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Tweet Just 80 nautical miles from Seattle, the waters off the San Juan islands of Washington are home to native and migratory pods of orca whales, also known as killer whales. Beautiful and powerful, these whales are particularly active in the summer as they migrate north to feed. Luckily the 170-odd islands of the San Juan offer prime spotting territory for these majestic orcas. Sheltered by the Olympic Mountains, the San Juan islands sit in a “banana belt,” a sunny swath that receives just about half of Seattle’s average annual rainfall. Each of the islands is distinctively beautiful and uniquely … Continue Reading & View Photos