The Earthbox Travel Blog
Welcome to the Earthbox News, where we share inside travel tips, island news and the coolest activities and adventures for your trip. We hope you enjoy reading these posts from various staff and guest contributors as much as we enjoy writing and sharing them.
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 »
San Juan Island, with its clean air, awe-inspiring wildlife and breathtaking beauty, truly is a slice of paradise. It’s fragile too. On an island, environmental issues are less removed and more immediate. Read More »
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 »
Only 65 miles north of Seattle, San Juan Island with its breathtaking nature and charming slower pace coupled with exhilarating adventures, feels like worlds away. Spring Break is especially delightful, fun for the entire family and so easy to plan. Find your reasons to visit here:Read More »