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Outdoor Activities

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The Art of Painting Lavender

Artist Teresa Smith writes about painting lavender at the San Juan Island Lavender Festival at Pelindaba Lavender Farm.

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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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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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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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Photography by Robert Harrison
Experience

Make Your Meetings Great in the San Juans

Plan your next company meeting or corporate retreat in the San Juan Islands, with beautiful venues, fun team-building activities and delicious, farm-to-table food.

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Experience

No Age Limit on Fun

One long-time Orcas resident shares her best tips for 3-generation family vacations.

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Boating in Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Photography by John Sinclair
Experience

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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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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