6 days in San Juan Islands Itinerary

6 days in San Juan Islands Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Nashville
Fly + Drive:  12 h 30 min
Olga, Orcas Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 3 nights
Ferry + Bus + Fly:  15 h
End: Nashville

Olga, Orcas Island

Olga ©
Olga is a waterfront unincorporated community on Orcas Island in San Juan County, Washington, United States.HistoryOlga was founded in 1860, after William Moore homesteaded the region. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): experience rural life at Buck Bay Shellfish Farm, view the masterpieces at Crow Valley Pottery, then don't miss a visit to Orcas Island Pottery, and finally get interesting insight from Tours. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Moran State Park and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sucia Island State Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Olga trip planner.

Nashville to Olga is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Nashville to Olga. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Nashville in July, with highs in Olga at 71°F and lows at 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Olga

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Eastsound, Boat Tours & Water Sports
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Moran State Park ©
Moran State Park
Orcas Island Pottery ©
Orcas Island Pottery
Boat Tours & Water Sports

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

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.
On the 24th (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at WaterWorks Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lime Kiln Point State Park, then experience rural life at Pelindaba Lavender Farm, and finally find something for the whole family at Zip San Juan.

For traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Friday Harbor trip planner.

You can drive from Olga to Friday Harbor in 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Olga in July since evenings lows in Friday Harbor dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum
Zip San Juan ©
Zip San Juan