PARADISE FOUND: SAN JUAN ISLAND

July 17, 2015

 WHAT TO DO: 

  • Clip lavender at Pelindaba Lavender Farm 
  • Watch for wales & wave to Canada at Lime Kiln Point State Park
  • Pack a picnic and head to South Beach - stay all day
  • Collect beach glass and driftwood
  • Rent a bike or moped and tour the island

WHERE TO STAY: 

Lakedale Resort
4313 Roche Harbor Road, Friday Harbor, WA 98250
360.378.2350

WHAT TO EAT: 

Duck Soup Inn
50 Duck Soup Lane, Friday Harbor, WA 98250
360.378.4878
The Market Chef
225 A Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250
360.378.4546

San Juan Bakery
775 Mullis Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250
360.378.5810

 



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