San Juans In The News 2011-2012

2012, "Top 10 Travel Destinations for 2013," December 25

HUFFPOST TRAVEL, "The Slow Life on Washington State's Lopez Island," November 22

Coastal Living, "Savor the San Juan Islands," November, "Support swells to make San Juan Islands a national monument," October 29

Vancouver Sun"Orcas Island eatery is a garden of delights," October 24"10 Greatest U.S. Adventure Vacations," October 22

FOOD & WINE Travel Issue, “Wild Secrets of the San Juan Islands,” September  

Los Angeles Times"Living on island time in the San Juan Islands," August 26

The Seattle Times, “Tranquil Shaw is an island of blessings,” August 25, "Friday Harbor: A Slow Pace, A Quiet Town,"  August 20, 2012

HUFFPOST TRAVEL“The Summer Splendor of Orcas Island,” August 8

HUFFPOST HEALTHY LIVING “Rowing the Big Seas,” August 8

Boat U.S. Magazine“From Water to Wine,” August/September

Lonely Planet, “The gourmet archipelago: local food heaven on the San Juan Islands,” August 7

Travel + Leisure, "World's Best Islands in Continental U.S. and Canada,"  San Juan Islands, August

The Seattle Times“Sampling the laid-back pleasures of Lopez Island,” July 28

HUFFPOST GREEN“The Orca and the Shopping Mall,” July 26, "Northwest Travel: By sea and land on Orcas Island,” July 15

Men's Journal, "San Juan Island Hopping,"  San Juan Islands, July"Top 10 Dream Towns in the West: Eastsound on Orcas Island,"  June

HUFFPOST TRAVEL, "9 River and Lake Getaways Better Than the Beach,"  Lakedale Resort, San Juan Island, June Travel"7 Prime Spots for Wildlife Viewing,"  San Juan Islands, June 27

The Seattle Times, "Eat naturally and play hard on Orcas Island,"  Orcas Island, June 17

HUFFPOST TRAVEL, "Discover Washington's Beautiful, Friendly San Juan Islands,"  San Juan Islands, June 15

America's Hideaways, San Juan Islands, June 9

Wall Street Journal / Travel, "Hop to It,"  Friday Harbor,San Juan Islands, June 8

Sunset Summer Trips, Northwest Edition, "Around the West, The Sea Kayak Trip,"  San Juan Islands, Summer

Better Homes and Gardens, "Vacation Equation,"  Smuggler's Villa Resort, Orcas Island, June

Seattle Metropolitan, "Washington Bike Towns,"   Lopez Island, June 

Seattle, "Foodies Afloat,"  San Juan Islands, June

Northwest Palate, "Island Gins," San Juan Islands, May/June

The Blender, A Williams-Sonoma Blog, "Farm to Fork: A Recipe from the San Juan Islands, Washington,"  Orcas Island, May 30

Smarter Travel, "10 Charming Island Towns,"  Lopez Village, Lopez Island, May 28

Seattle Times, "From Slow Hikes to High Wires, San Juan Island has New Treats,"  San Juan Island, May 19

Seattle Times, "State's Tourism Bellwether Rings Loudly in the San Juans," San Juan Islands, May 18

Departures, “Best Summer Trips,” San Juan Islands, May/June

Just 5 More Minutes, an Epicurean and Adventure Travelogue, "Just 5 More Minutes on Beautiful Orcas Island in Washington State,"  Orcas Island, May 17

Coastal Living, "The Best Seaside Cottage Rentals," Roche Harbor, San Juan Island, May 15

Sunset, "Perfect Camping Within 4 Walls," Lopez Farm Cottages, Lopez Island, May

HUFFPOST TRAVEL "Unusual Island Vacations," San Juan Islands, May

Seattle, “14 Small Town Getaways,” cover photo and story on Eastsound, Orcas Island, May

Coastal Living, "Sailing School Rocks!"  San Juan Islands, April

Yahoo!, "Orcas Island, Washington: Adventurer's Guide to This Ideal Island Getaway in the Pacific Northwest," Orcas Island, April 19

Harbors, "Northwest Author Spotlight: Craig Romano,"  Beach Haven Resort, Orcas Island, April 15

