EXPLORE COUPEVILLE

Whidbey Island is packed with activities, from the outdoors to wine tasting, classes to new experiences.

Shoping

Explore historic waterfront Coupeville’s shops, restaurants, galleries and bakeries. Stroll along the Front Street with breathtaking views of Penn Cove and Mount Baker.

Sailing

Walk to the end of the Coupeville Wharf where visitors by boat tie up. Enjoy the views, marine life, shops, espresso and dining. Learn about the marine ecology of Penn Cove and view “Rosie” the whale. where visitors by boat tie up. Enjoy the views, marine life, shops, espresso and dining. Learn about the marine ecology of Penn Cove and view “Rosie” the whale.

Dining

Fine dining, bistro, bakeries, cafes, pizza, espresso, tavern fare, all located in the heart of downtown. Eat local and enjoy Coupeville’s delicacy – Penn Cove Mussels, harvested from the waters of Penn Cove daily. Most every restaurant has Penn Cove Mussels on the menu in a wonderful variety of preparations.

Whale Watching

During the winter months, Gray whales migrate through Puget Sound and feed in the waters surrounding Whidbey Island. Orca whales travel in pods around Whidbey Island and the San Juan Islands.

Farmers Market

The Coupeville Farmer’s market is located in the town green in the heart of downtown from mid-April through mid-October. Local farmers, artisans, craftspeople and food vendors share their bounty from 10am – 2pm every Saturday. There’s also farmers markets on Thursday, Friday and Sunday on Whidbey Island.

Art Gallery Tours

Coupeville is home to an amazing array of artists. Art Galleries, artist studios, festivals and arts education abound.

Wine & Spirit Tasting

Coupeville hosts two excellent wine shops and Whidbey is home to several wineries, distilleries, and breweries. Tasting, tours and shopping available year round.

Birding

Central Whidbey has excellent spots for viewing local and migrating birds. Blue herons, bald eagles, harriers, shorebirds, all visible from the beaches and prairies around Coupeville.

Biking

Nice cycling along the roads of Whidbey or some challenging and fun mountain biking on the Kettle’s Trails at Fort Ebey State Park.

Events

Coupeville hosts some of the most energetic, diverse, and fun events on all of Whidbey Island. Including arts festivals, historic native water festivals, iconic Penn Cove Musselfest and More, weekends of events are the first to fill up!

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