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Orcas Island

If you drive about two hours north of Seattle and take a ferry for an hour or so, you end up on Orcas Island. And it has everything you would imagine an idyllic weekend getaway in the Pacific Northwest would offer. 17 more words


Personal | Orcas Island

If you know me, then it’s no secret that Orcas Island is my favorite place. From the first time I stood atop Mt. Constitution I was captivated. 147 more words


Orcas Island

Orcas Island, part of the San Juan Islands in Washington State, is a popular tourist destination. Most of the island’s 57 square miles are rural and hilly, with curving roads that wind through forests and fields and past artists’ studios. 1,903 more words


Sneak peek: Greeting cards with original Orcas Island photography

Send a good old-fashioned card with a hand written note. That NEVER goes out of style!  I have always made my own greeting cards and this is a fresh, new way for me to share the many photos I’ve taken on and around Orcas Island, thanks to fantastic printing technology that captures the colors of my originals so vibrantly on beautiful card stock with a nice weight.   68 more words

Island Reports

Orcas Island

Sounds of the sea; morning beach walks; rural and hilly landscapes; fragrance of fir and moss, mingled to perfection; quaint harbors; owl calls, breaking the silence of the nights; curious seals; soaring eagles; my clothes smelling like bonfire, kindhearted souls. 136 more words

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Orcas Island & Seattle – November 2009

Washington state is big and filled with all sorts of things to do. We only had 4 days, so we narrowed our trip to Orcas Island and then back to Seattle.  433 more words

Car Rides

FBF: Moran State Park

For the first installment of our Flashback Friday trips we take a look back at our trip to Orcas Island. To celebrate our fifth wedding anniversary in June 2014, we decided to getaway for the weekend and do some whale watching. 486 more words