San Juan Islands History & Museums: Historic Friday Harbor in Washington

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Historic Friday Harbor

Historic Friday Harbor has such an amazingly quantity of fabulous activities, accommodation and restaurants. Free from the glare of neon signs, or even stoplights, this is a town dedicated to historic preservation and small town authenticity.

Why should I visit historic Friday Harbor?

The ferry docks in the heart of historic Friday Harbor. From here you can stroll up the hill past beautiful old buildings to explore the many shops and restaurants. Car traffic is mostly light and lovely vistas across the calm bay await you at every turn.

Where is historic Friday Harbor?

This charming town is located on the east side of San Juan Island. The ferry from both the mainland and Victoria B.C docks here. The historic area is centered about the protected bay and marina.

What sort of Services and Amenities does historic Friday Harbor offer?

Learn about the Island’s history at the Historical Museum, just up the hill from the Ferry Landing. Stay, eat and play in some of the island’s most attractive buildings and parks. Catch a movie in one of the San Juan Island’s first theaters, in operation since 1915.

What can I do or see in historic Friday Harbor?

This town is packed with charming accommodations, hidden parks, great food and fantastic activities all against the backdrop of superb architecture and the shining blue bay. Explore the curving streets and hidden footpaths that wind through this small but vibrant town.