San Juan In The News 2009-2010


Thames & Hudson book"The Most Beautiful Villages and Towns of the Pacific Northwest," San Juan Islands

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Airlines"Wondrous Washington,"  San Juan Islands, December, "America's Island Paradises,"  San Juan Islands, September

Sunset, "20 Best Beach Getaways,"  Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, September

Sunset, "10 All-to-yourself Islands,"  Patos Island, September 

AOL Travel, "America's 10 Best Islands,"  Orcas Island, August

National Geographic Adventure, "America's Best Adventures,"  San Juan Islands, August

The Seattle Times, "Glamour + camping = glamping (Does it add up for you?),"  San Juan Islands, July 

425, "Best Weekend Getaway,"  San Juan Islands, July  

Outside, "17 Perfect Weekends,"  San Juan Islands, June

Northwest Palate, "The Greening of San Juan Island,"  May/June 

Seattle, "Seattle's Great Escapes 2010," Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, May

Sunset, "Your next great summer vacation: San Juan Islands,"  An explorer's long weekend on the San Juan Islands, May

AOPA Pilot, "Friday Harbor, any day of the week, Washington's enchanted island,"  San Juan Island, April 

Minneapolis- St. Paul StarTribune, "Under the Spell of Orcas Island, Birds & Blooms,"  North America's Best, Orcas Island, April


Sierra, "Empty Sound,"  November/December - The Whale Museum, Discovery Sea Kayaks, Western Prince

Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2010 book, "World's Top 10 Cycling Routes,"  November

USAToday, "Traveling with the Stars: Giuliana and Bill Rancic,"  October 19 - The Whale Museum, Pelindaba Lavender

Toronto Star, "Escape to San Juans,"  October 5 - Duck Soup Inn, Coho Restaurant, Tucker House Inn, San Juan Excursions, Roche Harbor, Afterglow Roche Harbor Spa, Crystal Seas Kayaking, Shearwater Sea Kayak Tours, Best Western Friday Harbor Suites, Earthbox Motel & Spa, Bird Rock Hotel, Juniper Lane Guest House, Bayside Cottages, Moran State Park, San Juan Island National Historical Park, Westcott Bay Sculpture Park

National Geographic Adventure, "100 Best Adventure Towns,"  October - Eastsound, Moran State Park, Shearwater Sea Kayak Tours, Turtleback Farm Inn

Sea Kayaker, "Washington's San Juan Islands: A Rainshadow Archipelago,"  October 

American Spirit, "Haven for History: Venture to Friday Harbor, Washington,"  September/October - San Juan Island National Historical Park, The Whale Museum, Roche Harbor, San Juan Islands Museum of Art and Sculpture Park

Bridal Guide, "Islands in the Stream,"  September/October

Western Journey, "Island Respite,"  September/October - Bay Cafe', Crow Valley Pottery, Mount Constitution, The Whale Museum, Pelindaba Lavender, San Juan Island National Historical Parks, Moran State Park, Lakedale Resort, Christina's, Roche Harbor, Lime Kiln Point State

Western Journey, "No dog left behind,"  September/October - Downtown Dog, Moran State Park, San Juan Island National Historical Park, Harrison House Suites Bed & Breakfast

The Seattle Times, "Washington's best: Five top towns for outdoor jocks and nature lovers,"  September 24 - Eastsound, Moran State Park Smart Meetings, "Unbridled Beauty: Good vibes and great meetings in the Pacific Northwest,"  September - San Juan Islands Museum of Art and Sculpture Park

Woman's World, "Have summer fun in the San Juan Islands!,"  August 24 - Pelindaba Lavender, Lime Kiln Point State Park, Roche Harbor, Lopez Island, Mount Constitution, Moran Mansion

KING 5 Evening, "Just a ferry away: Orcas Island,"  August 6 - Deer Harbor Charters, Moran State Park, Turtleback Farm Inn

Travel + Leisure, "Top Islands in the Continental U.S. & Canada,"  August

National Geographic Traveler, "Great Long Weekends,"  July/August - San Juan Vineyards

The Bark, "Dogpatch: Summertime Travel, Tips, Lists, Cool Digs,"  July/August - Blue Heron Bed & Breakfast, Pebble Cove Farm

The Wall Street Journal, "Seattle Hotel Scene Perks Up,"  featuring the San Juans, July 31 - Friday Harbor House, Ferry Landing Suites, San Juan Excursions, Discovery Sea Kayaks 

KING 5 Evening, "The Organ of Rosario Resort,"  July 29 MSNBC, "Top 10 Stateside Safaris,"  July 20 - Otter's Pond Bed & Breakfast, Outlook Inn Seattle Metropolitan

Bride & Groom, "Real Weddings - Tindall & Crocco Wedding,"  July 20 - Roche Harbor, Afterglow Spa, San Juan Vineyards, Kenmore Air

MSNBC, "Biking in the San Juans,"  July 17 

Los Angeles Times, "The boar war that was averted on San Juan Island,"  July 5

King 5 Evening, "Just a ferry away: Friday Harbor,"  July 2 - Steps Wine Bar & Cafe', The Whale Museum, Pelindaba Lavender, San Juan Kayak Expeditions

Travel + Leisure, "23 Seaside Inns We Love,"  July - The Place at Cayou Cove, Kenmore Air

Time, "Quintessential Summer: 8 Outdoor Getaways,"  June 8, online edition - Lakedale Resort

Conde Nast Traveler, "Hotel Deals in Seattle and the San Juans,"  June 5, online edition - Lakedale Resort, Roche Harbor

ShermansTravel, "Top 10 One-of-a-Kind Camping Trips,"  Summer - Lakedale Resort, "America's Island Paradises," May 22 - Doe Bay Resort and Retreat

Backpacker, "Top 3 Glow-in-the-Dark Trips,"  May - Discovery Sea Kayaks, Steps Wine Bar & Cafe' 

Budget Travel, "Summer Camp for All (That Means Parents, Too!),"  May - Canoe Island French Camp 

National Geographic Adventure, "Best Adventure Travel Companies On Earth,"  February - Adventure Associates of Washington, Discovery Sea Kayaks, Outdoor Odysseys

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