Red Chair Travels in November 2015   at the top of Mt. Grant on San Juan Island, gazing at Mt. Baker on the Mainland

SJ Island’s Mt. Grant Campaign

Note:  For a week in November 2015, Harrison House and Tucker House were honored to host the Red Chair during its four year travels across the USA.  During the week the Chair accompanied our intrepid owners and reporter to over 50 sites and […]

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The view from the Orcas Hotel of the ferry landing

Island Hopping – Visit Orcas Island!

Of course, there is no shortage of amazing ways to fill your days right here on San Juan Island…but the beauty of our archipelago is that each of our ferry-served islands (San Juan, Orcas, Lopez and Shaw) are all unique, and have […]

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Why Do You Travel?

We often hear a lot about the baby boomer generation, but what we’re hearing now is that they’ve got the travel bug. According to an article from, boomers spend almost $160 million every year on travel. There are several categories of […]

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San Juan Islands #2 on New York Times 41 Places to Go

The New York Times introduces its 2011 recommended destinations list with “From the beaches of Mexico to the wilds of Kurdistan, the places on this year’s list take you to the end of the world and back.”  We are very proud to […]

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