Port Townsend, Washington

Ride US Highway 101 north along the Olympic Peninsula, then head east to WA Hwy 20 and north to Port Washington. See larger map.

Port Townsend is at the Northeast tip of the Olympic Peninsula. Click on the map to enlarge it.
Port Townsend is at the Northeast tip of the Olympic Peninsula. Click on the map to enlarge it.

 

"Perched at the northeast tip of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, Port Townsend is a magical combination of land and sea, with panoramic views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, as well as the Olympic and Cascade mountain ranges." http://enjoypt.com/find/

The Northwest Maritime Center has some of the best harbor views to complement their displays. The center hosts many events, including the Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival, the country's largest gathering of wooden boat enthusiasts. Nearby Fort Worden State Park is where the 1982 movie "An Officer and a Gentleman" was filmed.

 

"Fort Worden Historical State Park is a 434-acre multi-use park with over two miles of saltwater shoreline and a wide variety of services and facilities. The park rests on a high bluff overlooking Puget Sound. Many historic buildings remain at this 19th century military fort."

http://parks.state.wa.us/511/Fort-Worden


Port Townsend Marine Science Center at Fort Warden State Park has touch tanks and an Orca skeleton exhibit. Follow the link for Trip Advisor reviews.

 


July and August is great weather in the Pacific Northwest, with average high temps in the 70's, 40% sunny days, and only 20% rain days.


Bergstom's Antique & Classic Autos, downtown Port Townsend

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Bergstrom's Antique and Classic Autos in downtown Port Townsend
Bergstrom's Antique and Classic Autos in downtown Port Townsend

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