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BEGINS IN: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON

Island Hopping on Three of Washington's San Juan Islands

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Program #18520RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the San Juan Archipelago while you uncover the cultures and landscapes unique to San Juan, Orcas and Lopez islands. Meet historians, artists, farmers, preservationists and other islanders who make up the fabric of these communities, and explore scenic shorelines, mountain vistas, rare coastal prairie and the region's iconic evergreen forests.


Highlights

• Spend a day on Orcas Island and explore the island's creative culture on a visit to a phenomenal private collection of San Juan Islands art.
• A ride aboard the Washington State Ferry takes you to a sustainable farm on Lopez Island to discuss sustainable farming on the islands with a renowned expert.
• On San Juan Island, take field trips to an outdoor sculpture park, historic Roche Harbor Village, a picturesque lighthouse and more.

Activity Notes

Frequent getting on and off of mini-bus /van. Bus/van does not have lift.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Seattle, Wash., 1 night; coach & ferry to Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Wash., 5 nights; ferry & coach to Seattle, departure.

Coordinated by Skagit Valley College.


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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
6 nights of accommodations
16 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips
1 Performances

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4.8
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