Soaking up sunshine on Orcas Island

September and October were really busy months for my travel companion and I. We visited Orcas Island, Pullman, British Columbia, Skamania, and Whidby Island. With all this rain over the past couple of weeks it’s hard to remember that we had a great start to fall in the Northwest. It wasn’t too long ago that we were blessed with sunshine and warm days. Back in September, I … Continue reading Soaking up sunshine on Orcas Island

Road biking on San Juan Island

One way to make a visit to the San Juan islands more affordable is to take your bike instead of your car. A few summers ago, my husband and I rode the ferry, and explored San Juan Island on our road bikes. We had lunch in Friday Harbor, and walked around a little bit before taking off. We rode south on the island, and ended … Continue reading Road biking on San Juan Island

Camping at Odlin County Park

Odlin County Park is a gorgeous park that is one mile from the ferry terminal. We loaded up our camping gear on our bikes and camped there for two nights. It has several beach front campsites, and many with a water view. There are a few sites designated for hikers, bikers, or kayakers. All of those sites were full, so we stayed at a standard … Continue reading Camping at Odlin County Park