Welcome to the Kitsap Peninsula, Washington

Celebrate the Holiday's on the Kitsap Peninsula. Visit our lodging page to plan your Holiday Getaway today!.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.  

Celebrate the Holidays on the Kitsap Peninsula

Celebrate the Holidays on the Kitsap Peninsula

Celebrate the holidays, community and cultural traditions happening in communities all around the Kitsap Peninsula. Relax and take a stroll on main streets and around arts districts to find unique gifts to give..and get.  Check out our "Feature Calendar of Events" shown on the right for what's happening right now and visit our Lodging page to plan your holdiday getaway right now! 

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Kitsap Peninsula in the News

Seattle Times Travel features day trip to Little Norway but it's a great destination for a mid-week or weekend getaway, too. 

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-guided tours, maps and links.

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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). 

Featured Events

A Christmas Story, The Musical
12/2 - 12/9/2016

Presented by Bainbridge Performing Arts


Poulsbo's Downtown Horsedrawn Carriage Rides
11/26 - 12/24/2016, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Presented by Historic Downtown Poulsbo


Candlelight Christmas in the Harbor
12/9 - 12/11/2016

Presented by Gig Harbor Community


Gig Harbor Light Up the Night: St. Lucia's Festival
12/9/2016, 4:30 - 6:00 pm

Presented by Gig Harbor History Museum


Mark Lewis Trio
12/9/2016, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Presented by Casa Mexico