Explore Where The Land Meets The Sea

You’ll appreciate the more relaxed pace of the San Juan Islands area. You won’t find any over-commercialized, noisy amusement parks to block your view of the landscape. What you will find is an area rich in history and culture, waiting to be explored by those who appreciate authenticity and natural beauty. Don’t miss special local events, like the Tulip Festival, held each spring in Skagit Valley.

If you’re looking for outdoor adventures in the Pacific Northwest, there’s plenty to be found, but here are some additional ideas for things you’ll want to see during your stay at the Ship Harbor Inn in Anacortes, WA.

Whale watching, kayaking, fishing and more

Mystic Sea

Mystic Sea Charters has been offering whale watching and private tours in the San Juan Islands for over 2 generations.
719 28th Street, Suite B, Anacortes, WA, 98221

Crystal Seas

Crystal Seas Kayaking specializes in guided 3 hour, full day, sunset and multi-day kayaking and multi-sport trips in Washington’s sunny San Juan Islands – mid March through mid October.
40 Spring St, Friday Harbor, WA 98250

Anacortes Kayak Tours

Sea kayaking on the protected waters of the Puget Sound. No experience necessary. Special pricing for seniors and active military.
2009 Skyline Way, Anacortes, WA 98221
1.360.588.1117 | 1.800.992.1801

Anacortes Highliner Charters

14+ Years of fishing charters and whale watching in the San Juans
Skyline Marina, 2201 Skyline Way, Suite 104, Anacortes, WA 98221

Island Adventures

Voted #1 Whale Watch Company in the Northwest
1801 Commercial Avenue, Anacortes, WA

Explore The Area

Deception Pass

40751 State Route 20
Oak Harbor, WA 98277

Washington State Park

200 acre park surrounded by water with a 2 3/4 mile Scenic Loop Road

Mt. Erie Viewpoint

360-degree view from the 1,270 feet peak. On a clear day you can see Mt. Rainier!

Cranberry Lake Forest

2200 Acres of Forest
Great hiking

Mt. Baker

Year Round Activities
Ski Resort
Great Hiking
Eagle Watching
Bird Watching

Baker Lake

Great hiking