Top things to do in Whidbey Island

Pub Food in Coupeville

Toby's Tavern

A quintessential dive bar housed in a vintage mercantile building dating from the 1890s; even the polished back bar was originally shipped here from around Cape Horn in 1900. Quaff home-produced microbrews and enjoy…
Park in Deception Pass State Park

Deception Pass State Park

Deception Pass State Park straddles the eponymous steep-sided water chasm that flows between Whidbey and Fidalgo Islands, and incorporates lakes, islands, campsites and 27 miles of hiking trails. This area is also o…
Seafood in Coupeville


The mussels and clams are the best in town (no mean feat in Coupeville), and the seafood alfredo pasta is wonderfully rich. Try the Penn Cove seafood stew – prawns, scallops, mussels and clams in a tomato broth – or…
Bakery in Coupeville

Knead & Feed

A Coupeville classic with views over the water from homey, rustic wood tables. Upstairs is for pastries and coffee while full meals (from American breakfasts to sandwiches and soups) are served downstairs. Don't mis…
Park in Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve

Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve

This national historical reserve comprises 17,400 acres encompassing working farms, sheltered beaches, two state parks (with excellent campsites near the water's edge among tall trees) and the picture-perfect town o…
Museum in Coupeville

Island County Historical Society Museum

The island's most comprehensive museum has plenty of local historical testimonies showcased in meticulous and well-presented display cases. Also on offer are self-guided walking-tour maps of Coupeville's vintage hom…
Cafe in Langley

Useless Bay Coffee Roasters

You'll smell the rustic smell of roasting beans long before you see this place. The vast, industrial-meets-1950s diner interior spills out to outdoor picnic tables. The coffee is great as are the burgers and sandwic…
Farm in Coupeville

Whidbey's Greenbank Berry Farm

Go 10 miles south of Coupeville to find this winery-style farm that's open daily for touring, tasting and picnicking. Don't miss a stop in the cafe for the island's best fruit pies.
Mediterranean in Langley

Cafe Langley

Mediterranean cuisine, with a few deft Northwestern seafood infusions (eg mussels) thrown in for good measure.