A Long Weekend on Whidbey Island, the Playground of the Pacific Northwest

cntraveler.com - 07-10

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Washington’s Whidbey Island is often overshadowed by its neighboring San Juan Islands, known for their pine-dense hiking trails and restaurants with foraged tasting menus. But the recent refurbishment of the historic Captain Whidbey Inn and the introduction of new commercial flights to Paine Field in Everett, Washington, as well as a new charter flight service from Seattle, just 30 miles away, are helping shift the spotlight.