Travel and Leisure magazine recently named Port Townsend as one of the Eleven Best Small Towns in Washington to explore!

“The breathtaking views and opportunities to see local wildlife like orcas are reason enough to visit Port Townsend, which juts out into into the whale-rich waters of Puget Sound, with jagged mountains fringing the horizon. But the destinations historic collection of ornate, Victorian-style buildings adds an element of enchantment and grandeur to the scenic backdrop. Many of these exquisitely crafted gems date back to the 19th century, and the walkable downtown and Uptown areas get visitors close to them. Along with friendly locals and fun, year-round events like farmers markets and film festivals, outdoor fun abounds in the form of boating, fishing, hiking and cycling in Fort Worden State Park.”

Read more – and let us know what you like exploring in PT!