Archive for May, 2012

No Car? Here Are Some Orcas Island Travel Options

If you’re planning to arrive on Orcas Island by plane or drive to the ferry, there’s one thing for sure, you don’t really need your car once you are on the Island. That’s because there are so many other options for getting around Orcas Island during your vacation. Here are some ideas for traveling around More >

Pacific Northwest Weather Myths Dispelled

When planning your vacation to Orcas Island, you may be worried about the weather because so many people think that it rains all the time in the Pacific Northwest. While the area does get a fair amount of rain, the truth is that the weather is much more varied than people think and Orcas Island More >

Farm Tours on Orcas Island: Not Your Typical Farms

In a previous post, we introduced visitors to the wonderful Orcas Island Farmers Market which is now going strong every Saturday through October. But, did you know that there are also some great farm tours available from many different farms on the Island, including Maple Rock Farm, Coffelt Farm, and Bullock’s Permaculture Homestead. Each of More >

Getting to Orcas Island is Half the Fun

Most of the time people think the vacation fun doesn’t start until you arrive at your destination, but with Orcas Island that’s just not the case. Orcas Island is located in Puget Sound, Washington and visitors to the island have to travel by air or water to get here. Traveling to the Island can be More >