The most underrated town in Washington is loaded with charm and is tourist-friendly.

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Located north of Seattle in Island County, at the south end of Whidbey Island, Langley was named one of the coziest towns in Washington to snuggle up in.

The town was founded in the 1890s by Jacob Anthes, who purchased the land. The town was named for Judge J.W. Langley of Seattle. The town was officially incorporated in 1913.

What is there to do in Langley?

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Often referred to as the Village by the Sea, Langley offers scenic views of the Saratoga Passage, as well as stunning views of the Cascade Mountains. Its a wonderful vacation destination with several gift shops, wine bars and restaurants all along its famous First Street. Sea You'll enjoy an awesome selection of restaurants from casual pizza to upscale eateries. There are several local wineries to explore. Take the stairs down to Seawall Park beach. Dig for clam shells, have a picnic, and ring the bell when you see an orca! It's what they do in Langley.

The town boasts two museums rich with history.

The Langley Whale Center Museum is where you'll go for all the latest on orca sightings in the area. Everything you need to know about whales, harbor seals, elephant seals, and sea lions is found there. The South Whidbey Historical Museum is housed inside an old logger bunkhouse. This tiny museum is packed with history of the fishing and logging industries.

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