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.
The waters between Canada and Washington’s mainland are dotted with the San Juan Islands, featuring nine major land masses and more than 100 satellite islands... Read More
“Local” is a popular adjective when describing the seafood found on Washington’s islands—and for good reason: Whether you’re cracking shells at a crabhouse or... Read More
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