Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Friday Harbor

The island views and wildlife create a pretty picture of Friday Harbor. This city's whale watching, kayaking and boating draw many visitors. British Columbia Parliament Building and Butchart Gardens are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Friday Harbor

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Travellers enjoy fun activities like whale watching, kayaking and hiking. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Friday Harbor a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lopez Island Golf Club (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Henderson Park Golf Club (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Orcas Island Golf Course (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Victoria Golf Club (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Cordova Bay Golf Course (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Friday Harbor

Travellers enjoy Friday Harbor for its island views and seaside. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Friday Harbor. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Butchart Gardens (18.2 mi / 29.4 km)
  • San Juan Island (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Lime Kiln Point State Park (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • San Juan County Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • San Juan Island National Historic Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Reuben Tarte Memorial Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Friday Harbor

Fly into Friday Harbor, WA (FRD), the closest airport, located 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Friday Harbor, WA (FBS-Friday Harbor Sea Plane Base), which is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Friday Harbor?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 193 holiday lettings around Friday Harbor. From 114 houses to 25 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Friday Harbor?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Friday Harbor:

  • Cadboro Bay: 19 holiday homes
  • North Park: 348 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 315 holiday homes
  • Gorge -Tillicum Area: 42 holiday homes
  • Cordova Bay: 25 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Friday Harbor? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Friday Harbor. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • San Juan Historical Society and Museum: 483 holiday lettings
  • San Juan Islands Sculpture Park: 436 holiday lettings
  • San Juan Island National Historic Park: 458 holiday lettings
  • English Camp: 440 holiday lettings
  • Wescott Bay: 437 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Friday Harbor listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Friday Harbor?

Yes, of course. offers 114 Houses in Friday Harbor. Our other popular types of Friday Harbor holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 33 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Friday Harbor?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 11 holiday homes with pool available in Friday Harbor. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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