Washington’s Best Kept Secret: Bainbridge Island

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Bainbridge Island View

Outside of Washington, very few people are aware that this beautiful little island even exists! Perfect as a day trip from Seattle, or as a quick and inexpensive family getaway, Bainbridge Island boasts adventurous sandy beaches, shops and restaurants of many types, and picture perfect cozy homes.

From Seattle, you can hop on a 45 minute ferry ride straight over to Bainbridge Island.

Seattle Ferry

Bainbridge ferry

Things to do on Bainbridge Island include:

Spending the day at Fay Bainbridge Park, walking around the quaint downtown area where there are all types of shops and restaurants, a walking tour of the waterfront trail, exploring Lytle Beach, and getting some of the best gelato in Washington!!! 

Fay Bainbridge Beach 1

Fay Bainbridge Park

Fay Bainbridge Park 1



Fay Bainbridge Beach 6

Fay Bainbridge Beach 5

Fay Bainbridge Beach 3

For kids, Battle Point Park is a must, and for people who love to fish, Point White Pier is where it’s at.




Bainbridge Port Walk


Island view

 Don’t forget to stop at  Gelarto  for some delicious gelato and some of the friendliest owners ever!


Gelato on Bainbridge


View of Seattle

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