Get Your Willies

San Juan Islands, Washington

Jun 2, 2010
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San Juan Islands commute

San Juan Islands commute

Track orcas on a 4.5-hour sea-kayaking trip with Outdoor Odysseys, based in Friday Harbor, on San Juan Island. That night, rest up at the Bird Rock Hotel before dinner and a few frames at Jimmy's Paradise Café, in the Paradise Lanes bowling alley. Day two: Hike in 1,752-acre San Juan Islands National Historical Park, then shuck your own oysters from Friday Harbor Seafoods.

EXPENSE REPORT
Guided trip for two (outdoorodys­seys.com): $190. Two nights in the Bird Rock Hotel (bird­rockhotel.com): $254. Pizza and bowling at Paradise Lanes (jimmysparadisecafe.com): $34. Two dozen oy­sters from Friday Harbor Seafoods (360-378-5779): $18. Total: $496.

Filed To: Hiking and Backpacking, Washington, Sea Kayaks and Touring Kayaks

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