Whidbey Island is the largest of the islands composing Island County, Washington, in the United States, and the largest island in Washington State. The other large island is Camano Island, east of Whidbey. Camano Island is a large island in Possession Sound, a section of Puget Sound. It is part of Island County, Washington, and is located between Whidbey Island and the mainland (Snohomish County) by the Saratoga Passage to the west and Port Susan and Davis Slough to the east. 

 The Best Things To Do on Whidbey & Camano Islands 

  1.  Deception Pass State Park – The iconic bridge and park are great for amazing views, trails, beaches, bird-watching, fishing in Cranberry Lake and in the surrounding waters; plus, tent and RV camping available year-round. A popular activity is the Deception Pass jet boat tour, A welcome wagon offers Visitor information. 
  2. Ala Spit – A special favorite of bird watchers. A broad, open area with splendid views. Follow Troxell Road or Jones Road to Geck, and turn toward water to enter parking area. 
  3. Joseph Whidbey State Park – This is a great place to stroll the beach, enjoy the scenery, and watch winter and spring migrating birds. Picnic facilities near the beach: day use only. 
  4. Oak Harbor -Located at the water’s edge, the active community is designed for family-friendly fun and lodgings. Oak Harbor is home to NAS (Naval Air Station) Whidbey and you may learn more at the Naval History Center at the Sea Plane Base. Visit Pioneer Way for charging stations, shopping, wine tasting, and dining. The playhouse showcases local talent. The surrounding area boasts miles of pedestrian friendly waterfront plus an indoor swimming pool, skating rink in a historic barn, a working drive-in theater with go-karts, off-leash dog parks, and several golf courses. 
  5. Windjammer Park & Oak Harbor Marina – The waterfront park includes miles of paved walking, a salt water swimming hole, RV camping and life-sized windmill, kayaking, as well as vibrant, full-service, first-rate marina. 
  6. Fort Ebey State Park – One of two historic forts on the island, this park offers miles of hiking trails. From Libby Road, turn left onto Hill Valley Road which takes you to the park entrance. 
  7. Coupeville – The second oldest town in Washington state, and Island County seat, the town has over 100 buildings on the National Historic wp-signup.php including turn of the century Victorian homes. Located on Penn Cove, home of the famous Penn Cove mussels, many of charming Coupeville’s historic buildings house lodgings, restaurants and shops. Things to see include numerous festivals, the Island County Historical Museum, the Coupeville Wharf and a retro bowling alley. 
  8. Kettles Trail – Connecting Coupeville and Fort Ebey’s State Park, this trail skirts unusual Ice Age geologic formations known as kettles. With over 243 acres and 35 miles of trail, the Kettles is a popular spot for hiking and mountain biking. The paved Kettles Trail, spanning 2.16 miles along SR20 provides easy access. 
  9. Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve – The nation’s first historical reserve, and part of the National Park Service, this area is dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of historic lands (over 17,500 acres) and over 400 buildings. 
  10. Fort Casey State Park, Admiralty Head Lighthouse, Coupeville Ferry – This pre-WWII fort now welcomes visitors to explore its battlements and tunnels, as well as century old Admiralty Head Lighthouse. 
  11. Greenbank and Greenbank Farm – Once the largest loganberry farm in the nation, this tiny community and heritage farm offer wine tasting, art galleries, shopping and dining. Breathtaking views of Olympic and Cascade Mountain ranges can be seen from off leash dog-friendly walking trails. 
  12. Merker Rhododendron Gardens – Whidbey Island’s peaceful woodland garden and forest preserve is famous for its collection of mature rhododendrons and companion plantings. Explore miles of trails on 53 acres. 
  13. South Whidbey State Park – An impressive old growth forest surrounds secluded campsites with picnic areas and barbecue pits. Walk along numerous forest trails or take the high bluff trail down to a secluded sandy beach. 
  14. Freeland -With beautiful views of Holmes Harbor and a wonderful playground, beachside park, and meeting hall, Freeland is home to many antique shops, bookstores, banks, services, charging stations and restaurants. This town is a popular shopping district with locals and visitors. 
  15. Double Bluff Park – Miles of sandy, off-leash, dog-friendly beaches offer sweeping views of ships, Mt. Rainier and the distant Seattle skyline. The beach is popular with skim and kite boarders. Gray whales visit the area and sometimes can be spotted from the shore each spring. 
  16. Bayview Corner -The site of the historic Bayview Cash Store, built in 1924, the location includes Good Cheer, a restaurant, shops, wine tasting, nursery and more. Enjoy year-round events and Saturday farmers’ markets each spring, summer and fall. 
  17. Langley – Overlooking the waters of Saratoga Passage and the Cascade Mountains, Langley’s charming streets are lined with historic buildings, shops, bistros, art galleries, wine tasting bars, a coffee roaster, flowers-filled walkways, restaurants, a performing arts center, and vintage theatre. A museum offers local history. Ring the whale bell when you see one from the shore. Festivals throughout the year celebrate the arts, nature, music, the holidays and more. Explore the Langley Loop. 
  18. Clinton – At Whidbey’s southern tip you’ll find sweeping water and mountain views, nearby farms and wineries, country roads and beaches to explore. Ken’s Korner is home to a visitor’s kiosk, as well as various services, shopping and dining. 
  19. Cama Beach State Park – The new Cama Center offers meeting space and the new Cama Beach Café. Step back in time to a 1930s-cra Puget Sound fishing resort complete with water-front cedar cabins and bungalows. These have been refurbished, with modern conveniences added, and are available for rent year-round to individuals and groups. 
  20. Camano Island State Park – Visit the 134-acre park offering year-round saltwater fishing, excellent seasonal clamming, secluded wooded campsites including actual cabins, a half-mile self-guided nature trail, and a series of loop trails for hiking and beachcombing. Plus enjoy an underwater park for scuba diving. 
  21. Elger Bay Elementary Preserve – The Elger Bay Nature Trail Head is located by Elger Bay Elementary School’s parking lot. The Friends of Camano Island Parks maintain the trail and educational signage. 
  22. Cavalero Beach – A county park offering beach access, a boat launch, and views of Stanwood and the Stillaguamish River delta. 
  23. Four Springs Lake Preserve – This 50-acre nature preserve offers a peaceful setting for the public to explore 1.6 miles of wooded trails, a large open meadow area, and a small lake. ‘There is also a meeting facility and lodge available for weddings and events. 
  24. Iverson Spit Preserve – Port Susan and Livingston Bay birding area. 
  25. Utsalady Bay and Vista Point Park – Once the busiest port in Puget Sound, Utsalady still shows traces of its lumber/ sawmill past, amazing views of Whidbey, the Skagit River Delta, and the Cascade Mountains.  
  26. Camano Island Chamber’s Visitor Information Center -F’irst stop? Terrys Corner for the visitor’s center located next to the Camano Marketplace and coffee roaster. Get information and directions to the many island attractions including the zipline, Winery, farms, brewery, inn, state parks, and more. 


