Rosario Resort & Spa – New Docks, New Marina Configuration and Much More

Rosario Resort & Spa – New Docks, New Marina Configuration and Much More Cruising northwest in Orcas Island’s East Sound, the white Moran Mansion of Rosario Resort & Spa comes into view off in the distance and grows larger as you approach. The grand century-old mansion turned hotel resort was built as the private residence of Seattle shipbuilder and two-time Seattle mayor Robert M...
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The Oyster & Thistle Restaurant & Pub in La Conner, WA – Regional, Scratch and Classic Fare

The Oyster & Thistle Restaurant & Pub in La Conner, WA – Regional, Scratch and Classic Fare While touring La Conner Country Inn, I had the pleasure of meeting the owners of The Oyster & Thistle Restaurant & Pub – Thomas and Danielle Palmer. As we talked, I discovered the pair had been a dynamic restaurateur duo in the Skagit Valley for over twenty years. Some of the names of their previous rest...
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Nell Thorn Waterfront Bistro & Bar in La Conner, WA – Locally Sourced and Always Delicious

Nell Thorn Waterfront Bistro & Bar in La Conner, WA – Locally Sourced and Always Delicious It's been a couple of years since we've written about Nell Thorn Waterfront Bistro & Bar. So, on my recent trip to La Conner, WA, I went there for dinner. Usually, I sit in the bar area because it is first-come-first-serve and has Happy Hour, which is on weekdays from 3 to 6 p.m. This time, I sat in the dini...
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Suquamish, WA

5 Reasons to Tie Up at the Dock in Suquamish, WA

5 Reasons to Tie Up at the Dock in Suquamish, WA [gallery size="large" type="slideshow" ids="9033,9005,9006,9009,9011,9010"] Are you in Seattle and looking for a boating day trip? Or maybe you’d like to stop on your way cruising to or from Bainbridge Island. Have you considered Suquamish, WA? Within walking distance of the Suquamish community dock, is a museum, ...
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Blue Moose Cafe

Don’t Miss These Two Eateries Near Port Townsend’s Boat Haven

Don’t Miss These Two Eateries Near Port Townsend’s Boat Haven A seven-minute walk from Port Townsend’s Boat Haven you’ll find the Blue Moose Cafe and Key City Fish Co. Tacos-To-Go. For boaters moored at the Boat Haven, both offer a great nearby option for breakfast and lunch. If you are at Point Hudson Marina, it's a 40-minute walk or a 15-minute bus ride. Don’t Miss These...
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The Cabana at Cap Sante Marina ― Anthony’s New Casual Restaurant

The Cabana at Cap Sante Marina ― Anthony’s New Casual Restaurant Anacortes has a new restaurant―The Cabana―which is next to Anthony’s at Cap Sante. The Cabana offers a casual and family-friendly dining atmosphere. Guests seat themselves in the open dining area, and a server comes to your table to take your order. Patrons of age also have the option to sit at the bar, but ot...
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Beer and Pretzels at Double Bluff Brewing Company-Could This Day Get Any Better?

Beer and Pretzels at Double Bluff Brewing Company-Could This Day Get Any Better? At Double Bluff Brewing Company you’ll always find five beers on tap, plus one to two seasonal or experimental beers. And, warm spent beer grain pretzels with an array of dipping cheeses. In Langley, Washington―a town of a little over a thousand people on Whidbey Island―this brewery is a must-stop for craft beer ...
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