There’s hardly a setting more peaceful than Washington State’s San Juan Islands, ranked #2 on the New York Times list of top travel destinations for 2011. Hike, bike, boat, and kayak on two of the larger islands of this spectacular 100 million-year-old archipelago.
- Kayak the calm, pristine waters of San Juan Island, keeping an eye out for whales, seals, porpoises, and bald eagles
- Hike to Lime Kiln Park Lighthouse and picnic at South Beach on San Juan Island
- Scout the Salish Sea for the 80+ orcas who make the islands their summer home on a whale-watching tour
- Stroll the quaint town of Eastsound with a coffee or ice cream in hand
- Watch the sun set over a postcard-perfect cove as you dine al fresco at the Outlook Inn’s famed New Leaf Café
Photo: Kayaking San Juan Island
Excellent planning and coordination, and extremely personable and insightful guides really made this trip.
Deb Pepper Denver, CO
6 days/5 nights
Seattle, Washington (SEA)
Day 1: Seattle / Anacortes / San Juan Island
Day 2: San Juan Island
Day 3: San Juan Island
Day 4: Orcas Island / Walking Horse Country Farm
Day 5: Orcas Island
Day 6: Orcas Island / Anacortes / Seattle (departure)
Located two blocks from the ferry terminal and bustling wharf, Friday Harbor House sits atop a bluff overlooking San Juan Island’s scenic harbor. Elegantly appointed accommodations offer stunning views, oversized jetted tubs and cozy fireplaces.
Built 100 years ago by Seattle shipbuilder Robert Moran, the Rosario has since been resorted and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Comfortable and relaxing accommodations overlook Cascade Bay, with views of the surrounding the San Juan Islands.
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- 6 days/5 nights
- Next Departure: Aug 24, 2014
- From $2,898 / person
- ($880 single supplement)
- Aug 24 2014
- Aug 31 2014
- Sep 07 2014