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Puget Sound, Washington
Activities

San Juan Excursions San Juan Excursions
Orca sightings 90% of the time, Heated cabins, padded outdoor seating, Certified Naturalist Guides.
800-80-WHALE
Crystal Seas Kayaking Crystal Seas Kayaking Crystal Seas Kayaking
Kayak the west-side of San Juan Island. See orcas, seals, eagles and more. Naturalist guides. 16th season. Owner operated.
877-SEAS-877
Mystic Sea Charters

Find information on the variety of activities, such as bicycling, boating diving and whale watching (to name a few) in the Puget Sound.

Anacortes Kayak Tours. 2201 Skyline Way, Suite 203, Anacortes, WA 98221. Phone: 360-588-1117; Toll-free: 1-800-992-1801. E-mail

Anacortes Kayak ToursVoted #1 Eco-Adventure company in the Northwest! Conveniently located on BOTH sides of the San Juan Ferry route! Join us on a fun trip from Anacortes or Friday Harbor. Beginners are welcome, no experience necessary. We keep our group sizes small to ensure the best possible experience every day. Make the most of your vacation time; join us as we explore the Secret Side of the San Juan Islands.

Puget Sound Express. 227 Jackson Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368. Phone: 360-385-5288.

We provide half-day and all-day whale watching and wildlife tours and daily passenger ferry service from Port Townsend to Friday Harbor April through October. Since 1985 Puget Sound Express, or P.S. Express, has providedPuget Sound Express thousands of travelers with fun-packed, fascinating whale watching boat tours around the Olympic Peninsula and the San Juan Islands. With twenty-four years and three generations of family experience, it's a sure bet your whale watch trip will be a lasting memory. Our daily passenger only ferry service between Port Townsend and Friday Harbor is a great way to connect the Olympic Peninsula and San Juan Islands.


Crystal Seas Kayaking. 70 Spring Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. Phone: 360-378-4223; Toll-free: 1-877-SEAS-877. E-mail

Kayak the beautiful west-side of San Juan Island with our naturalist Crystal Seas Kayakingguides. Crystal Seas offers 3 hour, day (6 hour) and multi-day tours and provides free transportation from Friday Harbor to our kayak docks on Mitchell Bay. While kayaking be on the lookout for orca whales, harbor seals, sea lions, porpoise, bald eagles and a variety of sea birds. We specialize in small groups but can take large private groups as well. Book both your kayaking and a whale watching cruise though us and receive 10% off. Owner operated since 1994 by second generation islanders.


Kitsap Tours. 270 Olympic Drive SE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. Toll-free: 1-877-877-1950. E-mail

Kitsap ToursJust a ferry ride from Seattle . . . explore Bainbridge Island, the Kitsap and Olympic Peninsulas. Walk on the ferry in Seattle and we will pick you up just outside the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal. Scenic, culinary, agricultural, art, photography, garden, history and heritage tours in luxury mini bus with never more than 12 quests. Tours run rain or shine and we provide the umbrellas!


Bicycling

Cascade Bicycle Club
The Club is based in Seattle, Washington, and serves 5,500 members throughout the Puget Sound region. There are club rides virtually every day of the year, and are open to anyone wearing a helmet. Their most famous event is the Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic (STP). Web site includes ride calendar and many bicycling stories.

Seattle Bicycle Club. Seattle Bicycle Club. PO Box 31423, Seattle, WA 98103-1423.

A not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to the interests of recreational cycling enthusiasts. Guests are welcome on their regular rides to try out the club.

Boating

Bellevue Sail and Power Squadron
Provides public instruction classes in safe boating in Seattle's Eastside area. In addition to teaching public boating courses, Squadron members also participate in Advanced Grades and Elective Courses for their own education.

Puget Sounder
Online boating magazine for Puget boaters.

Northwest Boating Information
Boating News, Marinas, Boats or Yachts, Accessories, Yacht Clubs, Destinations, Service, Events or anything else,

Diving

Emerald Sea Dive Club
Club members reside all around the Puget Sound and San Juan Islands and incorporate a broad spectrum of dive interests, levels of experience, certification and age groups.

Festivals and Events

Seafair Festival
Seattle's and the Puget Sound's annual premier community celebration dating from 1950. This month-long celebration of summer is usually held from the second week of July through the first week of August and features parades, art festivals, music festivals, fun runs, and more. Main events include the Torchlight Parade, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels air show, and the Seafair Unlimited Hydroplane Race.

Golf

Pacific Northwest Golfer
The Pacific Northwest Golfer's Online Magazine features golf instruction plus Pacific Northwest news, course reviews, tournament listings, and course and driving range directories.

Guides and Outfitters

The Mountaineers
Web site for this non-profit outdoor recreation and conservation club, headquartered in Seattle and with over 15,000 members in the Puget Sound region and beyond. Club activities include climbing, hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, kayaking, sailing, bicycling, nature study, adventure travel, dancing and theater. Includes photo gallery.

Rafting

*See Go Northwest! Whitewater Rafting page.

Running

Eastside Runners. PO Box 2616, Redmond, WA 98073-2616.
A running club on the east side of Lake Washington consisting of individuals and family's that range from recreational runners interested in the social aspect to serious runners who are interested in improving running performance. All ages are welcome; from babes in jogging strollers to senior citizens.

Sea Kayaking

Kayaking to Puget Sound's best kept secret
Go Northwest! article with detailed charts describing a kayaking trip to Hope Island. Find out how you can paddle with seals and see ancient cedars.

Tours and Charters

Kitsap Tours. 270 Olympic Drive SE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. Toll-free: 1-877-877-1950. E-mail

Puget Sound Express. Point Hudson Marina, 431 Water Street. Port Townsend, WA 98368.  Phone: 360-385-5288; Fax: 360-732-0448. E-mail

Whale Watching

*See Go Northwest! Whale Watching page.


Note: See individual cities and towns for additional visitor information as well as information on accommodations, activities and attractions in specific cities. When looking for a city or town, you can choose from either an alphabetical list, or, a list by region.

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