weekend getaways

Posted on Jul. 3, 2017
Lavender Festival

Visiting San Juan Island’s Pelindaba Lavender Farm is always a treat. The serenity and beauty of this place with its rolling lavender fields, speckled with gorgeous sculptures, adorable, historic farm store and snow covered Olympics as the backdrop, makes for the perfect spot to indulge all your senses. The only thing better is coming for the annual Lavender Festival on July 15 & 16 during the “height of purpleness”.Read More »

Posted on Jun. 12, 2017
Traveling with Purpose on San Juan Island, Cattle Point Lighthouse

Nowhere is ecological fragility quite as apparent as on an island in an ocean sharing its waters with wildlife, recreation and industry. I was painfully reminded about this in the beginning of this year, when word got out that “Granny”, the oldest Resident Orca, went missing and was presumed dead. I celebrated my own grandma’s 95th birthday that day and couldn’t help mourning the loss of their matriarch with the Orcas.Read More »

Posted on May. 28, 2017
Westcott Bay Seafood Farm on San Juan Island

Pristine nature, amazing wildlife, rich culture and outdoor adventure are not the only reasons to visit San Juan Island. The isle is also home to countless farms, producing anything from fruits and veggies, meats and cheeses, eggs, wine, lavender, salt, honey, wool, cider and more.Read More »

Posted on Feb. 17, 2017
Trekaroo on San Juan Island

See where Trekaroo thinks you should stay when you visit San Juan Island, especially with kids!Read More »