Winter is INN Season!

Categories:Accommodation, Events


P1100011Winter is INN season!

Our pals at the Island Inn are busier than ever! INN addition to a busy busy-season and sponsorship of the first ever Friday Harbor Film Festival, they’ve got a whole list of specials that’ll make you think twice about asking Santa for that new car for Christmas!

Looking for some ‘Comfort & Joy?’ Who isn’t?!

Go with the slow this winter and experience the sleek simplicity of a cozy Euro guestroom, the comfort of a Sweet or the joy of a luxurious Penthouse and enjoy 30% savings. This great offer is valid for stays now through January 2, 2014* so book now to get INN on the action!

Need an excuse for a Joy Ride? Get in on the comfort of a winter’s re_treat smack INN the middle of Friday Harbor at the Inn to experience the joy of a boat ride off the coast of ordinary.

The ‘Ride INN’ package gets you two nights INN a Euro, Sweet or Penthouse for two Adults, complimentary garage parking throughout your stay, a folio credit for your Washington State Ferry boat ride from Anacortes to Friday Harbor (car & driver plus one passenger for a vehicle under 22′).*

This one sounded too good to be true so we crunched the numbers:

No package: The ferry ticket and two nights of parking costs $86.55
With package: The ferry ticket and two nights of parking costs $50.00

Sign us up!

This deal is valid now through January 31st and the ferry credit is part of the package so you must book this package prior to your arrival!*

We all need to take the chance to escape and rejoice INN the sweet serenity of a good soak – literally. The Inn’s ‘Soak INN’ package includes, one night INN a Sweet for two adults, complimentary garage parking throughout your stay, one Pelindaba Lavender Silky Milk Bath and one Pelindaba Lavender Foot Soak.
Once again, this offer is valid until January 31st based on availability excluding groups and existing bookings.*

Last but not least, the Inn has a great solution to a much needed long winter’s nap. Let’s face it – you like your pajamas. You like cushy bedding even better. So… stay INN the comfort of your room and they’ll drop by with some goodies to get your day going as slow as you’d like!

This package INNcludes, one night INN a Euro, Sweet or Penthouse for two adults, complimentary garage parking throughout your stay, a delivery of the two coffee drinks you choose each morning of your stay and delivery of one five-piece basket of goodies, including scones, muffins, quickbreads, and croissants each morning of your stay.

Just like all of these deals, this one’s valid through January 31st based on availability.*

What does that pesky ‘*’ throughout this post mean? It means that conditions and restrictions will apply so you’ll need to drop by the Inn’s website at for the full scoop and to book!

Fall Colors

Categories:Real Estate

New Lowe 1

Brilliant fall colors grace the entrance of this fabulous home. For more details click here then click on the MLS#

Farmer’s Market-October 12th

Categories:Events, Food and Drink

A crisp beautiful October morning in Sunshine Alley and it is another active market.

Lakedale Fun in the Sun


This summer’s weather so far has been perfect for Lakedale Resort. Camping, swimming, kayaking, biking, just hanging out in the woods. It just feels soooo good. The energy is of summers past.. fun and relaxing

Coho Restaruant

Categories:Food and Drink

Coho Restaurant, in Friday Harbor Washington, serves Island grown Pacific Northwest cuisine with a Mediterranean flair. Coho’s talented chefs create exciting menus developed around the season, and the best of what the local farmers harvest. The weekly changing menu items are prepared fresh from scratch daily, including breads, pastas, and desserts, and the staff will readily accommodate special requests and dietary restrictions. They will even cater your special event.

What We Like about itAmazing food…
Perfect atmosphere for a cozy dinner for two, a relaxing night out with friends, or a special occasion.
Central location in town, three blocks from the ferry landing.
Elegant Atmosphere

Coho Restaurant is set in a historic Craftsman House – three blocks from the ferry landing in downtown Friday Harbor. With only 9 tables, the restaurant strikes that perfect blend of casual elegance. Whether you arrive in jeans and sandals or cocktail finery, you’ll feel right at home in the intimate dining room. Reservations are strongly recommended.

Lavender Festival-July 20th & 21st


The lavender festival was this weekend, but the blooming fields will go on for quite a while. These fields are so easy to see and marvel at their beauty. Located on Wold Rd. This has become a must see stop for so many of our visitors.

Street Fair-July 20th-21st


Friday Harbor has closed Court Street today and tomorrow for a street fair and entertainment on the lawn. Enjoy the local goodies and see the talented local artist on display

Farmer’s Market


Can you say locally grown, organic, nutrient dense whole foods? You will find it here every Saturday morning, at the Brickworks in Sunshine Alley. Such a great atmosphere. This is a must see for all of our visitors coming to the Island.

Roche Harbor Yacht Fire-Part II


Just after noon today the Mason barge crew lifted the burned out hulk to the surface. Quite the operation going on. They plan to float the hull and tow the remains to where ever you tow one of these. I can only imagine that in a few days you will never know anything happened here. The good news out of all of this is the no one was hurt or killed.


Yacht Burns at Roche Harbor


Yesterday morning, July 10th, at Roche Harbor Marina an 86′ Ocean Alexander caught on fire and eventually sunk at its moorage. The fire was contained to one vessel. You could see the smoke for miles in the distance as it burned.  An estimated 1600 gallons of fuel is contained in two fuel tanks. The vessel was reportedly worth $4.5 million. Ouch..