Huffington Post, "10 Stunning Mountain Views Around The World,"  Mount Baker, Orcas Island, April 10

AAA Washington Journey, "Conservation Vacations," San Juan Islands, March/April 

The Knot, "Washington Best of Weddings,"  Roche Harbor Resort, San Juan Island, March 10

Travel + Leisure, "Best Spring Break Getaways,"  Lakedale Resort at Three Lakes, San Juan Island, February

Seattle Met, "Washington’s Five Most Romantic Destinations,"  Duck Soup Inn, San Juan Islands, February

Wine Enthusiast, "Destination: San Juan Islands,"  San Juan Islands, February 1 

Los Angeles Times, "Cooking up Gourmet Adventures Across the West,"  Lakedale Resort at Three Lakes, San Juan Island, January 29

TripAdvisor, "Top 25 B&Bs and Inns in the United States,"  Wildwood Manor at #9, San Juan Island,January 

Seattle Met Bride & Groom, "Destination: Northwest," Rosario Resort, Orcas Island, Winter/Spring 2012

Seattle Bride, "Place Cards:  Apple Ink,"  Eastsound, Orcas Island, Spring/Summer 

Seattle Bride, "Reception Trend:  Light it Up,"  Roche Harbor, San Juan Island, Spring/Summer 

The Blender, a Williams-Sonoma blog, "Discover Your Local Farm,"  Orcas Island, January 12 

Frommer's Travel, "100 Places to Take Your Kids,"  Victoria Clipper, San Juan Islands, January 5

Washington FILM, "Pacific Northwest Islands that still look like Islands,"  San Juan Islands, January

Harbors, "Island Inn,"  The Island Inn at 123 West, San Juan Island, January

Sierra, "Haro Strait, U.S. - Canada Border,"  San Juan Islands, January/February

Patricia Schultz, "1,000 Places To See Before You Die,"  San Juan Islands, Workman Publishing



Islands, "The islands that started it all,"  San Juan Islands, December, "12 best places you've never heard of,"  Doe Bay, Orcas Island, December 6 

USA TODAY, "10 great places for a North American safari,"  San Juan Islands, November 21 

Seattle Times, "Christina and Bruce Orchid's Island Home Nourishes,"  Orcas Island, November 20

National Geographic, "Adventure Town: Eastsound, Washington,"  Orcas Island, November 8

National Geographic, "Top 10 Sailing Cruises,"  San Juan Islands, November

National Geographic, "San Juan Islands Jigsaw Puzzle,"  San Juan Islands, November

Sunset, "Weekend Trips,"  San Juan Islands, Fall Special Edition

NBC Today Show, "Best of the Pacific Northwest,"  San Juan Islands, October 21 

Travel + Leisure, "World's Best Islands,"  San Juan Islands, October

Yahoo Travel, "World's Best Islands,"  San Juan Islands, October

Seattle, "Seattle's Most Influential People of 2011,"  Doe Bay, Orcas Island, October

Coastal Living, "Haunted Inns by the Sea,"  Rosario Resort and Spa, Orcas Island, October 

Edible Seattle, "The Blessings of Orcas,"  Orcas Island, September/October (This Issue features Allium, Doe Bay Cafe and Coffelt Farm)

Seattle Weekly, "Chimayo's Orcas Noodling,"  Orcas Island, September 28, "12 Remarkable Places You've Never Heard of,"  Doe Bay, Orcas Island, September 28

KING 5 New Day Northwest, "A Hearty Taste of the San Juans,"  San Juan Islands, September 27

New York Times, "Getting There is Just a Piece of the Puzzle,"  San Juan Islands, September 10 

Sunset, "A Front-Row Seat To Whales,"  Orcas Island, September (This issue also features Rosario Resort)

Budget Travel, "Best Places You've Never Heard of,"  Doe Bay, Orcas Island, September

Sunset, "Top 8 Ferry Trips,"  Shaw Island, September

Trailblazer, "The San Juan Islands - An Awesome Archipelago,"  San Juan Islands, August 

Gadling, AOL Travel Blog, "Orcas, Sea Kayaking, and Sea Planes,"  San Juan Islands, August 

