Year-Round Lodging, Camping From May 1st to September 30th

AYH Ranch - Things To Do

Fun for the whole gang awaits on Vashon Island, Washington in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Catch a game, spend a day on the water, or check out one of the many upcoming events and festivals in the Seattle-Tacoma metropolitan area. Located a short ferry ride from Seattle, Tacoma, or Sourthworth there is always something going on in the neighborhood. Our top notch local shops, restaurants, and art venues are second-to-none. Stop on by the directions page for travel information.

Something for everyone at AYH Ranch Campground

There is a lot to do around the Ranch. We have group campfire pits, a sand volleyball court, pleasant nature trails, croquet, and a pool table. There is even more to do, however, on Vashon Island or just a short foot ferry ride away in Downtown Seattle.

Things to do on Vashon Island

Vashon Strawberry Festival
Music, food, dancing, and much more. Vashon's famous Strawberry Festival. Mid-July fun for the whole family.


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Vashon Island Art Studio Tour
Experience art up close and personal when Vashon Island artists collectively throw open their studio doors to the public.

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Fat Cat Paddleboarding

Paddleboarding lessons, tours, and rentals.


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(206) 463-1755
Vashon Water Sports

Paddleboarding and kayaking lessons, tours, and rentals.


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(206) 463-9257
Spider's Ski & Sports
Bicycle sales, service, and rentals.



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(206) 408-7474
Dockton Forest
9 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding.


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Island Center Forest
10 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding, wildlife viewing and photography.

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Maury Island Marine Park
3 miles of trails for hiking and beach walking.



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Vashon Island Coffee Roasterie

Local craft coffee in a historic setting.

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(206) 463-9800
The Red Bicycle

Restaurant and bar with live music on Fridays.


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(206) 463-5959
The Hardware Store Restaurant

New American eatery housed in a landmark building.

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(206) 463-1800
Vashon Island Baking Co.

Local ingredients and local craft coffee. Wedding cakes to-order.


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(206) 463-1441
Vashon Chamber of Commerce

More information on local events and businesses.

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Or a short ferry ride away

Seattle Seahawks
Watch Seattle's popular football team win a home game.



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Seattle Mariners
Hop on a ferry and head to a Mariners game.



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Sounders FC
Head on over to Seattle and watch the Sounders FC.



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The Stranger - Events
The definitive guide to upcoming local music and scene events.



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Visit Seattle
The official Seattle tourism site with a large listing of events and attractions.


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Travel Tacoma
The official Tacoma tourism site with a large listing of events and attractions.


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Pike Place Market
The historic Pike Place Market, a short foot ferry ride away from Vashon Island.


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ExperienceWA
Official Washington State tourism site with plenty of information about attractions, transportation, and more.

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