The San Juans are Washington’s special, secluded archipelago, a tiny realm barely tucked into Puget Sound’s pocket. And they’re ripe for exploration.
Seattle Met Staff
Where you'll want to go, and what's happening there.
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Insider Guide to the San Juans
Bob Otis has been watching killer whales off the island since 1990. And he doesn't take weekends or breaks.
The most populated island in the San Juans archipelago is home to the bustling town of Friday Harbor, fine dining, and midnight kayak rides. There's a heavy dose of culture on this hub, but don't stress—it's nothing like the big city.