Trips that Go Beyond the Beach

Find trip ideas that let you explore the coast in a whole new way, from the best beach biking and flightseeing to amazing snorkeling and road trips.

Take a Coastal Flight Tour

Get inspired to take to the skies for a seagull's view of your favorite beach.

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San Juan Islands, Washington
Photographer: Michael Hanson

San Juan Islands, Washington

For a budget version of the San Juans tour, drive up to Anacortes, where the San Juans ferries depart. Paraclete's small planes leave each morning and afternoon for the San Juans' non-ferry-accessed smaller islands like Decatur, Blakely, and Center. Hop on board for the out-and-back tour at around $30/person for a 90-minute to three-hour trip.

Your pilot: Paraclete; 800/808-2999 or

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