A Home On The Harbor

Gray Whales on Whidbey

Gray whale

Spring brings many wonderful changes to Whidbey Island including joyful, pink apple blossoms, but our biggest and most impressive spring event is the arrival of the gray whales, which are passing through the Puget Sound and the Salish Sea on their annual migration from Baja to the Bering Sea.     Gray whales are baleen … Read more Gray Whales on Whidbey

Musselfest in March

Penn Cove Musselfest

We are big fans of Whidbey Island’s Penn Cove Mussels and it looks like we aren’t the only ones! In March, we get a chance to go mad over mussels. Penn Cove Musselfest! March 7 & 8, 2020 Historic Coupeville, WA on Whidbey Island.   This event is brimming with chowder tasting contests located at … Read more Musselfest in March

February: Chocolate, Wine, and More on Whidbey Island

Red Wine

February is a great month to visit Whidbey Island, WA. Many people come here in the winter to relax, escape the crowds and reconnect. Bird watching, cozy nights by the fire, and warm coffee shops are all part of the winter experience. Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to book a weekend away with your … Read more February: Chocolate, Wine, and More on Whidbey Island

Dog Days on Whidbey

dog on a beach

Whidbey Island is a very dog friendly place to vacation. From patio dining to off-leash beaches your four-legged friend will have the time of her life. Freeland Park on Holmes Harbor is a wonderful beach for walks with your furry pal. It’s easy to pop out the door and take off for a nice beach … Read more Dog Days on Whidbey

Diving Into Mussels

On Whidbey Island we have our very own shellfish farm called Penn Cove Shellfish. These pristine little shellfish are so fresh and so yummy. You can find Penn Cove mussels, clams, and oysters at many of the local restaurants on Whidbey Island and you’ll find them prepared in a variety of delicious ways.     … Read more Diving Into Mussels