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.
It’s Autumn on San Juan Island. The hustle and bustle of Summer has subsided. The isle has returned to its slower, calmer pace. Watch wintering seabirds, otters and sea lions from deserted beachesRead More »
On the last weekend in October the quaint former fishing village of Friday Harbor on San Juan Island magically transforms into a Pacific Northwest mini Cannes. Now in its seventh year, the acclaimed Friday Harbor Film Festival shows over 30 feature length documentaries from the Pacific Rim and Beyond, over 20 shorts as well as an array of student films in five venues all over completely walkable Friday HarborRead More »
Fall is my favorite season on San Juan Island. The warm days and crisp nights, the colors of the leaves turning, whale watching with San Juan Safaris and all the activities surrounding food, Fall and art the isle has to offer. Having German heritage, I’m also an Oktoberfest connoisseur and let me tell you, San Juan Island Brewing’s Oktoberfest on October 12, is an affair not to be missed. So come on up for an unforgettable Fall weekend getaway. Here is your itinerary:Read More »
Only 65 miles north of Seattle, blessed by the Olympic Rain shadow, lies the stunning San Juan Island. Easily reached by seaplane or ferry the isle offers the best of both worlds: the feeling of being far away from it all, serenity and no distractions as well as the culture and business amenities of a happening coastal town.Read More »