Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Lopez Island

Last month, following advice from Adam's sister, we went to Lopez Island for one night to celebrate our 2nd Anniversary. It was a wonderful overnight trip not far from home. Lopez is one of the San Juan Islands and can be accessed by ferry from Anacortes, Wa.
(We ate french fries on the ferry!)

The day before we went, we made a reservation with Lopez Farm Cottages. It turned out perfectly - we got a tiny, one room house with a hot tub outside.
Here is the inside:
I was a little bummed to miss the annual Seattle Cheese Festival, but we serendipitously arrived on Lopez Island for their first ever Lopez Lamb and Wool Festival - even better than cheese!
We saw fleeces and wool for sale, spinning wheels,
weaving looms,
dye demonstrations,

a butchering and lamb roasting demo,
and baby lambs to hold in the parking lot.

We walked a block to eat at Vita's Wildly Delicious deli.
I liked their idea or serving homemade mac and cheese cut like pieces of cake...I thought it was carrot cake at first.
I also loved their patio with creative seating arrangements like this antique ironing board for a table:
After our wildly delicious food we were still we ate lamb and Lopez Island beef burgers at the "Pharmacy." Lucky we were at the pharmacy because we also ordered a cookie dough shake and then needed lactaid:
After eating ourselves silly, we checked ourselves in at the Lopez Farm Cottages and didn't see anyone on the grounds the entire time (only about 20 hours).
It was a lovely and relaxing rainy weekend together - a wonderful 2nd Anniverary :)
pregnant side-shot and breakfast in the jacuzzi!
Then we packed up and ate sandwiches on the ferry ride home:

1 comment:

Teresa said...

What a FUN trip~
LOVE the cottages!
May have to reserve.
Wish they allowed dogs.
Happy Anniversary!
Hugs from Bainbridge!