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.

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San Juan Island, Washington
May 4, 2020
10 Not-To-Miss Spots to Visit During History Month on San Juan Island

May is History Month on San Juan Island and is celebrated with walking tours, history talks and great events at the many historic sites. And...

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Family vacation
March 4, 2020
Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary – Spring on San Juan Island - Guest Blog by Lisette Wolter-McKinley

Lisette and her adorable family (soon to be plus one) visit San Juan Island every year. They created this lovely tradition for their cute son...

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Bird Rock Hotel - Patio
February 24, 2020
Why to Always Book Direct when Making a Hotel Reservation

Remember when you used to look for a hotel on the internet and the search result was just that hotel, not some third-party booking agency...

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Sunset
February 10, 2020
Wellness Weekend San Juan Island

The slower pace and peace of Winter on San Juan Island lend itself perfectly to an island getaway with a focus on rejuvenating your body...

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San Juan Island, Washington
January 27, 2020
5 Easy Steps to Eloping on San Juan Island

Eloping used to strictly mean running away to get married in secret, especially without parental consent, evoking images of fair maidens being swept onto galloping...

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Birding with San Juan Safaris, San Juan Island, Washington
January 13, 2020
Best Places to go Winter Birding on San Juan Island

San Juan Island is considered one of the best places to watch birds in the state. The isle has such variety in habitat, ranging from...

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Lighthouse
December 30, 2019
8 New Year’s Goals from San Juan Island that May Change Your Life

How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. We’ve all heard the statistics. Not the ones about elephant consumption, but the ones...

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