Getaway Guide: One Tank Trip To San Juan IslandsThe San Juan Islands sit in the rain shadow of the Olympic Mountains and receive less rain than Seattle 65 miles to the south. Explore 172 islands, which up the archipelago highlighted by Fidelgo, San Juan, Orcas, Shaw and Lopez. Expect ample outdoor activities, art galleries, museums, festivals and scenic drives on this exciting island adventure. The islands are home to the largest concentration of bald eagles in the lower 48 states, three pods of orca and harbor seals. Explore the tallest peak, Mount Constitution on Orca Island, or just bask in the sun on a weekend getaway to the sunny San Juan Islands.
Best Road Trip Adventures July 20 - 22From berries to blues, fairs to '50s sock hops and lots more in between, there's no slowing down when it comes to Summertime fun in WA! Here are some of our favorite adventures this weekend.
Guide to NW Lavender FestivalsThe Northwest has the ideal climate for growing lavender. This versatile, sweet smelling herb can be used for flower arrangements, cooking, perfumes, oils, and teas. It is a hardy NW plant that comes in many varieties and attracts butterflies to the garden. Hop in the car and celebrate lavender at one of these long standing festivals!
Best Teen Summer Camps in Puget SoundLooking for a fun and challenging adventure for your teen this summer? Whether it's wilderness survival, crew rowing, drama, or computer design, your teen will have a great summer at one of our favorite camps.
Best Bicycle Tours Around WA For a chance to explore Seattle on two wheels, check out these bicycle touring companies! One will even take you on an excursion around a few San Juan Islands!
Best Out of Town Adventures Sept 16 - 19If you're itching to get out of town this weekend, there are plenty of area activities! From paddling to biking, celebrating the harvest to the best in show, it's out there! Go get it!
Today's Countdown to Summer Destination Is The San Juan Islands
Best of Lummi Island The New York Times has named Willows Inn Restaurant on Lummi Island one of the Top 10 Restaurants Worth a Plane Trip for 2011. Lucky for us, it's only 30 minutes from Bellingham. And aside from eating, there's beautiful scenery and fun things to do!
Guide to the San Juan Islands Their motto is "Real Islands... Real Close". The San Juans, a cluster of over 70 islands to the north and west of Seattle, are just a car and ferry ride away. A destination spot for romantic getaways, cycling trips or adventurists, three of the islands - San Juan, Orcas, and Lopez offer a variety of accomodations and dining experiences for your next getaway.