Visitor Resources - Trip Planning
The Convention & Visitors Bureaus, Chambers of Commerce, and businesses listed below can help you plan your trip to the San Juan Islands and other great destinations in Washington.
Our regional travel partners in Anacortes, Bellingham, La Conner, Seattle, Whidbey-Camano Islands and Victoria, B.C., have useful information about transportation, accommodation, restaurants and activities in their areas, so you can plan your trip easily and enjoy even more of the Great Northwest.
La Conner, founded in the 1880's, is a community listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It can be accessed by land or sea (via Interstate 5 or the Swinomish Channel) and is home to many unique shops and art galleries. La Conner is rich in art and history, with many museums and galleries to tempt travelers. A popular attraction is the local quilt museum, housed in the historic Gaches Mansion. Award-winning accommodations offer visitors a chance to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. [more...]
The Washington Tourism Alliance is the official travel and tourism organization representing the State of Washington, which provides a website, destination information, maps, the official Washington State Visitors' Guide and other important resources that help visitors plan their trip to Washington.
We market greater Seattle and the surrounding area as a destination for individual travelers, tour groups and convention groups. We offer many services for visitors including two Seattle Visitor Centers located at 1st & Pike in the Pike Place Market and 7th & Pike in the Washington State Convention Center. Our staff provides visitor information and reservation bookings for attractions, dining and transportation. Visit www.SeattleSuperSaver.com to book hotel reservations online. [more...]
For everything you want to know about Friday Harbor and San Juan Island, this is the place to start. The Chamber of Commerce office on Spring Street has a great selection of maps, brochures and information about accommodations, restaurants, activities, attractions and upcoming events on San Juan Island. [more...]
Lopez Island is a great place to enjoy the island way of life, from kayaking and hiking, to fishing and whale watching. The island is a bicyclist’s paradise and a beachcomber’s dream. Be prepared to wave as the locals do, because Lopez is known as the “Friendly Isle.” The island is 15 miles long and 8 miles wide with 2,200 year round residents. These adventures await you on Lopez Island, the "Jewel of the San Juan Islands." [more...]
Whether for the weekend or an extended stay, we offer a break from the ordinary. With magnificent natural scenery, unique cultural attractions, charming villages and waterfront adventures, the Bellingham Mt. Baker region is a unique area of Washington State. We are the Bellingham/Whatcom County Convention and Visitors Bureau, a non-profit association dedicated to serving visitors. [more...]
Seattle Southside features the perfect blend of urban attractions and close-by natural wonders. Centrally situated near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Seattle Southside provides an ideal vacation base from which to explore the Pacific Northwest. Call us or stop by the Seattle Southside Visitor Center and we'll gladly help you plan your ideal vacation package. You won't want to miss The Museum of Flight, Family Fun Center, Westfield Southcenter Mall and some of Seattle's best entertainment, restaurants and shopping. [more...]
Tourism Victoria is the official not-for-profit tourism industry organization that works in partnership with over 900 business members and municipalities in the greater Victoria area and surrounding communities of Vancouver Island, British Columbia and Canada. [more...]
Anacortes is the crown jewel of Fidalgo Island, easternmost of the San Juan Islands and jump-point to the rest of the world-renowned archipelago. Fidalgo, the “drive-to” island, is accessible by bridges from the east and from Whidbey Island to the south. It is also home to the Washington State Ferry terminal, serving the rest of the San Juans and Sidney/Victoria, British Columbia. [more...]
Located on North Beach Road in Eastsound, the Orcas Chamber of Commerce offers information about touring beautiful Orcas Island, including maps, lodging availability, restaurants and activities. Sign up for weekly updates on the chamber website at www.orcasislandchamber.com, and you'll be up to date on all the upcoming events, including farmers' market days, musical and theater performances, parades and more. [more...]
The San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau's mission is to promote the San Juan Islands as a preferred, year-round travel destination, while respecting and sustaining the Islands' unique and diverse ecosystems, environments, lifestyles and cultures. If you would like more information, or would like to receive a brochure and map, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call our friendly staff at (888) 468-3701 x1. [more...]
Vacation in Friday Harbor, Washington. TravelSanJuan makes trip planning easy. All the information you're looking for is here, in the complete Friday Harbor, San Juan Islands directory: Friday Harbor lodging, San Juan Island hotels, Friday Harbor maps, San Juan Island maps, activity recommendations, travel advice and a wealth of local information. [more...]