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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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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Family vacation
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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San Juan Island, Washington
5 Dazzling Wildflower Hikes on San Juan Island

It could be said that our Earth laughs in wildflowers.  Nowhere is this more true than in April and May on San Juan Island. Meadows...

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Book Direct
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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