Guides

  • Oak Harbor

    Oak Harbor is Whidbey Island’s largest incorporated city (located in Island County). Named for the Garry Oak trees which grace its skyline, the city’s growth coincided with two major events:…

  • Coupeville

    Coupeville, where every lover of history, nature and art will enjoy a memorable experience. This quiet waterfront farming community—the heart of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve on Whidbey Island—still reflects…

  • Whidbey Island

    Whidbey Island is divided economically into two different regions: the northern end of the island (encompassing Oak Harbor and Whidbey Island Naval Air Station), and the remainder of the island…

  • Island County

    Island County, the eighth oldest county in Washington, was created on January 6, 1853, by the Oregon Territorial Legislature from a portion of Thurston County and was named for the…

  • Anacortes

    Anacortes is quintessential “small-town America”—a place of great schools, Fourth of July parades, low crime, community theater, and friendly neighbors. Anacortes is 90 minutes from two major metropolitan areas—Seattle and…

  • Skagit County

    Skagit County, Washington, is located midway between Seattle and Vancouver, BC. Our county stretches westward toward the Pacific Ocean, ending at the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and incorporates a…