Fly Me To San Juan, Let Me Play Among the Islands!


imgresAs you know from my last blog about getting here, the journey to your vacation in the San Juans is a huge part of the fun and beauty of the islands! For sure, the most adventurous way to get from where you live to where we live has to be among the clouds, flying with Kenmore Air!

Kenmore specializes in flying to the islands. They have daily flights directly to Friday Harbor from your choice of Seattle locations, and they even offer a free shuttle to and from their terminals and SeaTac. You can always choose to fly by seaplane. That option is certainly for the adventurous at heart – I’ve flown on a small seaplanes, and while they are totally safe and piloted by experienced professionals, they are very small and you feel everything! But there’s no better way to gaze upon the emerald and deep blue beauty of Puget Sound and the San Juan Archipelago. I’ll never forget cruising right over the waterways and being able to look down into water, seeing seals, eagles, starfish and more! If you’re lucky, you might happen upon a pod of orcas making their journey north to the San Juans – what an amazing thrill it would be to get a bird’s eye view of those guys!images

Kenmore Air flies float planes to Friday Harbor Marina from downtown Seattle’s Lake Union and from Kenmore in north Seattle, as well as wheel planes to Friday Harbor Airport from Seattle’s Boeing Field. They provide free shuttle service from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Boeing Field or Lake Union.

It takes just 45 minutes to fly to the island from Seattle’s Lake Union, and only 35 minutes from Boeing Field. It’s a safe bet that it’s among the most beautiful 35-45 minutes you’ll ever spend traveling!


We love our friends at Kenmore, so if you do decide to fly with them, let us know when making your reservation and we’ll give you a 5% discount on your room.




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