Southern Gulf Islands
Roche Harbor, Washington, United States
A great trip crossing Haro Strait and kayak camping at Darcy Island - once a Leper colony; and Rum Island - a cache for smugglers during the US prohibition. For Photo gallery link to: http://www.gaguides.net/web_gallery/Rum_%20Darcy_Is/index.html
Sunset Kayak Orcas Island
West Beach, Washington, United States
My father, brother and I took a 'romantic' sunset kayak tour of the west side of Orcas Island. It was moderately strenuous, only because everyone in our group wanted it to be. The only choppy water was at the very end of the point, the farthest north on the track. The company we went through was Shearwater, who had a very friendly, helpful guide who was not only knowledgeable about the sea and kayaking,...
Biking San Juan Island/Whale watching
Friday Harbor, Washington, United States
On our trip to the San Juan Islands, we ferried to Friday Harbor on San Juan Island where we rented bikes, rode across the island to the best spot to whale watch, and watched whales. We saw whales and a bonus of a bald eagle. Nice. Finished the day with a micro-brewed pint in Friday Harbor before taking the ferry home.The statistics are ONE WAY.
Turn Point - Stuart Island
Stuart Island, Washington, United States
My brother and I hiked from the Stuart Island campground (where we were camped in Site 1) to Turn Point - a unique walk on a hard-to-get-to island. Enjoyed the entire walk, including stopping and buying a shirt from the Stuart Island Treasure Chest honor-system "store". Also found the Turn Point terracache.
Lopez Island morning walk to Upright Channel park and beach
Lopez Island, Washington, United States
Lopez Island morning walk to Upright Channel beach and park.