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Bird Rock Hotel Travel Blog

Welcome to the Bird Rock Hotel Blog! We are located in beautiful Friday Harbor on San Juan Island and our blog brings you the latest news, insider tips and ideas on what to do on San Juan Island.

Posted on Sep. 25, 2017
Christopher S. Teren Lighthouse

Getting married on San Juan Island is one of those things which keeps on giving.

A lifetime of memories, an easy, absolutely gorgeous place to come back to each year for your anniversary and an abundance of things to do to make new memories and add adventures to your life together.

Posted on Aug. 27, 2017
Honeymooning on San Juan Island

San Juan Island is an amazing place to spend your honeymoon. It simply has it all: breathtaking vistas, amazing wildlife, stunning beaches, fun adventures like whale watching, kayaking, hiking and biking, rich history and the adorable coastal town of Friday Harbor with shops, restaurants, boutiques, museums and galleries, all in walking distance. Whether you want to get away from it all or be entertained and awed every minute of your trip, you’ll find it here, on beautiful San Juan Island.

Posted on Jul. 24, 2017

I consider San Juan Island my home away from home. When I board the ferry to Friday Harbor, all my worries melt away. As soon as the boat rounds the corner into the port of town, time slows down and I realize I have a huge smile on my face.

Posted on Jun. 25, 2017
Whale Watch  Lime Kiln State Park San Juan Island

Visiting beautiful San Juan Island with its stunning wildlife, breathtaking nature, rich history and culture is the most relaxing, awe-inspiring and rejuvenating experience. Planning such a getaway can be a little intimidating, especially when you haven’t been to the island before and ferry travel is involved.  But don’t worry, we’ll give you the insiders scoop.  Here are the most common mistakes when planning a trip to San Juan and how to avoid them.

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