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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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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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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Best Places to See Orcas from San Juan Island
The 3 Best Places to see Orca Whales from Land on San Juan Island

There is something special about seeing Orcas from land. You can hear them breach, breath and sing and if you aren’t already, this will be...

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Beautiful Sunset at Lime Kiln Lighthouse on San Juan Island
5 Most Exhilarating Hikes on San Juan Island

Hiking in our incredibly gorgeous State of Washington is its own reward. Every cell in your body gets energized, your heart is pumping and after...

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A Wedding at the Bird Rock Hotel

We here at the Bird Rock Hotel love people in love. We love putting little notes in our guest’s rooms when there is an anniversary...

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