Langley is known for its high star-rated restaurants, art galleries, eclectic boutiques, intriguing book stores, fine antique shops, specialty coffee houses, vintage movie theater, growing slow food movement and its authentic charm.An arts community, Langley offers extraordinary theater and live music. Spanning the seasons, Langley hosts unique events such as a nationally-acclaimed Mystery Weekend in February, Choochokam Arts festival in July, Djangofest Northwest in September and the Island County Fair in August. Celebrating Oktoberfest, the spring bounty of wineries and the winter's magic of the holidays, Langley is a celebration of small town Northwest spirit.
Enjoying Langley is easy. Its picturesque location in Puget Sound is silhouetted by a backdrop of majestic Mt. Baker and the snowcapped Cascade Mountains. Langley's environment reflects an easygoing lifestyle, comfortable surroundings and a simple charm.
A walkable historic waterfront village with seaside parks and a marina make it ideal for water activities including sailing, boating, kayaking, diving and beach walking. Migrating gray whales navigate Saratoga Passage, just off our seawall, from March to early June. Listen for the "whale bell" at Seaside Park to ring when whales are within sight.
Eagles and blue herons call Langley's waters home and can be seen foraging on the changing tides. Additionally, nearby trails and long country roads provide miles of scenic enjoyment for hikers and cyclists.
Whether considering a girl-cation, a serene personal retreat, a honeymoon or a relaxing family holiday, you can choose from an array of accommodations in Langley. Some offer award-winning amenities such as spa services and healing arts to add to the Langley experience.
Discoveries await you. Ever wonder what it was like to blow glass? Head to the Firehouse Glass Studio to blow your own ornaments, paperweights and more. Play a game of monster croquet or take in an indie film at our vintage theater. Learn to play music or listen to the music that fills the air in the summer. Take a Langley Center for New Media bootcamp or be a chocolatier for a day with Sweet Mona.
Talk with our longtime vintners at our winery or head to a tasting room to taste what our rich soil produces. That includes our brewery, which uses local ingredients in its process. Locally-produced soaps, art, coffee, flowers, chocolates, wines, jewelry and textiles make shopping local fun here in Langley.
For sports-minded travelers, mark your calendars with our year-round events. Not only can you dive, kayak, cycle and run all year in Langley, you can also reserve a spot in the Langley Half Marathon at Choochokam in July, Whidbey Island Triathlon in August, Tour de Whidbey in September, Whidbey Island Mudder in May and Chum Run in June.
Just one hour north of Seattle, Langley is an easy escape to comfort any time of year. The Langley Experience is something you'll never tire of. It will refresh your senses and leave you wanting to return.