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10 of the Best Places for Friday Harbor Shopping

During your vacation to the San Juan Islands, enjoy a little free time with a shopping excursion. There is some great Friday Harbor shopping within a two-block walk to the inn that will supply some leisure, unique souvenirs, and beautiful gifts. Tucker House Inn is located conveniently close to the center of Friday Harbor activity, with several walkable destinations. Just step out the front door and explore all that our wonderful town has to offer. Here are a few of our favorite Friday Harbor shopping locations that we hope you will love!

There are many more great attractions and things to do near Tucker House Inn. Enjoy Friday Harbor shopping, dine at our premier Coho Restaurant, and explore many other favorite local destinations. To discover our recommendations, download our free vacation guide!

Our Favorite Places for Friday Harbor Shopping

Deer Hazel

A local boutique that features designer clothing and trendy jewelry, Deer Hazel is conveniently located within a five-minute walk of the inn. Discover fashion from Free People, Butter London, Tokyo Milk, Michael Stars, and more at this Friday Harbor shopping destination.

Island Studios

Island Studios offers a collection of fine arts and crafts featuring local San Juan Island artists. Here, you will find everything from ceramics to jewelry to books to glasswork to music to wall art. This is one of the most dangerous stores to visit on the island, because you can’t leave empty-handed. And no worries for our visitors from afar- they are happy to ship larger pieces to you!

Mystical Mermaid

Enter an enchanted world of ocean and nautical themed gifts, jewelry, art, and collectibles at Mystical Mermaid. You will also find some mystical gemstones and creatures, such as dragons, fairies, and wizards!

Cotton Cotton Cotton

As the name implies, this choice of Friday Harbor shopping locations features everything cotton. Browse through casual, comfortable apparel created using a variety of natural fabrics like water bottles and fabric scraps. You simply need a pair of Cotton Cotton Cotton’s amazing socks made out of recycled t-shirts!

Pelindaba Lavender

If you didn’t get to visit the Pelindaba Lavender Farm, be sure to check out their shop in downtown Friday Harbor. You can find some amazing products made with local organic lavender here, like sachets, candles, or even pet-friendly lavender products. You will discover all the amazing uses for lavender, from medicinal to culinary!

Barking Bird

On the corner of A and Nichols, just a block from the Tucker House Inn, is Barking Bird. Bring a treat for your furry friend back to our pet-friendly inn from this premier pet boutique!

The Toy Box

Forget those big chain toy stores! The Toy Box in Friday Harbor has unique merchandise for all ages that will guarantee entertainment. Discover a wide variety of puzzles, games, plush toys, art supplies, dolls, and more. The theme of this shop is fun, fun, and more fun!


Looking for the perfect vacation read? Discover a treasure trove of used and local books at Serendipity. You can lose yourself in this living library, with a well-maintained inventory of over 17,000 books. Bring your new finds back to our San Juan Inns Collection, and participate in our leave-a-book, take-a-book ideology.

Harrison House and Tucker House Gift Shop

Located in the Garden Cafe, you will discover our San Juan Inns Collection gift shop. Take home our housemade granola, cookbook, or gourmet dog biscuits. You can also find some of the skin care products that you enjoyed at the inn here as well.

San Juan Island Cheese

After all that shopping, stop by San Juan Island Cheese for a glass of wine and nibble from the cut-to-order cheese counter. Beautifully crafted cheese boards will leave your mouth watering, while desserts such as cheesecake and a goat cheese truffle will be a delightful follow-up. You can also purchase a Bites of the San Juan Islands gift box to bring back home with you as a present.

Shop Til You Drop and then Rest at Your Home Away From Home

After a fun morning or afternoon of Friday Harbor shopping, simply walk back to Tucker House Inn to kick up your feet and relax. We want to be your home away from home during your stay in the San Juan Islands! Enjoy our luxury accommodations, comfortable guest room amenities, and helpful concierge services to help plan your next adventure. See you soon in our Pacific Northwest slice of paradise!


Photo Credit: Cotton Cotton Cotton 

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