Ravenscroft Inn

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Find Your Way Outside

Outdoor lovers flock to the Olympic Peninsula, and Ravenscroft Inn in Port Townsend, WA is the perfect base of operations to enjoy the area’s natural draws during your vacation. From our front door, you are close to a myriad of things to do in a number of parks including Olympic National Park, as well as hiking opportunities, whale watching tours, bicycling paths and trails, water-based recreation and much more.

A large whale watching boat on blue glistening waters with mountains in distant the background

Puget Sound Express

One of the most popular tours in Port Townsend starting in early Spring and running through Fall, Puget Sound Express offers a variety of tours and a day ferry to Friday Harbor (seasonal).  Mention you are staying at Ravenscroft Inn, and they can offer you a discount.

  • Puget Sound Express – Whale watching & day trips to the San Juan Islands, leaving from Port Townsend. Ravenscroft Inn guests receive 10% off select Port Townsend whale watching day tours and complimentary blueberry buckle. Look for the discount code in our reservation confirmation or give them a call.
  • Schooner Adventures
  • Octopus Gardens Diving
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Offering a wide variety of trails from easy to advanced, our corner of the Pacific Northwest has some amazing scenic day hikes.  Nothing like fresh air to rejuvenate and refresh, either in the mountains or by the beach.

A cycling shop with a number of bicycles outside the shop, with a sign that says Hidden History Crimping, and a story about the Crimper King of Port Townsend.


Bring your bike or rent while here.  The Olympic Peninsula offers an abundance of well-maintained and popular trails, which can take you as far as Port Angeles for the more experienced. Fort Worden is an easier stop for those wanting a less vigorous day.

  • Olympic Discovery Trail – 130 miles of multi-use trail from Port Townsend to the Pacific Ocean
  • Port Townsend Bicycle Association – Local bike club has a great collection of area maps and event listings
  • PT Cyclery – Local bike shop in downtown Port Townsend. Mountain bike, road bike, & tandem rental and gear for sale. Check out the Trailhead section for mountain-biking options
  • The Broken Spoke – Local bike shop in downtown Port Townsend offers gear for sale, bike repair and rental
  • Map My Ride – Lots of great routes from three to 100 miles; search for Port Townsend in the United States
A red and yellow kayak with paddles on the shore of a lake.


The beautiful waters that surround us are an excellent place to rent a kayak, or bring your own and discover for yourself.  Fort Worden has seasonal rentals and the most calm of seas in our area.

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