Whidbey Island is the largest of the islands that compose Island County, Washington. It lies about 30 miles north of Seattle, in Puget Sound and forms the northern boundary of the sound. According to whidbeyisland.us, the island is approximately 55 miles long and 1.5 to 12 miles wide making it the 4th longest island in the United States. It is the largest island in Washington State.
As you can see in the pictures, the island’s terrain is rugged and is composed of farmlands, forests, hills and beaches. It lies between the Olympic Peninsula and Seattle Metro and is home to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. The coastal towns of Oak Harbor, Coupeville and Langley have boutiques, cafes and galleries.