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The Lakedale Resort is not your grandfather's campground. In addition to a lakefront location with picnic spots, this 82-acre property offers everything from an airstream trailer to canvas cabins. The lodge rooms definitely have the most conveniences -- bathrooms with Molton Brown toiletries, TVs (albeit tube-style ones), and patios -- but they are also the least outdoorsy. The Canvas Cabins are no-frills -- but in a good way -- sporting charming rustic decor and comfy beds. The property is best suited for visitors looking for an upscale camping experience, although poor cell phone reception may be a nuisance for some.

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Location

A quiet, serene location in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island

Map of Lakedale Resort at Three Lakes

The Lakedale Resort at Three Lakes is slightly inland on San Juan Island. It's only about a ten-minute drive from the ferry, but the quiet environment makes it feel much farther away than that. It goes without saying that a car will be needed if you plan on exploring the island outside the resort.

Friday Harbor is a small, compact town located on the eastern side of San Juan Island. Its kid-friendly attractions and dozens of outdoor activities attract families and active travelers alike year-round. Summer months are especially popular, when you'll likely find long lines for the ferry. There's a wide array of great boutiques, quite a few solid restaurants serving international cuisine, a handful of interesting art galleries, and several unique museums.

Pretty beaches, beautiful trails, gorgeous whale-watching tours, and wild state parks make the San Juan Islands one of the best destinations in the region for the outdoorsy tourist -- but the myriad of other "city" activities available are sure to please the urban travelers too.

  • 14-minute drive from Friday Harbor Airport
  • 9-minute drive to San Juan Community Theatre
  • 10-minute drive to San Juan Islands Museum of Art
  • 10-minute drive to the Palace Theatre
  • 10-minute drive to Arctic Raven Art Gallery
  • 10-minute drive to the Whale Museum
  • 11-minute drive to Waterworks Gallery
  • 12-minute drive to the San Juan Historical Museum
  • 12-minute drive to Friday Harbor ferry landing
  • 22-minute drive to San Juan Islands Sculpture Park
  • 24-minute drive to Lime Kiln Point State Park
  • 32-minute drive to San Juan Island National Historical Park

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Amenities

Key Features
Internet
Pets Allowed
Cribs
Jacuzzi
Hotel Services
Free Breakfast
Rental Car Service Desk Onsite
Pets Allowed
Family Services
Cribs
Kids Allowed
Supervised Kids Activities
Room Features
Air Conditioner
Balcony
Television
Full Kitchen
Separate Bedroom / Living Room Space
Internet
Address
4313 Roche Harbor Road, Friday Harbor, Washington 98250, United States
Phone (360) 378-2350
Room Types
  • Airstream
  • Canvas Cabins
  • Lake House
  • Log Cabins
  • The Lodge

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