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San Juan Island
An island vacation on San Juan Island in…Washington? San Juan might not be a tropical retreat, but this scenic scape proudly features beaches, orca pods and one of the country’s largest lavender farms. Lime Kiln Point State Park is the perfect place for whale watching, while Pelindaba Lavender Farm will set you up with a lifetime supply of the fragrant purple plant. The bustling Friday Harbor is a jackpot of restaurants and shops, plus unique attractions like the 19-acre sculpture garden at Westcott Bay Reserve.

All things to do » Things to do

Nearby recommended attractions:

Zip San Juan
Zip San Juan(Friday Harbor)
Owner description: Come and experience for yourself the only Zip Line Tour in the San Juan Islands in Washington State. Our family friendly zip tour features 8 zip lines that will take you through a... more Owner description: Come and experience for yourself the only Zip Line Tour in the San Juan Islands in Washington State. Our family friendly zip tour features 8 zip lines that will take you through a beautiful forest, across an otter inhabited lake and over protected wetlands. This tour is an amazing way to experience the natural landscape of San Juan Island while zipping from platform to platform through the forest canopy.Upon reaching the site, you will be given an orientation and then have the opportunity to practice zipping on our smaller practice zip lines. After this, our guides will lead you on a brief hike to the first of the zip lines. Throughout your tour you will soar past tall Douglas Firs, Western Red Cedars, and experience the forest and wetlands from a viewpoint usually exclusive to birds.Tours last approximately 3 hours, which includes travel time to and from the course. The Zip San Juan course is approximately 10 minutes from Friday Harbor. Zip San Juan can provide your transportation to and from Friday Harbor to the zip site. less
Attraction type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Lime Kiln State Park
Lime Kiln State Park(Lime Kiln)
This 36.32-acre park, located on the west side of San Juan Island, boasts over 2,550 feet of scenic shoreline.
Attraction type: State Parks
Lime Kiln Point State Park Interpretive Center
Lime Kiln Point State Park Interpretive Center(Friday Harbor)
Owner description: Visit the Interpretive Center while you are at Lime Kiln Point State Park. Come learn about the orca whales that frequent our shores, the historic lime kilns & lighthouse that are... more Owner description: Visit the Interpretive Center while you are at Lime Kiln Point State Park. Come learn about the orca whales that frequent our shores, the historic lime kilns & lighthouse that are in Lime Kiln Point State Park. The Interpretive Center staffed by Friends of Lime Kiln Society (FOLKS) volunteers and all donations support the Center and other FOLKS programs & projects in Lime Kiln Point State Park. There is also a small gift shop in the Interpretive Center. less
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The Whale Museum
The Whale Museum(Friday Harbor)
Museum dedicated to the orcas and other whale species that visit the Washington coast in the spring.
Attraction type: Museums
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English Camp
English Camp(Friday Harbor)
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Nearby recommended restaurants:

San Juan Island Cheese
San Juan Island Cheese
Price: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Bistro
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout
Van Go's Pizza
Van Go's Pizza
Cuisines: Pizza
Bakery San Juan
Bakery San Juan
Cuisines: Bakery
Market Chef
Market Chef
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Dessert
Backdoor Kitchen & Catering
Backdoor Kitchen & Catering
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Olympic Lights Bed and Breakfast
Olympic Lights Bed and Breakfast
$125 - $135

Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Juniper Lane Guest House
Juniper Lane Guest House
$65 - $199
Ranked #4 of 17 Friday Harbor B&B and Inns
Discovery Inn
Discovery Inn
$98 - $208
Ranked #3 of 9 hotels in Friday Harbor
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Nearby recommended accommodations:

The Kirk House Bed & Breakfast
The Kirk House Bed & Breakfast
$140 - $260
Ranked #1 of 17 Friday Harbor B&B and Inns
Wildwood Manor Bed and Breakfast
Wildwood Manor Bed and Breakfast
$185 - $325
Ranked #2 of 17 Friday Harbor B&B and Inns
Trumpeter Inn
Trumpeter Inn
$149 - $219
Ranked #3 of 17 Friday Harbor B&B and Inns

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.