There is absolutely nothing like summertime in the Northwest, and the best part is that we don't have to go far to indulge in a spectacular island getaway. Friday Harbor and the San Juan Islands are just a short plane or ferry ride away. Whether you're adventurous or simply in need of relaxation, the SanJuans have something for everyone! Carrie Lacher, Mayor of the town of Friday Harbor, gives us the scoop on all the cool things you can do and what's new in the islands.

And just because you love the outdoors doesn't mean you have to rough it or forgo gourmet foods. Scott Hale of Wanderlust Hospitality set up one his glamping tents for us and covered the table with island-made or grown foods. Wanderlust Hospitality even offers movable glamping sites. Glamour meets camping - without all the work! Hotel suite meets safari-style canvas tent plunked right into your favorite camping spot in the San Juan Islands. For more information, call 877-589-3226 or email info@wanderlusthospitality.com. You can also visit them online at www.wanderlusthospitality.com.

To learn more about the San Juan Islands and all the great events they have lined up this summer, go to www.visitsanjuans.com.

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