At the narrowest point of Whidbey Island, between six mile long Holmes Harbor and sandy Mutiny Bay, the town of Freeland is the hub of South Whidbey’s commercial center with business services, farm and building supply stores and gourmet food vendors. Sailing, water skiing and golf are the most popular sports of the Freeland area with kayaking, clam digging and skim boarding close behind. Holmes Harbor Golf and Country Club, near Freeland, is a growing community, a highly popular destination for Island visitors. With miles of shoreline stretching from Greenbank all the way around to Baby Island and from Double Bluff to South Whidbey State Park, beach and waterfront activities and vacation homes are the focus of life in Freeland.