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The Earthbox Travel Blog

Welcome to the Earthbox News, where we share inside travel tips, island news and the coolest activities and adventures for your trip.  We hope you enjoy reading these posts from various staff and guest contributors as much as we enjoy writing and sharing them.

Posted on Sep. 18, 2017
Mt. Young San Juan Island Washington

Perhaps you have been coming here since you were a little kid. Maybe you consider San Juan Island your home away from home. You have been on and off the beaten paths, know the hidden coves, the best place to eat fresh oysters and when the wildflowers are in bloom. But are you truly a San Juan Island expert? Find out with the ultimate San Juan Island Insider Test! Results are on the bottom. Have fun!Read More »

Posted on Sep. 11, 2017
Friday Harbor Ferry

You love them, your family. You long to get them all together, hold the new baby, see all the kids grow up, lovingly tease your siblings, hug your grandpa. But your house is too small and your husband is allergic to the albeit cute dog that your brother insists on bringing everywhere. Then there is the food issue: grandma is diabetic, your aunt can’t do gluten and your nephew has just become a vegan. Where will they all sleep? How will you keep them entertained?Read More »

Posted on Sep. 4, 2017
Lime Kiln Lighthouse, San Juan Island, Washington

There is so much to do on beautiful San Juan Island and in cute Friday Harbor, it may be hard to decide how to prioritize your stay, especially if it’s your first time visiting. Follow our 10 tips to get a sense of this unique island, it’s rare wildlife, astonishing nature, rich history and culture and, most importantly to have fun.Read More »

Posted on Aug. 11, 2017
Ice cream in Friday Harbor

Eating out with kids in an unfamiliar place can be challenging, but also fun if you keep an open mind, especially in kid-friendly Friday Harbor, where kids are welcome anywhere and you can show up in jeans and a T-shirt, stroller in tow, even at the fanciest of places. Here are 5 places which are pleasurable for adults and serve yummy, kid-friendly food, which won’t burst your budget, allowing you to enjoy the rest of your trip.Read More »