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Posted on Oct. 21, 2019
San Juan Island in the Fall

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 »

Posted on Sep. 23, 2019
San Juan Safaris - Whale

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 »

Posted on Mar. 25, 2019
Spring Hikes on San Juan Island

It’s Spring and San Juan Island’s meadows and mountains laugh in flowers. The lush farm valleys are dotted with baby sheep and cows and blooming orchards. The Humpback Whales are returning from Hawaii with their new calves. Bald Eagles are teaching their young how to fly. Experience all that on a leisurely walk or a brisk hike on San Juan Island.Read More »

Posted on Jan. 24, 2019
Lime Kiln Lighthouse - Whale Watch Park on San Juan Island

Visiting San Juan Island is a bucket list item for sure. It’s one of the few and arguably best places to see Orca whales from land in the world.  It is the site of the last war ever fought on American soil. It’s home to more Bald Eagles and working artists than any other county in Washington State.  And to top it all off, it’s just drop-dead gorgeous here!Read More »

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