Travel + Leisure, "World's Best Awards 2011,"  San Juan Islands, August 

Woman's World, "Get away from it all in the San Juan Islands,"  Friday Harbor, San Juan Islands, August 23

USA Today, "Alaskan Cruises from Seattle,"  Friday Harbor, August 22 Forbes, "5 Endless Summer Vacations,"  San Juan Island, August 19 

USA Today, "Glamping brings creature comforts to outdoors,"  Lakedale Resort, San Juan Island, August 4 

Seattle PI, "Top 20 Places in Seattle to Take Your Mother Criticism Free,"  Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, August 1

Journey, "Destination of the Month: Lopez Island,"  Lopez Island, July

Sunset Summer Trips, "49 Getaways (Early Summer),"  San Juan Island, July

Country Living, "All-American Islands,"  San Juan Island, July

USA Today, "Best Wildlife Watching Spots in each State,"  San Juan Islands, July 29 

Lonely Planet, "U.S. Islands That Won't Break the Bank,"  San Juan Islands, July 7, "Washington State for Less,"  Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, July 1

South Sound, "Best Travel Destination,"  San Juan Islands, June/July

AOL Travel and Sherman's Travel, "Best July 4th Vacations Across America,"  San Juan Islands, June 24

CNN Travel and Coastal Living, "Best Coastal Bike Trails,"  Lopez Island, June 15 

Peter Greenberg Worldwide, "Luxury Camping with Kids: Family Glamping,"  Beach Haven Resort, Orcas Island, June 10 

New York Times, "Fork by Northwest,"  Lopez Island, June 10, "Glamping, the cure for the common camping trip,"  San Juan Island, June 10 (This issue also features Lakedale Resort and The Bluff)

New York Times, "A Directory of Rare Wonders,"  San Juan Island, May 13

Every Day with Rachael Ray, "The Best Red, White & Bloom (!) Celebrations,"  Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, May

National Geographic Traveler, "10 Best Trips of Summer 2011,"  San Juan Islands, Summer

Disney FamilyFun, Great Island Getaways,  Orcas Island, May

Sunset, "Top 26 Wilderness Experiences,"  Lakedale Resort (cover photo!), San Juan Island, May (This issue also features coverage of San Juan Vineyards and Orcas Island's West Beach Resort.)

HUFFPOST TRAVEL, "10 Best Whale Watching Destinations Around the World,"  Orcas Island, April 6

The TODAY Show, NBC, "Affordable Secret Island Getaways,"  Orcas Island, April 6

Destinations Travel, "Explore the San Juan Islands,"  San Juan Islands, April

Harbors, "Lakedale Resort at Three Lakes, (includes Duck Soup Inn),"  San Juan Island, Spring 

San Diego, "52 Weekend Getaways," San Juan Islands, April

Conde Nast Traveller, "Ocean's 10 The Holiday Islands of the USA,"  San Juan Islands, March (Issue also features coverage of Friday Harbor House, The Inn on Orcas Island, Bay Cafe and Backdoor Kitchen.)

USA TODAY Travel, "10 Great Places to see animals in the wild,"  San Juan Islands, March 25 

Country Almanac, "10 Best B&Bs By The Water,"  Hillside House Bed & Breakfast, San Juan Island, Summer 

CNN Travel, "Seattle beyond the Space Needle,"  Duck Soup, San Juan Island, March 3

Bellingham Alive!, "20 Healthy Things,"  San Juan Islands, February/March

Sunset, "Destination Date Night,"  San Juan Islands, February (Issue also features Allium on Orcas Island) 

AOL Travel., "Six Best Beach Vacation Spots in the Pacific Northwest,"  South Beach, San Juan Island, February 17

USA TODAY Travel, "Romantic Weekend Island Vacations,"  Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, February

Coastal Living, "Nine Islands offer Pristine Beaches and Abundant Wildlife,"  Yellow Island, San Juan Islands, February

TripAdvisor, "Top 10 B&Bs and Inns in the World," Wildwood Manor, San Juan Island, January

The New York Times, "41 Places to Go in 2011 - a world list,"  #2 San Juan Islands, January 7

Harbors, "Enjoying the Reds and the Whites at San Juan Vineyards,"  San Juan Island, Winter 2011

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