Archive for February, 2010

Orcas Island Voted #5 In Sunset Magazine Top 10 Dog-Friendly Escapes

Sunset Magazine Top 10 Dog-Friendly Escapes Top 10 dog-friendly escapes You can take your best pal with you on these great getaways around the West 1. Cannon Beach, OR The instant I unhook Murphy’s leash, his eyes go wide, seemingly asking, “For real?” Leonbergers are natural prancers, but when he hears the magical words “Yep, More >

The Orcas Ohana’s FIDO Friendly Photo Contest Winner – Winter 2010!

You all submitted some great pictures of your pups enjoying your family vacations, but we can only pick one! Congratulations to our very first 2010 FIDO Friendly Photo Contest Winner, Leia! Check out Leia enjoying Cowlitz River last August. Thank you, Kaaryn for submitting this fun FIDO photo. Pack your bags and check our calendar More >

Orcas Island Is In The Spirit! Winter Olympics Begin February 13th, 2010

The Orcas Ohana is only 3 hours away from all of the energetic Olympic action and we can hear the buzz from here! We can help but share the excitement. Here’s a quick video tracking the Olympic Torch Relay as it continues to make its way to Vancouver.

Orcas Island Vortex

Orcas Island Skatepark Donated by Warren Miller Foundation

Orcas Island in its busiest months boasts a mere 12-15,000 person population (during the winter you can count on about 25% of those numbers), so why, I asked upon arrival there, or how does the island seem to have the most state-of-the-art facilities such as performance centers, symphonies, children’s discovery playhouses, and libraries? The answer More >