Tour of North Whidbey Island

From West Beach, looking across Swan Lake to Mt Baker

A great tour of North Whidbey by Mike McQuaide at the Seattle Times.   A really nice, albeit too brief, travelogue from Deception Pass Bridge to Coupeville.  He plans to continue the tour in another story soon.  I’ll link to a video tour soon as well, but here is his story in the meantime: 

Hike and drive North Whidbey Island in the deliciously quiet offseason   Follow this milepost guide to the scenic best of one of America’s largest islands, Whidbey Island.  By Mike McQuaide , Special to  The Seattle Times

Used to be that you could describe Whidbey Island as being shaped like a telephone receiver. Which, with the advent and subsequent ubiquity of cellphones, makes no sense to anyone under 12 and will one day make sense to no one...    Read More


About halhovey

A transplant from the east coast, I spent many years living in the deserts of Arizona and Nevada before finally finding a little piece of paradise on Whidbey Island that I call home. This is where I chose to raise my kids, set down roots, and eventually retire. In my blog I hope to share timely information and statitistics about our local real estate market, as well as a few of the people, places and homes around Whidbey Island that I find special, or interesting.
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