6 days in San Juan Islands Itinerary

6 days in San Juan Islands Itinerary

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6 days in San Juan Islands Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Fly + bus + ferry:  15​h
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Olga, Orcas Island
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h
End: Nashville

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Whale Museum and Arctic Raven Gallery. Let the collections at San Juan Islands Sculpture Park and Island Studios capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, find something for the whole family at Zip San Juan, look for all kinds of wild species at Lime Kiln Point State Park, and experience rural life at Pelindaba Lavender Farm.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Friday Harbor route builder .

Nashville to Friday Harbor is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry; or do a combination of flight, car, shuttle, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Nashville to Friday Harbor. Traveling from Nashville in May, things will get slightly colder in Friday Harbor: highs are around 65°F and lows about 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Olga.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Museums Parks

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

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 16th (Thu): relax in the rural setting at Buck Bay Shellfish Farm, then take in the exciting artwork at Orcas Island Artworks, and then admire the majestic nature at Moran State Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Olga driving holiday app .

You can drive from Friday Harbor to Olga in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Olga

Parks Nature Museums
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Moran State Park ©
Moran State Park
Orcas Island Artworks ©
Orcas Island Artworks
Buck Bay Shellfish Farm ©
Buck Bay Shellfish Farm