Best Secret Islands on Earth
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Washington: Lummi Island
Nature enthusiasts and locavores love this nine-square-mile oasis full of working farms and lush fields on Puget Sound. Stay at Willows Inn (2579 W. Shore Dr.; 888/294-2620; willows-inn.com; doubles from $185), with views of Orcas Island and, for the patient, some actual orcas. Feast on spot prawns, reef-net-caught salmon, and just-picked greens prepared by the hotel’s chef Blaine Wetzel, who recently came over from Copenhagen’s legendary Noma.
T+L Tip: Don’t miss a bike ride (free for guests) to Michael Oppenheimer’s Windy Hill Art sculpture park (windyhillart.com). —Amy Wolfe