Port Orchard

Hallmark Channel Cedar CoveIn 1890, Port Orchard was incorporated as Kitsap County's  first city. Today it's a busy waterfront community and popular tourist destination for business and leisure travelers. Bay Street, located a short block from the waterfront park, marina and foot ferry, is lined with antique and gift shops, a bakery, cafes, pubs and attractions. During the summer there are several free events including family concerts and festivals. Port Orchard is also home to the internationally known, Debbie MaComber, author of Cedar Cove, the popular series appearing on the Hallmark Channel.

South Kitsap Regional Park

South Kitsap Regional Park

The South Kitsap Regional Park has one of the largest skate parks in the region and also includes ball fields, trails and picnic areas. It's  a great place to let children and pets run and enjoy the great outdoors. Click on the link for more details.  
Sidney Museum & Arts Association

Sidney Museum & Arts Association

The Sidney Museum and Arts Association maintains the Sidney Art Gallery, the Sidney Museum and the Log Cabin Museum.
Foot Ferry Transportation

Foot Ferry Transportation

During weekdays hop aboard one of the original Mosquito Fleet foot ferry still in operation from the 1900s and weekends, the more modern, Admiral Pete. The scenic ride travels between Bremerton and Port Orchard about every 10 minutes. The fare is $2 (cash only) each way. Schedule is Monday thru Saturday and some weekends for special events. Click here for schedule

Attractions & Events

Attractions & Events

The Port Orchard Farmers Market open 9 am-3pm, is located on the waterfront behind Peninsula Feed, east of the to Port Orchard Marina and one block south of Bay St. The market is a great rest stop for families and cyclists and within walking distance of the Comfort Inn on Bay Street and Cedar Cove B&B up on the hill. Port Orchard Public MarketOn Bay Street, look for the Port Orchard Public Market located indoors and open year round where you can enjoy delicious fresh made ice cream at Carter's Chocolates!

Read the recent VKP Blog Post on Desitination Port Orchard.

Port Orchard Waterfront Loop

Port Orchard Waterfront Loop

Port Orchard's charming downtown waterfront features antique shops, dining with local brews & bites, walking paths, a playground and community park for family friendly activities. Further on down the waterfront you'll find excellent dining options. If you're into micro-brews be sure to stop by Moon Dogs, Too and the popular Slaughter County Brewery & Pub. 

Port Orchard Marina

Port Orchard Marina

Located in downtown Port Orchard, the Port Orchard Marina offers guest moorage and is walking distance to several shops and attractions, including the waterfront park which hosts festivals, car cruzes, free concerts in the park, the Saturday's Farmer's Market.