Yes, the remote San Juan Islands of Washington State are spectacular. But for a much easier day-tripper expedition out of Seattle, visit Whidbey Island. It is the largest island in Puget Sound.
Better yet, this doesn’t require a round trip ferry ride, which can be a long waiting game on weekends. Start with a twenty-minute ferry ride out of the Mukilteo Ferry Terminal in Edmonds, make your way up the 50-mile long island, and then take th