Things to Do in San Juan Islands, Washington

The San Juan Islands in Washington are some of the most beautiful in the world. With spectacular land and seascapes, rolling hills, and pristine natural landscapes.

You'll find activities for those who are more adventurous, like kayaking, and activities for those who have a deep love of the arts,such as the San Juan Art Museum.


Kayaking Around The Archipelago

A day spent kayaking through the San Juan Channel and Upright Channel is almost magical – between the wildlife sightings, the fresh ocean air, and the unparalleled views, this is an activity that simply can't be skipped.

There are quite a few small wineries and breweries available to tour and taste, to the great delight of both locals and visitors.

Winery Tours

Whale Watching Tour

Viator offers an amazing whale watching tour, departing from Friday Harbor in San Juan Island.

It focuses on the art of the Pacific Northwest and Southwest British Columbia, and there are rotating exhibits throughout the year. 

Art Museum


There are hundreds of miles of hiking trails to be found on the various islands. Some of the best are on Orca Island, home to Moran State Park.

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