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Orcas Island Artworks, Orcas Island
Experience

Explore the Arts on Orcas Island

Orcas Island’s thriving art scene is centered in the village of Eastsound, but artists are at work all over the island.

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San Juan Island Farm
Experience

San Juan Island Food & Farms Tour

San Juan Island's agricultural history is still visible in its landscape, dotted with weather-worn barns and farmhouses, fields of hay, cattle, horses and market gardens.

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Jones Family Farms, Lopez Island
Experience

Lopez Island Farms & Food Tour

When you drive or bicycle the gently rolling hills of Lopez, you'll see some of the original farms, barns and orchards that cover this beautiful island.

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Eastsound, Orcas Island
Experience

Orcas Island Food & Farms Tour

Rich in agricultural heritage, Orcas Island was a center for the Washington fruit packing industry in the early 20th century, and as you drive around the island on this self-guided tour

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Iceberg Point, Lopez Island
Experience

Lopez Island by Bike or Car

Lopez is the most rural of the three main San Juan Islands, covering 29.5 miles of rolling hills, farmland, woods and lakes. A bicycler’s paradise, “The Friendly Island” invites long, leisurely rides from the ferry terminal past stunning beaches, nature preserves, campsites with boat launches and miles of hiking trails. Charming Lopez Village has a little bit of everything, from a wine tasting room and restaurants, cafes and shops, to a few art galleries, historic library, history museum and performing arts center.

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Bicycling past Pelindaba Lavender Farm, San Juan Island
Experience

San Juan Island Scenic Byway Tour (South & West)

Each stop on this tour is part of the San Juan Islands Scenic Byway, honored for its cultural and natural beauty.

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Spring Street, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Photography by Mike Bertrand
Experience

10 Fun Things to Do in Friday Harbor

A charming seaport built on a walkable hill leading up from the ferry, historic Friday Harbor has plenty to keep you busy - all within one square mile.

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Lime Kiln Point State Park, San Juan Island
Experience

San Juan Island Scenic Byway North

Part of the state San Juan Islands Scenic Byway, this tour features important sites in San Juan Island culture and history, including English Camp National Historical Park.

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San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA), Friday Harbor
Experience

San Juan Island Arts Tour

Voted into the “Top Ten American Art Towns” by America the Beautiful, Friday Harbor is an art-lover’s paradise, where you can visit galleries, hear great music and see a play all within a few blocks. The new San Juan Islands Museum of Art (IMA), features art exhibits from local, national and international artists. 

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Liquid Arts
Experience

Local Liquid Arts

When it comes to drinking great locally made beverages, the San Juan Islands are coming of age. It used to be, visitors to Lopez, Orcas and San Juan Islands–and liquid-loving locals–would have to cart in their own cases and kegs. But in the past couple of years, a new winery, brewery and distillery have opened to join the small but dedicated cadre of tasty options.

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