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 in the Fall
Guest Blog Lisette Wolter McKinley – Traveling in the off season to San Juan Island

A weekend getaway to San Juan Island, with its breathtaking nature, astonishing wildlife and rich culture, always feels like a world away. Even more so...

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Feet in the Water on San Juan Island
Secret Season Getaway to San Juan Island

We had a tumultuous Summer, my husband and I--involving teenaged kids, aging grandparents, a health scare, several moves. Events which challenged the way we think...

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Ten family fun tings summer (ferry)
10 Family Fun Things to do on San Juan Island in the Summer

The best Summer Getaway is providing something fun to do for everybody in your family, with just the right mixture of outdoor adventure and relaxation...

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Highway
The Best of San Juan Island - a Scenic Tour of the Isle

The most fantastic and comprehensive way to experience San Juan Island  for the first (or fiftieth) time is driving or biking the Washington’s Scenic Byway...

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Pelindaba Lavender Farm on San Juan Island
3 Most Unusual Farms to Tour on San Juan Island

What do freshly shucked oysters, Madrona-infused Brandy and lavender massage oil have in common? They are all sustainably grown and lovingly made on San Juan...

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