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

By |2019-05-02T04:01:03+00:00June 21st, 2019|For Visitors|

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 [...]

The Best Thai in Seattle is on Vashon Island

By |2019-05-02T04:09:17+00:00June 12th, 2019|For Visitors|

It is a bold claim to say the best Thai in Seattle is on Vashon Island. Thai food is a competitive market in the Seattle area. It’s often assumed that if there was going to be a best place, it would have to be a two hundred dollar a plate business in the center of [...]

Top 10 events to hit this Summer

By |2019-04-27T15:29:33+00:00June 2nd, 2019|For Visitors, Things to Do Nearby|

Summertime in Washington State is a fantastic opportunity to make a weekend visit to Vashon Island. With temperatures in the warm, mid-'70s, this fun, romantic getaway is ideal for couples. If you've been looking for a unique, waterfront destination that offers plenty of entertainment and nice places to stay and relax, this spot is a [...]

What You Should Know Before Moving to Vashon Island, WA

By |2019-05-02T04:08:46+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Island News|

Vashon Island is located in the middle of Puget Sound not far from Seattle, WA. It is one of the largest islands in the Sound and is home to over 10,000 people. With no direct connection from any other land mass it means that visitors and residents must take ferries to go or leave [...]

Ruby Brink Vashon Opened May 2019

By |2019-05-15T02:42:55+00:00May 15th, 2019|Island News|

Ruby Brink is a dining establishment, which just opened on Vashon Island on May 4th. One of their logos states that they are a butcher, bar and kitchen. This brand-new restaurant is quite unusual because it gives its patrons the option of three things to do. They can dine at the restaurant, drink at [...]

Top 5 best restaurants on Vashon Island, WA

By |2019-04-27T23:26:40+00:00May 10th, 2019|Island News|

Get to know the Top 5 Restaurants on Vashon Island - Updated May 2019 Vashon Island is known for many wonderful things. In addition to its beautiful scenery, exciting activities and other fun things to do, this charming island in Washington’s Puget Sound is famous for its fabulous restaurants that serve a wide range [...]

Quench Your Thirst for Beer and Live Music on Vashon Island

By |2019-05-09T19:59:56+00:00May 9th, 2019|For Visitors|

Vashon Island, in King County, Washington State, is a 37-square mile island close by the mainland with approximately 11,000 inhabitants. Since it is not connected to a bridge, the only way to get to and from the island is by ferry. Though the island is small in size and population, there are many things [...]

The best farm stands to visit on Vashon Island, WA

By |2019-05-02T03:54:24+00:00May 2nd, 2019|For Visitors|

Vashon Island is a sheltered place of natural beauty that has fresh farm to table food. When visiting you will find there are many fun activities to do and places to see. Located southwest of Seattle, Vashon Island has the best little known - off the beaten path farm stands just waiting for you to [...]

The Story Behind the Bicycle in the Tree on Vashon Island, WA

By |2019-04-28T23:33:34+00:00April 28th, 2019|About the Island, For Visitors, Locals|

On Vashon Island in Washington, tourists looking for memorable activities or fun things to do often visit an old, rusty bicycle trapped in the fork of a tree. Legend says the bicycle belonged to a boy who abandoned it in 1914 to fight in World War I. Over the decades, the story goes, the tree [...]

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