What To Do On Vashon Island – Activities

What to do on Vashon Island Washington

What to do on Vashon Island? We get that question all the time. There is exploring, biking, motorcycling, horseback riding, tours and much, much more.  Vashon Island has not changed much over the years, it is no wonder why people come back to our little island again and again. Just a quick ferry ride away, you are transported to a place that will be in your heart forever.

There are so many great places to eat, shop, drink stay and play. Vashon Island is good for a day…a weekend…a summer. 

Many folks come tour our island, drive through town, perhaps go visit the light house and then head home. Our island has much more to offer. If you are bringing the family over to the island, there is a while week of activites you can particpate in. If you are a couple, again, many different things that will help connec

Once you get here there is so many options you kind of get paralyzed.  This page lists out all of the great things our little island has to offer. So, if you are visiting use this page to make your next adventure.

Couples - Things to do on Vashon Island

Vashon Island is romantic. Coming to the island brings couples together while giving them space to find what they are looking for. If you are over 21, our wineries and cideries are a great place to start. During sunrises and sunsets, head to a beach and just listen. Grab some ideas below.

Families - Things to do on Vashon Island

Bringing the family on a Vashon adventure is something every parent should do. From the ferry ride over, to discovering crabs on the beach, to seeing seals, otters and whales, the kiddos will never forget their visit to the heart of the Puget Sound. Check out the activities below.

Vashon Island Activities

Vashon Island is my favorite place. I have lived here for over 25 years. There is a reason why people come here and fall in love with this little island in the Pacific Northwest. Located between Seattle and Tacoma, our community has a rich heritage of caricatural roots, we find that there are a number of different types of tourism that’s popular here for instance: 

Adventure Tourism

Bicycle Tours

Beach Tourism

Cultural Tourism



Rural Tourism

Sustainable Tourism

Virtual Tourism

Wildlife Tourism

The goal of this website and other Explore Vashon online properties is to help people visiting our island all the information they need to ensure their time spent in our community is exactly the experience they came for, which for some it is to connect with nature, for others it’s experience the arts and for most, it’s to slow down, breath in and get centered. Filling your heart with good things and great memories.

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