Pacific Northwest Vacations via Ferry from Seattle

ferry getaways from Seattle
ferry getaways from Seattle
Ferry Vacations from Seattle

If you’re going to be in Seattle or Portland you may want to add a few days vacation and explore Victoria, Vancouver or Friday Harbor. A fun way to do this is via a ferry-boat getaway.

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I can put together a fun itinerary for you in all of these cities including hotels, city attractions. One of these add on tours is a guided walking food and cultural tour of Pike’s Place Market. Hotel options range from budget to luxury.

Make sure you have required documents such as passports when traveling into Canada. Here is a view of seating inside one of the ferry’s. Luggage can be checked or stowed under your seats. Seating is not reserved, so you can sit where you like if you arrive early.

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Victoria is a quaint town offering beautiful gardens, cultural tours, golfing, paddle boarding, kayaking, zip-lining, whale watching  (May – September), walking tours, hop on hop off city tours, famous afternoon tea tour and more. Every Saturday night in July and August there is a live fireworks show at Butchart Gardens. From Victoria, you can also rent a car to continue to Vancouver Island.


From Victoria, you can take another ferry to Vancouver or take a sea plane.  Some of the popular attraction tour in Vancouver include hop on hop off city tour via trolley, Grouse Mountain tour, Vancouver Aquarium, whale watching, garden tours, or take a train from Vancouver to Whistler.

Friday Harbor – San Juan Islands

May to September you can travel from Seattle to Friday Harbor via ferry and explore the San Juan Islands.  You can take day trips or overnight trips. Kayaking tours and whale watching and shopping at boutiques are popular activities there.

Group Ferry Travel

If you want to take a group on a ferry trip, discounts are available for 15 passengers or more and groups get priority boarding. Think about this for a family reunion trip or corporate retreats.  The group vacation can be customized with transfers,  private tours and arrangement for meals.

Give me a call to book your next ferry trip from Seattle.

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