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

Barn Holiday Bazaar - November 17 - 10 am - 3 pm
Bainbridge Island's new holiday tradition featuring a wide variety of arts, crafts and artisan foods. From jewelry to wood baskets, arts, basketry to weaving and more. Enjoy a day of shopping, food and community at the Barn - the artisan marketplace.

Holiday Gift & Food Fair- Kitsap County Fairgrounds, Bremerton - November 16, 17, 18 
Don't miss the 32nd Annual Handcrafted Arts and Crafts show! Shop for handcrafted arts, crafts and food. Held at the Kitsap Sun Pavilion at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds.

These events and more are on our events calendar —all the more reason to stay and play on the beautiful Kitsap Peninsula. Click here for a variety of lodging options.

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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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

Annual Veterans Day Celebration
11/12/2018, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Presented by Bremerton-Olympic Peninsula Navy League


Appointment with Death

Presented by Bremerton Community Theatre


Cosy Sheridan Concert
11/16/2018, 7:00 pm

Presented by Olalla Community Club


Holiday Gift and Food Fair
11/16 - 11/18/2018

Presented by #1 Promotions


Gig Harbor Art Walk

Presented by Gig Harbor Community