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.

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

Fat Cat Paddleboarding

Paddleboarding lessons, tours, and rentals.

(206) 463-1755
Vashon Water Sports

Paddleboarding and kayaking lessons, tours, and rentals.

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

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

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

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

Vashon Island Coffee Roasterie

Local craft coffee in a historic setting.

(206) 463-9800
The Red Bicycle

Restaurant and bar with live music on Fridays.

(206) 463-5959
The Hardware Store Restaurant

New American eatery housed in a landmark building.

(206) 463-1800
Vashon Island Baking Co.

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

(206) 463-1441
Vashon Chamber of Commerce

More information on local events and businesses.


Or a short ferry ride away

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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