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  • Bayview Farmers Market – Saturdays from April – Labor Day 
  • Coupeville Farmer’s Market, Saturdays – April – October 
  • Meerkerk Rhododendron Gardens Peak Bloom Season – April and May 
  • Welcome the Whales, Langley – Mid-April 
  • Whidbey Island Marathon, Oak Harbor – Mid-April 
  • Bayview Earth Day Celebration – April 
  • Holland Happening, Oak Harbor – Last Weekend in April 
  • Oak Harbor Public Market – Thursdays May-September 
  • Tilth Farmers Market, Langley – Saturdays from May-Labor Day 
  • Camano Climb Bike Ride, Camano Island- First Sunday in May 
  • Camano Island Studio Tour – Mother’s Day Weekend and the next 
  • Mother’s Day Concert at Meerkerk Gardens – May 
  • Mother’s Day Sail, Cama Beach –May 
  • Penn Cove Water Festival, Coupeville – Second Saturday in May 
  • Port Susan Spring Jubilee Fam Tour – May 
  • Savor Spring Whidbey Island Wine Tour – May 
  • Antique Show & Sale, Greenbank-Memorial Day Weekend 
  • Antique Show & Sale, Langley – IC Fairgrounds, Memorial Day Weekend 
  • Flea Market and Antiques Sale, Freeland – Memorial Day Weekend 
  • Memorial Day Parade & Concert, Coupeville – Saturday prior to 
  • Memorial Day 


