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Writing the Interisland

Iris Graville is the first writer-in-residence on the Washington State Ferries, and shares her thoughts while writing aboard the Tillikum.

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20 Years Under the Stars with Island Stage Left

Island Stage Left turns 20 with a summer redux of "The Tempest," their first Shakespeare Under the Stars production staged back in 1999.

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5 Reasons to Visit the San Juans Year-Round

From Savor the San Juans farm tours in the fall, to small-town holiday traditions and romantic getaways in the winter, this post lets you in on all the special events, happening all year 'round in the San Juan Islands.

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A Weekend of History on San Juan Island

Explore San Juan Island history at English Camp, National Historical Park with guest blogger Lisette Wolter-McKinley.

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Going Back in Island Time at the San Juan Island Historical Museum

Discover island history at a farmhouse-turned-museum in historic Friday Harbor.

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Boating in Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Photography by John Sinclair
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Multi-Generation Destination

When you get families together, inevitably, everyone has a different idea of fun. If you get everyone together in the San Juans, you'll find something to keep everyone busy and happy - and enjoy together.

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Spring & Summer Concerts & Festivals

Don't miss the summer fun with festivals and music throughout the islands! The San Juan Islands Lavender Festival, concerts on the Village Green on Orcas Island, Doe Bay Fest, and more!

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San Juan Islands Museum of Art, Friday Harbor, Photography by Michael Bertrand
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Museums in Friday Harbor

From contemporary art to historical artifacts, the museums in Friday Harbor are worth exploring.

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Shark Reef Sanctuary, Photography by Robert Harrison
Experience

9 Ways to Travel Green in the San Juans

From eating local, to bringing your own cup, sustainable travel is in the air—and the water.

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A Visit to the Whale Museum

Orca skeletons, hydrophones & science experiments makes a trip to the Whale Museum feel like a Night at the Museum

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