"Friday Harbor, Washington" Top 5 Page for this destination Friday Harbor by Elli99fh
Friday Harbor Travel Guide: 131 reviews and 296 photos
Friday Harbor is a great little town. It is the only town on San Juan Island, which is located in Puget Sound an hour's ferry ride out of Anacortes, WA. It is a great place to visit in the summertime, for biking, kayaking, whale watching and sightseeing. There are a lot of public beaches all around the island, and many places to hike. Roche Harbor Resort is a historic hotel with a large marina and a really good restaurant. Friday Harbor itself has many nice shops and restaurants.
This sunset was right out the front door of my place of business. In the winter, it is dark when I get off work, but in the summer it stays light until 10 or 11 p.m. and gets light again at 4 a.m.
This is the Washington State Ferry, the best way to get to the island. The ferry ride is 1 to 1ý hours from the mainland. You should get to the ferry landing early, especially if you plan to bring your car. You can also get here by plane via West Isle Air or Kenmore Air.
- Pros:Friendly people, terrific weather, lots of outdoor activities
- Cons:Things are kind of expensive, the ferries can be difficult to deal with
- In a nutshell:Great place to visit, great place to live
Friday Harbor is a great place to see by boat. There is transient moorage at the Port or at Roche Harbor. There are many... more travel advice
Go to the west side of the island, to Limekiln State Park. There are many free maps of the island in town, but the ones... more travel advice
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