San Juan Islands

San Juan Islands Travel Guide

Rent a bike to explore the island’s farm roads and coastal trails.

Dig for littleneck clams along the shore of this retired army base.

The shop sells vintage maps and Audubon lithographs.

Spot seals and otters in the waters below.

The Clyde Theatre, a 1937 movie house, screens the classics.

In season, stop by and pick your own organic berries. Open Tuesday and Friday 9–3.

While you're in one of the best whale-watching spots in the world, don't miss boating out to Haro Strait to marvel at breaching orcas and humpbacks frolicking with their calves.

Check out the migration maps and cetacean skeletons.

Start the day with a cinnamon roll or egg sandwich. Closed December–April.

While you're in one of the best whale-watching spots in the world, don't miss boating out to Haro Strait to marvel at breaching orcas and humpbacks frolicking with their calves.