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 [...]

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|

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|

Kitsap County Fair is Fun for the Whole Family

From midway rides to 4-H animals to one of the top rodeos in the country, the Kitsap County Fair has something for everyone Aug. 23-27. And, there's no better way to make the most of the last days of summer than by taking the whole family to an old-fashioned county fair. Besides cotton candy, squealing piglets, prize-winning [...]

2017-08-23T09:32:19-07:00August 23rd, 2017|Attractions, Entertainment, Events, Families, 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 [...]

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