Get Romantic on the Kitsap Peninsula

Gourmet chocolates, sumptuous red wines, and award-winning craft breweries to lounge in are a few of our favorite things to celebrate with your Valentine on the Kitsap Peninsula. And it is all just a short scenic ride aboard a ferry or bridge away. Make plans now to take a little break from the urban scene [...]

2018-01-31T10:16:26-08:00January 24th, 2018|Drinking, Entertainment, Events, Foodies, Holiday Celebrations, Lodging|

Top 10 Reasons to Bring Your Valentine to the Kitsap Peninsula

It doesn’t get much more romantic than the Kitsap Peninsula. Whether you’re into walks on the beach, winery tours, farm-to-table restaurants or kicking back at a craft brewery, there’s something for every couple’s taste. Here are a few ideas for creating the perfect lovers’ getaway throughout the month of February: Wine + Chocolate – Bainbridge Island’s [...]

Good Spirits on the Kitsap Peninsula

The Kitsap Peninsula is home to three craft distilleries that take great care with every premium drop of whiskey, vodka and gin, and are racking up impressive accolades as a result. May we suggest a tasting tour? We promise it will leave you in high spirits! Heritage Distilling Co. For the last three years, Gig [...]

2017-06-09T15:22:43-07:00December 30th, 2016|Attractions, Events, Foodies, Shopping|

Eat, Drink & Be Merry on the Kitsap Peninsula

On the Kitsap Peninsula, you can get away from it all and still enjoy amenities like farm-to-table restaurants, craft wineries and spa treatments. Even better, all of those goodies are surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery around.  There are so many mouth-watering choices for sipping and supping, you can easily plan a tasting tour [...]

2017-03-03T22:56:26-08:00December 16th, 2016|Arts & Culture, Attractions, Craft Beer, Entertainment, Foodies, Lodging|

Gig Harbor Lures Visitors with Nautical History, Modern Amenities

Gig Harbor is a maritime city on the southern end of the Kitsap Peninsula that offers visitors a perfect mix of history, amenities and stunning views. Mt. Rainier looms large on the horizon and the impressive Tacoma Narrows Bridge provides easy access for a late fall or holiday getaway. Hundreds of pleasure craft and a [...]

Big Apple Diner is a Kitsap Peninsula Classic

With hand-dipped milkshakes, chrome-edged Formica tables and generous platefuls of breakfast favorites served all day, Bremerton’s Big Apple Diner is a classic straight out of the 1950s and a whole lot of fun. “It’s American comfort food and it’s timeless,” said manager John Nesby, whose parents, Mark and Patty Nesby, opened the diner 20 years [...]

2017-03-03T22:56:29-08:00October 27th, 2016|Families, Foodies|

Kitsap Peninsula Destination: Port Gamble

There’s no better time to visit Port Gamble than fall, when the chill air crowns the maples and elms in vivid reds, oranges and golds, highlighting the New England heritage of this quintessential Pacific Northwest destination. And for those seeking chills up their spines, Port Gamble also has a spooky side. Visitors who dare can [...]

Foodie Find: Bay Street Bistro Offers Relaxed Fine Dining

The Alaskan Weathervane Scallops at Bay Street Bistro are pan-seared and served with grilled corn and bell peppers in a light cream sauce that’s so good, owner Brady Miller jokes it’s the reason he bought the restaurant. Brady and his wife, Deanna, took over the six-year-old Port Orchard eatery in 2015 and have continued the [...]

2017-03-03T22:56:33-08:00September 30th, 2016|Events, Foodies|

Foodie Find: Kachai Thai Puts a Fresh Spin on Tradition

Patrons of Poulsbo’s Kachai Thai Kitchen will be glad that chef/owner Binh Tu Tran never made it to medical school. That’s where he was headed in 1992, when he took time out to help his parents open Bainbridge Island’s popular Sawatdy Thai restaurant. Ten years later, he was still there and had a new career, [...]

2017-03-03T22:56:34-08:00August 24th, 2016|Foodies|

Kitsap Peninsula Featured Destination: Manette

Like the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, there’s a reward waiting for visitors who cross the newly rebuilt bridge from downtown Bremerton to the charming community of Manette – gorgeous views and an ever-growing array of inviting shops and restaurants. At the end of the bridge is Whitey Domstad Park, which [...]

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