We based ourselves on the north end of Whidbey Island for an easy run to Anacortes where we used the ferry system to get to San Juan Island for whale watching and touring.

What’s really great about Whidbey is there’s lots to see and do on the island.

Deception Pass State Park surrounded our camp.  There is no such thing as sandy, sunny beaches like those in Southern Cal.  They are magnificent. Very rocky and you have to climb over the drift trees to get to the water.
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At low tide…
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And there is plenty if interesting trees, shrubs and flowers along every trail…
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We headed down to Coupeville, the oldest town in Washington, where we had lunch at Toby’s…
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We try to check out the lighthouses wherever we go. In the Fort Casey State Park stands Admiralty Head Lighthouse…
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During WWII, gunnery stations were placed all along the Pacific coast. Fort Casey’s guns are exceptional…
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At the end of our stay on Whidbey we headed to the Coupleville/Port Townsend ferry to short cut our drive to Olympic National Park. So we took the Airstream for her first boat ride…
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