If you are a locavore with a passion for Pacific Northwest Cuisine, the lovely little family-owned restaurants speckling San Juan Island are for you! Not only are you doing good for the environment by eating less travelled food; fresh, seasonal produce, meats and seafood are also jam packed with nutrients and simply taste better than commercially grown food treated with harmful chemicals.
The adorable coastal town of Friday Harbor on San Juan Island without traffic lights, fast food restaurants, strip malls or billboards, evokes memories of a wholesome time with a slower pace. Here the church bells ring on Sundays, people smile, cars stop to let foxes cross the street and nothing is open 24 hours a day.
Summer weather on San Juan Island is extremely pleasant with average high’s in the 70's and cool, refreshing nights. Most of the time. Every once in a while though the isle experiences a heat wave during July or August and that’s when you need to know your best places to beat the Summer heat on San Juan Island.
It has been proven that having and spending more money doesn’t necessarily make you happier. What does though is fun, fulfilling experiences, deep awe of nature and making memories with your family. Gorgeous San Juan Island offers tons of things to do, which aren’t expensive at all or even free. Come on up and spend an entire weekend doing things for under $10 each.