ENVIGORATE

Circle Lummi Island on bicycles. From the house around the north end of the island along the shoreline and back is 9.4 miles.

Fly a kite on a windy day

Kayak your way from the beach in front of Lummi Beach Haven  to the point on Legoe Bay

Wake up with a swim (cool enough for a polar bear)

Dig clams on low tide. Clams found along the Lummi Island shoreline include horse, varnish, manila, native littleneck, macoma, cockle, butter, and eastern softshell.

Lummi Island Beach Haven is the perfect location during the winter months for Storm Watching Season, from November until March. Enjoy a week on the waterfront by a the fireplace, during an exciting winter storm whilst the wind howls and the ocean pounds the shoreline right in front of this vacation rental on Lummi Island. Storm watching is a suitable adventure for all ages.

TREK

Hike the trails maintained by the Lummi Island Heritage Trust: Lummi Mountain via the Baker Preserve, Otto Farm, Curry Farm

Beachcomb for agates and glass floats while surrounded by bald eagles, otters and sea gulls.

Discover the petroglyphs on the western shore

Lummi Island Activities: Find two of the oldest trees on the island, they are labeled.

Walk or run the loop – 3.1 miles – start in front of the house, going in either direction.

SHOP

Visit all the Artists on the Artist Studio Tour during their self-guided open house tours on Memorial Day, Labor Day, and the 2nd weekend in November.

Find stocking stuffers, unique gifts, artists, books, music, jewels, magic and good food at the Lummi Island Holiday Bazaar – first weekend in December at the Grange.

Get local greens at the Lummi Island Saturday Farmers Market in spring and summer, 10 AM to 1PM in the parking lot by the Islander Store.

Visit the Legoe Bay Winery. Pick up some award winning Reefnet Red.

Go on the hunt  for fresh eggs and produce at the roadside stands which sell on the “honor system” – make your own change.

OUTDOORS

Get some scents at the Lavender Festival in July

Lummi Island Heritage Trust Calendar of Events

Lummi Island Activities: Watch the whales pass through the straits

Discover Lummi Island Wild Reefnet Salmon fishery. You will see their long shallow boats with fishing towers off Legoe Bay and some years directly in front of Lummi Island Beach Haven. Wild reefnet salmon is among the highest in Omega 3’s, and the careful method of catching gives taste results you will notice instantly. Buy Lummi Island reefnet salmon and support the model for sustainable fishing.

Things to do on Lummi Island: Listen to the wind in the trees

Marvel as the sun sets over the outer islands

Meditate and walk the labyrinth in the quiet woodlands located behind the church

Visit with the seagull that routinely walks the ferry line looking for castaway crumbs.

Visit the Nettles Farm or attend a Nettles Farm Workshop and learn some practical skills

Pick blackberries around the island in late summer

If you are thinking about a fire on the beach, please check  Lummi Island fire department first.

Visit our About page for links to other outdoor activities

INDOORS

All-Island Talent Review, early June, at the Beach School. Any Questions? call Ingrid McGarry @ 360 676-4373.

Visit the Lummi Island Public Library for events like storytime, afternoon scrabble, visiting lectures, sing-a-longs !

Cozy up on the bench, laze on the deck or curl up in front of the fireplace and read a good book.

Make a donation to Lummi Island Heritage Trust and check for special events and programs during your stay.

Rent movies from the Islander Store or the Library

Write postcards and send them from the Lummi Island Post Office

Worship at the Lummi Island Congregational Church

Spy on traffic in the shipping lane with the telescope

EAT & DRINK

Get islandized at the Artisan Wine Tasting – Open and have a wine tasting ($10) each Friday from 4-7 and each Saturday from 2-6, or anytime for “wine emergencies.” (360.758.2959).  Or have them host a wine party .

Chili cook-off competition in mid-July, sponsored by the Lummi Island Heritage Trust.

Dinner reservations at the Willows Inn : For those that are not staying at the Willows, call and get on a wait list. They  will notify you 2 weeks prior to your reservation and let you know if you are close to getting in. It’s worth a try ! Tel: 360-758-2620

The SauseBurger Stand  Hours of Operation: 11:30a ~ 5:30p        Friday ~ Saturday ~ Sunday
Breakfast Saturday & Sunday from 8:30 – 11:30ish. Phone numbers 360- 224-7659 and 360-319-0155

Eat spotted prawns and drink margaritas on the deck at the Willows Inn on summer weekends

Taste the famous Lummi Island wild salmon at the Reefnet Festival in August – with music, beer garden and tours of working reefnet boats.

Picnic on the beach

Wake up with your morning coffee and pastry at the Islander Store . Early arrivals at the Islander are rewarded with a selection of mouthwatering freshly baked bread. It’s worth getting out of bed for this !

NIGHT LIFE

Dance in the moonlight with the hooting owls.  Don’t miss the Owl Prowl in September in the forest behind the Otto Farm on Lummi Island.

Live music at the Beach Store Cafe on some weekends

Gaze at the stars

Order pizza & beer or Salmon & Chips at the Beach Store Cafe

Catch the ferry and go to a cinema, casino, theater, bowling, roller skate rink, etc – endless options for all, within an hour.

