The above is a climate diagram for San Juan Islands. In July maximum temperatures go higher than 21°. On the contrary, the coolest month is January. Bring your umbrella in March, the rainiest month of the year!
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The Perfect Setting for Your San Juan Islands Vacation Rentals.
Find your own piece of paradise in between Washington and Vancouver Island. Here in the Pacific Northwest Salish Sea, lie the lovely San Juan Islands, a perfect retreat. These idyllic islands are also home to several luxurious San Juan vacation rentals.
San Juan’s allure is in its natural shores that meet rolling pastures and fields. Nature finds abundant space in San Juan’s forests. The inhabitants of the cultural villages welcome visitors from all over the world. Art and cuisine lovers indulge in the cozy restaurants and galleries which promote local products. Look no further for your own San Juan Islands vacation rental to experience the best of these islands at your own pace.
Getting to and getting around the San Juan Islands
Because travel is only possible to the San Juan Islands via water or air, book a ferry which goes to all the four main islands of Lopez, Shaw, Orcas and San Juan. There are private water taxis available for hire, or you can go by seaplane to the various beach resorts.
The best times and seasons to book your San Juan Islands vacation rentals
For the best travel experience in your San Juan Islands vacation rentals, come during spring . You’ll get to enjoy the blossoming of many plants and the wildlife thriving here. Then, during March, you can attend the Shakespeare Festival or other music festivals which are popular during this time.
What should you see in San Juan Islands?
From high, rugged mountains, to lush valleys with their wildlife, flora and fauna, the nature in San Juan is almost otherworldly. Head for the beach if you want to relax, or simply swim in the vast ocean. You might be lucky enough to come across whales, heron or even otters. Bring your camera to photograph the best of nature’s wildlife - swans, ducks and various fish all make their habitat here. Hiking lovers will get their thrills here, as there’s a lot to explore and discover. But even if you’re not the sporty, active type, it’s a great place to sit in a cozy nook with a book or paint brush in hand. Draw inspiration from your sketches here and take great travel photographs with your family and friends to take home. Then, from your San Juan Islands vacation rentals, enjoy shopping and picking up souvenirs in town. Visit Friday Harbor to view the sculpture park as well as a small art museum. The lighthouses make good backgrounds for your vacation memories too.
Best activities for families going to San Juan Islands
San Juan is great for kids, because they will love the wildlife in the islands' rugged terrain. Between visiting farmlands or seeing whales in their natural habitat, you won’t run out of things to do with the kids! Camp out on the beach with a bonfire, or hit the nature trails for hiking and survival adventures. If you wish to reconnect with your family in an outdoor, natural setting, this is definitely the place to be. Kids will also enjoy visiting the aquarium at Friday Harbor, discovering interactive museums, or visiting local farms, where you can take a tour to meet the animals.
The best thing about booking a San Juan Islands vacation home for your vacation is that you have all the conveniences you need to feel at home - from cooking utilities to beds and a yard for the kids. Try our special offers on vacation homes and apartments the next time you visit San Juan. You will not regret vacationing in this little piece of paradise. The San Juan Islands vacation rentals are also good for any number of travelers, from small to large groups, looking for a perfect getaway together. With multiple options to suit your preferences, you will find the best value with San Juan Islands vacation homes.
Going out and about from your San Juan Islands vacation home
Welcome to the great outdoors, and be sure you've packed a camera. Don’t miss the whale watching expeditions, which you can easily book from your San Juan vacation homes. Then, go kayaking, hiking, or simply relax in the natural atmosphere—it's a perfect escape! If coming with a group of friends, you can find spas on the islands to indulge and relax in. If your friends are art lovers, then do a gallery tour of the handful of studios around. For a low-impact and scenic activity, try biking around Lopez Island.
Explore the varied San Juan Islands
Great Britain and the US agreed to the joint occupation of San Juan, and until the boundary between the two nations was decided, this was the English Camp. Travel back to those times through a variety of artefacts.
Pelindaba Lavender Farm
An organic lavender farm is just the place to unwind and get your vacation off to a relaxing start. Essential oils and handicrafts are made on-site from the flowers.
The Whale Museum
Located in the stunning Friday Harbor, this was the first museum in America dedicated to the famous killer whale, or orca.
Lime Kiln Point State Park
One of the best spots for orca-watching, Lincoln Point is situated in a 41 acre park that's perfect for hiking, or try a little kayaking or diving off the point.
Lime Kiln Point State Park Interpretive Center
Open daily, this learning center teaches visitors about the migration of individual pods of grey, humpback and minke whales.
What is the typical price of a vacation home in the San Juan Islands?
Accommodation prices in the San Juan Islands start at $103 per night.
What are the most popular vacation home amenities in the San Juan Islands?
The most popular amenities for rentals in the San Juan Islands include vacation homes with internet, TVs, or yards.
How many House rentals and Hotel rooms can I find in the San Juan Islands?
San Juan Islands has 661 House rentals and Hotel rooms available to book.
What's the best month to visit San Juan Islands?
If you're looking for balmy weather, July and August are typically the hottest months in the San Juan Islands with temperatures around 21 °C. January and February in the San Juan Islands are the coldest, with 3 °C on average.
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