Responsible Wildlife Watching in the San Juans
Watch wildlife while respecting and protecting the animals and environment.
Museums in Friday Harbor
From contemporary art to historical artifacts, the museums in Friday Harbor are worth exploring.
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.
Friday Harbor’s Haunted Past and Present
What small town doesn’t have a good ghost story or two? The historic port of Friday Harbor on San Juan Island certainly does.
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.
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
150 Years of History in the San Juan Islands National Historical Park
Explore the formal garden, serene shoreline and woods of English Camp, San Juan Islands National Historical Park
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.
Girlfriends' Getaway to the San Juans
When it’s time to escape everyday responsibilities and get away with your best buds, look no further than the San Juan Islands of Washington State.
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...
8 Fun Ways to Explore History in the Islands
The history of the San Juans is fascinating and there are so many opportunities to learn and have fun.
When Do the Whales Swim By? and other Frequently Asked Questions
What time to the whales swim by? Where do you go in the winter? Locals answer your frequently asked questions about the San Juan Islands.
Haunted Hotels of the San Juan Islands
Island ghost stories abound, but the better known apparitions lurk in the hallways of the islands’ historic lodgings.
Spring & Summer Concerts & Festivals
Don't miss the summer fun with festivals and music throughout the islands! The San Juan Islands Lavender Festival, concerts on the Village Green on Orcas Island, Doe Bay Fest, and more!
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...
9 Ways to Travel Green in the San Juans
From eating local, to bringing your own cup, sustainable travel is in the air—and the water.
A Visit to the Whale Museum
Orca skeletons, hydrophones & science experiments makes a trip to the Whale Museum feel like a Night at the Museum
Things to do this Winter in the San Juan Islands
The islands are quiet this time of year. Go winter hiking, or take a trail ride in a serene forest, followed by a refreshing local ale in a small pub. Spend time in an art museum or gallery, or...
Best Ways to Savor the San Juans
Enjoy farm tours, wine dinners, film festivals and arts events this fall in the San Juan Islands.
10 Fun Things to do this Summer in the San Juans
There are so many exciting ways to enjoy the islands this summer, from 4th of July parades, to horseback riding in the forest, wildlife watching and barbecuing on the beach. Check out these 10...
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.
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.
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.
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...