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Things to Do Week of June 24 to June 30

Welcome to summer…

The solstice has past and it’s time to dust off the flip-flops. The bridge is back up on Highway 5 and visitors are starting to swarm to the island. New businesses are opening just in time for …

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Things to Do Week of June 17 to June 23

School is out for summer and the ferry is full of folks coming to the islands and looking for some fun! The San Juans are the perfect place to enjoy some simple summer entertainment. From cruises to golf, from trail …

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What Was the Pig War All About?

This Saturday, June 8th, there are events at both American Camp and English Camp on San Juan Island. At American Camp National Historic Park there will be a Pig War Story Guided Walk with the Park Rangers, explaining events leading …

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You don’t need that bridge to get here…

Yesterday’s collapse of the Skagit River bridge directly affects the normal route to the Anacortes ferry terminal. The good news is you can now use the secret way the locals use.

Heading North from Seattle take exit 221 at Conway …

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Things to Do Week of May 20 to May 26

Many people come to the islands because they have heard about the beautiful views or amazing wildlife.

What often happens is that people fall in love with so much more. There is no doubt that the islands are truly stunning …

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Things to Do Week of May 6 to May 12

Where are the Orcas?


They can be seen off the west coast of San Juan Island usually beginning this month or a bit earlier, and continuing until September or October. Do you want to know if the whales are passing …

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Things to Do Week of April 29 to May 5

San Juan Island School District is excited to announce that US News & World Report has ranked Friday Harbor High School no. 5 out of 626 high schools in Washington State, and no. 317 in the nation out of nearly …

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Things to Do Week of April 22 to April 28

The meteorologists are calling for temperatures in the low 70s later this week which means we may see mid to upper 60s. Not too shabby! Us ‘North Westerners’ consider that shorts weather! So join in the spring attitude and get …

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Things to Do Week of April 8 to April 14

A Great Island to visit! What’s up from April 8th to April 14th

You have good taste or are good at internet research if you have chosen San Juan Island as a travel destination. TripAdvisor.com voters have placed us as …

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Roche Harbor Island Cup

The San Juan Island Sailing Team will be one of 16 teams slated to compete Saturday and Sunday at the Roche Harbor Island Cup, April 6 and 7.

As many as 150 sailors from high schools across the region — …

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