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San Juan Islands Historical Park, English Camp
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Fun Ways to Explore San Juan Islands History

The history of the San Juans is fascinating and there are so many opportunities to learn and have fun.

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Things to do in the Spring
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8 Things to do this Spring in the San Juan Islands

Springtime in the San Juans means colorful flowers, sunny days, baby lambs and orca whales. Enjoy the beauty of the islands on a hike or on horseback, from a kayak or canoe.

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Family picnic on Mt. Constitution, Moran State Park, Orcas Island, Robert Harrison
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Fun Family & Kids Activities in the San Juans

A great family vacation is all about having fun with your kids. From hiking to ziplining, paddleboating and facepainting, they'll talk about your family vacation all year.

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Dog on South Beach, San Juan Island, Photo by Dana Halferty
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Traveling with Pets

With pet-friendly lodgings and activities, your four-legged friends will get the royal treament in the San Juan Islands.

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Photgraphy by Robert Harrison
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10 Fun Ways to Give Back on your Family Vacation

From April, National Volunteer Month, and through the end of May, the San Juan Islands offer many opportunities for learning and giving back with your kids, from the Great Islands Beach Clean-up and a National Park BioBlitz, to Earth Day parades and more. Make your plans for a meaningful vacation this Spring!

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Orca Whales, Photography by Jim Maya
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Follow the Whale Trail

See orcas in the wild, learn about Salish Sea wildlife, and enjoy the ride into the whales' world!

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Plan your perfect wedding in the San Juan Islands

If you're getting married in the San Juans, here are some tips to make your day even more special.
 

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Romance at Lime Kiln Point State Park by Robert Harrison
Experience

10 Ways to Add Romance to Your Winter Getaway to the San Juan Islands

End a day of storm-watching and winter hiking with amazing local fare and a glass of island wine by the fire.

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Brighten up the Holiday Season - Island Style

The holidays in the San Juans are a bit like "It's a Wonderful Life," with small-town traditions, locals greeting each other on the street, and time to reflect on what really matters. This season, celebrate with a winter forest hike or walk on a stormy beach, a great meal fireside, and holiday spirit with friends new and old.

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Lopez Island Historical Museum
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Visiting Historic Lopez Village

Lopez Village is the commercial hub of Lopez Island, located about 4.5 miles from the ferry landing nestled along the entrance to Fisherman Bay.

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