Travel to/from/around San Juan Island

Getting to San Juan Island

Driving Directions to the Ranch

Getting around San Juan Island

Getting to San Juan Island and Friday Harbor

Driving Directions to San Juan Island
From the Seattle area take 5 or 405 North to State Highway 20 West (Exit 230). Follow the signs for Anacortes and the San Juan Island Ferry. Anacortes is 93 miles north of Sea-Tac Airport.

From the Vancouver BC or Bellingham take I-5 South to State Highway 20 West (Exit 230). Follow the signs for Anacortes and the San Juan Island Ferry. Anacortes is 92.5 miles south of Vancouver International Airport.

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Most of our guests board the in Anacortes or Sydney, B.C. You can also fly on scheduled airline service from Seattle and various local airports, take the Victoria Clipper from downtown Seattle, Victoria Express from Victoria or Port Townsend, or come by boat. If you are coming without car there are car rentals, taxis and a shuttle bus available to help you get around. We are happy to assist you in planning your route!

Remember, the Ferry Fare is round trip. You don't pay going back to the mainland.

To make the most out of a short weekend, consider a seaplane flight: Kenmore Air offers seaplane service year round from Lake Union in Seattle. Kenmore Air Seaplanes the fast, fun, easy route from Seattle to the San Juan Islands. Fly off the water from downtown Seattle's Lake Union or north Lake Washington on daily scheduled flights. Free shuttle connections to/from Seattle Tacoma International Airport. The seaplane leader since 1946.

San Juan Airlines offers several daily scheduled, non-stop flights to Friday Harbor from Seattle's Boeing Field, Anacortes, Bellingham and inter-island flights. Charters also available throughout the Northwest and British Columbia. Enjoy the comfort of their all-weather, turbo-prop, Cessna Caravan.

Don't want to Drive? -- take it easy from Seattle, Bellingham, or Sea-Tac Airport, check out the Shuttle Bus Services:  Click to visit Airporter Shuttle and Bellair Charters

And our new Island Airporter Shuttle, direct from Sea-Tac to Friday Harbor

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From the Ferry to the Ranch

  • Ferry traffic exits to the right and takes an almost immediate left at the roundabout.
  • Take the second right onto Second Street.?
  • Go straight through the stop sign, where Second Street becomes Guard Street.
  • Go straight through the next stop sign. Guard Street becomes Beaverton Valley Road. Keep Going.
  • Beaverton Valley Road becomes West Valley Road. We are are 7.1 miles from town. One-quarter mile past the turn-off to Mitchell Bay Road.
  • Look on the left for the the white fence, our white buildings with blue roofs, and the sign.

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Getting around on San Juan Island

The island is about 12 miles long and 8 miles wide, with plenty to see and do. There are taxis, a shuttle bus, car rentals, moped and bicycles rentals available on the island. In the summer the shuttle bus stops right at our driveway. You can take the shuttle bus to town and all the island highlights. A great way to stay in the country, see the island, and not have a car!

We offer free covered parking for your bicycles.

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