Welcome to the Kitsap Peninsula, Washington

Welcome to the beautiful Kitsap Peninsula, conveniently located directly across from the Seattle and the greater Puget Sound. We offer a lot of things to do all year long and a wide range of lodging choices, from beachfront hotels to charming B&Bs and Airbnbs in rural and waterfront settings. It is very easy to get to the Kitsap Peninsula, too. You can hop aboard one of four famous Washington State Ferries or ride (or bike) across the impressive Tacoma Narrows Bridge, located a short ride from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Click on any of the links in the menu above for more information about the region, including Events Calendar,  Places To Stay for lodging options and Places to Go to discover the many charming communities and Stops Along the Way in and around the Kitsap Peninsula region.

Things to Do - October

Fall days are glorious on the Kitsap Peninsula and the perfect time to get out of the house and enjoy our fresh air and wide-open spaces. You'll find lots of ideas in our October eNews, our Featured Calendar of events and click on our Things to Do tab above. Enjoy!

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Salmon Migration Viewing & Tours

Salmon Migration Viewing & Tours

Celebrate the return of the salmon as they make their way home to Kitsap Peninsula waterways. Visit our Salmon Habitat page for information about self and guided tours, maps and links.

Visit Kitsap Peninsula Visitor Guide & Recreation Map

Check out the new combined Visitor Guide & Outdoor Recreation & Bike Map. Includes 14 popular cycling routes and information about dozens of communities around the Kitsap Peninsula. Now availble at REI in Silverdale, Poulsbo Maritime Museum, Kingston Chamber, Josephine's Redeemed and Whiskey Gulch in Annapolis (just south of Port Orchard). 

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Josephine's Redeemed Revival Fall Market October 14-15

Josephine's Redeemed Revival Fall Market October 14-15

RSVP TODAY  to attend first annual Josephine's Redeemed Revival Fall Market October 14 & 15th at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds Pavilion.  This two-day event showcases nearly 100 vendors and some of the region's best redeemed-vintage artisans and craftspeople, many right here from Kitsap. Includes lots of food, live music and  Click here to purchase your tickets NOW!

CAFNW invites you to spend the 2nd weekend in November on a unique, self-guided tour of artist's studios throughout beautiful north end of the Kitsap Peninsula. Visit with talented professionals working in a variety of media and get in some early holiday shopping. Visit our lodging page to make your weekend reservations today!

Featured Events

Navy Band Northwest at Keyport Naval Undersea Museum
10/23/2016, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Presented by Navy Band Northwest


Old Time Harvest Fest
10/20 - 10/23/2016, 12:00 pm

Presented by Crista Camps


Spirits and Spirits Festival
10/21 - 10/29/2016

Presented by North Kitsap Tourism Coalition


Wild Things, Wild Places, with Jane Alexander
10/23/2016, 7:30 - 8:00 pm

Presented by Victoria Irwin


Heronswood: Last Public Friday Open Garden
10/28/2016, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Presented by Heronswood Garden