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: Cincinnati
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Deer Harbor, Orcas Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
+3
ferry + bus + Fly + foot:  14​h 30​min
End: Cincinnati

1
night
Deer Harbor, Orcas Island

Deer Harbor ©
Deer Harbor is an unincorporated community on Orcas Island in San Juan County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): don't miss a visit to Orcas Island Pottery, then kick back and relax at Judd Cove, and then admire the majestic nature at Moran State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Sucia Island State Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Deer Harbor trip planner .

Cincinnati to Deer Harbor is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cincinnati in May: high temperatures in Deer Harbor hover around 65°F and lows are around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Deer Harbor

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Eastsound, Moran State Park, Judd Cove
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Moran State Park ©
Moran State Park
Sucia Island State Park ©
Sucia Island State Park
Orcas Island Pottery ©
Orcas Island Pottery

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, and then don't miss a visit to English Camp. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at Pelindaba Lavender Farm, then admire the majestic nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park, and then relax in the rural setting at Krystal Acres Alpaca Farm and Country Store.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Friday Harbor trip itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Deer Harbor to Friday Harbor in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Friday Harbor are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Pelindaba Lavender Farm ©
Pelindaba Lavender Farm