Travel Blogs from Anacortes, United States

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Anacortes Island and San Juan Island, Anacortes Island and San Juan Island, United States travel blog

Anacortes Island and San Juan Island

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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... and drove immediately to the American Camp at San Juan Island National Historical Park.  It commemorates the "Pig War" between the United States and England when the two countries almost went to war over a shot pig which resulted in a twelve year ...

Sunday 17 August, Anacortes, United States travel blog

Sunday 17 August

A travel blog entry by manningnz

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... onto the I5 running up the west coast of Washington.   We stopped for information in a visitors centre and then drove out to Anacortes which is on an island just off the main land.   We headed for a city park called Washington Park on the ...

Going to Canada, Anacortes, United States travel blog

Going to Canada

A travel blog entry by joec404

What the heck, we decided to go to Salt Springs, Canada to see our friend Ray and Phyllis that we met, and are close to, Cabo, Mexico.  They're a hoot; relaxed, funny, classy (which makes this relationship ying and yang, since we're not known for ...

How Did We Manage That?, Anacortes, United States travel blog

How Did We Manage That?

A travel blog entry by burtonll

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I would never have believed it in a million years. Not only did we leave the house on time (right to minute, 7 AM), we got to Anacortes with no glitches, found the ferry dock, and breezed right through the gate. No line, we made the 8:45! I had aimed for ...

Beauteous Browsing Below the Border, Anacortes, United States travel blog

Beauteous Browsing Below the Border

A travel blog entry by fourloves

... much though, so how can I tell what their attitude towards the world is? Something to look forward to discovering. Anyways, Anacortes is a lovely coast town/city with houses sprawled across the hilly coast. Many of the people are dry-dock workers, ...

Let's Stay in the Car, Ferry to Anacortes, United States travel blog

Let's Stay in the Car

A travel blog entry by burtonll

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If you're the 7th car left back from the ferry, that means you're the 7th car BOARDING the next one. Right? The Ferry Pointer Traffic Guider Person pointed me to the left upper lane, but I pretended not to see. Engine off, oops, too late. I grabbed a ...

Anacortes, Anacortes, United States travel blog

Anacortes

A travel blog entry by peaceforearth

From Anacortes, ...

Day 10 - Orca festival, Anacortes, United States travel blog

Day 10 - Orca festival

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot

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... ; Després d'això, vam sortir de l'illa de Vancouver en un ferri des de Sidney cap als EUA,   a una ciutat anomenada Anacortes. El viatge en ferri va ser molt bonic perquè varem creuar les illes de San Juan, abans lloc de pescadors, ara centre ...

A very busy week!!!, Anacortes, United States travel blog

A very busy week!!!

A travel blog entry by thesairs

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... final spot for a number of reasons - key amongst them the relatively easy access to lots of attractions.  We spent time exploring Anacortes & La Conner both located close to the campground.  One day was spent in Everett, about an hour south, ...

Hurry Up and Wait, Anacortes, United States travel blog

Hurry Up and Wait

A travel blog entry by mlloyd

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... in a somewhat less-than-professional manner. The female of the couple, it turned out, had been born in Norway and had moved to the United States as a young woman. She’d lived in Minneapolis for a number of years, and used to hang out at the Sons of ...

All together again - minus 2 and plus 3.., Anacortes, United States travel blog

All together again - minus 2 and plus 3..

A travel blog entry by thesairs

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... ....well, almost the whole group. As I have previously mentioned Henk & Betsy stayed north.  We were joined in Anacortes by Scott & Linda Trudeau - Linda, tragically, is still employed but getting pretty close to retirement.  Also along ...

No work just trippin, Anacortes/ San Juan Is, United States travel blog

No work just trippin

A travel blog entry by ptbob

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Instead of spending the night in Seatle and heading for Glacier the next day, we decided to take a detour. We spent the night in Anacortes, WA & woke up the next AM and took a ferry to the San Jaun Islands. The sound is beautiful and peaceful. We had a ...

Day 2 - Larabie Park to Anacortes, Anacortes, United States travel blog

Day 2 - Larabie Park to Anacortes

A travel blog entry by pippatilbury

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... if went past (every hour)! We had a late start the next day and began a great ride along the coast, but as we got closer to Anacortes, the hills got bigger and the rain started. We finally made it up camp only to find it was a now pure RV park and the ...

Harbour seals, porpoises but no orca, Anacortes, United States travel blog

Harbour seals, porpoises but no orca

A travel blog entry by nancydeb

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Where, oh where are the orcas? The kayak trip was a triumph of hope over pragmatism and research. All I wanted was to kayak with orcas. Stupidly I booked us with a company that left from the mainland, not the island, and does not even get into the main ...

Day 1, Anacortes, United States travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by karduna

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... had a little trouble getting all of the bikes on the car. Then we loaded all of our junk, the kids and the dog and drove up to Anacortes.  The hotel pool was a little too chilly for the kids, so they played at Washington Park. Time for bed. ...

