Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in San Juan Islands

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in San Juan Islands. This city's whale watching, hiking and boating draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around San Juan Islands

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Travelers enjoy fun activities like whale watching, hiking and boating. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes San Juan Islands a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Orcas Island Golf Course (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Lopez Island Golf Club (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Mt. Constitution (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Henderson Park Golf Club (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Victoria Golf Club (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
  • Sea Star Vineyard (18.9 mi / 30.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in San Juan Islands

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, San Juan Islands is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Butchart Gardens (22.8 mi / 36.7 km)
  • Odlin County Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Turtleback Mountain (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Orcas Island (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Spencer Spit State Park (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • San Juan Island (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around San Juan Islands

Fly into Deer Harbor, WA (DHB-Deer Harbor Seaplane Base), the closest airport, located 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Westsound, WA (WSX), which is 3.4 mi (5.5 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around San Juan Islands?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 563 vacation rentals near San Juan Islands. From 87 Cabins to 356 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near San Juan Islands for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in San Juan Islands?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in San Juan Islands. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Canada: 30,859 vacation rentals
  • Victoria: 1,116 vacation rentals
  • Whidbey Island: 793 vacation rentals
  • Orcas: 483 vacation rentals
  • British Columbia: 10,753 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in San Juan Islands! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in San Juan Islands?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in San Juan Islands:

  • Victoria: 1,116 rentals
  • Bellingham: 314 rentals
  • Friday Harbor: 356 rentals
  • Port Angeles: 206 rentals
  • Port Townsend: 285 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to San Juan Islands?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in San Juan Islands are:

  • Galiano Island, BC (YMF-Montague Harbour Seaplane Base): 365 vacation rentals
  • Orcas Island Airport (ESD): 664 vacation rentals
  • Oak Harbor, WA (ODW-Wes Lupien): 553 vacation rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in San Juan Islands?

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

  • Victoria Harbour: 1,081 rentals
  • Saltspring Marina: 431 rentals
  • Cama Beach State Park: 660 rentals
  • Butchart Gardens: 1,216 rentals
  • Fort Worden State Park: 628 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around San Juan Islands listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around San Juan Islands

Victoria
1,116 vacation rentals
Bellingham
314 vacation rentals
Friday Harbor
356 vacation rentals
Port Angeles
206 vacation rentals
Port Townsend
285 vacation rentals
Sequim
310 vacation rentals
Anacortes
146 vacation rentals
Camano Island
495 vacation rentals
Birch Bay
143 vacation rentals
Lopez Island
424 vacation rentals
Surrey
916 vacation rentals
Coupeville
407 vacation rentals
Sidney
248 vacation rentals
Oak Harbor
408 vacation rentals
La Conner
471 vacation rentals
Lummi Island
252 vacation rentals
Mount Vernon
195 vacation rentals
White Rock
83 vacation rentals
Eastsound
443 vacation rentals
Roche Harbor
187 vacation rentals