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72 Hours in the San Juan Islands

Day 2 San Juan Island (Friday Harbor)


72 Hours in the San Juan Islands

Friday Harbor on San Juan Island

© Courtney Shannon Strand

Day 2 San Juan Island (Friday Harbor)

Head back to the Orcas Island ferry dock (and park your car or bike) and then walk on an interisland ferry for free to San Juan Island (also known as Friday Harbor). Once at Friday Harbor you can walk off the ferry and you will be immediately in the heart of downtown. Friday Harbor is ideal to discover on foot and can be done in a day trip.

Things to Do on San Juan Island (Friday Harbor)

Friday Harbor offers many fun things to do right off the ferry dock where you can walk through downtown to shop and eat. There are also bikes and scooters for rent as you walk off the ferry as well as a shuttles and more to help you get around the island.

Shops to check out when you visit include Funk & Junk Antiques, Robin's Nest, the Hot Shop Flavor Emporium, San Juan Cellars and Harbor Bookstore.

There are lots of places to eat while at Friday Harbor too.

Once you are done exploring Friday Harbor walk on the next interisland ferry back to Orcas Island.

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