Welcome To North Kitsap Peninsula!
The north end of the Kitsap Peninsula is a wonderfully tranquil destination with a charming small town allure. There are a number of attractions that appeal to visitors from around the world, from historical sites and museums to lighthouses and beachfront parks. These sights are easily accessible by all modes of transportation and desirable for non-motorized travelers as well as motorized. Popular attractions include the Point No Point Lighthouse and beach at Hansville located on the most north tip of the Kitsap Peninsula. The US Lighthouse is located near international birding habitats,
wetlands and parks with trails and lake. There is a year-round grocery
store and cafe and the visitors can take tours of the lighthouse house
may be rented for lodging and events. Click here for more details.
Travelers using the Kingston Edmond's Ferry can stroll down Kingston Main Street and Port of Kingston Maraina which hosts the farmer's marker, boating and community events including "Kites Over Kingston".
Heading due east, you'll see signs to the historic mill town of Port Gamble, founded in 1853 as a lumber town. Today, the stately homes and scenic setting make Port
Gamble feel more like a New England offers a beautiful scenic back backdrop for weddings and special events. Port Gamble also hosts a wide range of community and sporting events.
This cozy Scandinavian town known as "Little Norway", is located in Historic Downtown Poulsbo is filled with Norwegian designs, one-of-a-kind shops, fine and casual dining places, and the famous Sluys' Bakery. Poulsbo is known for its pubs and local award-winning micro brews and has one of the largest marinas in the region.
Keyport is home to the famous Naval Undersea Museum, a favorite of children and history buffs. Keyport has a couple of restaurants including the Keyport Mercantile Store & Cafe overlooking the Key Port Marina, beach and public dock.
The Native American community is prevalent in the North Kitsap area and offers public access to museums with historical artifacts, culturally influenced lodging facilities and attractions, and tribal run preservation areas like the Grovers Creek Salmon Hatchery that offers tours during the spawning season.
All of these sights are easy to get to and worth a trip to see the "The Natural Side Of Puget Sound."
|Chief Sealth Grave in Suquamish|
Click here to download a map of the North Kitsap Peninsula region with updated visitor attractions and places.