By air and by sea: The San Juan Islands

The flight from the college town of Bellingham, Washington, on the mainland to Eastsound, Orcas Island, is so short that as the pilot you will hardly have time for sightseeing. So, if the weather is fine, pull the throttle back once you hit altitude and take a couple scenic laps around this stunning horseshoe-shaped island. Mount Constitution frames Cascade Bay to the east, while slightly lower Turtleback Mountain spills west into Deer Harbor.

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