Washington Island is remote and quiet. What’s there to do? Only this, and more:
Wake up to sunrise on the big water.
Build a fire in the cabin or in the firepit.
Count the birds and waterfowl off Hog Island.
Bike. Golf. Fish. Swim. Kayak. Canoe. Hike. Snowshoe. Play tennis.
Enjoy a righteous farm-to-table meal at the Island Cafe.
Chop wood. Watch a storm. Write a poem or a song.
Ride the ferry to Rock Island and take the lighthouse tour.
Sleep in. Make some blueberry waffles.
Finish reading (or writing) a novel.
Climb the look-out tower. See the universe.
Go to the Albatross for a cheeseburger or splurge on dinner at the Washington Hotel.
Identify fossils on the rocky beach.
Drink a shot of bitters (!) and become a member of the Bitters Club at Nelsen Hall.
Play cards. Watch a movie. Do a crossword puzzle.
Learn how to weave or knit at Siever’s School of Fiber Arts.
Photograph a lighthouse, a lavender field, a sandhill crane.
Explore a Scandinavian stave church.
Gather wild apples. Go morel hunting. Pick some daisies.
Visit a museum (there’s three).
Fix a Manhattan. Put your feet up. Watch the waves crash. Star-gaze.
…and yes, you can even go shopping: http://washingtonisland.com/shops/