From wildlife to local cuisine, there are many reasons to check out San Juan Islands sailboat cruises: a chance to see orca whales and other sea creatures swim in their natural environment; beautiful views of blue water and cloud-lined skies; enjoying local cuisine; visiting art galleries; seeing farms; and browsing museums. [Read more…]
What’s your idea of a perfect vacation? Is it sunbathing on a white-sand beach? Perhaps watching the sunset from a mountain’s summit?
Either of these two are excellent options, but have you ever considered sailing as an alternative? If you yearn for a new, exciting way to enjoy your vacation, definitely consider a chartered sailing adventure–your chance to explore newly visited waters and experience the storied history of sea travel. [Read more…]
As you probably know, life began in the ocean, first starting as single-cell organisms before evolving into the plethora of life now surrounding you. This may be why some people choose burial at sea instead of the more traditional means of interment, i.e. being buried in the ground. From water they came, to water shall they return. [Read more…]
Each year, thousands of people go whale watching in the San Juan Islands with hopes of photographing an orca breaching the ocean surface. It’s not hard to understand the fascination. Not only are orcas majestic, they are also one of the sea’s smartest creatures.
Like all creatures, though, orcas require protection so that future generations can appreciate them. Following are measures that people can take to help ensure the survival of orcas: [Read more…]
As the poets have often said….parting has always been such sweet sorrow. This is why people put so much thought on how best to say their final farewell to their departed loved ones. For many a burial at sea ceremony is an ideal solution.
The San Juan Islands offer nature’s finest beauty and relaxing pleasure as you embrace an adventure regardless of whether you’re a resident or a tourist. The best way to appreciate this beauty is to take advantage of San Juan Island charters. The many islands of this inland waterway offer endless vistas of shoreline and wildlife.
The San Juan County is a relatively small area with only around 16,000 residents. But, there is nothing small about the scenic rural beauty it offers. It is far removed from commercialized lifestyle of the mainland. In the maritime setting of the San Juan Islands, you will enjoy a laid back lifestyle but, of course, you need to dress accordingly. For locals, that always means dressing with layers in mind.
One of the best ideas for a family getaway is to go on a San Juan Islands cruise. There is a certain vibe that makes the sea alluring, and it is an ideal place to spend your long-awaited vacation. A perfect view of the sea plus the feeling of being far removed from the daily city noise makes for an unforgettable trip.