The whole Island system in the Puget Sound and Juan De Fuca could be a national park to be honest. I camped for two nights on San Juan Island at Lakedale Campsite, which was great apart from the shower's, which you had to pay for and were definitely not worth the $2.
The photo above was taken at Lyme Point where we watched the sunset and kept an eye out for whales. The following day we went Sea Kayaking with SeaQuest which was great; I saw lots of Seals, a couple of porpoises and a Bald Eagle carrying a fish which was amazing! We finished the day with a BBQ at South Beach, which was like the beaches in Olympic national park due to the huge amounts of driftwood.
The island was of English heritage originally after the Brits colonised it along with Canada so the look and feel to it is nothing like anywhere else I've been to in America. Roche Harbour was beautiful and would happily live there when I'm older if I can afford the $5 million yacht that we looked around! It was certainly a place for the wealthy.
It's yet another place I'd recommend people to visit whilst in the PNW. Especially if you want a change from the big American lifestyle, and if you can get a boat to visit a few more of the Islands I could imagine that would be pretty amazing as well!
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