Recently, the San Juan islands were featured in various publications naming the area one of the year's Best Destinations. For more information on the San Juan Islands, please see the articles to your right on what we recommend.
- Lonely Planet declared the San Juan Islands a Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013. The San Juan Islands placed 3rd in their top 10.
- Voted in Travel + Leisures' 2012 World's Best as a Top Islands in Continental U.S. and Canada placing 3rd, as well as a part of their Hall of Fame.
- National Geographic showcased the San Juans within their 10 Best Trips of Summer 2011 with a wonderful spotlight article on the area.
- King 5 Evening Magazine names Orcas Island "Best Island in the Northwest."
- ArtPlace names Eastsound (on Orcas Island) "Top Small Town for 2013."