Friday Harbor, WAThe San Juans are accessible to the public by water and air. The most common means of travel is by Washington State Ferry. See our directions page (click here) for more information.
On the east side of San Juan Island is the town of Friday Harbor, also the San Juan County Seat. Friday Harbor, a quaint seaport, rises from the ferry landing and public marina where it is an easy stroll to the town's docks, parks, restaurants, shops, galleries and lodging facilities.
On the north end of San Juan Island is another port of entry known as Roche Harbor Village. Listed on the National Register of Historical Sites, it is approximately ten miles from Friday Harbor. This Village will take you back in time to a quiet, relaxed pace as you stroll the beautiful Victorian gardens and enjoy the ambiance of the historical buildings. Roche Harbor has an airstrip, marina, lodging, grocery store, restaurants, sculpture park, shopping and activities.
*Courtesy San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce