Welcome to the Kitsap Peninsula, Washington

Welcome to the beautiful Kitsap Peninsula conveniently located directly across from the Seattle side of Puget Sound and the place to enjoy a  Cool Down Summertime Getaway. We have lots of lodging options from family friendly suites to lovely waterfront rooms with a view. And we are SO easy to get to! Just a short journey via one of four Washington State Ferries, and from the south near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport via the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. Click on any of the links above for information and our Events Calendar for what's happening right now. Visit Where To Stay for lodging option and Where to Go to discover the dozens for communities around the region.

Things to Do - August

Everything is in bloom on the Kitsap Peninsula and it's the prefect time to get out of the house and enjoy fresh air and wide-open spaces. You'll find lots of ideas in our July eNews, our Featured Calendar of events and click on our Things to Do tab above. Enjoy!

Visitor eNews Archives: July, JuneMay, April, March, Feb

New Visitor Guide & Bike Map

Check out the new combined Visitor Guide & Outdoor Recreation & Bike Map. Included 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). 

Kitsap Peninsula in the News

NW Travel Magazine - June Edition - Camping on the Water featuring Little Norway
Refined - April 
Road Tripping to the Kitsap Peninsla
Sunset  - April 
Kitsap Peninsual Water Trails
Huffington Post - March
Land of the Suquamish
Southern Daily Echo, UK - March
Olympic & Kitsap Peninsulas
NW Travel Magazine -

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SAVE THE DATE for Summertime Kitsap Outdoor Recreation Events

SAVE THE DATE for Summertime Kitsap Outdoor Recreation Events

The Kitsap Peninsula is a popular destination for all types of outdoor recreation activities including kayaking, scuba diving, boating, moutain bike races, major regional cycling and BMX events, and certified marathons.

Find other events on the VKP Events Calendar. If you know about an event that should be included, please send an email to: , or add it to the VKP Calendar using our free self-posting tool.

Featured Events

Kitsap County Fair & Stampede
8/24 - 8/28/2016

Presented by Kitsap County/Kitsap Bank


Bremerton Rock the Dock 2016
8/27/2016, 5:00 - 8:00 pm

Presented by Downtown Business & Port of Bremerton


Clearwater GrillFest 2016
8/27/2016, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Presented by Clearwater Casino Resort


Gig Harbor Fly In Drive In Movie
8/27/2016, 6:30 pm

Presented by Gig Harbor Film Festival


Kitsap County First Annual Pacific Islander Festival 2016
8/27/2016, 1:00 - 6:00 pm

Presented by Kitsap Community