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What’s your “Walk Score”?

According to the website walkscore.com, we have a walking score of 85 out of 100! This means we are fortunate to be in a very walkable location as most errands can be accomplished on foot.  This compares very favorably with the most walkable cities in the USA: #1 New York has a walk score [...]

March 14th, 2014|

Free Days at Whidbey Island Parks

Normally, the Discover Pass is required on Whidbey Island to park your car at most beaches, trail heads and state parks.  You can purchase these from the local kiosk in many locations for $10/day or $30 per year.  But every so often they offer a "Free Day" where no pass is needed and you can [...]

March 6th, 2014|

Driftwood on the Beach

People often ask about the driftwood on our local beaches. It certainly adds character to the shoreline.  I was unable to find any regulations that generally prohibit the collection of such driftwood, although specific prohibitions may exist. For example much of the shoreline on Whidbey Island is considered private property down to the low-tide mark. [...]

March 3rd, 2014|

New Art on Display

We are excited to announce a new alliance with nearby Penn Cove Gallery to display local art in the hallways of Coupe-Gillespie House. A rotating slate of local artists will be featured in the house starting this month.  We currently have art from Judy Skinner on display in the ground floor hallway and from [...]

February 28th, 2014|

Fort Ebey Kettles Trail Run

Some of our guests made this marathon run through the nearby Kettles trails today. Hooray for them! When they returned to their room they had the benefit of relaxing their tired muscles in our brand new steam sauna. Post by Northwest Trail Runs.

February 16th, 2014|
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