Guided Bicycle Tours In The San Juan Islands

San Juan Islands adventure vacations including a guided bicycle tour in the San Juan Islands are the perfect way to build a lifetime of memories with your family this summer. Located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, the San Juan Islands are an archipelago in the Puget Sound, consisting of more than 150 islands. Only three of those islands are reachable by the Washington State Ferry for walk ons or those that bring their car. The San Juan Islands San Juan Islands Wildlife Refuge. Continue reading

10 Romantic Things To Do On Orcas Island, WA

Orcas Island is a beautiful evergreen island off the northwestern coast of Washington State. It is one of the two largest islands in the San Juans and takes a little over an hour to arrive to by ferry from the mainland. If you are seeking a romantic getaway, this island is filled with artisans and cottages; and it is easy to find quiet spaces on lakes that are surrounded by walking paths and old growth fir trees; providing perfect romantic Pacific Northwest backdrop. While on Orcas Island, here are ten things that you absolutely must do to reconnect, create new memories and enhance the romance your relationship. Continue reading

5 Top Tips for Your Budget Vacation (and why the San Juan Islands are your answer)

Times are tough right now and when budgets are tight, the first thing to disappear from the ‘to do’ list is the longed for annual vacation. Before you take out that black marker pen to draw a line through your plans – pause for a minute.

You work hard and a deserve vacation -there’s no reason why ‘budget’ means ‘miss-it.’ Follow these tips on vacation planning and you may discover that an archipelago in the Pacific Northwest, namely the San Juan Islands, offers the ideal solution to your cash flow problems. Continue reading

10 Fascinating Facts About Orca Whales On Your San Juan Luxury Vacation

A short ferry ride or flight from mainland Washington takes you to one of the best kept secrets of the Pacific Northwest, the San Juan Islands. Whether it’s the sanctuary of a luxury retreat amid beautiful undiscovered coves and beaches, or the possibility of seeing the three pods of orca whales and bald eagles, or the buzz of charismatic art galleries, museums and restaurants you’re seeking, the islands offer it all in abundance. Continue reading

The San Juan Islands – The Safest Option for Your Guided Cycling Tour (and here’s why)

If you’re seeking a luxury vacation there’s no need to look any further than the San Juan Islands. This sun kissed island chain spends most of the year reveling in its sunny status and boasts scenic slow paced roads loaded with wildlife; perfect for a fun and safe vacation with your family. Continue reading

A Guide to Glamping In the San Juan Islands

Luxury vacations are the top of everyone’s wish list. Who doesn’t enjoy room service, satin sheets, champagne and caviar for breakfast and all the best that life can afford? If the luxury that is a five star service is beyond your financial reach this year and the best accommodation you can hope for is a tent then never fear. There’s no reason you can’t add some luxurious touches of your own to your vacation. Continue reading

Dangerous Seas of Prehistoric Times

Looking for a luxury vacation this year? How about a near perfect climate, not too hot and not too cold, with a guarantee of dry weather? What else was that on your list; culture, outstanding restaurants, luscious forests and a choice of deserted beaches? Oh, and a spot of sea kayaking?

We have just the solution. One of the most popular destinations for sea kayaking is the San Juan Islands of Washington State. The guided sea kayaking tours through the islands’ glassy waters attract tourists from all over the world. Even the climate of the San Juan Islands reinforces the opulent theme of your vacation blessed as it is with day after day of virtually guaranteed sunshine. Continue reading

Unusual Bicycles for Your Guided Cycling Tour of the San Juan Islands

The San Juan Islands north of Seattle offer you a solution to your search for the ideal budget vacation.  Comprising 172 islands across the Pacific Northwest, the most popular destinations are San Juan Island, Orcas Island, Lopez Island and Shaw Island. With consistent temperatures at around 70F throughout the summer, these captivating islands offer everything from innumerable beaches and hidden vineyards to art galleries, bookstores, diverse culinary offerings and iconic lighthouses.

If you love to explore but you’re concerned about budget, the San Juan Islands offer the ideal opportunity to roam at a cost effective, leisurely pace with their guided cycling tours. With reliable bicycles and appropriate safety equipment, you won’t need to consult your maps as your trusty guide will ensure you see all of the many attractions on your tour. Continue reading