Known for it’s charm and natural beauty, Bainbridge Island is located on Kitsap county, Washington, and has a population of about 23,000. Widely recognized for being a great vacation destination, the 28 square mile island has tons of activities to do for all types of individuals. There are amazing parks, artisan wineries, historical sites, hiking trails, a brewery, an organic distillery, delicious restaurants, great shops, bed and breakfasts to stay in, and much, much more! Bainbridge is a place where people love to vacation and to live. There are many hotels, models, and bed and breakfasts on the island, as well as great homes to rent and buy.
What truly makes Bainbridge Island a wonderful place to visit and live is the fact that there is an authentic hometown feel to the area as well as lots of fun events throughout the year for the whole family to enjoy. Some of the best events include the ‘first friday art walk’, which is a recurring event and held the first friday of each month from 6pm-8pm, as well as the “free first thursday at kiDiMu’, which is another recurring event and is held on the first thursday of each month from 10am-4pm.
The overall feel of Bainbridge Island is relaxed and calm, with beautiful views at each and every turn, and a real friendly ambience no matter where you go. There is an emphasis on art and culture on the island which the locals seems to love. Many people choose to vacation on Bainbridge Island due to the quick transportation available directly from Seattle, Washington. There is a ferry that travels to and from the Seattle waterfront, and it only takes about 35 minutes. There is also a bridge that goes directly to the Kitsap peninsula from Seattle. Bainbridge island is the second largest city in Kitsap county.
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