weekend getaways

Posted on Feb. 13, 2017
Dog Friendly Vacation on San Juan Island Washington

My name is Louis and I own the Earthbox Inn & Spa. I’m in charge of making sure that my fellow dog brothers and sisters have a lovely vacation here at our hotel and on our island. I lay on all dog blankets before we hand them out. I meet and greet our dog guests in the lobby and tell them the best places to sniff, run and get your ears blown in the wind...Read More »

Posted on Jan. 30, 2017
Best places to kiss on San Juan Island

“Is not the kiss the very autograph of love?” – Henry Finck

What can be more romantic than visiting a small island with breathtaking scenery and staying in a cute small town, where you can walk to everything? Kissing in such a place is more romantic. I have to admit I’m biased. Friday Harbor and San Juan Island are about the most romantic places in my world. My husband proposed here. We got married here. We visit often and retrace our steps…and kiss, with eyes and hearts wide open.Read More »

Posted on Jan. 9, 2017
Cattle Point Road, San Juan Island, Washington

Don’t let the weather stop you from visiting the island this winter.  There’s so much to do—and see—even from the comfort of your car.  This is a great time to take a driving tour of beautiful San Juan Island, listening to lovely music and taking it all in.  We have found the perfect spots just for you, where you suddenly come around a corner and the vista before you simply takes your breath away.Read More »

Posted on Dec. 26, 2016
Lime Kiln Lighthouse San Juan Island Washington

Winter is spectacular on San Juan Island. The Olympic Rain Shadow allows for crystal clear, sunny days to make you feel at times like you have landed in the Caribbean, but without the palm trees.Read More »