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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.

Posted on Aug. 20, 2018
Guilt Free Vacation on San Juan Island

We Americans have less vacation time than any other developed country and even when we are taking time off, we are still checking in with work, responding to emails, taking phone calls, texting, checking social media, well, you know…

It is questionable whether you checking in with work is actually lightening your work load once you come back. It is equally questionable whether you are actually relaxing and recharging on a beach in paradise, while your mind is at work.Read More »

Posted on Aug. 6, 2018
5 Awesome Places to go Swimming on San Juan Island

The crystal clear, deep green waters surrounding San Juan Island look incredibly inviting for a swim, but take note--they are at a (brr….) 50 degrees, even in the Summer, largely too cold to take a dip, except for the young and hearty.  And yet, that doesn’t mean you have to go without a nice swim on your Summer island vacation. We found 5 lovely spots to play in the water on the isle. Find out which one floats your boat.Read More »

Posted on Jul. 23, 2018
5 Must Do Summer Things to do on San Juan Islan

There is nothing like Summer on San Juan Island. The killer whales are here, sailboats are bobbing in the port of Friday Harbor, there are colorful arts festivals, delightful wine and spirit tastings, historical re-enactments, flowers stands and flourishing farms everywhere and the beaches, mountains and parks are just waiting to be explored. Here are five San Juan Island Summer activities not to be missed: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 »

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