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Top 10 Things to Do this Summer on Vashon Island, WA

Vashon Island is a haven for artists, nature lovers, and people seeking the small-town life. Since it’s close by Seattle, it’s perfect for a short trip during the lazy summer months. The island is easy to access from West Seattle, with ferries running across the South Puget Sound every 20 to 60 minutes. The views …

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Top 10 Things to Do this Fall on Vashon Island, WA

A Look At Some Popular Attractions on Vashon Island, WA Vashon Island, Washington is known for its sparse population. The Island provides free range for visitors to enjoy the scenery. The Island features great food mixed with a unique rural experience. The Island is close by Seattle and just a short drive to Portland. Here …

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10 Things to Do at the Strawberry Festival on Vashon Island 2019

The Vashon Island Strawberry Festival was first held in 1909, when the island was full of strawberry farms and annually shipped more than 120,000 crates of strawberries. Though the number of strawberry farms has greatly dwindled, the festival lives on. Each year festivalgoers feast on strawberry food and beverage concoctions, such as cakes, ice cream, …

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