I’m really excited to interview Victoria Greene of TORsAdventures and Travel like a Billionaire about Whidbey Island, Washington. Victoria’s tips for the best things to do in Whidbey Island are awesome because she moved to Whidbey Island after her husband was stationed there with the Navy and quickly fell in love with the island’s natural beauty.

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Fishing boats under Deception Pass. Photo courtesy of Whidbey and Camano Islands Tourism.

Whidbey Island, Washington

We share a lot of resources and local suggestions in today’s podcast, but you should also check out Whidbey & Camano Islands Tourism, the local visitor’s bureau. They are a wealth of information and can help you plan an itinerary based on your time, budget, and interests.

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One of the many installations you’ll find at Price Sculpture Forest.

Getting around Whidbey Island

The local airport is Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), which is about an hour and a half drive to the island. You can also book a flight on Kenmore Air to take a seaplane to Whidbey Island. Or you can ride the ferry and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Victoria says that you will need a car to get from the airport to the island. For the best offers, visit Avis, Budget, or Hertz.

Uber and Lyft are excellent ways to get around.

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Explore the tide pools during your visit. Photo by Lily P on Unsplash.

Places we talked about on the podcast

Here is a map of all of the places we talked about on the podcast episode with Victoria Greene about Whidbey Island, Washington. You can zoom into the map and click on each dot to explore the city.

  • Red dots = best places to eat in Whidbey Island, Washington
  • Green dots = best things to do in Whidbey Island, Washington
  • Yellow dots = best places to stay in Whidbey Island, Washington

Who is Victoria Greene?

Victoria Greene is a marketing consultant and a photographer that is obsessed with travel. She has a blog called TORsAdventures where she shares her travels. She also is the creator of Travel Like A Billionaire where she helps others travel like a billionaire with points and miles!

Victoria Greene on a boat in Key West

Here are a few articles that she’s written:

You can connect with Victoria on her website and on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. You can also listen to Tor’s previous We Travel There interview about Key West, Florida.

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A heron on top of the Ebey’s Landing sign. Photo courtesy of Whidbey and Camano Islands Tourism.

Stay tuned for our next episode

Best things to do in Salem Massachusetts - Kate WallingaListen to the next episode when Kate Wallinga, the host of the Ignorance Was Bliss podcast, shares the best things to do in Salem, Massachusetts. In this episode, Kate and I talk about where the Salem Witch Trials really happened, attending the Ice Sculpture Festival, and exploring the Peabody Essex Museum. We hope you’ll join us when We Travel There.

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