Bainbridge Island is a must-see destination for travelers looking for a unique, nature-filled vacation experience. The island is located across from Seattle, just a short ferry ride over through the Puget Sound. Removed from the hustle and bustle of the city, booking a vacation rental in Bainbridge will give you a peaceful and enchanting travel experience.
Picture yourself strolling through lush forests, hiking along scenic trails, and taking in the breathtaking views of the Puget Sound. The island is home to many parks and nature preserves, including Bloedel Reserve and Battle Point Park, where you can immerse yourself in the island’s natural beauty. For the adventurous ones, you can even go rock climbing or stargazing in the island’s dark skies.
The island is also surrounded by other charming communities like Kingston and Suquamish, each of which are also located on the Kitsap Peninsula. These quaint towns are known for their maritime history and picturesque waterfront where visitors can take in views of the Olympic Mountains and the Puget Sound.
Clearwater Casino Resort offers gaming and entertainment while the history buffs get a chance to appreciate the rich Native American culture by visiting places like the Suquamish Museum, which tells the story of people who settled the peninsula, and their relation with the land and water.
Things To Do
Experience the natural beauty and rich history of Bainbridge Island, where you can embark on exhilarating outdoor adventures
and discover hidden cultural gems all while taking in the crisp sea-salted breeze of the Sound.
Dining & Drinks
Bainbridge Island offers a fantastic local food scene, with many farm-to-table restaurants, farmers markets, and even a vibrant downtown area, Winslow, where you'll find a variety of independent shops, cafes, wineries, and breweries. You’ll have a hard time finding national chains here.
Events & Nightlife
Immerse yourself in the island's diverse entertainment offerings at annual festivals like the Bainbridge Island Studio Tour, the Bainbridge Island Wine and Art Festival, the Kingston Art Walk, and the Suquamish Clearwater Festival.
Nature & Outdoor Activities
Nature enthusiasts can hike or bike along many scenic trails, such as the Clear Creek Trail, which offers a beautiful view of the Clear Creek and the Olympic Mountains, or the Poulsbo Waterfront Trail, which is perfect for a leisurely stroll and a view of the Liberty Bay. There are also many parks in the area, such as the Kitsap Memorial State Park, which offers a beach, fishing, and boat launch, and the Illahee State Park, which is known for its saltwater shoreline and views of the Olympic Mountains.
Vacation Rentals on the Kitsap Peninsula
From cozy cottages to luxury waterfront homes, find your serenity at one of our vacation rentals in Bainbridge Island, Kingston, or Suquamish.
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“A lovely cozy house with comfortable beds and a million-dollar view. The hosts were helpful and responsive, checking was a breeze. Would love to come back again one day.”Show Less
“Excellent experience with Savvy. Home was beautiful and the Savvy team was extraordinary communicative and pleasant to work with. Highly recommended!”
“Excellent experience with Savvy. Home was beautiful and the Savvy team was extraordinary communicative and pleasant to work with. Highly recommended!”Show Less
“This home is absolutely phenomenal. The view is breathtaking and massive. The home is stunning and is even better in person than the photos. I highly recomm... Show More
“This home is absolutely phenomenal. The view is breathtaking and massive. The home is stunning and is even better in person than the photos. I highly recommend this rare gem to anyone seeking a very special place to escape to. Light filled, spacious, high quality and design. Awesome. I cannot wait to return.”Show Less
“I had a great experience with Savvy. Christy was always available to answer my questions and made my stay truly enjoyable. Savvy really goes above and beyon... Show More
“I had a great experience with Savvy. Christy was always available to answer my questions and made my stay truly enjoyable. Savvy really goes above and beyond for their guests and they think through every detail and accommodation. Definitely a five star experience!”Show Less