Friday Harbor ready for Holidays

Friday Harbor Weekend December 4-5

  Ready to get into the holiday spirit?  Come to Friday Harbor this weekend!   There are still a few rooms left at the Inn (Tucker House Inn and Harrison House Suites) so make your reservations now for December 4-5! Set your mood […]

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Red Chair Travels in November 2015   at the top of Mt. Grant on San Juan Island, gazing at Mt. Baker on the Mainland

SJ Island’s Mt. Grant Campaign

Note:  For a week in November 2015, Harrison House and Tucker House were honored to host the Red Chair during its four year travels across the USA.  During the week the Chair accompanied our intrepid owners and reporter to over 50 sites and […]

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Holiday entertainment with The Magic Flute

Holiday Events at SJ Community Theatre

Looking for a getaway that involves peace and quiet, but retains the holiday spirit? Check out these traditional holiday offerings in Friday Harbor this December. Booking accommodations at  Tucker House or Harrison House in December can include dinner at Coho Restaurant before or after […]

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Christmas Dinner at Coho – just down the street!

Coho Restaurant is opening on this special day so you can enjoy a relaxed holiday meal with family and friends.   Tucker House Inn and Harrison House Suites guests can just take a 5 minute stroll from their rooms to Coho! Our […]

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At Tucker House, Harrison House Suites, and Coho Restaurant, we know every drop counts.

Tucker House Owners & Staff Conserve Precious Water

In keeping with our Going Greener goals here at Tucker House, we work closely with the Town of Friday Harbor to support the town’s efforts to save water.  Sometimes even a small change can produce amazing results in savings, and provide a […]

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Goose in the Pond Quilt Pattern

Goose in the Pond? Dove in the Window?

As an Innkeeper checking guests into their rooms, I sometimes notice a puzzled look when I tell them they will be residing in a room called Castle Wall or Four Winds. Granted, these are unusual names if you are not a quilter. […]

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Friday Harbor Helicopters offer an aerial tour experience

Friday Harbor Helicopter Rides!

When planning  your next visit to the Tucker House in Friday Harbor, Washington, ask one of our innkeepers to set up a helicopter ride for you and your family!   With a variety of aircraft and very experienced pilots, Friday Harbor Helicopters […]

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Listen for the buzzing sounds at dawn and dusk when the activity at hummingbird feeders steps up

Hummingbirds of San Juan Island

For San Juan Islanders, Spring means more than budding flowers and trees. It means it is time to stock up on sugar and prepare to change out those hummingbird feeders every day, and sometimes twice or three times a day. When you […]

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Celebrate at the Tucker House

Same Time Next Year

  Let the Tucker House be your celebration headquarters for anniversaries, birthdays, engagements, graduations and other special life events. Book next year’s trip in the same or upgraded unit before you depart and we’ll make sure your next stay is the best. […]

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Friday Harbor Pet-friendly Inn

Sammy’s 2015 Postcard

Sammy has been coming to the Tucker House Inn for the last couple of years. His parents are long time guests and share their knowledge of the property as they have seen it change over the past 20 years. Gizmo, Sammy’s brother, […]

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San Juan Island ferry and mt baker

Important Ferry News for Friday Harbor

              The Washington State Ferry system has added a new step to the travel routine for those of you visiting us from the mainland: reservations. This can be a wonderful time-saving method for trip planning. Here […]

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Rueben Tarte Beach, San Juan Island

TripAdvisor Names SJI in Top Ten 2014

We are so proud to have the San Juan Islands once again chosen as one of the Top Ten Islands by TripAdvisor readers! It is so gratifying to learn of the high marks and positive comments awarded to our Island communities. TripAdvisor […]

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Soap Making on San Juan Island

Handmade Soap at Tucker House Inn

Meet Sharalyn Lehman and her lovely daughter Elly. Sharalyn started a cottage industry a few years ago, creating lovely soaps using no chemicals.  She blends shea butter, coconut oils, castor oils, olive and essential oils to produce natural and sweet smelling soaps. […]

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Breakfast at the Tucker House Inn Friday Harbor

New Faces Around the Inns

As the season begins to gear up, you will be find new faces here a the Inn, busily working towards providing the most comfortable and friendly environment for our guests. Here is Michelle at her new position with the Inns – Breakfast […]

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Grover at Mount Young

Grover Travels to Mount Young on San Juan Island

Grover likes to get out and about and one of his favorite trails on San Juan Island, is climbing his way up 650 feet to the top of Mount Young! Along the way he gets to sniff the trunk of every Madrona, […]

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San Juan Island Biking

The Tucker House Complimentary Bicycles

                          The Tucker House Inn and Harrison House Suites have your fun covered with complimentary bicycles! Seeing the island by bike is a wonderful way to enjoy all that the […]

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San Juan Island ferry and mt baker

What Makes the San Juans Special

By now, everyone knows that the San Juan Islands are stunningly beautiful in the high season, and that they’re a great place to see amazing wildlife or have a thrilling outdoor adventure. Trip Advisor rated us the number one island in the […]

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Photo by Drew Harvell

Sea Stars Going Extinct?

Around these parts, the orcas and seals get a lot of attention, but they aren’t the only species of fascinating and beautiful wildlife that can be found here. Far from it, in fact. Whale-watching may be the first thing that comes to […]

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How Would an Oil Spill Affect the San Juans?

Some environmentally conscious folks have launched a project to find out. The Raincoast Conservation Foundation and the Georgia Straight Alliance have undertaken a research project to find out what would happen if an oil tanker began leaking into the Salish Sea, which […]

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Need Something To Do on a Cloudy Day on SJI? Here’s 10!

The sun is starting to make its triumphant reappearance here in the San Juan Islands! Thanks to the “rainshadow effect,” we enjoy an average of 250 or more sunny days every year, and receive only about half of the rainfall that our […]

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