Discover Port Townsend
Experience a unique corner of the world here in Port Townsend during your Olympic Peninsula vacation. Just blocks from the fine art galleries, theaters, restaurants, boutiques and beaches, Ravenscroft Inn is ideally located to explore the attractions and sights of this historic Victorian seaport by foot or bicycle.
Beaconing from Puget Sound’s western entrance, the Point Wilson lighthouse is just two miles away in Fort Warden State Park. Fort Warden is also home to The Centrum Foundation which provides year-round theater programming, and performing and visual arts. The Centrum Foundation regularly features public performances and major festivals that welcome audiences to both McCurdy Pavilion and the Wheeler Theater.
Port Townsend is a gateway to many idyllic spots along the Hood Canal, including many in WA State Parks and Olympic National Park. Passenger & auto ferries depart from downtown Port Townsend to Whidbey Island providing excellent sightseeing opportunities.
There are diverse recreation opportunities including bicycling, scuba diving, fishing, sailing and more. See our Recreation page for more ideas.
Port Townsend’s largest events:
- Jazz Festival in July
- Acoustic Blues Festival in August
- The Wooden Boat Festival in September
- Film Festival in September
- Kinetic Skulpture Race in October
Art, Food, Entertainment & Wine Self-Guided Tours:
- Rose Theater
- Starlight Room
- Key City Public Theater
- Olympic Culinary Loop
- Olympic Peninsula Wineries
- Port Townsend Saturday Farmers Market (2 blocks from Inn, Apr-Dec)
- Port Townsend Gallery Walks (First Saturday of each Month 5:30-8:00 pm)
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