· It's only 4-hour drive to Seattle.
· The hostel is located on San Juan Island, a tourist-driven economy island in Washington.
· Other landmarks are the old English and American Camps at opposite ends of the island, which together comprise the San Juan Island National Historical Park, which commemorates the 1859 Pig War.
· San Juan Island is considered a "small
town" community, in that it is relatively quiet rural living with little
distractions or incidents aside from tourism.