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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An orca bursts out of the Salish Sea.

The Ultimate Guide to Seattle Whale Watching Season

Whap! The resounding smack of an orca’s pectoral fin against the water signals a playful hello. A deep huff, accompanied by a cloud of steamy vapor…

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Shopping by the Sea: A Walking Guide to Langley, WA’s Hidden Gem

In need of a quick weekend escape from Seattle this spring but not wanting to break the bank? Meet Langley, one of our favorite small towns and a…

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We ♥ Whales: The Ultimate Guide to Seattle Gray Whale Watching

"Off the port side, at 10 o'clock, we have two gray whales!" The naturalist shouts exuberantly. With breathless anticipation, we scan the water…

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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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How to Spend a Day with the Real Locals: 7 Tips from Whale Watching Pros

It’s only a month into spring but after a record-setting cold and wet winter, we can’t blame you if you’re eager to go explore the outdoors. Since…

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