Harrison House Suites Bed & Breakfast
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 that we did! Jakle’s Lagoon is located just south […]
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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 […]
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What’s Growing in Our Gardens 30 May 2014, 3:44 pm
Wenda has been tending our gardens for over a year now and the fruits of her labors couldn’t be more evident this spring. Everything seems bigger than life – the tulips taller with large structured heads, the rhodie flowers […]
Drive In Movies in Friday Harbor 29 May 2014, 7:35 pm
I have fond memories going to the drive in as a child. We put on our footie pajamas and piled into our station wagon with blankets and sleeping bags. Sitting in the back seat with snacks and drinks in hand, we […]
Ogle Fine Arts Studio 29 May 2014, 5:30 pm
Islanders do wear a lot of hats. Terry and Janie, this husband and wife duo opened up Ogle Fine Arts Studio this spring. You may know Janie with her other hat as director of Spa d Bune or Terry as the owner of Ogle Paining, a local contractor. Visit their […]