Lakedale Resort At Three Lakes
Travel Blogs from Friday Harbor
Hoping to see killer orca whales, we signed up for a pricey kayak trip.
We kayaked from San Juan Park to Dead Man's Cove and back.
We did not see any orcas.
We did see a bald eagle fly down and snag a fish out of the water directly in front of our kayak.
Hard to say.
But pretty cool.< …
Today was full of excursions. We spent the day exploring the south part of San Juan Island, and the town of Friday Harbor.
Our first field trip today was to the Pelindaba Lavender Farm. Steven, the owner / operator told us the story of how he came to grow lavender on San Juan Island. When he purchased the land he knew he wanted a space to walk, explore and enjoy. He also knew he wanted to grow something no one ...
... to 'war' in 1859-1872 over the death of a pig and who owned the territory - it all ended amicably in the end with America getting the territory. We also saw the Alpaca Farm, plenty of deers, Roche Harbour and then drove back down the east side back to Friday Harbour and our room. We all (4) squeezed into the bed and actually had a pretty good nights sleep!
First stop on the way to Tofino was Duncan, small town with a lot of totem poles and the worlds biggest hockey stick. Thats about it. Next was Coombs for the old country market - which has goats on the roof. That was the main highlight, well that and the ice-cream. Its pretty much a giant farmers market but with a load of mass-produced stuff chucked in. Stopped for lunch which was only slightly marred by the ...
... before so we weren't sure how it would go but we needn't have worried. It was easy to get used to having other people to help with the girls and do some of the cooking. Sophia loved having Grampie pick her up from school. While they walked home together Grammie was busy at the house getting their snacks ready. Mom and Dad spent a lot of time playing games, doing puzzles, and reading fairy books with the girls. Meredith and Mom also invented a ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting