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Geoduck
Pronounced "gooey-duck" it has been proclaimed the Washington State Bird but is, in fact, the most impressive hardshell clam in the Pacific Northwest . . .


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Northernmost point on Kitsap Peninsula
Foulweather Bluff is the northernmost point on the Kitsap Peninsula and despite its name, enjoys the effects of the rain shadow and receives less rain than the rest of the peninsula.
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Haunted sites on the Kitsap Peninsula
Throughout the Kitsap Peninsula you'll find haunted sites - these are the ones we have heard about - let us know about other sites.
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Galloping Gerty
On November 7, 1940 the Tacoma Narrows bridge collapsed just four months and seven days after it opened . . .
Suquamish

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Chief Seattle
Chief Seattle, a hereditary leader of the Suquamish Tribe. . .
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Destiny Harbor Tours
4430 Holly Ln. NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
253.225.6306
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Welcome, I'm Captain Tom. We operate harbor tours, sightseeing and private charters and memorials in Gig Harbor and Tacoma. Our open boats give an up-close look at the scenery, wildlife and history of Puget Sound! On all our tours you will enjoy spanning views of the Sound with islands, mountains and a great chance to see bald eagles, seals, sea lions, sea hawks (osprey) and more. A Destiny Harbor Tour brings you Up-Close and Personal with Puget Sound, Bring Your Camera! For more information see destinyharbortours.com !
Silverdale

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Napoleon's Poplar Trees
In 1908 C.E. Greaves planted the original Lombardy Poplar tree that is the forerunner of the majestic stand of poplars that now towers over Silverdale. The trees are the actual cuttings of the trees whose origin were the trees that Napoleon had planted on the Isle of St. Helena when he was banished from France.
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Olympic Mountains
Views to the west from Kitsap Peninsula feature the beautiful Olympic Mountains rising almost 8,000 feet. While this isn't all that high for a mountain range, the Olympics start at sea level, making them appear bigger than they are and providing spectacular sunset scenery.
Bremerton

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MV Carlisle II
Built in 1917, the MV Carlisle II is the oldest continuously operating ferry in Puget Sound and the longest continuously licensed vessel in the U.S. This foot ferry was totally overhauled in 2004 and currently operates between Bremerton and Port Orchard.


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Puget Sound
Puget Sound is an arm of the Pacific Ocean, bordering Kitsap Peninsula on the east, named for Peter Puget, who explored it.
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