Kitsap County

Campground at Blake Island

Spending A Weekend On Blake Island State Park

Twenty-seven minutes to paradise. That is it. Twenty-seven minutes. Okay, it’s Blake Island Marine State Park, but to us, it’s a local paradise. Your arrival at the island puts you…

Spending A Day In Poulsbo, WA

II am ashamed to say that in the 18 years I’ve lived in Washington state, this is my first year exploring the magnificent Olympic Peninsula. The mountain views, ocean smell,…

Visiting The Bloedel Reserve on Bainbridge Island

Tucked away on the north end of Bainbridge Island, a pristine estate sits atop the high banks looking north over Puget Sound. A fairytale setting come to life, the enchanted…

The General store in Port Gamble Washington

Visiting Port Gamble

Traveling Northbound on Highway 3 towards the Hood Canal Bridge, a large brown sign stands on the shoulder reading “National Historic Landmark straight ahead.” Passing the bridge exit on my…

The Brothers Greenhouses Hobbit House

The Brothers Greenhouses

You may have heard of The Brothers Greenhouses before. They have been featured on King 5 Evening, Kitsap Sun, Atlas Obsura, Insider Travel and another handful and a half journalistic…

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Silverdale WA: Tips for Walking Clear Creek Trail

This post was originally posted here, but with permission from Valerie we are sharing it here.  If you want to escape the burbs, or the busy life around Seattle, head…

Fireworks

5 of the Best 4th of July Activities in the South Sound Area

The 4th of July is one of the most celebrated and hyped up holidays of the year, as families come together to burst fireworks with friends and family to celebrate…

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Norwegian Influence in Poulsbo

Founded by Ole Stubb, a Norwegian immigrant in 1875, Poulsbo is often referred to as “Little Norway,” with good reason. Throughout history this portion of land in the North Kitsap…