Port Townsend's strategic location at the entrance to Puget Sound
made it a port of entry and an active trade city in the late 19th century.
Because Port Townsend is one of the oldest cities in the state, there are numerous examples of Victorian architecture, complete with turrets, towers and Carpenter Gothic trim. Port Townsend is one of only three Victorian seaports in the United States on the National Historic Register.
Port Townsend is the county seat of, and only major center in, Jefferson County.
Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns Blue Gull Inn Bed And Breakfast | Holly Hill House Bed And Breakfast |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries CJ's Beachcomber |
History Charles Pink House | First Presbyterian Church | Jefferson County Historical Museum | The Belmont |
Motels, Hotels, and Resorts Aladdin Motor Inn |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Barbara Bogart Real Estate Agent | Christine Ota REALTOR |
Shopping Abundant Earth | Coyote Found Candles |
Sports and Sporting Events Point Hudson Resort & Marina |
Transportation Captain Jack's Sea Charters | Port Townsend Airways |
Washington Counties Jefferson County |
Washington State Parks Rothschild House State Park |
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05/24 Coming to The area
Seattle Japanese Cultural Festival Seattle WA April26-28 The festival features Japanese exhibits, performances, and demonstrations. Held at the Seattle Center in the Fisher Pavilion. The annual festival began in 1976 with a gift of 1,000 cherry trees to the city of Seattle from the Japanese government to celebrate the U.S. Bicentennial.
Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival Hoquiam WA April26-28 Witness the migrating shorebirds at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge and other birding hotspots in Grays Harbor County.
Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle WA May24-27 Music and dance performances, visual arts, folklore exhibits, hands-on children's activities, workshops, crafts, food, demonstrations, and more!
Berry Dairy Days Burlington WA June13-16 Fresh local strawberry shortcake, spectacular fireworks show, fabulous parades, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, entertainment stage with live music, nostalgic Berry Cool Car Show.
Bellevue Strawberry Festival Bellevue WA June22-23 Entertainment, an auto show, vendors, food, and family fun are all highly visible parts of the festivities.