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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 highlights

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 accommodation are available around Friday Harbor?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 193 holiday rentals around Friday Harbor. From 25 Cabins to 118 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Friday Harbor is on Stayz.

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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Friday Harbor:

  • Downtown: 334 holiday homes
  • Fairfield: 371 holiday homes
  • James Bay: 421 holiday homes
  • Saanich East: 698 holiday homes
  • Cadboro Bay: 20 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Friday Harbor?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Friday Harbor. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • English Camp: 451 holiday rentals
  • Cape San Juan: 539 holiday rentals
  • San Juan Island National Historic Park: 470 holiday rentals
  • Whale Museum: 496 holiday rentals
  • San Juan Historical Society and Museum: 495 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Friday Harbor listed on Stayz 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 Cabins in Friday Harbor?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 25 Cabins in Friday Harbor. Our other popular types of Friday Harbor holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 118 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 25 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 25 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments 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 12 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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