This is your first stop if you are taking the ferry from Mukilteo to Whidbey Island. The town of Clinton sprawls out quite far, but the “center of town” is located along Hwy 525 just up the hill from the ferry terminal. Just a couple of miles further you will come to Ken’s Corner which is the commercial hub of Clinton. You will find an award winning deli, simply the best bagel bakery, as well as a Mexican restaurant, grocery store and a drugstore. This is where you turn to head in to Langley as well.
Red Apple Market has a large variety of grocery items, including wine and a deli. You can also buy a card and birthday balloons here, maybe a bucket and shovel for the kids beach time. Open 8am-10pm every day at 11042 St. Rt. 525, Suite 116, 360-341-2414. Island Drug is a full service pharmacy just down from Red Apple if you should need it. They also have a gift section as well. 360-341-3880, open M-F 9am-7pm, Sat. 9am-4pm.
In the summer season be sure to stop in at the Thursday Market featuring local artists, craftspeople, local services, food, music and fun. Located at teh Clinton Community Center.
You can find a list of the Clinton restaurants on our Dining Out page.
Visit our shopping page for even more deatils of services and shopping in Clinton!
Our village by the Sea! Lots of charm and an emphasis on history, culture, education, music, local artists, with lots of boutique and art shops, a book store, groceries, clothing and accessories, gifts, antiques, coffee shops, wine tasting, and several very good restaurants. There is a post office, library, hair salons, and three theaters: one movie – The Clyde, and two performing -WICA and Whidbey Children’s Theater.
The Chamber of commerce has an office here for any questions you may have. During the summer months, there is a Friday Market on 2nd street from 3-7pm.
Walk along the waters edge just down from First Street, or take a rest on a number of benches in small parks along the water, and on the corner of Second and Anthes. Enjoy the shops, art galleries, jewelry, clothing, wine shops, book stores and more in this quaint little town. Venture down to the marina to see the visiting sailing vessels or dig your toes in the sand. Most eveything is within easy walking distance of each other, so park the car and explore on foot!
The Star Store is a small organic focused store in the center of downtown Langley. It’s a great place to pick up some things at the deli for a picnic lunch and has an extensive wine selection. Open daily - 8am-8pm (Sunday closes at 7pm) 360-221-5222. The store also has a Mercantile that sells clothing, jewelry, house wares, children’s clothing, gifts and more.
Please visit our shopping page for a long list of shopping opportunities in Langley!
You can find a list of the Langley restaurants on our Dining Out page.
Although not officially a town, Bayview has become a wonderful community hub on the south end of the island. On the south side of the highway you will find the Bayview Shopping Center where you can pick up groceries at The Goose Community Grocer, get your hardware needs or summer supplies at Sebo’s hardware or pick up some crafts at Casey’s Crafts. Across the highway, just behind Bayview Community Hall, you will find Bayview Corner and the 100 year old Cash Store. Here you will find the wonderful Saturday Farmers Market, Half Link Bicycle Shop for sales & bike rentals, a wine tasting shop, Tap room, hair salon, the Basil Café and the extraordinary Bayview Farm & Garden nursery and gift store.
The Goose Community Grocer is located in Bayview. They have a great bulk food section and also carry lots of local products. They have a deli, nice produce department and carry most essentials. Address: 14485 Hwy 525, Langley WA 98260. Open Daily 7am-10pm, 866-326-6714.
You can find a list of the Bayview area restaurants on our Dining Out page.
Please visit our shopping page for a list of shopping opportunities in the Bayview area.
Head about 10 miles north from the Clinton Ferry and Hwy 525 will bring you right in to Freeland. Once you hit the intersection of Fish Road & Main Street you have hit the center of town. Founded as a socialist community in the early 1900’s, Freeland has transformed itself in to the commercial hub of South Whidbey. Here you will find most things that you need – banks, grocery store, hardware store, gift shop & pharmacy, coffee shops, restaurants, post office, library and more. There is a great park for kids at the south end of Holmes Harbor, just about a half mile from town, with jungle jim, swings and the beach!
Payless Foods is the best stocked grocery store on the island - 1609 Main Street. This is a full service grocery store with a great produce, seafood & meats, bakery, deli, beer & wine and seasonal items. Open Daily 8am – 9pm – 360-331-4810
Linds Jewelry & Gifts is located next door to Payless Foods in Freeland. They offer an extensive jewelry selection, gifts and clothes. They are located at 1609 Main Street, and their hours are Mon-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat 9am-6pm and Sun 9am-5pm. 360-331-4760
There is also an Ace Hardware next door at 1609 Main Street and their hours are Mon. - Sat. 8am-7pm, Sun. 9am-6pm. 360-331-6796
Please visit our shopping page for a list of shopping opportunities in Freeland.
You can find a list of the Freeland area restaurants on our Dining Out page.
A tiny downtown located between Freeland and Coupeville. The center of town, located right on Hwy 525, consists of the Greenbank Store and the 1904 Public House restaurant along with the post office and a coffee shop. Just down the street is the main attraction in the town, the Greenbank Farm. Once the largest loganberry farm in the United States, the Greenbank Farm has become a community hub, with several new art studios and shops. You can buy cheese, wine, and sample the best pie around. This is where the Loganberry Festival takes place in July, and where Whidbey Pies and Cafe is located (Rumour has it President Obama ate here!)
Located in Central Whidbey, Coupeville is the seaside, farming community on the island. The quaint town, dotted with Victorian homes, is the second oldest town in Washington State and is at the heart of Ebey’s Landing National Historical Preserve. The Keystone Ferry which runs to Port Townsend is located just a few miles from the center of town. There are many little shops, restaurants, an ice cream shop, toy store and much more. Shop or eat here, all while watching the sailboats in Penn Cove. There is also a Whidbey history museum; great for kids! Or a great park just up the hill, with tennis courts, swings and great beach access.
The northern most city on Whidbey Island. This is the home of Whidbey Island Naval Air station. You will also find some of the larger stores such as Wal-Mart, Safeway, K-Mart and Home Depot there. If you take a trip up to Deception Pass you will pass through Oak Harbor. To get to Oak Harbor just head north on Hwy 525 which turns in to Hwy 20. A beatufil drive for sure!
2815 E Howard Road -Suite M
Langley, WA 98260