Lopez, Orcas and San Juan Islands each have visitor centers located at their Chamber of Commerce offices. They are great places to start your time here. Need to board your pooch? Need a bank? How about to ship something large or heavy home? That and more are covered.
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...]
Orcas Island Realty began over 60 years ago as a pioneer in Orcas Island Real Estate Sales and remains one of the strongest and most respected brokerages in the islands. Then as now, people were drawn here by the island’s stunning beauty, relaxed lifestyle, and self-reliant neighbors. The infectious charm can be felt with the first step off the ferry. [more...]
Escape with TerraTrek on a two- to six-day bicycle and multi-sport vacation through the San Juan Islands. Only a short drive from Seattle or Vancouver B.C; the San Juan Archipelago is an ideal getaway because of our long days of sunshine and plenty of activities. Enjoy cycling along quiet two lane country roads lined with wildflowers that wind down to spectacular vistas of neighboring islands and snow capped mountain ranges, hiking around lakes that lead down to waterfalls, and kayaking past pebble stone coves and rocky islets in orca whale territory! [more...]
Join Westwind and our partners to experience an amazing, memorable trip to San Juan Island. Start with a charter flight from Seattle (or anywhere in the Puget Sound area), leaving on your schedule. When you arrive on San Juan Island, you'll enjoy a whale watching cruise, sea kayaking, or a sailing adventure with the best in the business. This can be done in a single day, spend a weekend or longer - adventure awaits!
Special pricing through June 16! [more...]
Since 1982 The Animal Protection Society has provided abandoned or relinquished dogs and cats a warm kennel, food, health-care, kindness and adoptable animals a new responsible, forever home. The APS is solely funded by private donations with the exception of a nominal portion of dog license fees.
Check out Island Tails at 26 Cannery Landing. A gift shop that benefits the Friday Harbor Animal Shelter. [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...]
The Whale Plane Package: See Wild Whales! Your tour starts from Lake Union in Seattle via seaplane and lands at the docks in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. You will then take a three-hour Whale Watch and Wildlife Tour by boat. After the tour you will fly back to Seattle in time for dinner.
The boat is a new, fast 55-foot vessel with a walk-around deck and windowed cabin. There is time prior to and after the tour to shop, view galleries, see the sights and enjoy lunch. $325 per adult. $299 per child. April to October. Includes round-trip flight and Whale Watching Tour. [more...]
Windermere Real Estate & Property Management, San Juan Island is part of the Pacific Northwest's largest real estate company. We offer brokerage services for residential, commercial and investment properties. In addition, we offer complete property management service for commercial and residential. [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.
Since 1987, Adventure Associates has specialized in all-women and coed whale watching paddles and sea kayaking trips. Our expert naturalists share on- and off-water secrets of these magical island communities; small groups (5-12) enjoy great cuisine, a relaxed pace and camaraderie around the campfire. No experience needed. Enjoy three-day whale watch paddles, six-day sea kayak expeditions and six-day multi-sport (hike, bike and sea kayak) adventures for women. Camping, kayak equipment and all meals included. [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...]
The first San Juan County Bank was originally across the street in 1893, but moved to this majestic building when it was constructed in 1907, boasting a "burglar-proof vault with a burglar-proof safe." The bank's first president was J.A. Gould of Seattle, whose son, Gene, was the bank's first cashier (and its youngest, at age 19). He was later known for being the youngest bank president in the United States (at age 29), and became the town's first mayor. The building still has much of its historic wood interior, where real estate agents at Coldwell Banker have had their fingers on the pulse of island real estate for over 50 years. [more...]
Adventure Attractions Northwest offers sea kayaking, whale watching, flight seeing, bicycle tours, land tours and much more.
We are continually adding more exciting things to do. Put our website on your 'favorites' so that next weekend's adventure is just a click away.
Adventure Attractions North West will connect you to the best, most experienced outfitters in the Northwest, which includes San Juan Islands and Seattle. Operators are pre-qualified so that you can start having fun now. Take the trip you have always wanted. Reserve your adventure now! [more...]
On Orcas Island, come by Pawki's for healthy, natural foods and treats, toys to amuse and exercise your pets (and yourself!), items for pet care and grooming, travel supplies and a wide variety of accessories and gifts. We love to share info about local pet resources. Our shop is in Eastsound, across from the water, just east of the Outlook Inn. Pets welcome! [more...]
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...]