Situated in beautiful Washington State, Vashon Island is a must-see island that is full of great shopping, tasty farm to table restaurants, and more. The landscape of Vashon Island is what truly sets it apart from the rest of the cities in Washington State, as there are stunning views surrounding the island as well as natural well-tended gardens throughout. Many people just love visiting the island because it is a great refuge from the bustling cities of both Seattle and Tacoma. There is no doubt that Vashon Island is a quiet and quaint town that is lovely to visit and spend time in.
Visitors and locals alike choose to spend their time on Vashon Island either hiking down one of the many amazing hiking trails, perusing all the cute shops and art galleries, or driving down the long picturesque highway on the island which is full of natural farm stands, ranches, and more. And, getting to the island is easy as there is an easy 15 minute ferry ride that goes directly from Seattle right to the island itself.
One of the main points of interest on the island is the Point Robinson Lighthouse, which is a favorite among visitors due to it’s immense size and great location right along the spectacular coastline beach. And for all you foodies out there, there is a great bakery in town called ‘The Snapdragon Bakery’, which is known for selling incredibly tasty breads and desserts, as well as the popular and noteworthy restaurant, ‘The Hardware Store’, and the great coffee jaunt, ‘Cafe Luna’.
The reason why so many people choose to visit Vashon Island is because it is a true refuge from the city that offers visitors a peaceful change of pace, as well as a wealth of delicious foods, gourmet coffee, cute shops, and great art galleries.
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