Welcome to the Kitsap Peninsula, Washington



Welcome to the beautiful Kitsap Peninsula, conveniently located directly across Puget Sound from Seattle. Whenever you visit, you will find a wide range of things to do — from outdoor recreation to wine tastings in small towns and in historic vineyards. You'll also find a variety of lodging choices — from beachfront suites to charming B&Bs and Airbnbs in out-of-the-way and scenic locations. Getting to the Kitsap Peninsula is gorgeous! From Seattle or Edmonds, hop aboard one of the famous Washington State Ferries or travel across the impressive Tacoma Narrows Bridge, which is a short distance from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Click any of the links in the menus above to learn more about the region.

Weekend Getaway Ideas

Support local artists and do your last minute holiday shopping by visiting local art galleries throughout the Kitsap Peninsula. There is no better way to find unique, one-of-a-kind gifts for friends and family. Just some of the galleries include: Verksted Gallery and Carrie Goller Gallery in Poulsbo,  Lisa Stirrett Gallery in Silverdale, Collective Visions Gallery in Bremerton, The Art Project and The Island Gallery on Bainbridge Island.
 
Also, Messoli Glass Studio on Bainbridge Island is having a Solstice Celebration and Shopping on Friday December 21 from 3 p.m. - 8 p.m
 
Search through our website listings Art Museums, Galleries and Art Walk for more information.
 
While visiting local galleries, enjoy eats and drinks at local cafes, bakeries, pubs and coffee shops.
 
Visit our events calendar for more events and activities. All the more reason to stay and play on the beautiful Kitsap Peninsula. Click here for a variety of lodging options.
Celebrate the Holiday Season on the Kitsap Peninsula!

Celebrate the Holiday Season on the Kitsap Peninsula!

Cities and towns around the Kitsap Peninsula region are glowing with bright colored lights, festive window displays, and lots of holiday cheer to share with visiting family and friends. Click here for holiday events through December. And visit our lodging page for places for you or out of town guests can stay on the Kitsap Peninsula during the holiday season.

KP Arts & Cultures Guides

Check out our rackcard and Google map featuring dozens of art galleries located around the Kitsap Peninsula region. Find more info using our Arts & Culture searchClick here to view or print a letter size versionClick here to view the Google map of the KP Art Galleries.

We also provide info on dozens of museums located in and around the  Kitsap Peninsula region. Click here to view or print a letter size versionClick here to view the Google map of the KP Museums.

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U-Cut Christmas Trees

Click here for U-Pick Tree Farm locations around the Kitsap Peninsula!

Visit Kitsap Peninsula Visitors Guide & Recreation Map

Check out links below for our Visitor Guide and Outdoor Recreation Bike map which includes 14 popular cycling routes and information about dozens of communities around the Kitsap Peninsula.

Click here to view the Visitor Guide Side.  
Click here for the Bike-Recreation Side of the Map.

Now available at REI in Silverdale, Poulsbo Maritime Museum, Kingston Chamber, Josephine's Redeemed and Whiskey Gulch in Annapolis (next to Port Orchard). 

Featured Events

Bloedel Reserve Solstice Family Walks
12/20/2018, 5:30 pm

Presented by Bloedel Reserve

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Heronswood Solstice Celebration
12/21/2018, 5:00 - 7:00 pm

Presented by Heronswood Garden

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Bloedel Holiday Village
12/22/2018, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Presented by Bloedel Reserve

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Malo Castro and his band in the Loft
12/28/2018, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Presented by Olalla Vineyard and Winery

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New Year's Eve at Kiana Lodge
12/31/2018 - 1/1/2019, 8:00 pm - 0:00 am

Presented by Kiana Lodge

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