Outdoor Adventures on the Kitsap Peninsula

There are so many great outdoor destinations to explore with family and friends here on the Kitsap Peninsula! When it comes to hiking, biking and paddling, the Kitsap Peninsula has miles and miles of trails from waterways to beaches to forests and hillsides. Families with little ones in strollers, tykes on bikes, and leashed up [...]

2021-08-10T15:39:47-07:00August 10th, 2021|Boating, Camping, Events, General, Getaways, Outdoors, Recreation|

6 Most Instagrammable Spots in Kitsap Peninsula

By Barry Galvin Parks, gardens, and other Kitsap Peninsula destinations are opening up as summer gets into full swing. The range of scenic activities await. From vigorous woodland outings to leisurely strolls, there’s plenty of opportunities to come back with images that say, "Yay!"  Here are six of the most Instagrammable spots in and around [...]

2021-06-01T11:37:24-07:00May 21st, 2021|Kitsap Peninsula gardens, Nature, Outdoors, Recreation|

Celebrate the 4th of July Weekend In the Woods or on Water

We'll all miss the thrill of massive fireworks, but we can still celebrate the holiday basking in the sunshine and practicing safe social distancing in the great outdoors. With the help of Craig Romano's, Urban Trails: Kitsap, we've put together a list of places in the woods or on the water to explore on over [...]

Viewing Salmon Runs on the Natural Side of Puget Sound

The migration of wild salmon finale is one of nature’s greatest marvels and you can see this remarkable annual event during November at dozens of streams and waterways on the Kitsap Peninsula, the Natural Side of Puget Sound. Local organizations offer both guided and self-guided tours. Below are details and links to where you can [...]

2019-11-08T16:30:51-08:00November 8th, 2019|Attractions, Events, Families, Nature, Outdoors|

Fall Fun on the Kitsap Peninsula

Farewell summer and hello to the amazing transformation of fall!  It's time to celebrate the crisp air and captivating colors of fall on the Kitsap Peninsula..the Natural Side of Puget Sound TM. We invite you to visit any time to explore our wide-opens spaces, acres of wooded trails, miles of scenic beaches or enjoy some [...]

We have a Beach for You!

What better place to hang out on a beautiful summer day than a Kitsap Peninsula beach? The Kitsap Peninsula has 371 miles of saltwater shoreline, fresh water lakes and plenty of public beaches to hang out with family and friends. Whether you’re interested in beach walking, birding, lighthouses, historical buildings, nature preserves, fishing, swimming, kayaking, [...]

2019-08-08T07:55:47-07:00August 8th, 2019|Attractions, Boating, Camping, Families, Nature, Outdoors, Recreation|

Pet Friendly Hikes around the Kitsap Peninsula

There are so many paths to explore on the Kitsap Peninsula - tranquil trails and salt-water scented beach walks with stunning views of distant mountains. Charming waterfront communities offer pet-friendly places to stay for you and your furry friend. There are some great pet-friendly places to stay so you can hike all weekend. There’s more, so much [...]

2021-01-07T11:55:30-08:00January 17th, 2019|Lodging, Nature, Outdoors, Pets, Recreation|

Where To Watch Annual Salmon Migration on the Kitsap Peninsula

Head on over to the Kitsap Peninsula and book a room with a view of the salmon jumping, returning to spawn. Both the Oxford Suites and the Silverdale Beach Hotel In Silverdale have magnificent views of Dyes Inlet and on a clear day, Mount Rainier. Another hotel with beautiful views of Sinclair Inlet is Comfort [...]

2018-10-28T09:30:32-07:00October 23rd, 2018|Attractions, Families, Kitsap Loves Kids, Nature, Outdoors|

Celebrate Fall On the Kitsap Peninsula

Funtober on the Kitsap Peninsula is full of pumpkin pursuits and spooky entertainment for the whole family. Pack up your kids, pets and relatives and head on over for scenic drives along the miles of shoreline, pumpkin patches and ghostly haunted events. Here’s a taste of hair-raising things to come: Thru October - Tour the famous [...]

Spring Break on the Kitsap Peninsula

HELLO SEATTLE PARENTS! It's Spring break and the Kitsap Peninsula is the perfect place to give your family a break from the city to let the children (of all ages) and pets run wild and breathe some fresh air. The minute you board the beautiful WA State Ferry  (there are four that serve the Kitsap [...]

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