15 days in Friday Harbor & Orcas Island Itinerary

15 days in Friday Harbor & Orcas Island Itinerary

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15 days in Friday Harbor & Orcas Island Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
+2
Fly + shuttle + ferry:  10​h
1
Friday Harbor
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Eastsound
— 6 nights
Drive:  18​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

6
nights
Friday Harbor

The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
Get out of town with these interesting Friday Harbor side-trips: Anacortes (Mount Erie Park, Washington Park, & more) and San Juan Island Distillery (in Roche Harbor). Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, explore and take pictures at Pelindaba Lavender Farm, and take in the history at American Camp.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Friday Harbor trip builder .

Los Angeles to Friday Harbor is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect Friday Harbor to be little chillier, temps between 69°F and 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Eastsound.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Anacortes, San Juan Island Distillery, San Juan Islands Sculpture Park
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park

6
nights
Eastsound

Eastsound ©
Eastsound is an unincorporated community on Orcas Island in San Juan County, Washington, United States.Eastsound is the largest population center on Orcas Island, the second-most populated and physically largest of the San Juan Islands. Spend the 19th (Wed) exploring nature at Sucia Island State Park. There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Moran State Park, explore by horseback at Orcas Island Trail Rides, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Island Hoppin' Brewery, and admire all the interesting features of Buck Bay Shellfish Farm.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Eastsound trip planner .

You can drive from Friday Harbor to Eastsound in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Eastsound can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Eastsound

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Orcas Island, Olga, Deer Harbor Marina
Highlights from your plan
Moran State Park ©
Moran State Park
Orcas Island Pottery ©
Orcas Island Pottery
Sucia Island State Park ©
Sucia Island State Park

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