Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in San Juan Islands

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in San Juan Islands. This city's whale watching, hiking and boating draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, Vrbo has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around San Juan Islands

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Travelers enjoy fun activities like whale watching, hiking and boating. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes San Juan Islands a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Orcas Island Golf Course (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Lopez Island Golf Club (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Mt. Constitution (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Henderson Park Golf Club (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Victoria Golf Club (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
  • Sea Star Vineyard (18.9 mi / 30.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in San Juan Islands

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, San Juan Islands is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Butchart Gardens (22.8 mi / 36.7 km)
  • Odlin County Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Turtleback Mountain (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Orcas Island (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Spencer Spit State Park (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • San Juan Island (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around San Juan Islands

Fly into Deer Harbor, WA (DHB-Deer Harbor Seaplane Base), the closest airport, located 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Westsound, WA (WSX), which is 3.4 mi (5.5 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around San Juan Islands, US?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 427 vacation rentals around San Juan Islands. From 65 cabin rentals to 258 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in San Juan Islands?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in San Juan Islands. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Port Angeles: 192 vacation rentals
  • Friday Harbor: 186 vacation rentals
  • Eastsound: 422 vacation rentals
  • Sequim: 286 vacation rentals
  • Birch Bay: 143 vacation rentals

And Vrbo offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in San Juan Islands! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in San Juan Islands?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in San Juan Islands:

  • Port Angeles: 192 rentals
  • Friday Harbor: 186 rentals
  • Eastsound: 422 rentals
  • Sequim: 286 rentals
  • Camano Island: 455 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to San Juan Islands?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in San Juan Islands are:

  • Orcas Island Airport (ESD): 635 vacation rentals
  • Saturna Island, BC (YAJ-Lyall Harbour Seaplane Base): 309 vacation rentals
  • Victoria International Airport (YYJ): 1,153 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in San Juan Islands?

Vrbo offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in San Juan Islands. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Otter Bay Marina: 370 rentals
  • Fairhaven Park: 434 rentals
  • Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club: 270 rentals
  • Deception State Park: 364 rentals
  • Fort Worden State Park: 579 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around San Juan Islands listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around San Juan Islands

Port Angeles
192 vacation rentals
Friday Harbor
186 vacation rentals
422 vacation rentals
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Camano Island
455 vacation rentals
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Oak Harbor
380 vacation rentals
290 vacation rentals
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Port Townsend
264 vacation rentals
Lopez Island
57 vacation rentals
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Lummi Island
235 vacation rentals
Mount Vernon
178 vacation rentals
La Conner
432 vacation rentals
Deer Harbor
330 vacation rentals
131 vacation rentals
Point Roberts
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