Outdoors

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 [...]

2019-06-14T06:48:48-07:00January 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 [...]

Biketoberfest 2017: Bikes, Brews & Family Fun

Biketoberfest is back for a fifth year of adrenaline-fueled fun Sept. 29-30, and it's another great reason to plan a fall getaway to the Kitsap Peninsula. The family-friendly mountain biking and craft beer festival kicks off at 5 p.m Friday with a night ride, beer garden, bonfire and music. Saturday, there's a full slate of races [...]

2017-09-25T14:57:15-07:00September 24th, 2017|Craft Beer, Cycling, Entertainment, Events, Families, Outdoors, Recreation|

Rockin’ Summer Nights on the Kitsap Peninsula

Summer nights and music just seem to go together on the Kitsap Peninsula, where we have some of the best outdoor summer concert venues around. The shows are all free and perfect for a date night or family outing. You’ll love the spectacular settings, including waterfront parks in Port Orchard, Poulsbo and Kingston, the Bremerton [...]

Make a Splash at the Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails Festival

Start summer off with a splash this weekend at the Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails Festival and celebrate one of the world’s most spectacular paddling destinations with food, music, games and outdoor recreation for the whole family. Plan to stay a night or two to enjoy the Kitsap Peninsula’s natural beauty and abundant wildlife via the only [...]

Celebrate Dad with a Kitsap Peninsula Weekend Getaway

Show Dad how much you appreciate him with a Father's Day overnight getaway to the Kitsap Peninsula. With world-class golf courses, amazing craft beverages and miles and miles of family-friendly trails and beaches, there's something here to make every Dad smile. Get away from the big-city crowds, relax and enjoy stress-free family time on the Natural [...]

Kitsap Peninsula Spotlight: Elandan Gardens

You've never seen anything like the Kitsap Peninsula's Elandan Gardens, home of Dan Robinson's extraordinary collection of more than 200 bonsai trees. Here, beauty is found in the twisted, gnarled, aged and distressed, as with this Alpine Hemlock that dates back to the year 1300. Robinson is part gardener, part sculptor, carving, hollowing, training and [...]

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