Known as the Friendly Isle, be ready to be waved at by drivers in passing cars. Lopez has some good camping locations, such as Spencer Spit, or Odlin Park. Be sure to check out Watmough Bay, which is surrounded by steep cliffs on both sides, which frame Mt. Baker on the mainland. Holly B's bakery in...more
Watmough is a spectacular bay on Lopez. It's just about as far from the ferry landing at Upright Head as you can get, so plan accordingly. There's a parking lot with a pit toilet, and then a short (100-200 yard) trail out to the beach. There are additional hikes on either end of the beach....more
I drop into Cafe La Boheme for coffee whenever I'm on Lopez. It's definitely a spot the locals go, so be ready to be engaged in jovial banter while you're there. It's right next to Holly Bee's Bakery, too, so you can grab a pastry next door to go with your morning shot of...more
Islandale is a gas station/convenience store that's been upping it's game over the last several years. If you're on the south end of the island and don't feel like driving into town to do shopping, you'll find all your essentials here, along with movie rentals, wine and...more
Known for its cinnamon rolls, my personal favorite is the raspberry rhubarb tarts. The bakery also makes delicious bread. Note, Holly B's is only open during the summer months, and is closed in the off season.