San Juan Islands Vacation Guide
Welcome to San Juan Islands!
The San Juan Islands are known for scenic coastal vistas and hospitality beyond the pale, providing an array of travel and vacation opportunities for visitors. Anacortes provides local ferry links to the San Juan Islands and Vancouver Island in Canada and offers many unique accommodation and services. Anacortes is also home to the W.T. Preston steamboat and the Anacortes History Museum, both of which introduce visitors to the history of the area. Friday Harbor is accessible by ferry from Anacortes, and is the main port in the islands. In addition to hiking and biking, visitors to Friday Harbor will find the San Juan County Park, which includes a campground and a number of fishing opportunities. Nearby Orcas Island is home to several boat charters, allowing visitors to get out on the water and see migrating whales and other sea life. Boat tours range from sailing to motor craft and are a great way to experience the island environment.