Friday Harbor WA (San Juan Island, Washington)

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Friday Harbor WA cruise port

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2021-03-06 06:21

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Friday Harbor WA is a Pacific Northwest USA cruise port and town on San Juan Island (Washington USA) with land area approx 6 km2 (2 mi2) and population around 2,000. Friday Harbor is the commercial hub of the San Juan Islands (archipelago).

Friday Harbor (Washington) cruise port

The primary connection of Friday Harbor to mainland USA is via Washington State Ferries. The ferry service is regularly scheduled (several times daily) and between Friday Harbor and Anacortes WA. Friday Harbor can also be reached via ferry ships from Sidney BC (on Vancouver Island, Canada) via Washington State Ferries' international route service (available only seasonally / May through October).

The town is served by Friday Harbor Airport offering limited airline service. Daily floatplane scheduled services are offered with flights from the downtown pier to Lake Union seaplane terminal in Seattle WA. Seasonal passenger ferry service is offered from Seattle, Bellingham and Port Townsend to Friday Harbor. On San Juan Island can be rented bicycles, mopeds, taxis and shuttles.

Friday Harbor WA port

Friday Harbor is featured as default starting point in the famous flight simulation computer game "Microsoft Flight Simulator X" (FSX) published by Microsoft Game Studios in 2006. The town is the location for the movie "Namu, the Killer Whale" (1966, based on a true story) and also the setting for the film "Practical Magic" (1998, romantic comedy with Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman). The town is also featured in the film "Pirate for the Sea" (2008 movie about Greenpeace's co-founder and Sea Shepherd's founder and president Paul Watson).

As cruise port, Friday Harbor WA is included in the regular schedule of USA's largest river cruise company - ACL-American Cruise Lines. Next table shows ACL's 10-night/11-day "Grand Puget Sound Cruise" itinerary roundtrip from Seattle.

Date / TimePort
Day 1Departing from Seattle, Washington
Day 2Bremerton, Washington
Day 3Tacoma, Washington
Day 4San Juan Islands, Washington
Day 5Anacortes, Washington
Day 6Friday Harbor, Washington
Day 7Port Angeles, Washington
Day 8Victoria, BC Canada
Day 9Port Townsend, Washington
Day 10Poulsbo, Washington
Day 11Arriving in Seattle, Washington

ACL's Grand Puget Sound Cruise fares start at ~USD 6000 per person (double-occupancy outside cabin rates).

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