With the advent of cell phones, there will come a day when to describe Whidbey Island as shaped like a telephone receiver will be met with a blank stare. Maybe we’re already there. No matter, Whidbey Island is shaped like a telephone.
This route features the island’s northern reaches—Oak Harbor and surrounding area, including the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island—as well as its central region: a mix of rural roads, lovely farms, scenic fields, and artist studios. The sort of fare typical of Washington island communities.
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