Where to stay around Friday Harbor?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 334 vacation rentals near Friday Harbor. From 207 Houses to 50 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Friday Harbor for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Friday Harbor:

  • Downtown: 332 vacation rentals
  • James Bay: 394 vacation rentals
  • Cordova Bay: 34 vacation rentals
  • Oak Bay: 43 vacation rentals
  • Cook Street Village: 129 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Friday Harbor?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Friday Harbor. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • San Juan Islands Museum of Art: 484 vacation rentals
  • San Juan Island National Historic Park: 490 vacation rentals
  • Lime Kiln Point State Park: 438 vacation rentals
  • San Juan Golf & Country Club: 484 vacation rentals
  • Cattle Point: 541 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Friday Harbor?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 207 Houses in Friday Harbor. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Friday Harbor include:

  • Bungalows: 50 rentals available
  • Cottages: 50 rentals available
  • Cabins: 50 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Friday Harbor?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 26 vacation rentals with pool available in Friday Harbor. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Seaside beauty that helps you breathe deep

    Set in the San Juan Island archipelago that stretches across the Salish Sea, north and west of Seattle, Friday Harbor is a seaport with an easy charm and easy access to the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest. Hikes, boat rides, and whale watching excursions provide excitement and exercise for nature lovers of all ages, and a family-friendly vibe helps parents keep kids entertained while they enjoy fine foods, wines, and exquisite views. Animal sightings might make your heart race, but the slow pace of island life will bring you back to relaxation station.

    Follow a guide or your own sense of adventure

    A first-time visitor can become a wilderness explorer in Friday Harbor. The town's residential streets cover only a couple of square miles, so your Friday Harbor vacation rental will always be close to hiking trails. Drive 15 minutes to Young Hill for a special treat, with views of the San Juan Islands archipelago. Vacationers are also impressed by the whale watching tours that depart from the harbor and on which expert naturalists help you spot more than orcas and humpbacks. Porpoises, otters, and seabirds will delight the whole family.

    Whales and wineries, Friday Harbor has it all

    Downtown Friday Harbor is home to the town's Whale Museum, which will expand your love of the sea and encourage you to protect its ecosystems with educational exhibits and marine naturalist trainings, offered in spring and summer. And speaking of summer, that's when kids are invited to sleepover at the museum and get some marine training of their own _ in between crafts projects and giggles, that is. While the kids are away, the grown-ups can check out the San Juan Vineyard, set on 30 picturesque acres backed by evergreens.

    Bring your long layers and revel in long summer days

    Friday Harbor gets less rainfall than some other parts of Washington State, thanks to protection from the neighboring Olympic Mountains. Summertime highs hang out in the 70s, and winter lows are in the high 30s. Snow is rare, but any local will tell you to come prepared with layers, snow or no. Summer is the most popular season, which means slightly bigger crowds, but don't let that discourage you from a Friday Harbor vacation rental. At such a high latitude, summer days are much longer. You'll have extra daylight hours to pack in the fun.

    Bet you never thought you'd help a red fox through rehab

    San Juan, the island home of your Friday Harbor vacation rental, has a surprising variety of wildlife _ whales and otters, of course, but also red foxes, blacktail deer, bats, and butterflies. A scenic drive south will take you to San Juan Island National Historic Park, where you can see many of these creatures. For nature lovers who want to help, the Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center welcomes volunteers. Founded in 1982, the center has cared for everything from hummingbirds to seals before releasing them back into the wild.