TRAVEL TO THE FARM

Back In Thyme  – Herbs, soaps, salves, potpourri, and plenty of unique home sewn gifts.
7247 Everett Road Ferndale, WA 98248 – 360 303-5103
BelleWood Acres  – Pick your own apples, cider, distillery, train rides, and more
6140 Guide Meridian, Lynden, WA 98264 – 360.318.7720
Bellingham Country Gardens  – You pick vegetables, open July 1 – October 31.  Family owned and operated with flowers, veggies and spray free hand-picked berries
2838 East Kelly Road, Bellingham, WA 98226 – Cell – 360-223-3724- Phone -360-592-5987
Bellingham Farmers Market – fresh produce, food and crafts. Saturdays & Wednesdays in Fairhaven.
Downtown, Depot Market Square, 1100 Railroad Avenue, Bellingham – 360-647-2060
Camelot Alpaca Ranch  – come meet the alpacas and the new summer babies, see demonstrations on spinning and weaving fibers,  3405 Bay Rd,  Ferndale, WA,  (360) 366 – 9976
Cascadia Mushrooms  – organically grown gourmet and medicinal mushrooms 360-714-8859
Cloud Mountain Farm Center  –a  nursery, workshop and living laboratory,
6906 Goodwin Road, Everson, WA 98247 – 360 966-5859
Farmer Ben’s  – up close and personal tours with pastured pigs, grass fed and show cattle, horses, and laying hens. 1461 Van Dyk Road, Lynden, WA 98264 Phone : 360.354.8812
Loganita Farm  – a culinary garden growing vegetables, berries, edible flowers and herbs for the Willows Inn and Beach Store Café on Lummi Island 
Pure Peonies  – grows chemical-free peonies with sustainable farming practices with over 10,000 peonies available for potted, fresh cuts or tubers. (206) 650-6306

WINE TOURING IN WHATCOM VALLEY

Vartanyan Estate Winery  –Women owned and operated winery, produces some of the finest limited edition wines. Tasting room:  360-756-6770 1678 Huntley Road, Bellingham, WA 98226
Dakota Creek Winery – award winning sustainable wine –Tasting Room – Tours:1 – 5 p.m.Thursday through Saturdays
3575 Haynie Rd, Blaine, WA 98230 – Open 1-5 pm, Thursday through Saturday  360.820.4752
Mt Baker Vineyards – Tasting Room/Tours/Vineyard Picnic Ground :12 – 5 p.m.  Daily
4298 Mt. Baker Hwy, Everson, WA, 98247 Tel: 360-592-2300
Willow Tree Vineyard – Sat – Sun 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
5551 Finsrud Rd, Everson, WA, 98247 Tel: 360-592-4505
Masquerade Wine Company – Wednesday – Sunday, 11 AM to 6 PM.
2001 Iowa Street, Suite F, Bellingham, WA 98229. Call (360) 220-7072
Dynasty Wine Cellars Tasting Room Hours:1 – 6 p.m.Thursday through Sundays
2169 E Bakerview Rd, Bellingham, WA, 98226 Tel: 360-758-2958, 360-758-7919
GLM Wine Company  Tasting Room Hours: Saturday-Sunday 12 – 6 p.m.
1678 Boblett St, Blaine, WA, 98230Tel: 360-332-209; 778-881-6718
Inyo Vinery Winery Tasting Room hours:Fridays-Saturdays 12-5
3337 Agate Heights Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226 Tel: 360-647-0441
Old Fairhaven Wines Wine and Beer tasting shop (360) 738-9463
1106 Harris Ave # 104 Bellingham, WA 98225

Chuckanut Ridge Wine Co. Wine Shop 360-527-0900
1017 N State St, Bellingham, WA 98225

Samson Estates Winery Tours and Tasting: Friday through Sunday 11-5
1861 Van Dyk Road, Everson, WA 98199 Tel: 360.966.7787

Bellewood Distillery Tasting Room/Bistro/Farm Store Tues. – Sun. 9am-5pm
Farm to Glass distillery tours every Saturday and Sunday.
6140 Guide Meridian,Lynden, WA 98264 Tel: (360) 318-7720

 Artisan Wine Tasting – Open and have a wine tasting ($10) each Friday from 4-7 and each Saturday from 2-6, or  for “wine emergencies.” 2072 Granger Way Lummi Island, Washington 360-758-2959 Host a wine party .
And so, maybe you should consider:  Wine Tours by Limousine

BELLINGHAM  MICRO BREWERIES

Kulshan Brewery Sun – Thur: 11am to 10pm, Fri – Sat: 11am to 12am
2238 James Street, Bellingham, WA 98225  (360) 389-5348
North Fork Brewery Hours: M-F: 2-9 PM Sat-Sun: Noon-9 PM
6186 Mt. Baker Highway, Deming, WA 98244: 360-599-BEER (360-599-2337)
Boundary Bay Brewery – Daily 11:00AM-11:00PM 360-647-5593
1107 Railroad Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225
Chuckanut Brewery and Kitchen – Daily 11:30am – til late
601 W Holly St. Bellingham, WA 98225- (360) 752-3377

HONEYMOON ON LUMMI ISLAND

Lummi Island Beach Haven provides a romantic venue for memorable honeymoon. We can put you in contact with local services who will be happy to take care of details for you, arrange catering, flowers, massage, etc.

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