Sunset on Fidalgo Island, Anacortes, United States travel blog

Sunset on Fidalgo Island

A travel blog entry by soppe

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... importantly, it was on Hwy 20: a straight shot into North Cascades National Park. Initially a gateway to my destination, Anacortes and nearby Whidbey Island became destinations in their own right. With a fantastic harbor, historic downtown, and peninsula ...

Day-30 Anacortes, Washington, Anacortes, United States travel blog

Day-30 Anacortes, Washington

A travel blog entry by tessacat

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Today we drove to Coupeville we walked around a very attractive little town, lots of quaint shops. The petunias grow really well over here .... Must be all the rain ... The woman at the shop said the weather has been really unusual lately ... No rain for ...

בוקר יום, Anacortes, United States travel blog

בוקר יום

A travel blog entry by nidana

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בוקר טוב לכולם, אנחנו ערות כבר מ5 (ג'ט לג...) ...

Clams dropping on the sidewalk, Anacortes, United States travel blog

Clams dropping on the sidewalk

A travel blog entry by kevinonxm

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What a great place! The seagulls dive for clams and crabs and then drop them from 30 feet up on the sidewalk to open them. There is also a pair of nesting eagles right outside our RV and we have seen a harbor seal on our walks along the bay. Lot's to ...

Anacortes, how we've longed to see you!, Anacortes, United States travel blog

Anacortes, how we've longed to see you!

A travel blog entry by pyoots

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... were built in the 1960s to meet the needs of retired people coming to the area. The tourism industry in Anacortes has also grown, providing lodging, restaurants, shops, and marinas to incoming visitors. Several festivals attract visitors to the area ...

I've been waiting 30 years for this!!!, Anacortes, United States travel blog

I've been waiting 30 years for this!!!

A travel blog entry by kevinonxm

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She finally said yes. We tied the knot in the tulip fields. We hired a minister and he had to go looking for a witness. He brought his boat mechanic. Afterwards we went to Seattle to see the ...

Day 14 Guemes Island (And More), Anacortes, United States travel blog

Day 14 Guemes Island (And More)

A travel blog entry by jeffanddeb

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... 't wait for a ferry ride, so we took the 5 minute ferry to Guemes Island to check it out. Guemes is just across from downtown Anacortes, but as we learned with Lummi, it doesn't take more than a five minute ferry ride to make a world of difference. The ...

Canada Rejected Us!!, Anacortes, United States travel blog

Canada Rejected Us!!

A travel blog entry by jaredandjen

Sunday, June 19th On our drive back in to the states we decided that we would go back to the campground that we stayed at last night and go out to the San Juan Islands tomorrow since we got rained out the other day. We also decided to stop and eat at ...

August 18, 2013, Anacortes, United States travel blog

August 18, 2013

A travel blog entry by dedele34

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... 's again however if the service continues to be sub par we will take this one off our list. On Saturdays, in the summer, Anacortes has a farmers market between 9 am and 2 PM. The farmers market is near the Depot location. Locale farmers and artisans sell ...

Our first full day in Anacortes, WA, Anacortes, United States travel blog

Our first full day in Anacortes, WA

A travel blog entry by evbrucesandy

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... the hottest since 1977.  Now, that's HOT!!  The beauty is there is no humidity so it definitely is bearable. Anacortes is a seaside community and is tied to the water surrounding Fidalgo Bay.  It historically has been known as the gateway ...

Happy Cinco de Mayo!, Anacortes, United States travel blog

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

A travel blog entry by katewhiskey

Brother and I are both home with the parents for the first time in a very long time. We're all just hanging out, sharing meals and watching The Daily Show.  I am still recuperating from this doggone cold and finishing last minute details, getting ...

Wedding and a bike ride...., Anacortes, United States travel blog

Wedding and a bike ride....

A travel blog entry by tc-mike-travels

Lovely weather,,,,,,took a walk with Karen while Michael rented a bike and biked to La Conner and all over. Fun rehearsal dinner...sat with KAren's brothers and kin Saturday was hot and gorgeous......wedding was at the golf course at 2pm....everyone was ...

Detour, Anacortes, United States travel blog

Detour

A travel blog entry by mvpandora

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... changed our course and headed south to find a place to park the boat and get to California.  We decided to head for Anacortes, Washington.  The weather was sunny and warm and the seas were calm so we made the choice to do an "all nighter" ...

Friday Harbor to Anacortes, Anacortes, United States travel blog

Friday Harbor to Anacortes

A travel blog entry by supersonicglow

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... am going to check out those Avon tires as Paul said they're great for winter riding, don't need to warm up! When I rode through Anacortes, I was elated to see about 6 cruisers and a supermotard as I headed down Hwy 20 to the I-5.  Did I mention that ...

עוד לא א&#, Anacortes, United States travel blog

עוד לא א&#

A travel blog entry by rona.zyss

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עוד לא אבדה (עבדה קשה מאוד) תקוותינו.... אז ...

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