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Help Us Become King 5′s Best B&B!

The 2014 King 5 Best Northwest Escapes contest is officially on. Anyone can visit the website and vote for their favorites in 72 fun categories, including restaurants, whale-watching, romantic destinations, skiing destination, lighthouse, and of course, bed and breakfast! The winners are chosen entirely by the voters, and many of the participating businesses are offering […]

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Harrison House circa 1919! Photo courtesy of Sandy/Alfred Middleton

Living History at Harrison House!

Last month, we had the pleasure of hosting guest Sandy Middleton, from Alaska. It turns out that in the early 1900s, her grandparents, Alfred and Vivian Middleton, were the owners of the house that is now the corner building of Harrison House! Sandy enjoyed a stay in the Orcas Suite more than most probably would […]

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Welcome to the Neighborhood, The Studio SJI!

There’s a hot new place to get your fitness on in Friday Harbor, and it’s right around the corner from the inns and Coho. The Studio celebrated their grand opening on January 4 with studio tours, food from Coho Restaurant, demo classes and door prizes. Jennifer Horn and Jacquelyn Reiff are the founders and owners, […]

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Reflecting on a Family Visit

  Here at the inns, we love getting our family and friends involved and showing them around our beautiful island. A few weeks ago, you read about Chef Molly’s mom Judy helping her daughter in the kitchen with the winter jams. Judy has actually visited two other times since Molly has been with us.  “I […]

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Memories from Adina and Scott’s Wedding!

This past summer, Adina and Scott were married at Tucker House. It was a wonderful day filled with laughter, love, and joy. As we face our chilliest week yet here on the island, it warms our hearts to reflect on this beautiful couple and their special day. We have everything you need for yours, too…just […]

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The new novel by L.A. Buday, A Fine Mess of Things, is a compelling story of family relationships set on San Juan Island.

Tuck Into a New Novel Set in Friday Harbor!

Harrison House recently had the pleasure of hosting author L.A. Buday on one of her return trips to the island. She has certainly developed a love for our little corner of Washington, as she decided to set her debut novel on San Juan Island! A Fine Mess of Things would be an excellent choice for […]

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New “RoundTowner” Shuttle Service Available

The San Juan Islander reports that the “RoundTowner” Shuttle service is now available. For guests who fly in or choose to leave their car in Anacortes, or who are traveling with people who are unable to do much walking,  this is a convenient way to get around Friday Harbor. It costs only $3 per boarding, […]

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Friday Harbor Picnic Cruise

Think you’ve seen and done it all on San Juan Island? Think again! Set out from Friday Harbor Marina in your private Duffy electric motor launch! Tour the harbor or undeveloped Marine Reserve Shoreline along China Cove, or head out to the UW Marine Labs and Point Caution. We’ll pack a cheese and fruit picnic with […]

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Island Events – Summer 2012

Islanders pull out all the stops in summer, with events packed throughout the season, many of them free. Here are some of our favorites, and while you’re visiting, please remember that June 5 is World Environment Day and June 8 is World Oceans Day, and honor this great earth we call home.   SJ Garden […]

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Island Authors Works Make Thoughtful Gifts

Readers and island lovers might enjoy a gift that brings both together – a book from a San Juan Island author.

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New Chef at Harrison House Suites

People come and people go, and our inn is no exception to the movement of personalities. 

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Beautiful View From Harrison House Suites

We were very happy with our stay at the Harrison house, Lopez suite. The rooms were lovely and the view beautiful!! We also loved the breakfast And thanks for having the aftbonus Pac n Play for the baby. Everything was great— also the homemade products in the bathroom! Jo-Anne M. Bellevue WA

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Bicycle Adventures on San Juan Island

World-renowned cycling operators annually sponsor cycling adventures around the islands.  In fact, “Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2010” ranked the San Juan Islands on its list of “World’s Top 10 Cycling Routes” and both Harrison House Suites and Tucker House Inn play host to these energetic gatherings.  But you don’t have to join a cycling […]

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Four-legged Friends in Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA

We always say that we have the best doggie guests. We had the pleasure of hosting the cutest 3 1/2 month litter mates last weekend – Makena and Daisy. They were so lovable and couldn’t get enough attention. They played hard each day exploring every inch of the Island and crashed at night. We look […]

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