Getting to Friday Harbor is part of the fun: Travel through beautiful countryside on your way to the Anacortes ferry terminal to board a ferry to San Juan Island. Find driving directions from Seattle, Bellingham and Port Townsend/Whidbey Island, plus alternate transportation options, including via seaplane from Seattle!
The neighboring communities on the islands and the mainland each have their own unique personality and points of interest. No matter where you choose to stay in this region, you’ll find beautiful scenery and friendly people.
The restaurant scene in Friday Harbor and all of San Juan Island is rich and varied. Whether seeking the classic burger, fries and a milkshake or a farm-to-table experience, diners can find a restaurant to suit their tastes.
Seattle is by turns cosmopolitan and casual, and visitors here can find both activities and lodging to suit their style. Don’t miss your opportunity to explore the Emerald City before or after your whale watching safari.