Langley is located on the south end of Whidbey Island minutes from the Mukilteo / Clinton ferry and within an hour of Seattle. Whidbey Island which is in the rain shadow of the Olympic mountain range. This creates a mild island climate with more sun and less annual rainfall than Seattle.
The charming small town community offers a variety of shops, galleries and boutiques. Dining includes a variety of restaurants, farm to table dining experiences and local eateries featuring fresh local foods. The updated turn of the century movie theatre offers first run movies in a 1920’s style atmosphere.
Whidbey Island Center for the Arts offers a season of Performing arts performances. Whidbey Island Shakespeare Festival calls Langley its home base. The festival offers a summer season of performances for Shakespeare lovers of all ages. An active thriving arts and glass community, Langley has monthly art walks and open galleries tours the first Saturday of every month. September finds Langley full of jazz music. It is home to Django Fest Northwest music festival.
Eagles Nest Inn is just minutes from downtown Langley. This tranquil, secluded spot is perfect for birdwatching or just enjoying the natural beauty of Whidbey Island. Combine wine tasting with a relaxing stay at The Comforts of Whidbey. This unique BnB has a winery onsite. “Come for the wine, stay for the Comfort!”
In the Spring, the gray whales frequent Saratoga Passage on their annual migration to the waters of Alaska. Both gray whales are viewable from whale watching tour boats and from the bluffs right in town. A Whale Center coordinated with the Orca Network is open year round to educate folks on both our whale transient visitors and our local resident orca whales.
Outdoor enthusiast’s will love the variety of beaches, bluff and forested trails, State parks, kayaking and birding offered for endless nearby Langley adventures.
Langley Washington Weather and Getting There
Langley has mild summers with highs reaching the low 70’s and lots of sunshine. Winter lows can reach 40 degrees with more overcast days.
There are two ways to access Langley and Whidbey Island. From Seattle travel north on I-5 and take the Washington State Ferry from Mukilteo to Clinton. From Clinton travel north on 525 and watch for signs for Langley. Traveling from the north, from I-5 at route 20 in Burligton, travel west toward Anacortes and then follow route 20 south through Oak Harbor and down Whidbey to Langley.