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A Scenic “Short-Hop” by Ferry For A Charming Island Experience!

Vashon Island is the largest of several small islands in the Puget Sound, & with a 2010 census, the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
G2204PWjohnh
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Waxahachie, Texas
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A gem

Vashon is a sweet gem a short ferry ride from Seattle or Tacoma. A true “community” with an... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
sandyshel
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Vashon, Washington
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Vashon Island is the largest of several small islands in the Puget Sound, & with a 2010 census, the island’s population was about 11,000 citizens. The island is secluded with no bridges that connect to the mainland. The pleasant sense of isolation & rural charm...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Vashon is a sweet gem a short ferry ride from Seattle or Tacoma. A true “community” with an eclectic mix of people. Lots of artists with a wonderful “art walk” on the first Friday of the month, a weekend Strawberry Festival in July and Studio...More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank sandyshel
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

So close to the city, but a world away. Grab the ferry and head over for a day trip to explore beaches, the town and grab a bite. You won’t regret it.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

Beautiful and charming with good food and a lively music scene. Scenery is spectacular. Fall foliage was breath-takingly beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Christine M
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Worth a short ferry ride from Seattle. Not too pricey for lunch, great places to view and visit. Check out the bicycle in a tree.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Renard D, Owner at Vashon Island, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Bi could not be more pleased that you enjoyed my island! I'm just sorry I didn't get a chance to welcome you personally. Perhaps on your next trip we can tip back a few brews and listen to music at the Red Bicycle.

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We Just got done with a big group trip through Washington and Canada and it was time to settle and relax a bit, just the two of us. Perfect place to do just that.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joshua T
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

We decided on the spur of the moment ro ho over ro the island. We ate at the Hardware Store restaraunt. We had to sit at the bar because they said they were overvooked on reservations. This about 4 pm. The whole time we were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank sandyhA4139DB
Renard D, Local at Vashon Island, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018

I'm sorry you had a bad experience. You should have eaten at sporty's. Nevertheless no bad experience is acceptable to me. Please use cupon code Vashon15 On your next Vashon purchase. And again my apologies Renard DuFresne

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Loved our day trip to Vashon Island—just to hang out and walk trails and sight see. We spent the night at a B&B and took bith the Pt Defiance ferry and the north end ferry direct to downtown Seattle! A wonderful 24 hours for us!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Micha4321
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Had a wondrful time visiting Vashon Island. Short ferry ride from Seattle. Friendly people, great shops and food.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Noreenanmarina
Renard D, Owner at Vashon Island, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Glad you enjoyed the food! Thanks for the feedback.

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Road under construction - but Vashon is well worth the drive, especially on gorgeous sunny summer days. Historical, antiques, tons of fun shops, every sort of venue you'd want for a summer away from the city.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Renard D, Owner at Vashon Island, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

The road less traveled also requires attention every once in a while! I'm glad you where able to enjoy a slice of my paradise and understand our progress.

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Ani B
18 November 2018|
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Response from sandyshel | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Jeff and might add that shops like Kronos are open as is Cafe Luna and the Mexican Restaurant.. It depends upon what you are looking for. If you have specific types of places you are interested in I can let... More
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SuznShrnk
24 September 2018|
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Response from Jeff G | Reviewed this property |
You might get lucky and find one of the few Uber drivers on the island with their app on, but it's not super likely. Check the bulletin board in the ferry office on Vashon. There are sometimes people who advertise their Uber... More
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fishwyf2018
25 April 2018|
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Response from Renard D | Property representative |
Yes we keep a well staffed fire and rescue department. We also have wholistic and intuitive healers if you would rather just die.
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