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Hiking/Walking

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Springtime in the San Juans

Guest blogger Lisette Wolter-McKinley explores family-friendly springtime activities on San Juan Island.

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The Foxes of American Camp

The adorable red, black and silver foxes of American Camp are fun to watch, and wildlife photographer Monika Wieland Shields offers ways to observe them while keeping a safe distance.

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A Mini-Vacation in a Neighboring Nation

Hop aboard a ferry between Sydney, B.C. and Friday Harbor for a friendly visit to our north-of-the-border neighbors.

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Experience

Reconnect with Nature on Orcas Island

Hiking to a waterfall or taking a refreshing dip in a mountain lake helps you to reconnect with nature on Orcas Island.

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Experience

Geocaching in the San Juan Islands

Hidden in tubes and boxes, then stashed under tree roots or hidden in plain site, geocaches are part of a worldwide phenomenon and a fun way to explore the San Juan Islands.

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Experience

Best Hikes on Orcas Island

Orcas Island offers some of the best hiking in the San Juans, with big trees, hidden beaches and panoramic views of the sparkling Salish Sea dotted with islands.

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Experience

Beautiful Islands, Leave-No-Trace Style

How a bucket list hike opened my eyes to the importance of preserving the San Juan Islands for future generations

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Winter Romance, Photography by Robert Harrison
Experience

A Romantic Weekend in the San Juans

Fall in love all over again in the San Juan Islands this winter. Sunny, chilly walks on a driftwood-strewn beach, fresh salmon and local wine by candlelight, decadent desserts, and cocoa by the fire.

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Lime Kiln Point State Park, Kevin D. Holmes
Experience

Things to do this Winter in the San Juan Islands

The islands are quiet this time of year. Go winter hiking, or take a trail ride in a serene forest, followed by a refreshing local ale in a small pub. Spend time in an art museum or gallery, or sink into a rejuvenating spa. Come alive again in the San Juans!

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Saloon Best, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
Experience

Friday Harbor’s Haunted Past and Present

What small town doesn’t have a good ghost story or two? The historic port of Friday Harbor on San Juan Island certainly does.

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