Whidbey Island

Whidbey Island Travel Guide

Articles about Whidbey Island

By David A. Keeps
Palm Springs (285 miles round-trip from Los Angeles) A nouveau–Rat Pack oasis on the desert floor of California’s Coachella Valley, Palm Springs draws both the country-club set and the design-obsessed. But this resort town famed for its superlati...
By Meeghan Truelove
Palm Springs (285 miles round-trip from Los Angeles) A nouveau–Rat Pack oasis on the desert floor of California’s Coachella Valley, Palm Springs draws both the country-club set and the design-obsessed. But this resort town famed for its superlati...
By Irene Edwards
Palm Springs (285 miles round-trip from Los Angeles) A nouveau–Rat Pack oasis on the desert floor of California’s Coachella Valley, Palm Springs draws both the country-club set and the design-obsessed. But this resort town famed for its superlati...

Hotels in Whidbey Island

Intimate retreat on a Puget Sound island, with a weekends-only (plus Thursdays in summer) restaurant that's justly famous.

Restaurants in Whidbey Island

Chef Matt Costello scours nearby farmers’ markets for his six-course prix fixe menus (Whidbey Island lamb loin; citrus-cured wild salmon), served Friday to Sunday. With only one seating a night, the meal can seem like a festive dinner party.

Things to do in Whidbey Island

The shop sells vintage maps and Audubon lithographs.