Friday Harbor is easy to explore on foot if you visit as a ferry or seaplane passenger. Downtown is steps from the dock. See our recommendations for restaurants, activities and lodging options. The San Juan Transit shuttle is also available downtown and offers great routes around the island. 

One of the most popular ways to explore the island is on two wheels and there are scooter and bike rental shops in Friday Harbor.

If you bring a car to San Juan Island you may want to take in the scenic byways. Click here to download a map that will guide you around our island with stops that include Roche Harbor, Lime Kiln Point State Park, English Camp, and many others. The San Juan Island Visitors bureau has also compiles some great itineraries for the San Juan Island Scenic Byway North and San Juan Islands Scenic Byway Tour (South & West)

Whether you visit on foot or with a car you will find San Juan Island and Friday Harbor easy to navigate and filled with great places to visit and explore.

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Friday Harbor in Washington State
View of Friday Harbor