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Langley WA on Whidbey Island
Langley, WA is a vibrant little historic village founded in 1914 perched on a bluff overlooking the waters of Saratoga Passage and the Cascade Mountains. Langley is located on the south end of Whidbey Island minutes from the Mukilteo / Clinton ferry and with in an hour of Seattle. Whidbey Island which is in the rain shadow of the Olympic mountain range offers a mild island climate and boasts more sun and less annual rainfall than Seattle.
The charming small town community offers a variety of shops, galleries, boutiques, restaurants, farm to table dining experiences and local eateries featuring fresh local foods. The updated turn of the century movie theatre offers first run movies in a 1920’s style movie theater. Whidbey Island Center for the Arts offers a season of Performing arts performances. Whidbey Island Shakespeare Festival calls Langley its home base and offers a summer season of performances for Shakespeare lovers of all ages. An active thriving arts and glass community Langley has monthly art walks and open galleries tours the first Saturday of every month. September finds Langley full of jazz music music as it is home to Django Fest Northwest music festival. It’s world renowned Inn’s and lovely Bed and Breakfasts offer fabulous opportunities for both weekend getaways and destination vacations any time of year.
In the Spring, March through May the gray whales frequent Saratoga Passage on their annual migration to the waters of Alaska. Both gray whales are viewable both from whale watching tour boats and from the bluffs right in town. A Whale Center coordinated with the Orca Network is open year round to educate folks on both our whale transient visitors and our local resident orca whales.
Outdoor enthusiast’s will love the variety of beaches, bluff and forested trails, State parks, kayaking and birding offered for endless nearby Langley adventures.
There are two ways to access Langley and Whidbey Island. From Seattle travel north on I-5 and take the Washington State Ferry from Mukilteo to Clinton. From Clinton travel north on 525 and watch for signs for Langley. Traveling from the north, from I-5 at route 20 in Burligton, travel west toward Anacortes and then follow route 20 south through Oak Harbor and down Whidbey to Langley.
Langley Bed and Breakfast Favorites
|Food/Wine/Spirits||Things to Do||HIking/Walking|
|Prima Bistro||Whale Watching||Deception Pass State Park|
|The Braeburn||Island Shakespeare Festival||Fort Casey|
|Spoiled Dog Winery||Langley Whale Center||Ebey's Prairie|
|Whidbey Island Distillery||Eat mussels||Saratoga Woods Trail|
|Portico||First Saturday Art Walk|
|Useless Bay Coffee||Mystery Weekend|