Fun on the Salish Sea: An Adventure with Mary’s Place in 10 Frames

With warm rays, clear blue skies, snow-capped peaks and sparkling waters for miles, it’s hard to forget how lucky we are to be surrounded by the…

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Seattle to San Juan Island: The Perfect Summer Water Trip

It’s 8:15 am on a crystal clear Seattle summer morning. Captain Jason Mihok, Clipper’s trusty captain of more than 20 years, observes the scene from…

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San Juan Island

25 Things to Do on San Juan Island this Summer

Ask any Seattleite about an ideal Northwest island getaway and chances are strong that San Juan Island will surface as a quick response. In the…

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This Is The Northwest – A Clipper Vacations Film

For the past 20 years, San Juan Clipper Capt. Jason Mihok has spent his summers exploring the Salish Sea and exposing locals and tourists alike to…

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The Wonders of Whale Watching: Rachel’s Story

The sun’s warm rays, clear blue skies, snow-capped mountains everywhere you look and glistening cerulean waters – you couldn’t ask for more perfect…

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Summer Weekend Escape: Exploring San Juan Island by Kayak

"Okay. Before we head out, we're going to do a quick affirmation as a group, so we trust each other." Our intrepid San Juan Outfitters kayaking…

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An Orca Whale Watching Adventure to Remember

Sun's out, fins out! Just like you, our local orcas can't wait to get out in that Seattle sunshine. Just a few minutes on the water with them and…

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10 Incredible PNW Orca Whale Watching Moments

The sun glimmers off a towering dorsal fin, slicing through the waters like an onyx knife. In a mere instant, the mighty creature bursts through the…

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