Ride the ferry to explore San Juan Island's history and harbors!
Traveling to Orcas Island for great views, food and art!
Traveling to Lopez Island - where everyone waves!
Getting to the San Juan Islands is half the fun!
Slurp an oyster just off the beach or sip a glass of island-grown wine at one of the many dining options on Orcas, Lopez and San Juan Island.
A fall getaway to the San Juan Islands of Washington State is a great time to visit. Find out more at www.visitsanjuans.com/savor.
Out on the water on his whale watch boat, Captain Dan has seen it all—the 6-foot-tall dorsal fin of a male orca whale cruising through a kelp bed hunting salmon, a group of transient orcas hunting a seal, or a group of orcas - a grandmother, mother and baby - swimming together. All of these scenes are happening in a world of wonder just off our shores in the Salish Sea surrounding the San Juan Islands, Washington.
Take a serene walk on a pebbled beach—or watch a storm blow in—depending on Mother Nature's mood. Read a book by the fire in your cozy room, or get out and delight in our art galleries, bookstores and boutiques. Explore a museum—historical or all about whales—or take in a performance at a community playhouse Satisfy your appetite at a bakery, over lunch in a water-view restaurant, or with a delicious dinner savoring local foods, wines and spirits.
Twinkling lights welcome you to the San Juans this holiday season, as the islands celebrate with events all month long. Lopez, Orcas and San Juan Island celebrate the holidays with village tree lighting ceremonies, caroling, visits from Santa, holiday concerts and more. On all three islands, browse shops, galleries and bookstores for that perfect gift. Enjoy a special holiday meal and a cozy weekend stay at an island hotel or bed & breakfast inn. Slow down to "island time" during the season o...