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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7 Not-to-be-Missed, Late Summer Things to Do on San Juan Island!

Summer is almost over! Did you make yours count? There is something special about visiting San Juan Island in late Summer, going on the last...

Winter Vacation on San Juan Island, Washington
10 Things to do on San Juan Island in the Winter

San Juan Island and its quaint coastal town of Friday Harbor are especially charming in the Winter. When Seattleites are bundling up in rain gear...

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...

Christopher S. Teren Lighthouse
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...

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