TOP 10 BEST ISLANDS
IN THE U.S.
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TOP 5 ISLANDS
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Getting here is half the fun and there are so many easy options to choose from:
- A leisurely ride on a Washington State Ferry from Anacortes gives you a taste of the archipelago's beauty, with a choice of stops at four islands—Lopez, Orcas, Shaw or San Juan. You can now make a reservation at www.takeaferry.com. Ferries will accommodate cars as well as walk-on passengers.
- Fly from Seattle or SeaTac International Airport on a Kenmore Air seaplane or wheeled-plane, or take regional flight
- Rent a car and come up on the Wa State Ferry.
- Take an Airporter Shuttle from SeaTac to Anacortes
- Hop on the seasonal Victoria Clipper from Seattle's waterfront, arriving at the ferry terminal
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Island Lights Holiday Events & Specials
November 27, 2015 to January 1, 2016
- December 3, 2015, San Juan Island
- December 4, 2015, Orcas Island
- December 4, 2015, San Juan Island
- December 5, 2015, Orcas Island