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.

Christmas on South Beach, San Juan Island, Washington
Christmas Day on San Juan Island

As awesome as Christmas can be, it can also be a challenging holiday for many of us with the stress of holiday shopping and visiting...

Vacation like a Local on San Juan Island Fishing
Vacation like a Local on San Juan Island – 10 Insider Tips

Most people visit San Juan Island to see Orca whales in the wild, watch rare birds and other wildlife, eat in fancy restaurants and have...

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5 Awesome Places to Get Married on San Juan Island

Getting married on San Juan Island is one of those things which keeps on giving.

A lifetime of memories, an easy, absolutely gorgeous place to...

10 Tips for an unforgettable San Juan Island Honeymoon

San Juan Island is an amazing place to spend your honeymoon. It simply has it all: breathtaking vistas, amazing wildlife, stunning beaches, fun adventures like...

 Reasons I'm in Love with San Juan Island
5 Reasons why I’m in Love with San Juan Island

I consider San Juan Island my home away from home. When I board the ferry to Friday Harbor, all my worries melt away. As soon...

5 Worst Planning Mistakes when visiting San Juan Island (and how to avoid them)

Visiting beautiful San Juan Island with its stunning wildlife, breathtaking nature, rich history and culture is the most relaxing, awe-inspiring and rejuvenating experience. Planning such...

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