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  • Coupeville Arr and Antigues Walk – First Saturday in June, Sept.-Dec. 
  • Grenbank Farm Sunday Market -June-September 
  • angley Second Street Market – Fridays, June-September 
  • Oak Harbor Relzy for Life – First weekend of June 
  • A Taste of Whidbey-June 
  • CamOcean, Cama Beach State Park, Camano Island-June 
  • Deception Pass Challenge – June 
  • The Art of Beer, Brats and Biz, Camano Island – June 
  • Whidbey Island Garden Tour -last Saturday in June 
  • Clinton Thursday Market, Clintorn Community Hall – July-August 
  • Celebrate America Festival, Freeland – July 3rd 
  • Flea Market and Antiques Sale, Freeland – 4th of July Weekend 
  • Marwelton 4th of July Parade, Clinton – July 4th 
  • Old Fashioned 4th of July, Oak Harbor – July 4th 
  • Choochokam Arts Festival, Langley -Weekend after July 4th 
  • Langley Half Marathon-Weekend after July 4th 
  • Art by the Bay, Camano Island July 
  • Garden Club &Tea Tour, Oak Harbor – July 
  • Island Shakespeare Festival, Langley-July-September 
  • Open Air Quilts Show, Cama Beach State Park, Camano Island – July 
  • Whidbey Island Race Week, Oak Harbor- Mid-July 
  • Northwest Passage Relay Race, Langley – Last weekend in July 
  • The Artists Invasion at Lavender Wind Farm Last weekend in July 
  • Whidbey Island FiberQuest with a Summer Twist –July 
  • Concerts in the Park, SW Community Park – Thursdays in August 
  • Stanwood/Camano Community Fair – First weekend in August 
  • Whidbey Triathlon, Langley – First weekend in August 
  • Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival/Tall Ships – Second weekend in August 
  • North Whidbey Car Show – Second Weekend of August 
  • Whidbey Island Fabulous Fun Sessions – August 
  • Freeland Chamber Open Golf Tournament – August 
  • Port Susan Farmer’s Market – August 
  • Race the Reserve, Ebey’s Landing – August 
  • Walk N Wag Fest, Greenbank Farm – August 
  • Whidbey Island Area Fair, Langley- August 
  • Highland Games, Greenbank Farm – Mid-August 
  • Driftwood Day, Oak Harbor – Third Weekend in August 


  • Oak Harbor Music & Jazz Festival -Labor Day Weekend 
  • Oysterfest, Coupeville – September 
  • Harvest Jubile, Camano Island/ Stanwood – September 
  • Whidbey Island Farm Tour – September 
  • Northwest Djangofest, Langley Third weekend in September 
  • Tour de Whidbey Benefit Bike Ride – Late September 
  • Whidbey Island Kite Festival, Camp Casey – Last weekend in September 
  • Cama Beach Harvest Festival, Camano Island – October 
  • Central Whidbey Harvestfest, Coupeville – October 
  • Clinton Oktoberfest – October 
  • A Coupeville Halloween – October 
  • Langley Oktoberfest – First weekend in October 
  • Scarecrow Corridor, Coupeville – October 
  • Whidbey Island Writers Conference October 
  • Chili Cook-off and Oktoberfest, Coupeville Third Saturday in October 
  • Apple Day and Mutt Strut Dog Parade and Costume Contest, Bayview 
  • last Saturday in October 
  • Midway Monster Mash, Street Bash & Zombie Crawl, Oak Harbor -Saturday before Hlalloween 
  • Halloween Torchlight Parade, Coupeville – Last Saturday in October 
  • Oak Harbor No Tricks Safe Treats – October 31 
  • Chili Chowder Cook-off, Camano Island – Second Saturday in November 
  • Whidbey Island Autumn Wine Tour – November 
  • Whidbey Weddings and Events Tour – November 
  • Uncommon Threads at Greenbank Farm – November 


  • Home for the Holidays, Langley Saturday after Thanksgiving-December 
  • Lighting of Langley Saturday after Thanksgiving-December 
  • Greening of Coupeville and Christmas Parade -First Saturday in December 
  • Jingle Trail 5k Run and Walk, Coupeville – First Saturday in December 
  • Clinton Holiday Bazaar – December 
  • Greenbank Farm Holiday Marlket – December 
  • Oak Harbor Magic on Pioneer Way- December 
  • North Whidbey Festival of Trees-December 
  • Holiday Parade, Langley – First Saturday in December 
  • Ways of Whales Conference-January 
  • First Fridays at Greenbank Farm Year round 
  • Sound Waters Conference – Coupeville, First Saturday in February 
  • Northwest Glass Quest, Camano Island/Stanwood – February 
  • Port Susan Snow Goose Festival, Camano Island/Stanwood – February 
  • Red Wine and Chocolate Whidbey Island Wine Tour – February 
  • Langley’s Murder Mystery Weekend – Last weekend in February 
  • Mussels in the Kettles, Whidbey Island – First weekend in March 
  • Penn Cove Annual Mussel Festival, Coupeville – March 
  • Whidbey Master Gardener’s Workshop, Coupeville -Second Saturday in March 
  • Whidbey Working Artists Spring Studio Tour- March 

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