Located on the south end of Whidbey Island, Langley faces east toward Saratoga Passage with views of the Cascade Mountain Range. Whidbey Island is approximately 55 miles long, making it the largest island in the state. The southern end of Whidbey is accessible via ferry, while the north end of the island is connected to neighboring Fidalgo Island by the Deception Pass bridge, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
With a character uniquely its own, Langley invites visitors to spend the day browsing bookstores, shops and galleries, noshing at one of its many fine restaurants, and relaxing at an inn or B&B.
This “Village by the Sea” is lined with historic buildings and filled with locals who love the arts and boast an entrepreneurial spirit.
With festivals and community events nearly every month, visitors are sure to find something happening. The Choochokam Music & Arts Festival in July, the Island Shakespeare Festival July through September, and DjangoFest Northwest (a celebration of gypsy jazz) in September are just a few of the offerings throughout the year.
To learn more about Langley, go to visitvisitlangley.com.
Choose from B&Bs, cabins and cottages (including a tree house!), guest houses, inns and motels, and vacation rentals in or near Langley. Cozy and quaint or spacious and luxurious, Langley has an abundance of accommodations.
Getting to Friday Harbor
The trip from Langley to the Anacortes Ferry Terminal, where you catch the ferry to Friday Harbor on San Juan Island, takes approximately 1 hour 25 minutes. Read more about travelling aboard the Washington State Ferries. (link)
If you have the time, it is well worth it to extend your drive along this state-designated Scenic Byway, making time to visit the natural habitat and quaint villages that dot the island.