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 Safaris, Whale Watching
A Whale of a Weekend on San Juan Island

As soon as you step off the ferry in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island you are immersed in all things whales. Whale watch and...

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10 Most Frequently Asked Questions about San Juan Island

We San Juan Islanders love our island and we love to share this special place with our visitors.  And we especially love you to be...

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Lime Kiln Lighthouse Centennial Celebration
Lime Kiln Lighthouse Centennial Celebration

On June 30, 2019, San Juan Island’s most recognizable icon, the Lime Kiln Lighthouse, turns 100 years old. It was one of the last lighthouses...

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Evening Ferry Arriving in Friday Harbor
10 Ways to Enjoy the Arts on San Juan Island

The breathtaking natural beauty and serene pace on San Juan Island are deeply inspiring. No wonder the island has more working artists than any other...

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How to Plan an Unforgettable Baby Moon to San Juan Island
7 Tips on How to Plan an Unforgettable Baby Moon to San Juan Island

You’ve made it through the first three months and are starting to feeling good again. You’ve decorated the nursery and the baby shower is on...

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Solo Trip Tips San Juan Island
Solo Trip Tips San Juan Island

Travelling solo is an empowering opportunity to become more in touch with yourself—to build confidence and to learn what is important to you. Nothing makes...

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