Seeing an unparalleled variety of wildlife, numerous unspoiled isles, and a historical ship at work are great reasons to consider Schooners North for crewed yacht charters around the San Juan Islands. But did you know that making time for such trips can also have substantially positive effects on your well-being? [Read more…]
Throughout the San Juans, the seasons dramatically change, and as such, visiting during the Summer could be a completely different experience compared to traveling here for the Winter. While all locals agree that the islands are beautiful and inviting all year round, there really is no better time of the year to visit than from May to October. During this period, the archipelago is at its most lively, ensuring that tourists never want for entertainment and exciting things to do. [Read more…]
With its pristine, blue waters and perpetual sailing weather, the San Juans are often dubbed as a “boater’s paradise”. Despite being given that title, however, the islands offer a lot more than just great on-water experiences. The archipelago is made up of more than 450 islands at high tide, and a different kind of adventure awaits travelers on nearly all of them. From biking or hiking on scenic trails to visiting local galleries and museums, there’s plenty of activities to keep you just as busy on land. [Read more…]
It’s no secret that cruising the San Juan Islands, Washington, is the activity of choice for anyone craving to see wildlife and nature at their most unguarded and pristine. There’s many a special sight for day tripper and avid explorer alike, with hundreds of birds and marine mammals known to live or travel through the archipelago. [Read more…]
As soon as you board a schooner for your day cruise around the San Juan Islands, you will not only set foot on a vessel that’s part of the archipelago’s history, you will also be going on a voyage that mirrors journeys countless others have taken in the past. Though you may not be charting new waters as were 18th-century explorers, in a unique way, you will be sailing in their wake. [Read more…]
The time has finally arrived. You’re about to board a beautifully-restored, wooden schooner to see some of the most panoramic views in the Pacific Northwest—a trip you’ve anticipated for so long. The San Juan Islands offer something for everyone as they provide a great opportunity to enjoy nature and the sea with family or friends. [Read more…]
With more than one hundred named islands, there’s no doubt that you’ll never run out of things to see or do when you’re in San Juan Islands. The archipelago itself is a certified tourist attraction, especially for those who are looking for some nice peace and quiet without having to leave the country.
If you want to unwind, but cannot afford to travel abroad, consider joining one of the many San Juan Islands cruises. They might just be what you need to revive your outlook on life. Only a ferry ride away from Greater Seattle in Washington state, this enchanting archipelago offers a sea-touring experience amidst a lush, wildlife-filled environment that even offers something for landlubbers.
The San Juan Islands belong to an archipelagic treasure trove in the Pacific Northwest. A collection of hundreds of islands, the San Juans teem with wildlife on land and in the sea. As a result, it has become the destination of choice for seafarers, whale watchers, and adventurers from all walks of life. [Read more…]
The San Juan Islands archipelago is located in the Pacific Northwest of the United States and belongs to the state of Washington. It is comprised of 172 amazing islands with wonderful wildlife to watch and a whole lot of nature to explore. And what better way to do that than by taking a San Juan Islands cruise?