Archive for June, 2012

Geocaching with the Family on the San Juan Islands

Geocaching is a family fun activity that many people are taking an interest in and there is a lot of geocaching available in the Puget Sound area including the San Juan Islands and Orcas Island. Since there are some people who haven’t participated in this type of outdoor treasure hunt before, here is some information More >

Orcas Island Whale Watching

If you’re visiting Orcas Island, it would be terrible if you didn’t actually see some Orcas since they are the Island’s namesake. For about half of the year (from about mid-April until the beginning of October), the southern resident killer whales (SRKW) live in and around the San Juan Islands. Because of this the Islands More >

Orcas Island Vineyards

For the adults in your group, spending a leisurely day exploring the regional vineyards can not only be fun, it can be quite educational as well. There are several vineyards on Orcas Island as well as on nearby Lopez Island that offer visitors tours and tasting events. Two of our favorites are the San Juan More >

Cycling on Orcas Island

One of the best ways to explore Orcas Island is on two wheels. There are cycling options for both the casual rider and more experienced cyclists as well. Riders should keep in mind that Orcas Island is quite hilly, so here are some ideas for cycling around Orcas Island on your vacation. Casual Riders The More >