August Drive – Whidbey Island Loop/Lavender Fest.

August 26, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Safeway - Start
3532 172nd St NE
Arlington, WA 98223

lavenderWhidbey Island Loop / Lavender Fest.

This is an amazingly beautiful drive to Coupeville by Oak Harbor, the lavender fest is a local events that features Lavender product, local entertainment and great food, would like to try to leave by 8:00 am to try to beat traffic at deception pass so to try to get some good pictures in.

Directions are listed below if group gets separated Bring: FRS radio if you have it so we can communicate, your awesome personalities, roughly $100 day give or take. When: Saturday Aug 26th.  Meet  up: 7:30 AM Location: Safeway parking lot Smokey Point Address: 3532 172nd St, Arlington, WA 98223 Leave time: 8:00 AM

Breakdown of drive: Smokey Point to deception pass, pass to state park, state park to lavender farm, lavender farm to ferry. Start at Smokey point Safeway head north on I-5 to Burlington exit onto Highway 20 West toward Anacortes take left at Highway 20 south head to deception pass, we will pull over at deception pass parking loss just past the pass and check for parking spots, take some pictures at the pass about 20 minutes give or take head from pass to state park about 5 minutes, turn right into state park, fee is either $10 or free if you have park pass, we’ll enjoy picture of cars at beach parking, some sight seeing, there is a concession stand there but not sure what time it opens, we’ll spend about 1 hour or so here. Leave state park take right onto highway 20 toward oak harbor, take right on SE pioneer way, then look for right onto SW Santown Ave, then almost immediate left onto SW Fort Nugent Ave, to left at W Beach Rd, follow that to Darst Rd, lavender farm is on the right, we can spend as much time as we need here for some food, wine and festivities, last time we went they had an amazing Braut/sausage booth, and wines from the local vineyard. After we leave farm we will head to Clinton Ferry, take right out of farm onto Northwest beach road, left onto libbey road, then right onto Highway 20 south, to 525 south, to ferry dock about 45 minutes. Ferry ride from Clinton to Mukilteo 31 minutes, I think ferry is about $15 After leaving ferry group can separate and go  Smokey point – state park: 50 minutesState Park – lavender farm: 28 minutesLavender wind farm – ferry: 46 minutes

Deception Pass State Park 41229 WA-20, Oak Harbor, WA 98277

Lavender farm2530 Darst Rd, Coupeville, wA 98239,