The Ol Swimming Hole is actually a full-on spring-fed lake where visitors frolic alongside longtime locals like third-generation Anderson resident Ken Burg and grandson (and fifth-generation resident) Teddy.
Island General Store A lifeline for locals, and your first stop. Pick up a map and picnic fixings, like freshly baked peanut butter brownies. INFO: 10202 Eckenstam-Johnson Rd.; 253/884-4001.
Ol' Swimming Hole The ideal spot on a hot August day: a public park with picnic tables, a sandy beach, and spring-fed Lake Florence, with water warm enough for a swim. INFO: Lowell Johnson Park, off Guthrie Rd.
A century-old farm with a community garden, 13 historic buildings, and a tiny museum stuffed with everyday treasures that trace the island?s history. Great gift shop too. INFO: 12?4 Sat-Sun through Dec 31; 9306 Otso Point Rd.; 253/884-2135.