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.

July-August eNews

Check out our July-August eNews Update with events and attractions on the Kitsap Peninsula. 

Get away to the Kitsap Peninsula

Get away to the Kitsap Peninsula

Hop aboard a beautiful WA State Ferry or cross the majestic Tacoma Narrows Bridge and head to the Kitsap Peninsula to enjoy our miles of sandy beaches, wooded trails, wildlife habitats and charming waterfront communities. Relax and take a stroll on main streets lined with art galleries, shops and places to eat and drink. Check out our Featured Events calendar on the right for what's happening now and visit our Lodging Page to plan your getaway.

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Visit Kitsap Peninsula Visitors Guide & Recreation Map

Check out the new combined Visitors Guide & Outdoor Recreation Map, which 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, Josephines Redeemed and Whiskey Gulch in Annapolis (next to Port Orchard). 

Featured Events

Kitsap County Fair & Stampede - 2017
8/23 - 8/27/2017

Presented by Kitsap Bank


Music in Manette
8/24/2017, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Presented by Manette Business Association


Port Orchard Concerts by the Bay
8/24/2017, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Presented by Fathom's O' Fun and Port Orchard Community


Summer Sounds
8/25/2017, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Presented by The Point Casino


Kitsap County 2nd Annual Pacific Islander Festival
8/26/2017, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Presented by Festival Committee