The San Juan Islands are a popular destination for travelers to relax for a weekend getaway—or longer—and watch the sun as it sets, creating postcard-worthy backdrops. Several isles make up San Juan Islands, Washington, with the major ones being San Juan, Orcas, and Lopez Islands, and the Washington Ferry system services all three. Thankfully, Northwest […]
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Unique Nuptials: San Juan Islands Wedding Venues
The best part about choosing a San Juan Islands wedding venue for your special day is having you and your guests stay at vacation rentals available through Northwest Island Escapes! Whether you need a well-appointed honeymoon spot, guest accommodations, or a place to relax after the party, we’re here to help make your nuptials nothing short of fantastic!
Rejuvenating Retreats: A San Juan Islands Spa Experience
Finding time to revitalize your senses and bring stability to your mind, body, and spirit can seem like a fleeting proposition. Still, one of the best ways to adjust energy is to take some time for yourself. With that in mind, Northwest Island Escapes would like to share some places on San Juan Island offering a spa experience that will help you rejuvenate.
Things to Do at Moran State Park
From kayaking to biking and everything in between, it’s no secret that our beloved archipelago lends itself to several outdoor activities. And with an average daytime temperature of 45 to 50 degrees during the winter, visitors can enjoy these experiences year-round. No matter the season you want to plan your vacation, Moran State Park on Orcas Island is a must-visit destination for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.
6 Tasty Restaurants on Orcas and San Juan Island
There’s an intimidating amount of delicious spots to eat around the San Juan Islands. We suggest trying all the San Juan Islands restaurants if you have unlimited time, but that’s typically not the case. So we’ve done the hard work and found six total Orcas and San Juan Island restaurants that everyone should stop in […]
Explore the 3 Best Wineries on the San Juan Islands
There’s nothing quite like leaning back and enjoying a glass of wine with a friend or partner. Whether that’s in one of the San Juan Vacation Rentals or at one of San Juan Islands’ wineries, you’ll be on track for a relaxing evening. Wineries are a great way to take a breather and enjoy the […]
5 Best Hikes in the San Juan Islands
If you want to wear hiking boots, experience some history, and see views that take your breath away, tackle the hikes in the San Juan Islands. Saltwater shoreline, tide pools, lagoons, native prairie, forest, lake shore, and mountain summits await the seafaring hiker. In the San Juan Islands, you have access to easy walks, challenging […]
Quintessential Summer Activities in the San Juan Islands
With warm weather, lots of sunshine, and miles of shimmering waters, the San Juan Islands are an outdoor lover’s summer dream. The San Juan Islands features three main islands: San Juan, Orcas, and Lopez, and there are so many unique adventures to be had on them. You can go kayaking on the water, learn about […]
Insider’s Guide to Whale Watching in the San Juan Islands
The San Juan Islands are one of the best places in the world to see orca whales in the wild. Visitors can also see humpbacks, minkes, and the occasional gray whale. Here at Northwest Island Escapes, we recommend booking a whale-watching tour to get the best experience. A major perk of doing a tour instead […]