Earthbox Inn & Spa in Friday Harbor, Washington

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 Apr. 28, 2015
Cinco de Mayo festivities on San Juan Island

You are cordially invited to our annual Cinco de Mayo celebration on Saturday, May 2 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. We here at the Earthbox are hosting a party to thank our guests, our staff, and to celebrate our anniversary and cultural diversity.  Enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine, live folk dance and chair massages from our talented practitioners at The Spa at Earthbox.Read More »

Posted on Apr. 19, 2015
Peregrines in the San Juan Islands

The San Juan Islands with its gorgeous beaches and rocky shores, formed by ancient glaciers, its wooded hills and lush pastures, is home to over 300 species of migratory and non-migratory birds.

The islands lie within the Pacific Coast Flyaway, which extends from Alaska to South America, making it a popular stop for migratory birds, like the majestic Trumpeter Swan, who spends our temperate winters with us.

San Juan Island features four main sites on the Audubon Society’s Puget Loop of Washington State Birding Trail: the Lime Kiln State Park, American Camp, English Camp and Jackson Beach; the latter just a mile from the Earthbox Inn & Spa.

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Posted on Apr. 14, 2015
Romantic Proposal on San Juan Island

You've found The One. You've bought the ring. You've booked the romantic getaway & couple’s massage at the Earthbox Inn & Spa.  Now where will you pop the question?

We suggest you do it island style:

  1. On Top of Young Hill
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Posted on Apr. 1, 2015
Bicycling Adventures on San Juan Island

San Juan Island is known for its safe and scenic bike routes. If it’s a good work-out through picturesque farmland and panoramic views of the snow-covered Olympics over the wild Straight de Juan de Fuca you’re looking for, you will find it here! We at the Earthbox Inn & Spa provide you with a safe place to lock up your bike, steer you to our good friends at Island Bicycles if you are renting or need repairs on your gear, and help you plan your trip.   Alternatively, if you just want a quick spin around town or a short ride in the country, check out our beach cruisers--always free for our guests.Read More »