Whidbey Island

I did not take this photo but I wish I had. I think my son likes to torment me and send me pics of places I wish I was. He loves the Pacific Northwest, so different from growing up as a Southern California native, so much green! And rain, of course.

It’s as beautiful as a painting.

Whidbey Island is in Puget Sound, north of Seattle. The island’s rugged terrain spans beaches, hills and farmland. On its northwest tip, Deception Pass State Park offers clifftop views, forest trails and freshwater lakes. To the south, Fort Casey Historical State Park is home to a lighthouse and gun battery. The coastal towns of Oak Harbor, Coupeville and Langley have boutiques, cafes and galleries.

I have been there in the past and it’s absolutely gorgeous!

4 thoughts on “Whidbey Island

  1. It is gorgeous up here. And yes, all the green comes from a lot of rain. Not necessarily volumes of water but lots of cloud cover, light rain and drizzle. If you’re used to seeing the sun during the winter it can be a bit of an adjustment to live here, but there’s a lot to get out and do if you’re so inclined.

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