Flights to Orcas Island on the Pilatus PC-12 are easy and fun. It seats 8 so kids and pets are welcome. The cargo door is big enough for luggage and gear like bicycles. A comfortable, quick flight in the pressurized cabin gets to Orcas without the hassle of driving and ferrying over.
Orcas Island is one of the hidden gems of the Pacific Northwest. It’s the largest of the San Juan Islands. Whale watching, beach combing, biking, kayaking, and so much more are available in the island’s quaint town. All of this close to Seattle makes a great place to get away and unwind.
Direct flights to Orcas Island from Portland are just under an hour and would set you back $228 a seat.