search of majestic gray whales or hike into three freshwater lakes at Deception Pass State Park
. You're never far from a public beach and access point on Whidbey Island! Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve is stunning, combining history and pastoral beauty with dramatic bluffs that stretch into the Straight of Juan de Fuca.
Day Trips from Whidbey Island
Pack lightly and travel often while plotting your getaway in Whidbey Island vacation rentals! The region is enchanting, created by an inkblot formation of islands in the Puget Sound. From whale watching, to artisan farmer's markets, to wineries - you'll never run out of places to explore!
Take the ferry to Port Angeles
to pick fragrant bushels at the Washington Lavender Farm or make the trek to Port Ludlow
to travel by kayak through Ludlow Bay and into San Juan Islands
territory. Port Townsent is a hop, skip, and a jump away (by boat and car), boasting gorgeous Victorian buildings and shopping districts.
This unique coastal region is the inspiration of countless artisans - from painters to poets - and is sure to ignite your next great escape with passion and raw beauty! Book one of our Whidbey Island rentals the first chance you get!
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