The second oldest town in Washington, Coupeville on Whidbey Island is a town where every lover of nature, history, and art will enjoy a memorable experience. This quiet waterfront community is actually the county seat and is situated on the sheltered and pristine Penn Cove, home to famous world class mussels. Located in the heart of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve, the rural farming town still reflects the character of a frontier seaport when Puget Sound was first being settled. Beyond its historical significance, Coupeville and Whidbey Island offer visitors many unique lodgings, restaurants, galleries, and shops. Nearby Ebey’s Landing and Fort Casey State Park, offer hiking trails, beach combing, an historic lighthouse and lots of open space to for spotting bald eagles, whales and other wildlife.
Check out these places to discover oh-so-fresh seafood and other locally harvested foodstuffs in the San Juans. One of the original farm-to-table restaurants... Read More
The Pig War was a dispute over San Juan Islands territory, the only casualty of which was a single swine. The remnants of the war today take the form of the... Read More
Home to poets and sculptors, glass artists, and woodworkers, Whidbey Island is a haven for creative types and the collectors of their work. An art trail map... Read More
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