Orcas Island, which is a part of San Juan Islands, is a perfect place for the tourists to spend quality time. If you are one of those people who are looking to get in touch with nature, then make sure to go on whale watching tour on the Orcas Island. The Blackfish Fleet is the fastest in the region and it usually departs from East sound and then cruise out through the San Juan Islands. This is a small fleet, carrying only small groups, comprising of no more than 30 passengers.
If you enjoy hiking do not miss Moran State Park on Orcas Island. You can also drive to the top of Moran State Park to see panoramic views of the island and the surrounding mountains. Orcas Island is not as busy as the other islands and is one of the most peaceful and serene places to visit.
Darville’s Bookstore in downtown Orcas Island offers water views while you shop for books or enjoy a coffee inside. The Country Corner Cellars on Orcas Island offers daily wine tastings and sells Northwest wine too. The Crescent Beach Reserve on Orcas Island is yet another great place to relax and take in the beautiful beach surroundings of Orcas Island.