San Juan Island has something fun for everyone; amazing wildlife, beautiful driftwood strewn beaches, great restaurants, fantastic art and so much more! Discovery Inn is the perfect home base to enjoy all that San Juan Island has to offer and our friendly, knowledgeable staff are ready to help you plan the perfect stay!

Whale Watching and Other Adventures

The waters surrounding San Juan Island are the best place in North America to see wild orcas, and that is only the beginning of the fun on the water. Go see kayaking for an up close look at marine life and our beautiful shorelines, or go on a charter sail for a memorable day of fun.

There is plenty of fun and adventure to be had on land as well! Enjoy biking, zip lining and horse back riding, you won’t run out of fun activities on your San Juan Island vacation!

  • Orca on San Juan Islands
  • Dining on San Juan Island


San Juan Island, and Friday Harbor in particular, are teeming with great restaurants for every palate. Enjoy fresh ingredients, farm to table restaurants, and great sea food at a variety of dine in or dine out options. Here is a list of some of our favorites.




Getting Here and Getting Around

There are only 2 ways to get to San Juan Island…by air or by sea. Which ever one you choose, the journey itself is half the fun. Leave your worries on the mainland and arrive to Friday Harbor relaxed and ready for a great get away!

Once you arrive, there are several options for getting around the Island if you choose not to bring your car.

  • Friday Harbour