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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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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Wedding in a Lavender Field
10 Insider Tips for the Perfect Outdoor Wedding Reception on San Juan Island

San Juan Island, with its breathtaking beaches, parks & activity farms is the perfect place for an outdoor wedding. Imagine yourself tying the knot on...

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San Juan Island Ferry
5 Date Ideas for Under $50 on San Juan Island

It’s February in Washington, when we get blessed with a little teaser of Spring, the first flowers of the season, days where the sun is...

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