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San Juan Island Explorer Cruise


Featuring an excursion on the Mt Baker Scenic Byway


  • Travel the Mt. Baker Scenic Byway
  • 3 days of cruising on a private yacht
  • 2 nights in Friday Harbor 
  • Visit quaint La Conner and posh Roche Harbor
  • 11 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 1 dinner
  • Roundtrip airfare to/from Seattle
  • Door-to-door airport transportation
  • 3750/4200 Gold Passport Points



Daily Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Seattle and drive north to Bellingham. Lunch is included before arriving at your hotel for the next two nights.  Four Points by Sheraton Bellingham - 2 nights (L)

Day 2

Drive the Mt. Baker Scenic Byway that winds through lush farmland, small communities, and towering evergreens to the majestic snow capped peak of Mt. Baker. Walking trails and photo ops abound. (FB,L)

Day 3

Board your private yacht with lunch served as you set sail through Puget Sound and begin your first day of exploration in the picturesque San Juan Islands, ending in Friday Harbor. Friday Harbor Suites - 2 nights (FB, L)

Day 4

Each day our captain will determine the best route based on current wildlife reports, so be on the lookout. Perhaps you'll see a pod of resident orca whales en route to La Conner, a vibrant artist enclave. Stroll along the waterfront boardwalk and down the main street lined with unique boutiques. Return to Friday Harbor where dinner awaits. (FB, D)

Day 5

Tour San Juan Island by coach stopping at historical and scenic sites along the way. Get a glimpse of the post life at the exclusive Roche Harbor Resort. There is big money here! Whimsical and elaborate art installations are on display at the San Juan Sculpture Park, the largest in the Pacific Northwest. Enjoy some free time in town before boarding your ship. A decadent cracked Dungeness crab feast (non-seafood options available) is served onboard while you set sail traversing narrow passages past uninhabited islands en route back to the mainland. Embassy Suites, Seattle North/Lynnwood (FB, L)

Day 6

Sleep in, see some local sights, then head for your afternoon flight home. (FB, L)

Daily Itinerary Meal Legend
CBContinental Breakfast
BGenerally a limited buffet or menu
FBFull buffet or choice of menu
BRBrunch, often buffet-style
LLunch, often several menu options
HT or ATHigh or Afternoon Tea
DDinner, often several menu options


Saturday, August 19, 2023 to Thursday, August 24, 2023

6 Days, 11 Meals

5 full breakfasts, 5 lunches, 1 dinner


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