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Grover Travels to Shaw Island 20 Sep 2014, 5:43 pm
Exploring other islands, while living in Friday Harbor is one of Grovers favorite things to do! Rain or shine he is ready to hop into the bike trailer for another adventure. Shaw Island is a great biking island. It has mild hills and low mileage. An average bike ride is […]
Grover Travels to Orcas Island 20 Sep 2014, 5:15 pm
Have you ever thought of traveling to other islands, while staying in Friday Harbor? Grover has! We took a day trip trip to Orcas Island and had a fabulous time visiting Deer Harbor and Turtleback Mountain. Whether it’s your first trip to Friday Harbor or your 2nd or 3rd […]
Island Museum of Art Transforms 20 Sep 2014, 12:59 pm
When Peace Island Hospital moved Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to the hospital complex, the Island Museum of Art (IMA) used this as an opportunity to transform the now empty building into a permanent home for the museum. Over the years the museum has occupied a variety of storefronts in downtown Friday […]
Birding on San Juan Island 15 Sep 2014, 6:17 pm
For all you bird enthusiasts, or shall I say birders, there isn’t a more perfect place to come to see many species of birds in the Pacific Northwest. San Juan Island has more than 200 species of birds. Birders consider San Juan Island some of the best bird watching in […]
Orca Whales Amazing Presence in the San Juan Islands 2014 16 Jul 2014, 6:14 pm
It has been a spectacular year for seeing orca whales in the San Juan Islands! Many of our guests return from whales watching trips or from LimeKiln State Park, “Whale Watch Park” and have wonderful stories of seeing mother and baby orcas feeding together or some orcas putting on […]
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House Made Maraschino Cherries! 9 Jul 2014, 4:33 pm
Cherry explosion at the Harrison House Suites and Tucker House kitchen! We are making house made Maraschino Cherries for specialty cocktails for Coho Restaurant! No more artificially bleached and dyed cherries from a jar in our cocktails! Maria, aka the Fruit Lady, who travels from Orondo, Washington each week during […]
Strawberries have arrived at Harrison House Suites 1 Jul 2014, 5:42 pm
Strawberries are ripe and ready for picking! This year our strawberries have been bountiful and extra sweet. We are so lucky to have a garden full of delicious strawberries. We have been hard at work picking, freezing and creating delicious recipes for our guests. The heart-shape of the […]
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Grover Travels to English Camp 25 Jun 2014, 2:11 pm
In 1859 the United States and Great Britain nearly went to war over possession of the island, the crisis ignited by the death of a pig. The territory in dispute was the San Juan Islands, and the confrontation began when an American farmer shot a pig that belonged to Britain’s […]
Grover Travels to Jakle’s Lagoon on San Juan Island 18 Jun 2014, 8:54 am
Grover has been traveling and exploring San Juan Island. Join him on his trip to Jakle’s Lagoon! Grover and I took a bike ride to American Camp and decided to hike to Jakle’s Lagoon. Boy are we glad we did! Jakle’s Lagoon is located just south of the Fourth […]
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Harrison House Suites Complimentary Kayaks 10 Jun 2014, 2:14 pm
The Harrison House Suites and the Tucker House Inn offer complimentary kayaks to our guests. This is a great family adventure activity! The San Juan Islands offers some of the best sea kayaking in the world. For novice kayakers or those with small children, launching at Jackson’s Beach is […]