Recreation

Kitsap Peninsula Garden Spotlight: Heronswood

The world-famous Heronswood is more than a garden, it's a work of art in a thousand hues of green. Founders Dan Hinkley and Robert Jones designed a tapestry, alive with color and texture, and punctuated with lacy foliage, angular walkways and arched hedges. You'll love the contrast between the formal hedgerows and the woodland gardens, the architectural [...]

10 Reasons Families Love Spring on the Kitsap Peninsula

You’re going to love spring on the Kitsap Peninsula! In fact, there are so many family-friendly parks, trails, museums and adventures awaiting you, it’s tough to know where to begin. So here’s our insider’s guide to 10 absolutely awesome activities. We promise, you’re going to have a blast! Touch a bug or snake Bremerton's Bug [...]

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 [...]

Kitsap Peninsula Winter Break Family Fun

Headed for cabin fever? We’ve got the cure! Family time on the Kitsap Peninsula is the perfect way to head off winter break laments of, “We’re bored!” In fact, there’s so much to do, you’ll want to stay a couple of days. Here’s a suggested itinerary: Spend a day in Bremerton – Weather permitting, explore [...]

2017-03-03T22:56:26-08:00December 12th, 2016|Attractions, Entertainment, Events, Families, Lodging, Outdoors, Recreation|

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 [...]

Biketoberfest: Great Party, Great Cause

It’s time to party in the woods, help save 3,000 acres of forest and ride, ride, ride at Biketoberfest Mountain Bike Festival in Port Gamble Friday and Saturday, Sept. 23 and 24. This is the fourth year for the family-friendly event, which attracted more than 500 people in 2015 and is open to all skill [...]

2017-03-03T22:56:33-08:00September 19th, 2016|Cycling, Entertainment, Events, Families, Nature, Outdoors, Recreation|

Kitsap Peninsula Beaches Offer Something for Everyone

There’s no better place to hang out on a gorgeous day than a Kitsap Peninsula beach. And with more than 370 miles of shoreline, we’ve got a lot of beaches to choose from. So whether you want to visit a lighthouse or a nature preserve, go camping or play at a city park, we’ve got [...]

2017-05-28T09:57:17-07:00July 29th, 2016|Boating, Camping, Families, Lodging, Nature, Outdoors, Recreation|

Kitsap Peninsula Destination: Manchester

You can’t beat the view from Manchester, a tiny Kitsap Peninsula village located on the western shore of Puget Sound across from Seattle. A popular destination for families, campers, cyclists and boaters, the community has an inviting waterfront picnic area, public beach access and two floating docks for short-term moorage. There’s also a popular local [...]

2017-03-03T22:56:36-08:00July 27th, 2016|Boating, Camping, Cycling, Families, Nature, Outdoors, Recreation|

Kitsap Peninsula Summer Nights are Music-Filled

If you love music, come to the Kitsap Peninsula this summer. Nearly every city and town hosts free waterfront concerts in irresistible settings. Bring the kids, pack a picnic and get ready to rock ‘cause we’ve got your summer jam. Bainbridge Island – The park district hosts Sounds of Summer concerts at Battle Point Park at [...]

Kitsap Peninsula Destination: Hansville

With miles of beaches and trails, a picturesque lighthouse and glorious Puget Sound views, Hansville is one of the Kitsap Peninsula’s most spectacular destinations. And there’s no better time to visit than on a sunny summer day, when the water sparkles, cruise ships dot the horizon and shore birds dart along the water’s edge. The [...]

2019-06-06T15:15:30-07:00July 2nd, 2016|Attractions, Families, Nature, Outdoors, Recreation|
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