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Posted on Jul. 8, 2019
Beautiful Beach on San Juan Island

We’ve all been there, waking up on our romantic weekend getaway in paradise and feeling exhausted, not quite right in the belly, sporting a brand new zit with our hair looking awful. The skin is our biggest organ and is a telling sign for what’s going on in our bodies. There is a lot you can do to help with travel trauma. Check out these helpful tips from our knowledgeable staff:Read More »

Posted on Jun. 10, 2019
4th of July on San Juan Island

Maybe it’s because we didn’t actually become American until 1872, that we Islanders take our Independence Day so seriously. And by “seriously” I mean, we put on a wicked party, complete with parade, picnic and two firework displays and an evening of dancing our socks off. It’s a festive, fun affair for the entire family, bringing Islanders and visitors together, celebrating the rich history of our island and our nation. With the 4thfalling on a Thursday this year, make a long weekend of it and come join us in the fun festivities.Read More »

Posted on May. 27, 2019
Fathers Day Vacation Ideas

Just say “no” to ties and socks and tools this year and plan a San Juan Island Getaway for your Dad instead. To show him, you truly appreciate all the selfless acts and hard work he has achieved and to give him a chance to relax and have fun and maybe even go outside of his comfort zone, just a bit. San Juan Island offers plenty of manly adventures, but also tons of things to do as a family, making it the perfect destination for with or without the family. Let’s get planning:Read More »

Posted on Apr. 22, 2019
Beautiful South Beach on San Juan Island

May is “History Lives Here” Month on San Juan Island and there is a lot of history to explore here!  In addition to a deeply-rooted Native American history, the isle has a most fascinating natural history and of course is best known for the Pig War of 1959 and its ensuing 12-year peaceful occupation by British and American forces. And the best part, history on San Juan Island is not explored in dark, dusty museums with long, boring descriptions of what went down. No. History on San Juan Island lives on the prairie and on the beach and is experienced in song and stories, by participating, listening, feeling and touching. Understanding the past has never been so much fun.Read More »

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