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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Lighthouse
Sunny & Safe – Quiet Season Getaway to San Juan Island

It had been 10 months since our last, well, anything really. Seeing friends, sleeping in a hotel, eating out. We wanted a break, but not...

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Aniversary gettaway
Anniversary Getaway San Juan Island

My husband and I got married on San Juan Island and decided to return for our “Wood” (fifth) anniversary to the place where it all happened...

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Orca
9 Tips for the Most Rewarding Whale Watching Experience on San Juan Island

San Juan Island is one of the top whale watching destinations in the world. Sometimes whales even frolic in the harbor of our little coastal...

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Farms
5 Truly Extraordinary Farms to Visit on San Juan Island

With our lush valleys and temperate climate, it’s no wonder that agriculture is San Juan Island’s second largest industry. We are so grateful for that...

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History
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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