The Pacific Northwest is known for its fresh seafood and lush mountainscapes. But speckled throughout its cities and destinations, you’ll also find baked delectables that’ll make you want to ooh and aah.
While you may have visited Victoria, the San Juan Islands, Vancouver, and Seattle — have you actually seen and done everything? Chances are, there are quite a few unique Pacific Northwest travel ideas that you haven’t yet explored.
The lush forests and fertile farmland are proof that they San Juans get their fair share of drizzle — especially during the cooler months. Luckily, there are a plethora of things to do in the San Juan Islands when it rains.
The exciting seventh annual Friday Harbor Film Festival, to be held Oct. 25-27, 2019 on San Juan Island, will screen 31 new documentary films, 23 short films, and a selection of films produced by student filmmakers.
Jessie Morrow's quaint Orcas Island jewelry shop, Material Wit, is the real-life embodiment of her commitment to beauty, quality, and sustainability. In addition to the shop’s showroom that features her pieces, Jessie carries a carefully curated collection of art and homewares that share her same values.
Tucked among the United States’ northwest archipelago, Lopez Island spans just 30-square-miles. Though far from completely flat, the relatively gentle topography makes for an enjoyable day in the saddle.
Embrace the magic of the holidays in the San Juan Islands. From tree lightings and artisan fairs to holiday concerts and festivals, each island brings its own bit of small-town charm to your winter getaway. Discover 14 of our favorite holiday-inspired things to do in the San Juan Islands.
A spur-of-the-moment trip to the San Juan Islands is not the easiest to plan in the middle of summer (or for that matter, throughout the year). Ferry reservations can be difficult to obtain and accommodations are usually at peak season rates. I wanted to head up to Orcas Island and had a few days to get away and no intention of spending a chunk of it in Seattle traffic or waiting in ferry lines.