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Twenty feet of shoreline is all yours….

You don’t need to be a gazillionaire to have access to your own piece of prime waterfront property. Frequent Boatyard Inn guests were delighted this spring to find that we had greatly expanded the waterfront decks of Units 5 and 7, enlarging each to 20 feet wide (previously 8 feet) which means they now span [...]

Experience Autumn in Langley...

Experience Autumn in Langley…

Now’s a great time to reserve a suite at the Boatyard Inn, the perfect base for celebrating all-things-autumn on Whidbey Island, including Oktoberfest (October 1-3 in Langely; October 2 in Greenbank) and HarvestFest in Coupeville (October 9). Once you’ve arrived and settled into your waterfront suite, walk up the hill to “downtown” Langley where shopping [...]

Get your racer ready

Get your racer ready

The Langley Community Club is planning another exciting Soupbox Derby for Saturday, Sept. 18. Applications are available at the Chamber office and at City Hall. The event will start Saturday at 9 a.m. when racers meet at U.S. Bank in Langley for the inspection of their racers. The derby will include a parade to showcase [...]

A Beautiful Tribute From a Special Guest....

A Beautiful Tribute From a Special Guest….

Frequent guest Carol Smith recently honored the Boatyard Inn by writing this lovely tribute which now graces our lobby. It will no doubt touch a chord with all of our guests who have watched from our beach-front decks the spectacle of soaring bald eagles “in grand review” greeting the morning light over Saratoga Passage. Carol [...]

Island County Fair Time

Island County Fair Time

It’s that time of year when the Island County Fair comes to town. So grab your cowboy boots and join in the fun. There is always a little something for everyone. Of course the rides are the biggest amusement for young and old Really more for the young Then there is Goat 4-H…. or…… “Dress [...]

Ever tried glass-blowing? Now's your chance!

Ever tried glass-blowing? Now’s your chance!

Boatyard Inn guests are raving about the glass studio on Second Street next to Useless Bay Coffee. The owners of Callahan’s FireHouse Studio & Gallery cleverly turned the old Langley firehouse into an inviting, exciting, and utterly unique glass-blowing venue. Like many glass-blowing studios, visitors can stop by and watch while artisans work their magic, [...]

CELEBRATING OUR NEW DRIFTWOOD SUITES!

CELEBRATING OUR NEW DRIFTWOOD SUITES!

Five years from the beginning of the City’s approval process to completion of the building, we are delighted to announce that the Boatyard Inn’s new Driftwood Suites are finally open for business. The bright red shoreline structure complements the other four buildings that comprise the Boatyard Inn, and the new beach access has become a [...]

WHOA, NELLIE!! Last week was spectacular on Mutiny Bay, just a short (ten minutes) drive from the Boatyard Inn. The fog lifted mid-morning, making it an enticing venue for beachcombing and boating. Check out the guy in the back of the truck as he poses for our camera…and almost loses his skiff in the process!

Loganberry Pie Recipe

Loganberry Pie Recipe

Okay, if you restrained yourself and did not participate in the pie-eating contest at the Loganberry Festival at Greenbank Farm this weekend, here’s a recipe that might sate your appetite for the delicious loganberry….. Whidbey Island Loganberry Pie [Recipe courtesy of Laura Jefferds as posted on FoodNetwork.com] Ingredients 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon [...]

Whidbey Island Loganberry Festival

Whidbey Island Loganberry Festival

The annual Loganberry Festival at the Greenbank Farm this weekend is a great way to celebrate summer…especially with abundant sunshine in the forecast! The renowned island festival starts Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and runs through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free; parking is $5. This favorite Whidbey Island event is [...]