summer vacation

Posted on Aug. 12, 2019
Packing Tips for your San Juan Island Getaway

Your San Juan Island escape, your first time to see Orcas, your romantic getaway or Summer family vacation is finally on the books. You’ve made your hotel, ferry and whale watching reservations. You’re planning one really fancy dinner. You’re checking the weather daily. The forecast keeps changing. What on earth are you going to pack?Read More »

Posted on Jun. 24, 2019
Summer Solstice on San Juan Island

What better way to honor our annual trip around the sun than to spend the longest days on a gorgeous island in the Pacific Northwest, on the cusp of Summer?  With so many fun things to do the weekend practically plans itself.

My hubbie and I treated ourselves to a Summer Solstice weekend getaway to San Juan Island last year and had the time of our lives.Read More »

Posted on Jul. 16, 2018
Healthy Family Summer Vacation on San Juan Island

Laughing reduces stress, anxiety and depression. It even diminishes pain. Go see a comedy at the San Juan Community Theatre or at the historic Palace Movie Theater. As the saying goes:  laughter is the best medicine.Read More »

Posted on May. 30, 2016
Friday Harbor Ferry landing, ca. 1920, Image from the Wilbur Sandison collection, courtesy Whatcom Museum of History and Art.

Are you a history lover? Whether you are a Paleozoic buff or want to know why San Juan Island is American and not Russian, Canadian or Spanish, we have the story for you. May is “History Lives Here”  month.Read More »