About Friday Harbor

Let's have a look around into background of Friday Harbor
  • County: San Juan County
  • StateWashington
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 48.5342662
  • Longitude: -123.0171242
  • Time zone: Pacific Standard Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -8 hours

Weather in Friday Harbor

  • Climate: Mediterran Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to October


Friday Harbor is a town in San Juan County, Washington, United States. The population was 2,162 at 2010 Census. Located on San Juan Island, Friday Harbor is the major commercial center of the San Juan Islands archipelago and is the county seat of San Juan County.

Distance from Friday Harbor center to Airport

The nearest major airport is Friday Harbor Seaplane Base (FBS). This airport has international flights from San Juan Island, Washington. Another major airport is Friday Harbor Airport (FRD / KFHR), which has domestic flights.

Driving Distance: 0 miles / 0 km
Driving Time: 2 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

Airport: Friday Harbor Seaplane Base 
Rail: Amtrak: National Rail Passenger System.
Road: Bus: San Juan Transit, Water– Washington's State Ferries.

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars: 
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: $5 Minimum
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking: 
    • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5  

Nearby Tourist Cities



Anacortes is a city located in Skagit County in the US state Washington.


Climate:   Mediterranean climate 

Best Time to Visit:  December to April 

Tourist Attractions
  • Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
  • Nationality Rooms at the Cathedral of Learning
  • Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium



Bellingham is a city, located in Whatcom County, Washington.

  • Climate:    Oceanic Climate           
  • Best Time to Visit: June to September, from October to March
Tourist Attractions
  • Lummi Island
  • Whatcom Falls Park
  • Sehome Hill Arboretum

Emergency Contact Numbers in Friday Harbor city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
Railroad: 1800 872 7245
Airport: +1 360-378-2688 (Friday Harbor Seaplane Base)
Hospital: +1 360-378-2141 (PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center)


Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Friday Harbor.

San Juan Island Farmer’s Market 
Roche Harbor Salmon Classic 
Salish Sea Early Music Festival "Renaissance Winds" 

Tourist Attractions

  • San Juan Island National Historical Park
  • Shaw Island
  • Canoe Island

Theatre & Concerts

  • San Juan Community Theatre 
  • Palace Theatre
  • Island Stage Left

Visit Top Restaurants in Friday Harbor

  • Mike's Cafe and Wine Bar
  • Coho Restaurant
  • Spring Street Deli

Top Shopping Centers in Friday Harbor

  • Sandpebble
  • Kings Market
  • Vital Elements

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA) 
  • Lime Kiln Point State Park
  • The Whale Museum

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Cheesecake – San Juan Island Cheese
  • Hash Browns – Rocky Bay Cafe
  • Sandwiches – Market Chef
  • Sports Club:
  • San Juan Island Yacht Club – Yacht Club
  • San Juan Golf & Tennis Club –  Golf 
  • Springtide Paddlesports – Water sports

Sports Club

  • San Juan Island Yacht Club – Yacht Club
  • San Juan Golf & Tennis Club –  Golf 
  • Springtide Paddlesports – Water sports

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 3.50
  • Taxi: $ 2.50 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1,612.50
  • Cheap meal: $ 12.00
  • Gasoline: $ 0.68 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 60.00