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.

Salmon Migration Viewing & Tours

Salmon Migration Viewing & Tours

Celebrate the return of the salmon as they make their way home to Kitsap Peninsula waterways. Visit our Salmon Habitat page for information about self-guided tours, maps and links.

New KP National Water Trail Map!

Check out our brand new, expanded water trails map that now included the entire Kitsap Peninsula region. Click here to view a PDF of both the front and backside of the new map. 

The KPNWT website also includes a new section that features dozens of popular KPNWT routes using Google maps for easy GPS navigation. Click here for details. 

KP Arts & Cultures Guides

Check our new brochure and Google map featuring dozens of art galleries located around the Kitsap Peninsula region. We create a special Kitsap Peninsula rack card that lists dozens of art galleries that you may view online or download. Find more information 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 have a new brochure and Google map featuring 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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October Festivities

Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Patches and Carving, Super Squash Scavenger Hunt and lots of spooky Halloween fun. Check the calendar of events for more information.

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). 

Josh's Farley's Waterfall Tour

Check out this video featuring Kitsap Sun reporter Josh Farley and Micah Kipple, a geologist-in-training who spearheaded a waterfall mapping project, for walking tour to see Dickerson Waterfall. Waterfalls are not only pretty, they teach us about the origins of land masses like the Kitsap Peninsula. Learn more at Josh's Farley's Blog.  Click here to learn about more Kitsap Peninsula Waterfalls.

Featured Events

Haunted Heronswood 2018
10/26 - 10/27/2018, 5:00 - 9:00 pm

Presented by Heronswood Garden in partnership with North Kitsap Tourism Coalition, with funding support from our friends at APP|Associated Petroleum Products and Malone Environmental Consulting


Super Squash Scavenger Hunt
10/26/2018, 10:00 am

Presented by Bloedel Reserve


Bloedel Reserve Spooky Walk
10/27/2018, 3:30 - 8:00 pm

Presented by Bloedel Reserve


Kitsap Steamers Ghost Ride

Presented by Kitsap Live Steamers


Port Gamble Spooky 12k Run

Presented by Roots Rock Running