10 days in San Juan Islands Itinerary

10 days in San Juan Islands Itinerary

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10 days in San Juan Islands Itinerary

Phoenix
+3
Fly + tram + bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
Orcas Island
— 6 nights
ferry:  1​h
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + bus + tram + Fly:  6​h
Phoenix

5
days
Orcas Island

Orcas Island ©
Spend the 24th (Sun) exploring nature at Sucia Island State Park.

Before you visit Orcas Island, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Phoenix to Orcas Island is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Phoenix to Orcas Island, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Phoenix in December, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Orcas Island: temperatures range from 45°F by day to 37°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Orcas Island

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Moran State Park ©
Moran State Park
Orcas Island Pottery
Orcas Island Pottery
Sucia Island State Park ©
Sucia Island State Park

4
days
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.
Friday Harbor is known for nature, museums, outdoors, adventure, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The Whale Museum, don't miss a visit to English Camp, immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Friday Harbor trip maker site .

Getting from Orcas Island to Friday Harbor by ferry takes about an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Friday Harbor can reach 45°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors Wildlife Nature
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Whale Museum
The Whale Museum
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park