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Kitsap Peninsula

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The Kitsap Peninsula [1] is in Washington State in the Pacific Northwest of the United States of America. It lies in Puget Sound between the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges.

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The region has a rich and diverse history. Giving a combination of Native American, Scandinavian, military and pioneer attractions. The Kitsap Peninsula is "almost" an island, accessible primarily by ferries or bridges with highway access from the south.

Kitsap County [2] is the governmental body covering the majority of the Peninsula, with Pierce County [3] lying in the SE portion of the Peninsula, and Mason County [4] lying in the SW portion of the Peninsula. Mason County extends west beyond the Kitsap Peninsula into the Olympic Peninsula region.

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  • Bloedel Reserve — a 150-acre gardens so popular reservations are required
  • Bremerton Naval Museum
  • Bremerton Raceway
  • Clearwater Casino
  • Fay Bainbridge State Park
  • Fort Ward State Park
  • Green Mountain State Forest
  • Hood Canal Floating Bridge — third-longest floating bridge (the longest over tidewater)
  • Illahee State Park — great for a quiet get-away (camping)
  • Kitsap Convention Center
  • Kitsap Memorial State Park
  • Manchester State Park — various turn-of-the-century military structures built to protect the Puget Sound Navel Shipyard
  • Naval Undersea Museum — located in Keyport ("Torpedo Town")
  • Of Sea and Shore Museum — located in the General Store at Port Gamble
  • Old Man House
  • Point No Point Casino
  • Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
  • Scenic Beach State Park — Olympic Mountain views and perfect picniking spots (camping)
  • Suquamish Museum
  • Tillicum Village at Blake Island State Park — native presentation and cuisine accessed by boat from Seattle's waterfront
  • USS Turner Joy — Vietnam era destroyer museum
  • Spectacular views of mountains and water

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