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Getting here is half the fun and there are so many easy options to choose from:
- Washington State Ferries: 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. Make car reservations at www.takeaferry.com.
- You can also travel to the islands via seasonal passenger ferries, seaplanes and landplanes, airport shuttles or SeaTac car rentals.
- Visitor Information Centers: When you arrive in the islands, stop in at the Orcas, Lopez and San Juan Island Chambers of Commerce for maps, brochures and information about where to go and what to do during your stay.
- Getting Around: When you arrive, you can get around the islands with shuttles, mopeds, bikes, and car rentals and inter-island ferries.
San Juan Islands Events
Island Holiday Events & Specials
November 22, 2017 to January 1, 2018
November 18 to January 8, San Juan Island•Friday Harbor
- December 31, Lopez Island
- January 27, Orcas Island
- February 3, Orcas Island