Travel Blogs from Friday Harbor, United States

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whale watching at San Juan Islands, Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

whale watching at San Juan Islands

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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I had a leisurely morning.  I picked up lunch and sat out alongthe water to eat and relax.  Then I walked around to visit some stores.  From there I found an internet cafe from which I am updating theis blog at this very moment. At 1PM ...

Kayaking San Juan Island, Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

Kayaking San Juan Island

A travel blog entry by jkirby

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... kayak. Pretty cool. Worth $180? Hard to say. But pretty cool.   Day 11 Hiked around the Lime Kiln area of San Juan island. Had ice cream at The Doctors Office in Friday Harbor. Caught the ferry to Sydney, Canada. See picasa for more photos ...

Övärlden utanför Seattle, Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

Övärlden utanför Seattle

A travel blog entry by josma

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... , av en underbart snäll vän till Johan, ut till ett färjeläge där en färja kunde ta oss ut till vår destination Friday Harbor. Vi missade precis färjan med det gjorde inget då vi fick lite tid att komma ikapp med skrivandet här. Ett par timmar ...

Saturday in Friday Harbor, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, United States travel blog

Saturday in Friday Harbor

A travel blog entry by burtonll

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We wandered downtown, checking it out. Details ...

Another Spidey Tale, Ferry to Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

Another Spidey Tale

A travel blog entry by burtonll

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Matt has had his head in the book since we came upstairs to get coffee and juice. What Makes Flamingos Pink? Indeed. He begins to laugh, well, what, I say, my emotions seriously divided. This ferry ticket cost $54, I'm thinking, so by criminy, at ...

Yes, We Have No Spaghetti, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, United States travel blog

Yes, We Have No Spaghetti

A travel blog entry by burtonll

Back into town for dinner. We're starved! We'd seen the Italian place earlier. I wanted spaghetti. But, that's not what we got. Details ...

Ricky Bobby Saves the Day, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, United States travel blog

Ricky Bobby Saves the Day

A travel blog entry by burtonll

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OK, so we're done with toodling around San Juan Island. What say we get in this relatively short-looking ferry line? The Ferry Guide Person scribbles a number on our windshield. Matt wants ice cream. I'm hot and tired and hungry. I want FOOD. Like, ...

San Juan's killer islands, Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

San Juan's killer islands

A travel blog entry by mattersdorff

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... 3 hours north of Seattle to the small port town of Anacortes where we drove onto a car ferry which took us over to Friday Harbour on the main San Juan Island. It was a gorgeous sunny day, quite unlike the volatile weather we had encountered throughout ...

Plan från San Juan till Seattle, Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

Plan från San Juan till Seattle

A travel blog entry by josma

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En galet trevligt morgon på ett väldigt snajsigt hotell (så fort vi visade oss sa hotellpersonalen att "oh, there´s our adoooorable couple, oh... u are just so CUTE!!!" o så fick vi väldigt ledsna miner när vi gick, efter att vi lärt dem frasen ...

Back in the USA, Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

Back in the USA

A travel blog entry by mvpandora

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... boats and seaplanes coming and going.  Our next stop was Reid Harbor on Stuart Island, then Parks Bay and today we are at Friday Harbor, WA.  We will spend the night here then go south to Puget Sound for a while.  We have had an amazing ...

A disappointing adventure, Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

A disappointing adventure

A travel blog entry by mlloyd

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... Islands, in the hopes of seeing orca, or at least porpoises or harbor seals. First, we had to make the ferry from Anacortes to Friday Harbor. I determined that if we didn’t catch the 8:45 am ferry, we’d run too great a risk of missing the ...

Whale Watching, Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

Whale Watching

A travel blog entry by 50statestravel

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Today we drove north to Anacortes Harbor, almost to Canada, and took the ferry to Friday Harbor which is on one of the San Juan Islands. Then we took a whale watching cruise with a company called Western Prince, and got to see orcas in the wild. It was a ...

Ready, Set, Go!, Fisherman's Bay  Lopez Island, United States travel blog

Ready, Set, Go!

A travel blog entry by winterhawk

Howdy from Fisherman's Bay on Lopez Island in the beautiful San Juan Islands of Washington. We've been hanging out in the islands for several weeks visiting friends, testing out systems, installing last minute goodies and fixing broken stuff. Broken ...

Whale watching tour, Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

Whale watching tour

A travel blog entry by ptbob

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The whale watching tour was very relaxing and the wildlife (minus Orcas) was still worth it. The resident pod decided to go out to sea so we didn't see any Orca but we did see seal ions, seals, Dalls porpoises, big horn sheep, deer and my favorite and ...

Do Pay the Ferryman, Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

Do Pay the Ferryman

A travel blog entry by bn2010usa

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... . Late in the afternoon we drove around the island and amongst other things spotted some more wildlife: some Black Tailed Deer and a Harbor Seal sunning itself on a rock. Next Day You can see we had a successful whale watching trip. Two Orcas swam right ...

