Category Archives: Events & Festivals

10 Things to do in the San Juan Islands this Fall

The Olympic Mountains line the horizon. Old-growth forests tower toward the sky. Two hundred and fifty days of sunshine fill the lakes, shores and valleys with warmth, even during the fall. These are the San Juan Islands, the gourmet archipelago at the edge of the US/Canadian border. Separated from Victoria’s twinkling lights by the Strait [...]

11 Things to do in Victoria, BC this Fall

Just across the US border, history and elegance are preserved in this bustling metropolis. Though a central hub for Canadian innovation, (free, public Wi-Fi hot spots are popping up faster than you can count), Victoria still maintains its old world charm. In an eclectic mix of new architecture and preserved landmarks, this coastal city offers [...]

14 Things to do in Seattle this Fall

To some, fall comes all to quickly in Seattle. But, to those who know the city’s intricacies, fall is a welcome time. From the unique neighborhoods and must-see sport events to the exceptional restaurants and wide array of museums, this isn’t a city that shuts down because of a little moisture. While the chance of [...]

10 Things to do in Nanaimo, Tofino & Ucluelet this Fall this Fall

Jaw-dropping mountains and more than 4-kilometers of waterfront walkways make Nanaimo, BC far more than a gateway stop to Central Vancouver Island. Sure it’s the second largest city on Canada’s western landmass and offers easy access to destinations such as Tofino, Ucluelet and Port Alberni. But, it’s also home to a collection of funky art, [...]

2014 Summer Events in the San Juan Islands (continued)

August 7 – 11 – Doe Bay Fest Generally speaking, the Doe Bay Resort and Retreat is a quiet and tranquil place. But once a year, this picturesque destination explodes with creative energy in what is known as Doe Bay Fest. This five-day festival features an extensive line-up of musicians, local cuisine and activities. (View [...]