Friday Harbor, WA
Friday Harbor is a town in San Juan County, Washington, United States Located on San Juan Island, Friday Harbor is the major commercial center of the San Juan Islands archipelago.
Friday Harbor houses one of the oldest and most famous marine research institutions, Friday Harbor Laboratories (or Labs, as it better known to locals). Situated inside University of Washington Biological Reserve (2.5 miles north of Friday Harbor), visitors will see island spotted deers, raccoons, Tree frogs, Banana slugs, Columbian black-tailed deet, Norway rat, White-footed mouse etc.
Things to See and Do
* Friday Harbor Laboratories
* The Whale Museum
* The Sea Shepherd Gllery
* Bird & whale watching tours
Cruise Season – Feb - Nov
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Land Area – 3.5 km²
Population – 2,170 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus eight hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1
Travel Links – Friday Harbor's primary connection to the mainland is via Washington State Ferries, which sail between the town and Anacortes, Washington several times per day. Friday Harbor can also be reached via ferry from Sidney, British Columbia, on Washington State Ferries' only international route. This service is available seasonally, only (i.e., May to October). The Friday Harbor Airport features limited airline service.
Friday Harbor is also served by regular daily float plane scheduled services from the downtown pier to Seattle's Lake Union seaplane terminal.