Betty MacDonald lived on this six acre farm on Vashon Island, WA while writing her books.

Feel the essence of Betty MacDonald’s spirit.  Sit under her favorite apple tree on her original farm where she wrote her books. Including “The Egg & I”, “Onions in the Stew”, “Mrs. Piggle Wiggle’s Farm,  and  “Nancy & Plum”

The library has historical memorabilia  about Betty’s life.  Today the Farm is owned by Judith Lawrence and is available for overnight accommodations. There is a Cedar Loft with panoramic views of Mount Rainier and the Puget Sound, and a Cottage with sweeping views as well.

The six acres provide opportunities for bird-watching, strolling the grounds, watching sunrise over Mount Rainier and more.

Around the island you can hike, bike, bird-watch, go on scenic drives, shop at quaint stores in town, visit the farmers market, eat at local restaurants and cafes, visit local wineries or just take-in the pace of island life.