Recreation in Port Townsend
Fort Worden State Park
The Big Red Barn is
only 2 minutes walk away from Fort Worden. Stroll
along beautiful beaches and explore rows of Victorian-style houses:
this park has something for everyone.
Military Base/Facility; State Park
Port Townsend, Washington
The City of Port Townsend is one of only three Victorian Seaports on the National Historic Register.
The downtown waterfront area and the residential area above the bluff with its preserved
Victorian homes and commercial buildings are designated a National Historic District. There are many unique shops, galleries,
restaurants and coffee shops in the downtown and uptown districts. Whatever you are looking for, you can find it in Port Townsend.
Restaurants and Things to do in Port Townsend
Check out the PT Guide. The very best resource for information on activities, events, restaurants,
lodging, weather, and just about anything else you would like to know about Port Townsend, Washington and the
surrounding areas can be found at the PTGuide website.
Restaurants/Calendar of Events/Things to do
The Rose Theatre
A charming old time movie theatre serving fresh popped pop-corn with real butter and all the fixings.
Going to see a movie at the Rose Theatre adds something magical to the experience of going to the movies. While you are in Port Townsend,
be sure to stop by the Rose. "Where going to the theatre is more than just going to a movie."
Historic Movie Theatre
Puget Sound Express
Whale watching on the PS Express! See Orca Whales on a comfortable cruise through Puget Sound from Port Townsend to the San Juan Islands!
Whale watching boat cruise
Jefferson County Courthouse
historical courthouse dating back to 1892.
East Jefferson County has three great golf courses. The Port Ludlow
Golf Course was rated by Esquire Magazine as the most scenic in the
world. Chevy Chase Golf Course, the oldest operating golf course in
the state, offers breathtaking views of Discovery Bay. Port
Townsend's course is nearby, too, and is the best bet for a dry play
on soggy winter days.
"People of all ages and from all places come to Centrum to celebrate and share
their passion for visual arts, classical music, dance, traditional music, writing, jazz, blues, theater and other creative
pursuits. Students live and work with masters in week-long workshops at Fort Worden State Park. National Heritage fellows,
Pulitzer prize-winners, Grammy winners—at Centrum they are your friends, your inspirations, your community." quoted from PT Guide
Performing Arts Center
Port Townsend City Parks
Visit Kah Tai Lagoon Nature Park - an 80 acre park
where a few miles of trails will lead you through beautiful wetlands
and grasslands for scenic bird-watching. Or enjoy one of the other numerous parks in the City of Port Townsend.
Leisure/Bird Watching/Hiking/Walking/Bike Riding
Olympic National Park
referred to as "three parks in one", Olympic National Park
encompasses three distinctly different ecosystems—rugged glacier
capped mountains, over 60 miles of wild Pacific coast and
magnificent stands of old-growth and temperate rain forest.
Sol Duc Hot Springs
Spending the day at Sol Duc can be a unique, relaxing, and enriching
experience. Experience outdoor pure mineral water hot pools, a fine
restaurant and great hiking paths.