The San Juan Islands is a favorite getaway for city folks who want to take a breather from the hustle and bustle of the metropolis. Families, couples, and tour groups come from around the world on vacation in this idyllic destination, as there are truly endless things to discover around here. [Read more…]
Friday Harbor, Washington (March 23, 2017) – Schooners North now offers an incredibly scenic experience to people who want to go on a sailing charter starting in the beautiful San Juan Islands. The crew will be taking a “new” route allowing passengers to visit The Broughtons. Schooners North now offers private charters for groups that want to have a serene sailing experience on Spike Africa, the newly restored 80-foot schooner. The vessel will travel the famous Inland Passage, an area that lies between the mainland of Canada and Vancouver Island, BC in order to get to The Broughtons.
The San Juan Islands are probably the Salish Sea’s best kept secret, but the word is getting out as evidenced by its increasing popularity as one of the top destinations for sailing and whale watching. Why, you might ask? Due to its privileged location in the Pacific Northwest, the San Juan Islands and Salish Sea are home to breathtaking wildlife which includes otter, seal, sea lions, porpoise, and the majestic orca whale, among other sea life.
Nestled in the northwest corner of the contiguous United States between the mainland and the British Islands is an archipelago known as the San Juan Islands, an emerging tourist attraction that is drawing visitors from all over the world. With over 400 islands and rock outcroppings, over 478 miles of shoreline, and a thriving ecosystem, a charter around this little pocket of paradise in the Pacific Northwest should be your next big plan on your travel itinerary.
While whale watching is most definitely the main attraction when visiting the San Juan Islands, it is also worthwhile to board a day-cruise and explore the three major islands: San Juan, Lopez, and Orcas, all of which present interesting, fun-filled activities that everyone in the family can enjoy. [Read more…]
With so many fun-filled activities on the tourist’s plate, it’s hard to choose which ones to try when enjoying a San Juan Islands cruise. Even a week’s worth of vacation is not enough to partake in every enjoyable activity offered by this group of fantastic islands.
Therefore, it is only reasonable to create an itinerary of events to attend when sifting through the opportunities of a pleasurable San Juan Islands cruise. You want to maximize every minute. [Read more…]
If you are thinking about exploring and unwinding amidst the charming and alluring San Juan Islands, there is no better way to do it than to hire a sailboat charter and crew. With fascinating surprises hidden around every bend of this tiny group of islands, a sailboat charter trip is truly worth the money spent. [Read more…]