Kids Extravaganza: Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Open House

Every year, Naval Air Station Whidbey Island puts on an impressive Open House. It is free, and the fun things to do there frankly rival paid small amusement parks for the kids. Children get to stretch their sense of adventure, have fun, and learn along the way.

After entering […]

2016-06-29T23:32:47+00:00 June 25, 2016|

Port Ludlow Marina boat rentals

The Port Ludlow Marina is well situated for fun exploring of the shorelines north of Hood Canal by the Olympic Peninsula. You can have rentals of small skiff power boats, stand up paddle boards, and kayaks to suit your fancy, and top it off with food at a good […]

2016-06-21T22:34:58+00:00 June 19, 2016|

Kayak and Paddle Board on Deception Pass State Park’s Cranberry Lake

Cranberry Lake is a serene and protected lake in Washington state’s most visited state park, Deception Pass. The fresh water lake is extremely convenient to many non-lake activities that are all within a stone’s throw: campground, saltwater beach, and easy pull-up road access.

There are no gas-motorized boats allowed on […]

2016-06-14T23:05:48+00:00 June 12, 2016|

Kayaking east of Coupeville in Saratoga Passage

The Whidbey Island coast is beautiful on the southeast side of Coupeville in Saratoga Passage. It is heavily forested with few homes visible, especially when hugging close to shore. Views span up and down the passage, over to Camano Island, and out to Mt Baker. Wandering further […]

2016-06-28T22:10:35+00:00 June 5, 2016|

Fort Ebey State Park paragliding

Fort Ebey State Park is a wonderful place full of hiking and mountain biking trails, campground, and some of the most beautiful views in the Northwest. It looks out into Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca, across to the Olympic Mountains, Vancouver Island, and the San […]

2016-06-03T23:02:12+00:00 May 29, 2016|

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival near Mt Vernon

The annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival draws many thousands of tourists to its colorful fields every year. Located an hour north of Seattle in the rich farming soils of the Skagit Valley near Mt Vernon, it offers a kaleidoscope of shapes and textures across the many farms that participate. […]

2016-05-05T22:52:39+00:00 March 27, 2016|