Oh say can you see! Seattle and Friday Harbor, Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

Oh say can you see! Seattle and Friday Harbor

A travel blog entry by bchawaii

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The beautiful Northwest in fall.. Nothing like it. Boeing Museum, Space Needle, Puget Sound, Victoria Clipper and ever lovely Friday ...

Depart Seattle, WA arrive Friday Harbor, WA, Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

Depart Seattle, WA arrive Friday Harbor, WA

A travel blog entry by sloanfamily

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... KOA around 5:00 PM and headed about 2 hours north to catch the 8:20 ferry in Anacortes going to Friday Harbor on San Juan Island.  Just barley made the ferry, and arrived on the island at 9:30.  Since we had no ...

Day 2: Kelp Forest, Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 2: Kelp Forest

A travel blog entry by l.g.

Today, I got wet, but saw Mount Ranier from the island, other mountains on the Olympic Penisula, and the splash from whales, and the heads of seals. When we got to Cattle Point today, we hiked in. We got to a kelp bed, and I of course, slipped on a ...

Time to enjoy the island, Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

Time to enjoy the island

A travel blog entry by wdhm058

... - heaven help them in Winter! We continued around the island and saw the lavendar farm, alpaca farm and assorted interesting sites. Friday Harbor is much bigger than we expected and very beautiful. The scenery is gorgeous - so lush and green to our eyes. ...

The best laid plans..., Parks Bay, Shaw Island, United States travel blog

The best laid plans...

A travel blog entry by mvpandora

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... set the anchor, we finally decided we must be trying to anchor in some rocks, gave up and went around Jones Island towards Friday Harbor and stopped in Parks Bay.  This is a really peaceful bay, protected from the southern winds.  The property ...

Searching for Whales in San Juan Islands, Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

Searching for Whales in San Juan Islands

A travel blog entry by dubnation

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... before the ship headed back to Seattle. This allowed us to grab a bite to eat and do a brief bit of sightseeing. Friday Harbor is a charming marina community of just over 2,000 permanent residents There are only a few streets in the main downtown area ...

Oak Harbor to Friday Harbor, Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

Oak Harbor to Friday Harbor

A travel blog entry by blairnoel

... and straight sum. The crossing is beautiful on a day like this. Mount Baker and Mount Hood can be seen in the distance. Arrived at Friday Harbour and a short spin up the Main Street got us to our room at the Earth Box Spa. Just all right place, good deal ...

San Juan Islands, Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

San Juan Islands

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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Wildlife... wild, and unpredictable, Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

Wildlife... wild, and unpredictable

A travel blog entry by trapp1700

... featured art from local artists. Then we grabbed lunch at just about the only thing open, the Downriggers restaurant there on the harbor.  The food was absolutely delicious, especially their crab cake.  We both had a salad, mom with salmon and ...

Day 17 - Seattle, WA to San Juan Islands, WA, Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 17 - Seattle, WA to San Juan Islands, WA

A travel blog entry by joe3523

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Today we drove from Seattle to Anacortes and then took the ferry to Friday Harbor, San Juan Island.  We drove a mere 80 miles today and decided to leave the car in Anacortes and just walk onto the ferry.  We could see mountains to the north and ...

Day 18 - San Juan Island, WA, Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

Day 18 - San Juan Island, WA

A travel blog entry by joe3523

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... so we only got to spend a couple hours at the park watching for whales.  We didn't see any whales but we did see some harbor porpoises right off the rocky coast.  We barely made it back to the spa in time as the shuttle was late, of ...

Last day, Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

Last day

A travel blog entry by saehinger

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Visited the whale museum, and Lime Kiln State Park (Whale Watch Park). Spent several hours at the park, but finally the whales showed up just as I was getting ready to leave. Great place to see the whales and other marine life from land. Time to go ...

Pix From the Whale Watching Trip, Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

Pix From the Whale Watching Trip

A travel blog entry by tomdart07

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The battery's charged again...here are a few of the shots from the whale watching trip on the 26th...got a LOT ...

Our last day with Clyde, San Juan Island, United States travel blog

Our last day with Clyde

A travel blog entry by glen_linda

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... next 13 yea4rs, but the conflict was solved peacefully through arbitration by German Kaiser Wilhelm I, who ruled in favor of the United States.  The remains of the British and American forts are now part of San Juan Island National Historical Park. ...

The Boys are back in town..., Friday Harbor, United States travel blog

The Boys are back in town...

A travel blog entry by mvpandora

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There are 15-25 knot winds forecast for tonight and tomorrow night so we are trying to decide where to go hide.  There is also a 3 ft - 4 ft minus tide for the next couple of days so we want to go somewhere deep.  The big excitement ...

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