The Orca Inn

770 Mullis Street, Friday Harbor, Washington, 98250, United States | Inn
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A travel blog entry by stourwalk

Arrived Friday Harbour around 3:45. Went to the Whale Museum (San Juan Islands are famous for have 3 Orca (Killer Whale) pods living around it and sometimes visible from the island shoreline. Whale Museum very good and informative about the differences between the types of whales. We didn't realise that Killer Whales are just large dolphins :) …

San Juan Island Exploration

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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... Greg provided us with information on the four islands that are served by the ferry. He assured us that each island had it's own unique culture. We have his word "as a politician, fisherman and realtor." I neglected to write down what exactly he said that about, but I don't doubt that each island has it’s own feel.


After a tea / coffee break, we had our second presentation of the day. Up ...

On Our Way Home

A travel blog entry by blairnoel

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... to get on the 12 PM sailing! 90 minutes later we were at the car back at the long term parking at Tsawassen. Fortunately for me, Marilyn had to drive us home as I had no license still. All in all this was a great trip. Marilyn did awesome and we had a lot of fun. Nothing beats a great day of cycling and sight seeing and ending up at your room, tired, but feeling good about the day and enjoying some snacks and drinks with your soul ...

Walking Between Worlds

A travel blog entry by matt81

... power source meant the boats had strange systems on board. Like Jules Verne's submarine in 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, an American nuclear powered submarine had systems to separate salt from sea water leaving plentiful fresh water onboard and unlimited hot showers.

This luxury was something his sub did not have. Daily life onboard consisted of two decks, generally 59 people, 3 toilets, 2 diesel generators, sleeping in a ...

Ferry Tales and Enchanted Gardens

A travel blog entry by tuffychloe

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... get on. We were thankful for that! After we parked our car on the lower deck, we walked up to one of the passenger decks. There was an indoor seating area and an outdoor deck. We grabbed some seats inside, and then went outside to take pictures of the amazing scenery we were floating through. The ferry took us right through the middle of the San Juan Islands. All of the islands were beautiful! Some of the islands even had cabins on ...

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Location

This inn, located on 770 Mullis Street, Friday Harbor, is near The Whale Museum, Captain Carli's Whale Watch, Westcott Bay Sculpture Park, and San Juan County Park.
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TripAdvisor Reviews The Orca Inn Friday Harbor

3.50 of 5 stars Very Good